Freddy Mercurio

Freddy Mercurio

Lives in United States United States
Joined on Sep 4, 2002

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  • I rode around for a few hours today on my mountain bike with a butterfly net. Did manage to catch a pretty darner. I'm proud to say that no dragonflies were hurt during my photography. I released ...
  • Added 1 photo to their gallery
    green striped darner
  • 350mm is my longest working distance lens, less apt to scare birds. 1/125 is my maximum flash sinc speed with my speedlights.
    Dan

  • Submitted a challenge entry Ruby throated Hummingbird
    Ruby Throated Hummingbird
    Placed 1st in the challenge. Ruby Throated Hummingbird
  • Replied in Pink Curls
    The problem is the flower is literally moving, not caused by wind or vibration. The blossoms open at night and close mid morning. I have some potted that I bring into the studio at 6 A.M. and I ...
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    pollen
  • Replied in Pink Curls
    I've been spending a lot of time capturing focus stacks of a small wildflower. I had hoped that I would be able to use stacking software to complete the images but unfortunately the flowers move ...
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    Pink curls
  • Replied in Hummer
    I'm using Godox V1 flashes with the master controller. No, manual control on the flashes. The speedlights need to be the same make, model, and power output setting. If there is any difference with ...
  • Replied in Hummer
    I use multiple speedlights with a backdrop. I have various ways of enticing the hummers to my flower. I have hands on the camera during the capturing process. I find that if you use a remote ...
  • Added 2 photos to their gallery
    Hummer cropHummer 120 macro
  • Replied in Hummer
    I haven't done any hummingbird photography in over ten years so I thought I would see if I could still do it. I'm a bit rusty and limited with my flashes but here it is. GFX 100, 250mm plus ...
  • Added 1 photo to their gallery
    Ruby throated Hummingbird
  • Replied in Doodle bug
    Thanks. Dan
  • Replied in Doodle bug
    Especially when they crawl into your ear ;) Dan
  • Added 1 photo to their gallery
    Sweat bee
  • Created discussion thread Doodle bug
    About 40 images in stack, shot with GFX100 plus OM 38mm auto macro. Dan
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    Doodle bug
  • Sometimes the act of squeezing the ring causes it to distort and lock. Very gently, with as many fingers as possible, grip the ring and unscrew, counterclockwise;) Dan
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