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Fungus, and an old friend returns home...
Posted By: Buddha Jones, 04-15-2008, 10:18 AM

I just got the DA35LTD and DA*200mm today so I dropped everything that I was doing and went out to test. I popped on the DA35 and went out back to take some shots of the only thing growing in my yard at the moment, some fungus on a wooden fence.


And while I was trying to check the focus and composition the fence splintered me in the forearm so I backed off to pull out the pieces and look who is staring me in the face...


An old friend, from almost two years ago... August 2006 actually. I didnt bother to PP todays photos so he is w/o makup on if you would.


So I go ahead and postition him next to the fungus, where we made such wonderful images last time.


But he wasnt as photogenic this time around...


So for kicks I went and put un the 200mm to see how close I could get to him...

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04-15-2008, 10:24 AM   #2
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#3 is the winner my friend! I totally dig the lighting and the concept of the shot. I think You've found a gem of a lens and I can't wait to see more from it.
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#3 is actually the picture from 2006 taken with the DA18-55mm kit lens, that one I ran through my post processing, the images from today (the other 5) I didnt. Yeah, my kit lens is a gem, I'll never get rid of it.

Here is a PP version of one of todays images...

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04-15-2008, 10:33 AM   #4
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I agree with Chris, the lighting on the 3rd one is really nice. What a great day for you, two really nice lenses show up and one is a macro for your little friends arrival... and I like your framing of the shots...
Have fun with the new lenses.

We all should have days like this...

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Excellent shots. #3 is superb, great color and framing. The 35mm ltd looks like a keeper.
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Lovely pictures.. but I don't like bugs. Why is this catepillar special is it a special species? all the catepillars I have seen are smooth, not that i examine them.. I am such a girl.. I hate bugs..
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Very nice!
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Those are lichens...

I like the pictures. The lenses look like they are going to fulfill your expectations!

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Those images are Fantastic so clear yet brillant DOF

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I just love the story-like nature in this series! Great shots. Your old friend is actually beautiful!

cubic, i like your avatar!
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Great pics- they are my kind of subjects.

Given the lifecycles of bugs that is more likely to be your old friends great granddaughter. Moths often have hairy caterpillar stages - woudn't know the breed.
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