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Green frogs hunting on Day Lillies?
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Posted By: Jools, 07-31-2010, 09:06 PM

I spent part of the afternoon taking minimalist macro shots of Day Lillies and testing my new macro focusing rail, when I came upon these fellows. Something tells me the frogs just weren't resting but hunting for food. Maybe I screwed up their plans? Perhaps others with more knowledge can enlighten me.
Please, all comments are welcome.

The first taken at 400 ISO, 1/60, f11 with a Pentax SMC Takumar Macro 50mm f4 and a combination of extension tubes and a hacked teleconverter.

Second taken at 200 ISO, 1/6, f16 with a Spiratone 135mm f2.8 and extension tubes and a hacked TC.

And thirdly, taken at 200 ISO, 1/10, f16 with a Spiratone and tubes and the hacked TC.

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Very interesting series! I especially like the last because of the beautiful colors and composition!

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Nice captures! The last one please me most probably because both nose and eyes are sharp. Great color combination.
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Wonderful colours! Love that green against the orange-red!

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Thanks for all the replies.
Yeah, I thought the third was the strongest from the begining.
And the colors were to die for in the viewfinder too.
Thanks again.

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