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Old Mar 9, 2007, 10:15 AM   #1
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got the macro rig out and shot a few. seems i need to take a little more time shooting them.

four from plants

plum tree


red bud

i don't know. these come up everyyear and are very luminous.

and four bugs. i know they'll get bigger

1/4'' spider

1/4'' fly



all shot with the 105mm.

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Old Mar 9, 2007, 11:47 AM   #2
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Roy looks like a good series to me.

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Old Mar 9, 2007, 2:23 PM   #3
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just getting ready roger.
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Old Mar 9, 2007, 4:59 PM   #4
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They're certainly not bad, but I know I've seen better ones from you roy

Can't wait for spring to kick in to see you in action with your macros again
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Old Mar 9, 2007, 7:26 PM   #5
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robar wrote:
just getting ready roger.
Nice warm up Roy!

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Old Mar 9, 2007, 7:38 PM   #6
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I have missed your macro shots of strange and unusual bugs and insects! Jay
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Old Mar 9, 2007, 10:13 PM   #7
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Get your practice in. As the weather warms up, the bugs and flowers are going to get going. Looks like a good warm up series. Look forward to more.

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As they say ' practice makes perfect ' so you are nearly there,
What does your macro kit contain ?

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Old Mar 10, 2007, 8:13 AM   #9
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this is the basic setup rodney. i either use the sigma 500 or the pentax 400ftz. i'm thinking i need another bracket so i can place the flash in a different position. the lens is a vivitar 105mm f2.5. i think i started a wave of owhership of the lens here.


some times i'll handhold the flash with the cam on a monopod.
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