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Butterfly season
Lens: Kiron macro Camera: k10d Photo Location: netherlands ISO: 100 
Posted By: margriet, 07-12-2013, 05:44 AM

first a series of photographs I took showing some behavioral aspects of one butterfly species
1, drinking :



2, more drinking :



3, dancing :



4, flirting :



5, after successful flirting comes more serious business, where to put the egg? :



6, and now waiting... < 1mm ? egg (picture taken with helicoid extension tube max. extended & use of external flash + diffusor) :



Of course some other species of butterflies were around...

7, Female ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus) :



8, Purple hairstreak (favonius quercus) :



I hope every one likes this series,

kind regards, Margriet
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07-12-2013, 06:42 AM   #2
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That's a really good series and a lot of patience, I'm sure.
I don't know much about that lens, but after seeing your photos I'm going to search it.
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Really enjoyed the series. Looks like a wonderful lens.
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Well documented and great shots.

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Thanks for watching and responding!

The kiron is a great macrolens.. it even has been longer on the body now than the panagor 90mm, another favorite.
I had it for some years already but it was full of particles of metal shaving or something, after leaving it for years I finally decided I couldn't hurt it to much and opened the lens and cleaned it out (even got it re-assembled without missing a screw or having some left over ) Now it gives clean and crisp images and it has A contact so automatic aperture control
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A great series of shots and well worth the look.
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Lovely shots
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