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Literally just taken this out in the garden......Bit of a grab shot really as I couldn't even be bothered to get the all the proper macro gear out just for one bug, so I just grabbed the Pen E-PM1 camera, screwed a +4 dioptre onto the end of the lens and fired away! All things considered, I was rather pleased with the result.....Hey ho Tongue

Ade

Camera:Olympus PEN Mini E-PM1
Lens:Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:6 Jun 2013 - 11:34 AM
Focal Length:42mm
Aperture:f/8
Shutter Speed:500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Title:May Bug/Cockchafer
Username:Ade_Osman Ade_Osman
Uploaded:6 Jun 2013 - 11:48 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Cockchafer, Flowers & plants, General, May bug, Wildlife / nature
Votes:66

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64445 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2013 - 11:53 AM

The heavy mob! Top shot Ade. If you can get shots as good as this with a small Olympus perhaps you can do without all the bulky stuff.

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Ade_Osman
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6 Jun 2013 - 12:05 PM


Quote: If you can get shots as good as this with a small Olympus perhaps you can do without all the bulky stuff.

That's been my way of thinking lately Wink

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mikbee
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6 Jun 2013 - 12:32 PM

I just took delivery of my E-PM1 yesterday Ade,so look forward to getting out and about with it.
It certainly is a lightweight,so I doubt I will miss all that heavy Minolta gear I used to carry about !!
Picked up the detail well here.
Super shot.
Mick.

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PattiW
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6 Jun 2013 - 12:36 PM

Amazing capture! PattiSmileSmileSmile

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tomcat
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6 Jun 2013 - 12:40 PM

Certainly putting it to good use AdeSmile

Adrian

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senn
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6 Jun 2013 - 12:45 PM

awesome detail Osman

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RonnieAG
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6 Jun 2013 - 12:49 PM

For a grab shot you have excelled: your Pen Mini has served you well, Ade.
Ronnie.

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WhiteRose1
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6 Jun 2013 - 1:08 PM

I'd be well-chuffed to get this with any sort of gear, Ade.

Dave

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TonyDy
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6 Jun 2013 - 1:20 PM

Great shot, Ade.
Tony

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Briwooly
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6 Jun 2013 - 3:01 PM

Can see why you are pleased Ade

Brian.................

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Niknut
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6 Jun 2013 - 4:17 PM

Fine shot !!

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taggart
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6 Jun 2013 - 4:28 PM

Sharp and clear!

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Maiwand
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6 Jun 2013 - 5:39 PM

Never a bad one from you Ade.!! Superb capture.
Ron

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Glostopcat
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6 Jun 2013 - 6:29 PM

Tremendous pin sharp detail in this close up Ade

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EMJAYCEE
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6 Jun 2013 - 7:21 PM

Amazing "grab" you clever so-and-so,SmileGrin
Joan.

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dark_lord
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6 Jun 2013 - 7:27 PM

Nice one, can't tell if it's male or female Wink (different number of vanes on the antennae)

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bricurtis
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6 Jun 2013 - 7:59 PM

Super image Ade - great detail from that little camera.
Brian.

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pluckyfilly
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6 Jun 2013 - 8:49 PM

I think a lot of people have your thought about weight me included - this is a stunner for a grab shot

Last Modified By pluckyfilly at 6 Jun 2013 - 8:50 PM

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Lillian
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6 Jun 2013 - 9:06 PM

Great shot Ade
and you certainly handle the lightweight very well
Lillian

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annettep38
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6 Jun 2013 - 11:58 PM

what a big sod!! and as hairy as my cat's tail Smile
considering how you did it, it is a really got grub sorry grab shot

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7 Jun 2013 - 1:27 PM

Great shot!
he is rather sweetGrin
Diane

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7 Jun 2013 - 6:08 PM


Quote: What a big sod!! and as hairy as my cat's tail Smile
considering how you did it, it is a really got grub sorry grab shot

Wash your mouth out Annette that is no way to talk about the Big O!Tongue

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johnjo58
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7 Jun 2013 - 8:50 PM

excellent stuff Ade, wonderful little critter
David

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NaturesHaven
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8 Jun 2013 - 8:43 AM

Super detail..................GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Louise_Morris
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9 Jun 2013 - 7:00 PM

Knew it was yours as soon as I saw the thumbnail! Hope you are doing OK Ade? Lou

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ChiliMan
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11 Jun 2013 - 6:01 PM

WOWWW. Now that's a fantastic shot, and coming from a Pen too!

Andrew

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ali63
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11 Jun 2013 - 6:13 PM

Great shot Ade,

Ali

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ColleenA
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11 Jun 2013 - 9:48 PM

Hey ho...what a beauty, great detail... well captured

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Brian65
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12 Jun 2013 - 4:39 PM

Spot on Ade, sell me your cameraTongueTongueTongue
Brian

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