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trying out a new lens and having a go at macro.

Camera:Nikon D200 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:sigma 105 f 2.8 macro
Title:mid flight
Username:am52 am52
Uploaded:1 Aug 2010 - 3:29 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Macro wildlife nature insect, Wildlife / nature
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BrianSS
BrianSS e2 Member 8353 forum postsBrianSS vcard England35 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 3:32 PM

A good shot, well caught . . . . just got a macro lens myself so I would be interested in what your camera settings were for this shot.

Last Modified By BrianSS at 1 Aug 2010 - 3:33 PM

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am52
am52 e2 Member 4am52 vcard
1 Aug 2010 - 3:38 PM

hi brian...iso 100 1/125 f3.5
i took a lot of shots to get one in focus (manual focus)

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Thanatos
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1 Aug 2010 - 3:43 PM

one of those shots I wish I had taken myself

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BrianSS
BrianSS e2 Member 8353 forum postsBrianSS vcard England35 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 3:43 PM

Thanks for that. You did well to get this with manual focus & an aperture of f3.5 . . . . well done!

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am52
am52 e2 Member 4am52 vcard
1 Aug 2010 - 3:49 PM

brian i set camera for 5fps and tweaked the focus as i held the shutter down auto focus was really struggling.there's an eliment of luck involved so its a bit hit and miss.

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rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 5rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 4:48 PM

Excellent capture.
Rob

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Vpics
Vpics e2 Member 4Vpics vcard Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 5:16 PM

Great shot David. I recently succeded in getting a macro shot of a drone fly in flight so i know how difficult this is Smile Well done!!
Vic.
P.S. You may be interested to read a description i wrote in the comments under the drone fly shot, it may help you narrow the odds a bit for next time Smile

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am52
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1 Aug 2010 - 5:47 PM

many thanks vpics, your shot is superb. good advice too so i know what to listen out for next time.

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acer1946
acer1946 e2 Member 4acer1946 vcard Turkey
5 Aug 2010 - 9:01 AM

VERY WELL CAUGHT!!

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Oleg_Lobzin
Oleg_Lobzin e2 Member 4Oleg_Lobzin vcard Russian Federation
13 Aug 2010 - 11:25 AM

Amazing caught! Details are great!

Regards, Oleg.

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