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tchuanye May 7, 2006 11:24 AM

Manage to shoot more with the Pany today, as the subjects are flies.

No jumping spiders taken today....and last week too, so dunno where they went. But lots of flies. Surprised that flies also feed on nectar. Saw those common flies, blowfiles, hoverflies all feeding on the flowers.


FZ10+Nikon 6T+Sigma CU, Ext bounce flash, F8, 1/100s, ISO50

#1: Digging in
Natural BG
http://tchuanye.smugmug.com/photos/68246549-L.jpg

#2: Side view feeding
http://tchuanye.smugmug.com/photos/68246606-L.jpg

#3: Hoverfly feeding
http://tchuanye.smugmug.com/photos/68246730-L.jpg

#4: Prop up
http://tchuanye.smugmug.com/photos/68246691-L.jpg

#5: Close up
http://tchuanye.smugmug.com/photos/68246643-L.jpg

Keith Tate May 7, 2006 12:38 PM

Fantastic macro shots:cool:

Hiroshi May 7, 2006 3:36 PM

1 and 2 are especially extraordinary photos. Awesome clarity. I don't know how you do it.

Hiroshi

Narmer May 8, 2006 3:48 AM

Very good, Tchuanye. # 1 and 5 my favs.

Must take some time to go to the "Capodimonte bush", a large park in my city (Napoli) to ake some macro alone. Last excursion I took a crab spider which had caught a bee, and willbe posting them soon

Also must visit the Canon forum for your A610 + rev lens macros

Narmer

kenmck15 May 8, 2006 4:28 AM

Incredible shots

ken

tchuanye May 8, 2006 7:54 AM

Thanks Keith, Hiroshi, Narmer and ken for your kind comments!

Glad you like them! Quite please that the FZ10 is still going stong.

Using it with my TCYLH flash bracket....really versatile and flexible......the bracket is one and only in the world.... :lol: (lets see if anyone can figure out what bracket it is)

spiderdan May 8, 2006 4:48 PM

The first one is coolest

Narmer May 9, 2006 2:45 AM

Tchuanye, in my opinion the bracket is your Left Hand

seemolf May 11, 2006 9:11 AM

This nectar must be a very special drink!

Greetings to your left bracketing hand. I need both hands to stabilze the camera....

Sven


..tchuanye wrote: (elsewhere)

Thanks Ron. Well, the flash was hand held with one hand....kind of primitive

ron519098 wrote:
Quote:

Terrific! I'm no expert on macro shots but these really look the business. How did you set up your slave flash?
there isare nosecrets in the internet!

tchuanye May 11, 2006 12:33 PM

Thanks Spiderdan!


:lol::lol::lol: Narmer and Sven guess it.

Its up for sale....anyone wants to bid?

Here is a pic of the bracket.... limited edition....very very limited....(Flash not included)
http://tchuanye.smugmug.com/photos/67418663-M.jpg


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