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The private life of plants (theme)

  • Posted March 16, 2011 by Helen in Insects. Viewed 4894 times

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I decided to take a miniature approach to today??s ??looking inside from outside?? theme and peered into some of the plants in our front garden. I found all sorts of creepy crawlies and managed to catch a few well focussed frames in between gusts of wind. Both photos have been cropped fairly heavily as I couldn??t get close enough to make the bugs large enough in the frame, even with my macro lens. The little black fellow I found inside a daffodil is absolutely tiny ?? no more than 2 millimetres long!

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    • # Gillian

      An excellent idea for the theme - the first is a great macros and such bright colours too.

      2011.03.20 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Sadhya Rippon

      I love these Helen. I really would like to get in as close as this. May I ask what lens you are using? Were you using Manual focusing?

      2011.03.18 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Ricardo

      I know what you meanT!
      that beetle is really damn small!
      My first tries on it, on a yellow flower (these species like yellow flowers), got all out of focus :(
      but you did very well well!
      nice private life uh? ;)

      2011.03.16 Edited Reply Cancel