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Morning FolksGrinGrin
Here is My first ever RAW image...... well two, taken on totally different days, but the same subject. V1 I took on Sunday, V2 about ten days ago.
Now I cant say I have mastered this RAW farce, but I have worked out how to process the RAW file in my Canon software and then convert it to jpegGrinGrin, but not in CS2TongueSadBlush.... (Oh and just my normal lens, no diopter on these.)
...... so these two are processed with the software that came with the camera, Hope you like them.

V2 I think there was a party going on here, a crop from a bigger image, must have been at least ten flies on this one flower headTongueTongueTongue..... good job I had my hair upWinkSad

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 600D
Lens:18.0 - 55.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28.3 - 86.5 mm)
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:30 Jun 2013 - 2:58 PM
Focal Length:47mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Cloudy
Title:Buzzing
Username:Fefe Fefe
Uploaded:3 Jul 2013 - 9:00 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flies, Flowers & plants, Hoverfly, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:54
Voters:KarenFB · RonnieAG · rayme330 · morpheus1955 · Tish1 · KingBee · franken · Nikonuser1 · User_Removed · ABPhotosUK · PhillipMinnis · capto · CarolG · fentiger · WhiteRose1 · LynneJoyce · HarrietH · lonely_oryx · PattiW · Hermanus · DicksPics · mikbee · CaroleS · Herge88 · TrevBatWCC · taggart · GeorgePlatis · saltireblue · Alda · andylea · ColleenA · barbarahirst · Ade_Osman · jasonrwl · Bzox · zapar40 · Alan_Baseley · Philip_H · BarbaraR · Holmewood · sweetpea62 · stuart1963 · xwang · Lillian · ChiliMan · danbrann · Rock · debu · alligatorpants · Glostopcat · carper123 · Chinga · Badgerfred · Humblebee ·
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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 9:06 AM

I think V 2 catches my eye the more, the head of flowers standing out more crisply against the b/g and with the iridescent colours of the visitors.
Ronnie.

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morpheus1955
3 Jul 2013 - 9:13 AM

Two superb images Diane, excellent detail and colours, I like them both equally so its half a click & vote each SmileSmileSmileTongueTongueSmileSmileSmile

Hugh

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 9:13 AM

V1 is a cracker, Diane, crystal clear with lots of detail.

Ray

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Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 9:17 AM

V1 is absolutely perfect Diane............... Apologies for not commenting on your previous uploads and if I have missed one or two. I was away over the weekend and then on Monday had more radioactive injections, despite the hospital telling me that there are no side effects have been ill on both occasions, so perhaps they have got it wrong.

My cooker blew up a couple of weeks ago and I have been cooking on a single ring camper stove, I am getting very inventive, but today............... Fanfare please! I have a new one arriving, or at least I hope I do. What really peeves me is the fact that the previous cooker is less than 2 years old, but apparently badly installed, however, you try proving that in order to claim compensation.

Got the new one at a pretty decent price, but it is going to cost me almost as much to have it installed, the worse thing being I am perfectly capable of installing it myself [it's electric, Daddy was a builder and taught me everything as he paid me nothing for being his gofer], but this time I am going to insist on a certificate of guarantee.

Tish

Last Modified By Tish1 at 3 Jul 2013 - 9:18 AM

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franken
franken Plus Member 123477 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 9:19 AM

Both work for me Diane.

Ken

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 9:20 AM

Like both images Diane, v1 for me thoughSmile


Cliff

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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 9:29 AM

Thank you peopleGrinGrin Back Later!
Diane

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capto
capto Plus Member 32341 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 9:45 AM

Excellent , keep on with the RAW.Smile

ivor

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 10:16 AM

Excellent colour and detail in both images, Diane. Carol

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51308 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 10:35 AM

Looks like you got this 'Raw' thing sorted, Diane, there ain't no flies on you GrinGrin Nothing to choose between these two at all, very nicely done.

Dave

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 10:50 AM

Love the Hoverfly in V1 and you have captured the iridescence on the flies in V2 beautifully.

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HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 4276 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
3 Jul 2013 - 11:07 AM

I like them very much. I am still not brave enough to get into "raw" BUT perhaps I mean I am too lazy to make the effort to start.

Harriet

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lonely_oryx
3 Jul 2013 - 11:17 AM

V2 for me. Well composed and a bit original

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PattiW
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3 Jul 2013 - 11:45 AM

Well spotted and presented, PattiSmile

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
3 Jul 2013 - 11:46 AM

Two lovely images Diane !! Very well taken Smile

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 12:39 PM

I have been to a few parties Diane,
and saw a few barflies too !!
Good shots.
Mick.

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 585 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 2:02 PM

Well done, both excellent and well done for trying RAW.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 3:20 PM

Well, I think you've done very well here, Diane Smile Not keen on flies, so the bee has to be my fave! Wink

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GeorgePlatis
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3 Jul 2013 - 4:10 PM

Wondeful images!

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:27 PM

well you really are coming to terms with all this techno stuff
I am impressed mega big style

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 7:25 PM

Keep up the good work, it get's easier, trust me and you'll find the benefits of shooting RAW in the long term....

Ade

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 8:59 PM

You are clever !
Well done Diane, great shots of the flies on the
tiny flowers.

B.

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sweetpea62
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3 Jul 2013 - 9:26 PM

Excellent captures Diane,both great..Lin

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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:26 AM

Thankyou everyone, and a special thankyou to Colleen for the UAGrinGrinGrin thrilled to bits!
Diane

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xwang
xwang  631 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 11:27 AM

Wonderfully captured images, nice colour and detail.

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Lillian
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4 Jul 2013 - 5:13 PM

So beautiful V1 well captured Dianne
Lillian

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 6:02 PM

Gosh, your kit lens really gets in close, doesn't it?? Superb SmileSmile

Love the shot in V2, Diane. So sharp and that metallic green on Mr Right Fly is awesome Grin

Andrew

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debu
debu  5 India
6 Jul 2013 - 3:48 AM

A couple of good captures.
debu

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carper123
carper123 Plus Member 3219 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2013 - 7:39 PM

Two amazing images, Diana, v1 for me, fills the frame beautifully with wonderful detail.
nice one.
Darryl. x SmileSmile

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Chinga
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12 Jul 2013 - 5:41 PM

Excellent macro! Grin
IB

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