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Preying (sic) Manis
Lens: M50 f/1.7 plus extension tube Camera: K200 Photo Location: Home ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/60s Aperture: F11 
Posted By: KevinR, 10-27-2010, 10:36 AM

Recently bought extension tubes and this is one from first round of macro pics using M-50 f/1.7.

I still need to figure out a proper flash softlight solution, but this was simple external flash bounced off a white ceiling.


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10-28-2010, 05:09 AM   #2
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Very pretty eyes! :-)

I would have chosen slightly great depth of field, it looks to me like the nearest part of the nearest eye is slightly out of focus, and I think I would have preferred the focus plane to include both eyes - at least all of the nearest one.

I like the lighting though - your bounced flash seems to have done the job very well!
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Mantis' are the coolest creatures... In fact I think they are the only bug I have a liking for. LOL... They exhude intelligence and curiosity. Well done on the shot, in spite of the shallow DOF!

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It has pretty eyes. Freddy

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beautiful bokeh and dof... dave m
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