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Old Sep 7, 2007, 10:20 AM   #1
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Consolidated macros from past weeks....


FZ10+Raynox 250 (some with Nikon 6T+sigma CU), F8, various speeds, ISO50, 2 diffuse flash

#1: Hover fly


#2: Plant bug


#3:Butterfly


#4: Some caterpillar (side)


#5: Top


#6: Drone fly face


#7: Drone fly pose


#8: On flower


#9: Another view


#10: On leave


#11: Brown leg spider


#12:Crossing legs


#13: Patterns


#14: Heavy Jumper with (I think) a brown crab spider


#15: Top view


#16: Green Crab Spider


#17: Feasting on fly


#18: Pleased to see this colourful crab spider again
pity loss 2 of its legs


#19: Side view


#20: Top close up


#21: Another side view


#22: Ant mimicking crab spider


#23: Treehopper


#24: Leafhopper


#25: Top view



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Old Sep 7, 2007, 1:21 PM   #2
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Wow! Those are excellent!

How do you get so close to these critters? Seems like they'd hop or flyaway ifyou got too close.
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Old Sep 7, 2007, 2:09 PM   #3
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Hello Tan, long time no speak

Superb shots as always, you surely must have the steadiest hands in the macro world to get sharpness like this without a tripod

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Old Sep 7, 2007, 7:13 PM   #4
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Hello Tan.

Yes it's been a while, but I have always browsed your beautiful (to say the least) posts. This one is no exception, with so many marvels. Great the hoverfly, the "drone", the BF, JS and CrabSp, but the most unusual is the pose of the Ant mim sp. (#22) which seems to be rampant as Ferrari's Horse. Those legs nearly seem to come out of the screen. Therefore this is my absolute fav of the series, although I like JS and CrS as insects themselves... JSare so cutie. Pity that this summer I have had too few time for serious macro.

Thanks for sharing this further achievement

Francesco

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Old Sep 8, 2007, 9:08 AM   #5
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Thanks Mark! Long time no hear!

Thanks Narmer! appreciate you visiting my website.

zstringer, I guess just have to approach them slowly....and no sudden movement.s
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Old Sep 9, 2007, 11:19 AM   #6
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tchuanye,

Your macros are definitely some of the finest seen anywhere. nzmacro (Danny) was the other who used to post here.

I especially like the first one with the damaged wing. All of them are great.
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Old Sep 9, 2007, 11:11 PM   #7
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That number two bug and the colorful crab spider are my favorites. I must say you have a great selection of little critters in your area. We have little striped jumping spiders around the house, but I have only seen one colorful larger one in my life, and I look often.
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Old Oct 3, 2007, 8:45 AM   #8
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superb as always!
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Old Oct 3, 2007, 7:34 PM   #9
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Hola TC

Really superb macro's. The colours and detail are just knock out and just goes to show how good the FZ10 still is. No 23 looks as if its straight out of sci-fi movie!


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Old Oct 5, 2007, 2:33 AM   #10
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What a fantastic assortment of creatures. Your macro skill are world class !
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