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Phaenicia sericata v2
Lens: EL nikkor 50mm Camera: K5 Photo Location: @home ISO: 80 Shutter Speed: 1/180s Aperture: F5.6 
Posted By: Clavius, 08-19-2011, 01:14 PM

Version two of the common green fly. This time čn profile. And with improvised lenshood.



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08-19-2011, 02:20 PM   #2
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That looks about as perfect as I can imagine. My jaw hit the desk and is still open. I am perplexed how you got that depth at f5.6 without stacking and if it was stacked, how you maintained such incredible detail and color throughout. Just beautiful.....for a fly.
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Good shot, great detail and vibrant colours, for a dead fly.
Thanks for sharing this.
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I definitely agree with the previous two posters. Excellent shot.

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You appear to be having issues with the color green in this image. Accidently "painted" it on places it doesn't belong or? Or tried boosting the saturation to much?

I quickly "painted" to show you what I mean (i missed places but you get the idea). I'll take it down immediately if you want me to


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Yeatzee, that's ok, I made good use of your help before!

I noticed the oversaturated bits too. Actually the green bits are caused by the same oversaturation. Because of a small workflow-disaster I wasn't able to roll back the saturation any more:

I use a older Acer laptop to stack and postprocess. Sadly it crashed right after inbetween-saving, so I was unable to undo.
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Oversaturated or not - wow.
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WOW! There's some great detail there!
Nice shot!!! Tom

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