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photosbyvito Jul 8, 2004 9:40 AM

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well, i was playing around in "TV" mode....because you can change how bright the flash is (you can't in M for some reason) and i got these...

Vito

photosbyvito Jul 8, 2004 9:41 AM

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and a beetle

Vito

eric s Jul 8, 2004 3:54 PM

Nice job, macro work is not easy. You lined up that DOF really well.

Something seems a bit odd with the colors in the first one... but I don't know what the green should look like, really. It just seems a bit saturated.

Eric

photosbyvito Jul 8, 2004 5:01 PM

thanks eric,
about the colors, i changed the levels around a bit, cuz it was a bit bright, so that might not be true to the real creature, but how would you know? lol, i can't see that close, at least to see the "real" details...

Vito

Normcar Jul 9, 2004 12:43 AM

What a neat pose on that hopper, it almost looks like it's praying. Great shot Vito, and I'm real happy that you cropped it like you did. It's amazing how insects can have personalities.

photosbyvito Jul 9, 2004 12:47 AM

believe it or not norm...i didn't crop that shot...

well...technically i did, from digital zoom...but no cropping in PS

i'm glad you like them:)

Vito

i appreciate your post!

Normcar Jul 9, 2004 1:11 AM

I was worried about you for awhile, Vito, I hadn't heard from you as much. Just so you know that if you are not responding as much you are missed. I'm glad and relieved that you keep giving the critiques that you are so good at, thanks, as always.

I hereby give you permission to crush and pounce on anything that I post, whether for record or not. You are good at critique, excellent at critique, and I hope that you will always and continuously critique my photos, and everyone elses



photosbyvito Jul 9, 2004 8:33 AM

oh..i was on vacation :)

you can't get rid of me that easily :)

btw.....thanks....i'll keep posting...

right now i haven't posted to the wildlife threads, cuz thats alot of reading ;) lol

Vito

Normcar Jul 9, 2004 10:47 PM

Yeah, it's nice to see so many posting in this place, and with such great variation and quality. Relieved to hear that you are okay.

photosbyvito Jul 9, 2004 11:18 PM

yeah, there are a couple other forums i've seen (byte photo and "photos of the year") and the forums aren't very active...

sometimes steves is a little TOO active....and i have a hard time keeping up (haha...i sometimes can't post to EVERY thread ;) )

Vito


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