Weekly Wildlife: Nov. 18 - Nov. 24

Started Nov 19, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: A few dragonfly and damsel close-ups
In reply to Steve West, Nov 19, 2012

So I finally took the plunge and bought a macro lens (Tamron 90) and flash (HVL F43) for use with my a55. These pics are from a couple of my first forays. Because I am just getting into this, I am probably focusing more on technical things like DOF and focus (not to mention learning how not to scare my subjects away) rather than the more creative aspects such as composition and colour.

Appreciate any C&C and suggestions for improvement

Dragonfly in the classic perch pose

Another dragonfly

Close-up of head and thorax

Similar treatment of a damselfly

 Neeyon's gear list:Neeyon's gear list
Canon PowerShot S100 Sony SLT-A55 Sony 70-400mm F4-5.6 G SSM Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM +1 more
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