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by beetleman
Tue Jun 30, 2009 7:20 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Fly in Colour
Replies: 5
Views: 1278

Very nice MarkB1. Great capture on the colors and very sharp detail. I like the low angle on three.
by beetleman
Tue Jun 30, 2009 7:12 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Hoverfly
Replies: 16
Views: 3075

As for built in camera Stacking, my old Canon Powershot S1 IS had focus bracketing. It would automatically take one picture before and after your focus point and you could select the spacing if I remember correctly. Would not work with the flash. It worked But was not enough spacing IMO. http://www....
by beetleman
Tue Jun 30, 2009 7:01 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Purple/Red Fly
Replies: 4
Views: 977

Beautiful scientific studies NU. Excellent colors.
by beetleman
Thu Jun 25, 2009 3:09 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Bee Mimic
Replies: 6
Views: 1679

Great photo NU. I like to "freak people out" in public by catching Bee flies and mimics with my hands. Most people see them as stingers. I can usually tell by the way they fly and the lack of long antennae
by beetleman
Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:32 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Ant Mating Flight
Replies: 1
Views: 680

Ant Mating Flight

Spotted these ants getting ready for their mating flight. A very humid afternoon with rain coming at any moment. A perfect time to fly. From my observations on this species, I suspect that it is an ant that does not normally forage above ground (unless they are nocturnal). I have never seen them abo...
by beetleman
Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:10 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Midge/Mossie
Replies: 6
Views: 2045

WOW....Great detail and lots of follow-up information from the group. Cannot ask for more. :smt023
by beetleman
Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Propolized Grasshopper
Replies: 4
Views: 2170

Very interesting Subject. I never knew anything about this, and the pictures are great. Thanks acbees.
by beetleman
Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:02 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: A pair of flies
Replies: 9
Views: 1821

Thanks everyone. I didn`t want to say they were mating so I said "Chicken Fighting" I didn`t think that so many people would not know what that was. :lol: When I was a Kid, I was always the person on the bottom because no one could carry me on their shoulders (I was big for my age :wink: ) Thanks Ke...
by beetleman
Tue Jun 23, 2009 6:18 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Tiger Beetle
Replies: 6
Views: 1754

Lean mean Killing machines. My favorite group of beetles. A beautiful Specimen & Stack.
by beetleman
Mon Jun 22, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Aquilegia
Replies: 6
Views: 1385

Very nice photos Nick. You will see flora photos here also. We have members that collect Cacti, Ken loves lichens and slime molds. Rick has posted many flowers and grasses (beautiful cut-away views) so don`t hold back on anything. I like the fourth photo also.
by beetleman
Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:15 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: A pair of flies
Replies: 9
Views: 1821

A pair of flies

Just a pair of flies doing what flies do best......Getting ready for a "Chicken Fight" :D

Image
by beetleman
Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:06 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Ladybug on Yellow V
Replies: 7
Views: 1600

Excellent LadyBird. Nice angle, DOF is Perfect IMO. The MPE-65mm is incredible in the right hands (not in mine for sure). We miss you Ken!!
by beetleman
Mon Jun 22, 2009 9:59 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Trigone Bee 2x
Replies: 5
Views: 1092

Beautiful Images ironman. How the heck did you hold the camera still with the reversed 28mm on?

On a Side Note....."Hi Ken"
by beetleman
Mon Jun 22, 2009 9:53 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: A few from last year
Replies: 4
Views: 1102

Very nice photos Ken (as usual). The firefly looks like it ate too much escargot. I looks like I did on Fathers Day after the BBQ.
by beetleman
Mon Jun 22, 2009 9:48 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Haematopota pluvialis
Replies: 11
Views: 3070

Great photo Andrew, I started laughing to myself as I wondered what it was like to look through those eyes :lol: I wonder why they evolved those bands and colors :-k