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Lens: DFA 100mm f2.8 macro Camera: K-3II Photo Location: Front Yard ISO: 320 Shutter Speed: 1/350s Aperture: F9 
Posted By: ToddK, 05-25-2020, 04:57 PM

I just need to find it Cropped a bit, but nothing this lens can't handle...

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05-25-2020, 05:12 PM   #2
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Now that's some incredible detail! Very well done
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You can't do much better than that. Excellent detail and great color contrast.
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Now that's some incredible detail! Very well done
Robert, thanks so much for your very nice comments!
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You can't do much better than that. Excellent detail and great color contrast.
Thank you kindly for your great comments!

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Great details in this shot Todd. TFS

Just curious, are you using autofocus or manual focus on your bee shots?
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Great details in this shot Todd. TFS
Just curious, are you using autofocus or manual focus on your bee shots?
Thank you! I use manual focus with the DFA 100mm macro.
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A very nice capture
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Excellent shot. In my experience these creatures don't hang around and you have to move fast to capture them at work.

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Thank you! I use manual focus with the DFA 100mm macro.
Thanks for the information. Yes, manual focus is the normal way and the way I shoot, too. I've heard from others who use AF. I could never get the magnification I needed with AF.
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There Must Be A Way In
Your becoming quite "reasonable" at all this photography malarkey... with images like this.
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A very nice capture
Thank you EM!
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Excellent shot. In my experience these creatures don't hang around and you have to move fast to capture them at work.
Thanks Wasp! Yes, they don't give you much time, but they have to dig into the center of these bottlebrush blooms, so they give a little more time to get focused.
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Thanks for the information. Yes, manual focus is the normal way and the way I shoot, too. I've heard from others who use AF. I could never get the magnification I needed with AF.
I find macro lenses really difficult with AF for these kinds of shots. They tend to go through the entire focal range before locking on, and by that time the bee or bug is gone.
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Your becoming quite "reasonable" at all this photography malarkey... with images like this.
Thanks KD! I will happily take "reasonable"
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Thanks KD! I will happily take "reasonable"
Your most welcome.
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Terrific color and detail! Beautiful job Todd.
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