The wonderous world of insects

Discussion in 'Nature' started by orflo, May 23, 2016.

  1. orflo

    orflo Mu-43 Regular

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    Sep 21, 2014
    Belgium
    Frank
    Hi all,
    here are some insect shots I would like to share, they're all made with omd em1 and the 60 mm macro lens, all were shot in my garden, and some of them quite early in the morning..:)
    26324246964_4d5b62e29b_h. langpootmug 2 (1 van 1)-2 tipula spp. by orflo, on Flickr
    26408549893_323a950599_h. early morning beetle (1 van 1) by orflo, on Flickr
    26408553853_b600a8379d_h. unknown fly (1 van 1) by orflo, on Flickr
    27199064565_857c840687_h. larvae of a ladybug (1 van 1) by orflo, on Flickr
    26924125560_333f534e94_h. unknown fly on meum athamanticum flower (1 van 1) by orflo, on Flickr
    26593998033_49f25fff11_h. kniptor (1 van 1) by orflo, on Flickr
    27199060575_6f57dc0383_h. groene vleesvlieg- lucilia sericata (1 van 1) by orflo, on Flickr
    27199062525_d789be6635_h. langpootmug (1 van 1) by orflo, on Flickr
     
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  2. Phocal

    Phocal Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 3, 2014
    Really great series, I have a talent for macro. This one is my favorite, very well done.
     
  3. Phocal

    Phocal Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 3, 2014
    Any of these focus stacked?
     
  4. orflo

    orflo Mu-43 Regular

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    Sep 21, 2014
    Belgium
    Frank
    All of these are focus stacked, the firmware update on the em1 with this stacking option was really great, of course the conditions have to be very very right, especially the wind can be very annoying, one slight breeze can create some sort of a halo around the subject
     
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  5. travelbug

    travelbug Mu-43 Regular

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    Oct 20, 2014
    What does 1 van 1 mean in your description? Does that mean you were shooting at 1:1?

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  6. rmcnelly

    rmcnelly Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 21, 2015
    Portsmouth, VA
    Are you using a tripod? Even bracing with a walking stick it would be impossible for me to hold steady long enough for a focus stack.