Crane Fly

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  1. TCimages

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    That's some great macro, very inspiring! Gorgeous colour, great lighting, perfect focus, nicely composed... I am jealous, well done!

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    Yeah, me too.... so jealous. They are great and #3 is amazing.
     
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    Superb as usual my friend!
     
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    thanks guys. I appreciate it. With a little practice anyone could get good shots.
     
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    Niiiceee!!!!
     
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    Cool beans.

    What kind of PP do you do? I've been considering trying some macro stuff when it finally warms-up.
     
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    the very basics. I resize and convert RAW to TIFF using DPP. After the conversion tweak the sharpness and brightness in PSP X2. I run a script for the frame and name.
     
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    Fangman No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I admire the macro work - I must keep trying and use a tripod to be able to stop down and get dof approaching yours. Gives me something to aim for.
     
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    Thank you Fangman. I find a tripod almost unusable for insects. Some sit for a while, but most never do. If you use an external flash, you can do it. I rarely can take advantage of ambient light with my settings.

    A trick that I sometimes do is turn my monopod upside down so I can easily grip the small end with my right hand and camera. This helps steady things and allows to you easily adjust height. A decent stick will work too.
     
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    I'm amazed how you can even see the mesh-like look to the eyes in that last shot.

    That's a handy tip about using a stick or monopod to quickly steady the shot, thanks!
     
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    great set once again, the second one rocks :thumbup:
     

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