I think it's a Spittlebug/Froghopper whose got just that little bit too close to a wild carnivorous Sundew flower growing at a location I know down on the Somerset Levels.
Had to get the beast out for this one, the MP-E 65mm as the subject was so small, the flower was about 7mm in width. Had a great deal of bother trying to isolate it away from the other flowers but managed it using a pair of self closing tweezers, so as to give me a good bokeh. All this whilst laying down in a very wet bog getting soaked to the skin!
No stacking here, just one image shot at f16 using a flattened tripod and remote release, tricky as hell to get right, but I feel I did rather well given the conditions.......What us macro togs do in the name of photography, I think we must be all nuts! Good job I had change of clothes in the car to go back too. I've a few more gruesome images very similar to this but am keeping them back for another day, in the meantime here's a taster of what's to come
Thanks to everyone for they're very kind comments on my recent Brown Argus images.....Hope you enjoy this as much....
|Camera:||Canon EOS 50D |
|Lens:||Canon EF MP-E 65mm Macro |
|Recording media:||RAW (digital)|
|Date Taken:||25 Jun 2012 - 4:55 PM|
|Exposure Mode:||Full manual|
|Flash:||Off, Did not fire|