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Just a mayfly
Lens: DFA 2.8 100mm macro Camera: K20D Photo Location: Yukon ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/125s Aperture: F11 
Posted By: Heinrich Lohmann, 12-06-2010, 08:28 PM





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12-06-2010, 08:34 PM   #2
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Wow. That second one is great. I'm always amazed by good macro work.
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They are excellent shots. Is the second a stack?
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I'm going to have nightmares from #2. I'm scared that thing's gonna eat my face off!

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Gee, Heinrich - these are good enough to be in a text book. Impressive for sure.

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QuoteOriginally posted by applejax Quote
I'm going to have nightmares from #2. I'm scared that thing's gonna eat my face off!
How would it eat your face off? It's a mayfly, it doesn't even have a mouth.
12-07-2010, 12:43 PM   #7
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QuoteOriginally posted by Daniel_r Quote
They are excellent shots. Is the second a stack?
Thank you and no, it is not a stack, just one single image.

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Wow. That second one is great. I'm always amazed by good macro work.
Thank you Rory for the kind comment and do take care,

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I'm going to hdave nightmares from #2. I'm scared that thing's gonna eat my face off!
Thanks for looking and commenting, the whole fly is probably less than 3 cm long.

Take care,

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Gee, Heinrich - these are good enough to be in a text book. Impressive for sure.

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Thank you Jer for the praise but you make me blush

Take care,
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How would it eat your face off? It's a mayfly, it doesn't even have a mouth.
Yeah, that's what they want you to believe. That's how my grandfather went - a mayfly ate his face off.

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Wow! Amazing photos.
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QuoteOriginally posted by applejax Quote
Yeah, that's what they want you to believe. That's how my grandfather went - a mayfly ate his face off.
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Yeah, that's what they want you to believe. That's how my grandfather went - a mayfly ate his face off.
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That was funny. Reminds me of gopher hunting with a .308
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Wow! Amazing photos.
Thank you Dave, it's appreciated.

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