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All shots handheld, minimal or no post processing. Panasonic G1 with manual white balance set to shady (generally weak sunshine).

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f5.6, 1/500, iso 200

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f5.6, 1/1600, iso 200

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ISO 400, F16, 1 sec exposure.
Post processing: WB=shady and sharpening=+40, hue=yellow +15

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Shot from approximately 20 degree angle.
 

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Just poked the color balance on this one a bit since it was overcast.

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Good eye! I am learning Lightroom and only did some color balancing because of the cloudy day. I will revisit them with sharpening. I am going out tomorrow and hope to catch the bees in the sun.

The main issue I believe is the shallow depth of field with a moving target - if only they would stand still and smile!
 

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At least these guys stand still (sort of, the wind was blowing today and the branches were often waving) I need to figure out what plant this was - the berries have these interesting spikes and there is a tiny drop of liquid at the ends They are about 1/3" in diameter.

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Some milkweed in the Shenandoah:

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I am always amazed at how alien our own world can appear to us when we stop to look at it, especially at the micro level.
 

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I've got my eye on one of these with a PK-13 tube (so it'll goto 1:1) - how easy/hard to people find it to focus on a non-viewfinder body (since getting a E-PM1 I've relegated my E-P1 to macro duty) ?
 

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nuts on a tree

Greets

Here's another pic from the 105 Nikon macro lens. The wife took this pic today of some nuts hanging from a tree. :happy-084:

Downsampled to fit in the local gallery.
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Liquid steel ~~~~~~~

I want to call this one "Liquid Steel". My wife is getting some crazy interesting macros with this G5 + Nikon 105 lens combo. This one was taken during a light rain with water running down a "roof chain".

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Honey bee with pollen all over body

Another from the G5 + Nikon 105 macro:

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A couple from the weekend (handheld):

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Wide open... very early morning from a few year back
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