Macro/Close-up thread for May 2012

Started Apr 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
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John K Veteran Member • Posts: 7,283
Lady Bug

I had to take a break from shooting due to allergies, but I'm getting back into it. The good news is that after almost 6 months of not shooting macro I still have the mucle memory necessary for hand holding the camera.

I couldn't get the impression of a cow grazing on grass out of my head when I saw this Lady Bug so I went looking for an angle and framing that would capture it.

Tech Specs: Canon 1D Mark III (F11, 1/250, ISO 100) + a Canon MPE-65mm macro lens (@ 4x) with an 81A warming filter + a diffused MT-24EX.

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Also known as Dalantech

My Book: http://nocroppingzone.blogspot.com/2010/01/extreme-macro-art-of-patience.html
My Blog: http://www.nocroppingzone.com
My gallery: http://www.johnkimbler.com
Macro Tutorials: http://dalantech.deviantart.com/gallery/#Tutorials

Always minimal post processing and no cropping -unless you count the viewfinder...

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