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A fly blowing a bubble.

Equipment:

Canon 500d
Canon Mp-E 65mm
Sigma Flash
Home made coke can diffuser

Complete set up photo can be seen at: http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4064/4315177173_6a1e76d375.jpg

Single hand held photo at roughly 3x life size, ISO-100, about f10-ish, 1/200 sec

Title:Bubble blowing
Username:zanzibarwinds zanzibarwinds
Uploaded:19 Dec 2010 - 5:12 PM
Tags:Blowing, Bubble, Close, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Up, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2010 - 5:25 PM

This is amazing, John, fantastic detail. Do you know why flies blow bubbles? Carol

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zanzibarwinds
19 Dec 2010 - 5:30 PM


Quote: This is amazing, John, fantastic detail. Do you know why flies blow bubbles? Carol

Hi Carol and thanks for the comment.

As far as I know it aids digestion.

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 439 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2010 - 5:54 PM

A superb macro shot. The clarity and detail is incredible but you've also pulled off a very pleasing composition and an unusual bubble blowing capture. Excellent.
Alun

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jeb2012
jeb2012  4 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2010 - 5:56 PM

Excellent capture

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GARYHICKIN
19 Dec 2010 - 6:04 PM

Top class macro with added interest. Cheers, Gary

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timsmith
timsmith  9 England
19 Dec 2010 - 6:59 PM

Brilliant macro, best i've seen in ages!!
Tim

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2010 - 7:00 PM

An absolute MASTER of Macro Smile Superb detail and a Quality Image.

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Imagephotographics

Superb shot John - you really do take some fantastic macro images, must have a go one day myself, need a good lens first though, on my wish list !

Thanks so very much for you very kind comment on my PF - most appreciated !

Have a wonderful Xmas !
Chris

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