This mornings bugs

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  1. Ron Evers

    Ron Evers Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    As I was coming in the house this morning I noticed a Dragonfly on a Lilly bud. I rushed in to get my camera & it was sitting on the table with the Helios 58/2 on & a set of three tubes beside it. Rather than go upstairs for for my macro lens I put a 20mm tube on the 58/2 & went back to find the fly still sitting on the bud. To my surprise the fly filled the frame as you can see in this pic.


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    I decided that a 11mm tube would be more appropriate & went inside to switch tubes. When I came back outside the fly was gone & I spotted a very tiny spider - now I could have used the longer tube but I shot with the short one anyway. This pic has about 30% cropped off.


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    pretty cool! How did you get the green/black background? That makes the pic look really nice
     
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    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Nice captures Ron!
     
  4. Ron Evers

    Ron Evers Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    The dark is a board blocking the light & the green is the sunlit yard.
     
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    There's something about the eyes of the dragonfly...it's a good thing!
     
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    #1 is fantastic!

    great work ron!
     
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    I think I get it. Thanks!
     
  8. Ron Evers

    Ron Evers Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Here is a crop of the eyes from the first pic.


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    This Russian lens continues to impress me. A real bargain @ $29 Canadian with shipping.

    Thanks all, for your comments.
     
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    I love that dragon fly photo. great shot
     
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    vtf No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    close to perfection:thumbup:
     

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