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« on: August 02, 2011, 11:55:24 am »

A few fun macro shots with the 18-55mm lens of a Queen Bee which I captured from Roisin's home last week, the white background is the window sill with bright sunlight shining on it through the conservatory glass.





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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2011, 03:37:21 pm »

Great shots Martin, I really like the first one that shows the structure and colors in the wing, very up close for a 18-55mm.
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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2011, 04:31:51 pm »

Thanks very much Richard, the Canon kit lens has a very bad macro system I have to admit so for these I stepped back a little and zoomed in, then cropped the final result. The Bee then made it back outside to safety so it was a happy ending.
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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2011, 09:22:24 pm »

Very effective photos Martin,  the white background really works with these images Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2011, 11:44:35 am »

That’s pretty impressive for this lens, I have tried a few macro shots with my 18 – 55 kit lens but never mange to capture that much detail.
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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2011, 02:03:31 pm »

Thanks Mark and Anton, yea the macro on that lens is rubbish but sometimes you can get lucky with the rite subject, cheers
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2011, 05:27:01 pm »

Brilliant, Martin , looks like he  was having a sleep till you woke him Lol...Great to see you back on too.
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« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2011, 06:22:39 pm »

Thank you John, she was a bit angry so I encouraged her back out into the sunny sky  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2011, 08:06:45 am »

Of course..she  doh..  Grin
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