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Ladybug attacking an aphid
Posted By: ccallana, 04-16-2008, 10:56 PM

Lady bug on our roses, going after the aphids.... taken with Bellows+SuperTak 55/1.8 @ f/16,

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04-16-2008, 11:11 PM   #2

Oh that is excellent. I have a bellows and that lens. How did you light the gruesome scene?
And how far was the bellows extended, if you remember? It is sharp as a tack.
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Well done Lady Bug and brilliantly captured ccallana.

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Excellent, excellent, capture and image.
Well done.

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That is an incredible shot. You even managed to capture the little aphid in the shot
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Wow talk about an overmatch ! Great job. You have given us ring side seats for what I can only assume was a quick hunt.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Igilligan Quote
Oh that is excellent. I have a bellows and that lens. How did you light the gruesome scene?
And how far was the bellows extended, if you remember? It is sharp as a tack.

About 3/4s extended if I recall. Lit with my 540 flash, off camera, handheld quite near the action (a few inches away), fired with the V2s Cactus Gadget Infinity trigger..

Thanks for all the comments!!!!

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Great capture! I love the action, the lighting and the detail. You make me want to go outside and shoot bugs... wait... no bugs yet
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beautifull shot, really great macro and great lightning...

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