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Last one in my series of Grasshopper shots.
This is another one using my extension tube together with my Macro Lens.

This is in fact 2 shots stichted together using photoshop.

Exif info 1/2 second at f19.

One thing I've learnt this week is how shooting against a white background highlights how much dirt etc is on your lens and sensor.

Camera:Canon EOS 10D
Lens:Sigma 105mm + ext tube
Recording media:raw
Title:Larger than Life
Username:clive burrow clive burrow
Uploaded:12 Aug 2005 - 10:20 AM
Tags:Pets / captive animals
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timwilson
timwilson Plus Member 9181 forum poststimwilson vcard United Kingdom
12 Aug 2005 - 10:24 AM

Amazing shot!

Is that grasshopper alive or dead??

Tim

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clive burrow
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12 Aug 2005 - 10:27 AM

Tim,

very much alive, My wife wouldn't come into the kitchen where I set up my mini studio until I'd finished shooting and let the grasshopper go outside. Thanks for looking

Clive

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ian walker
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12 Aug 2005 - 10:36 AM

scary bug!

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barry_uk
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12 Aug 2005 - 10:42 AM

Amazing detail glad they are not so big in real life. Nice one

Barry

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RichardB
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12 Aug 2005 - 10:44 AM

Great detail Smile

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starstriders
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12 Aug 2005 - 10:49 AM

Beautifully detailed shot of a lovely insect. I've really enjoyed your recent work.

How did you light this?

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dalischone
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12 Aug 2005 - 11:14 AM

Fantastic, have loved this series. Another cracker, great detail and composition.

Tracy

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starliz
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12 Aug 2005 - 11:23 AM

this is just amazing quality work,superb shot.

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Gary_Williams
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12 Aug 2005 - 11:26 AM

Good shot, fantastic detail.

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clive burrow
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12 Aug 2005 - 11:43 AM

Thanks to everyone for taking the time to look and comment, it's much appreciated.

Lauren, it was lit from one side by natural daylight and also by a speedlite hand held off the camera.

Clive

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vparmar
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12 Aug 2005 - 11:48 AM

lovely shot good detail. well taken
vinny

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cattyal
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12 Aug 2005 - 11:51 AM

Great set of shots - a job well done!

Alison

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daffydill56
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12 Aug 2005 - 11:52 AM

Excellent work and detail Clive. Being honest I prefer this to your previous upload. I love the plain white b/g, very effective.

Fran

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12 Aug 2005 - 12:09 PM

This is an excellent macro shot.

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dark_lord
dark_lord Critique Team 101525 forum postsdark_lord vcard England152 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2005 - 1:05 PM

This is very good macro work indeed (as are your other grasshopper shots). Just taken a look a your othe uplaods which I've missed.

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12 Aug 2005 - 1:28 PM

Good work.
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BarbaraB
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12 Aug 2005 - 2:16 PM

I love all your grasshopper shots!

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AngelaR
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12 Aug 2005 - 2:16 PM

Wow - that's some detail!

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12 Aug 2005 - 2:23 PM

great shot clive

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12 Aug 2005 - 5:19 PM

Beautifully detailed, great shot.

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shitzkit
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12 Aug 2005 - 5:34 PM

fantastic shot

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clive burrow
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12 Aug 2005 - 10:00 PM

Many thanks to everyone for taking the time to look and/or comment. It's much appreciated.

Clive

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Ade_Osman
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13 Aug 2005 - 2:03 AM

Excellent work Clive.....

Ade

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IanA
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13 Aug 2005 - 4:39 AM

Nicely done Clive,
Have an RC!

Ian

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glazzaro
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13 Aug 2005 - 3:59 PM

Brilliant detail, well done! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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14 Aug 2005 - 4:50 AM

Very effective.Nice one.

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john short
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14 Aug 2005 - 1:17 PM

excellent series of image

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