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Sunflower Blossom and weevil
Lens: SMC Takumar 55mm F1.8 Camera: Pentax K-x Photo Location: My Backyard ISO: 400 Shutter Speed: 1/250s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: Colorado CJ, 09-11-2011, 03:27 PM

Another marco. On this one I tried the reversing method by reversing my SMC Tak 55mm F1.8. I'm not sure which method I like better, you can get much more magnification with the extension tubes, but it is easier to focus with the reverse ring.

The sunflower weevil was as small as a grain of rice (~3 mm)




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09-11-2011, 04:28 PM   #2
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I like that one a lot! Love the color too. Reckon what kind of little weevil that is?
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Thank Rupert. It is called a Red Sunflower Weevil. They only grow to around 3 - 3.5 mm long. Our sunflowers are full of them.
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