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Butterfly Macros!!
Posted By: Unlocker, 06-28-2009, 03:01 PM

Having been bitten again by the macro bug yesterday, whilst we were out today, I ended up chasing butterflies around! Eventually got one to sit still for a while, and managed to get a fair few shots done, and these are our favourites. I'm well chuffed as I've been after some decent butterfly shots since going up to Sherwood Forest and failing dismally! Please let me now what you think, any C&C appreciated.

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Pentax K20D
Pentax FA 100 Macro
Metz 58 flash with stofen diffuser.
All shot at F14, ISO 125, 1/160s
JPEG straight from camera, no PP just cropping!








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06-29-2009, 12:15 AM   #2
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Brilliant series. They are so sharp and the colours so balanced and vivid that i can't believe there isn't PP.
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Well done,you think they would given the K7 earlier to show more of its potential

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Very cool!

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Cheers for the comments guys, and yes, the thought of having the K-7 did occur, some video would have been nice!
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nice touch to actually capture the little fella feeding.....
number two is my favorite....great composition

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