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by beetleman
Fri Aug 28, 2009 7:10 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: My first post
Replies: 8
Views: 1404

Welcome to the forums Davide. Dragonflies are always a favorite here in the forums. I love italian ones :wink:

Doug Breda
by beetleman
Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:43 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Colourful Fella
Replies: 5
Views: 1475

That has to be the best dressed bug (true) I have ever seen. Very beautiful photos Mark :smt023
by beetleman
Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:39 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Do you MIND?!
Replies: 7
Views: 2008

:smt044 :smt082 :smt081 That is exactly what it looks like he is thinking.
by beetleman
Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:36 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: L.quadrimaculata revisited
Replies: 11
Views: 2009

I agree with everyone....all look great !!
by beetleman
Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:33 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Stonecrop among the rocks
Replies: 4
Views: 3748

Very beautiful Rik. This is actually the first time I have seen them in the wild. I have a few in my rock garden.
by beetleman
Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:51 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Scarab Grub
Replies: 12
Views: 5806

Very nice photos Sam. All the little hairs are sharp & crisp. With the wet weather we had all summer here in the Northeast USA, the grub and the beetle population has exploded. Everytime I dig in the garden I come up with a few grubs.
by beetleman
Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Hopper Hunt 2
Replies: 2
Views: 1254

Excellent photos of a crazy looking hopper. DOF and Sharpness are right on Mark. I have never seen one like this. If you like hoppers, user "Moebius" posted a huge amount of leaf & tree hoppers, along with lots of other creatures from his trip to Peru. Do a search for "Amazon" and look for all his p...
by beetleman
Thu Aug 13, 2009 9:39 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Longhorn Beetle in Blue
Replies: 8
Views: 1665

Beautiful pictures & Beetle Mark. I like the way you have the lighting, makes them look more "Artistic" IMO.
by beetleman
Wed Aug 12, 2009 6:29 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Northern Water Snake eye
Replies: 1
Views: 929

I want to know how you got so close to the snake.....They are known to be pretty nasty when you mess with them. I have captured a few in my youth and you had to be really careful not to get bitten (non poisonous). They did not make very good pets :D. Is this a young one?
Thanks Jody
by beetleman
Wed Aug 12, 2009 6:18 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Strange Fly
Replies: 6
Views: 2656

WOW, it looks like some crazy experiment gone wrong. Like you put the two insects into the machine that was in "The Fly" movie :shock: A new one to me.
by beetleman
Wed Aug 12, 2009 6:13 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Some insects of the dry country
Replies: 12
Views: 5628

Excellent photos Rik. I havn`t seen a black widow since I left NY. New Hampshire I assume is past their northern limit. With the blurry backgrounds, it makes the forgrounds look more 3D.
by beetleman
Fri Aug 07, 2009 1:31 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Jumper Eyes
Replies: 11
Views: 2258

Incredible image Mark. I would say you have a nack for putting the DOF right where it belongs.
by beetleman
Thu Aug 06, 2009 9:05 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Dragon
Replies: 7
Views: 1653

Really nice detail on the face Mark. it is amazing how they hold on to something small like that and than shoot off at any angle like a bullet.
by beetleman
Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:25 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Three fungi from 35mm. slides
Replies: 2
Views: 1083

Beautiful study of Orange-Yellow fungi Jim. The first one is excellent.
by beetleman
Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:22 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Trictena Atripalpis
Replies: 2
Views: 2700

Beautiful Photo Sam. Nice DOF and detail on the antennae