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Well those who have seen my very recent images will know exactly how an image like this is created and what's involved, so I won't go trying to explain or justify it other than to say that this was a 44 images stack and the specimen was returned to the wild alive and unharmed....

Thanks for stopping by.....Ade

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:MP-E65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro @ x2 magnication.
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Southern Hawker Dragonfly
Username:Ade_Osman Ade_Osman
Uploaded:10 Sep 2012 - 7:32 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Digitally manipulated, Flash / lighting, General, Odonata, Southern hawker dragonfly
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 7:35 AM

simply stunning ade Wink
andy

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KBan
KBan  10473 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 7:38 AM

Amazing

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CameraAnnie
10 Sep 2012 - 7:38 AM

Fantastic shot.

Annie

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KarenFB
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10 Sep 2012 - 7:48 AM

Amazing details!! Smile

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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
10 Sep 2012 - 7:50 AM

nice shot...

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nonur
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10 Sep 2012 - 7:52 AM

Wonderful work!

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Margaret101
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10 Sep 2012 - 7:52 AM

Just amazing close up.

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Rev2
Rev2 Plus Member 5278 forum postsRev2 vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 7:55 AM

They don't come much better than this, amazing!

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PhillipMinnis
10 Sep 2012 - 7:56 AM

A very striking macro, Ade! Fantastic colours!

Cheers

Phil

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chavender
chavender  4230 forum posts France1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 7:56 AM

Macro at it`s wonderful best.

Bill

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 8:01 AM

What can I say that I haven't already said about this sort of image?: absolutely wonderful detail at all levels from this procedure, Ade, and so well illuminated too.
Ronnie.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 8:06 AM

44 stack image! Your patience deserves credit, great work

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Badgerfred
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10 Sep 2012 - 8:10 AM

Excellent work Ade, super image,
Fred.

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Glostopcat
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10 Sep 2012 - 8:24 AM

Incredible detail in this extreme macro Ade

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 8:33 AM

Extreme precision and perfection!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51357 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England145 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 8:49 AM

Can you get any closer!! GrinGrin Amazing work, Ade.

Dave

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fificat100
10 Sep 2012 - 8:53 AM

Wowee that sure is close! Great macro.

Lavina

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tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 5tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 8:55 AM

Super stuff Ade. Thought it was some exotic fruits at first. Smile

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 9:17 AM

Thanks folks, I'll post the face on shot tomorrow which was a massive 88 image stack, what's more I did them all within 10 minutes before releasing the specimen.....It then took me 4 hours to process the final image mind Sad

Special thanks to Chavinder, Karen and Tony's award, muchly appreciated as always guys....

Ade

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JohnChambersPhotography

Stupendously good, amazing detail.

john

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barbarahirst
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10 Sep 2012 - 9:30 AM

These really have been awesome ...
just wonderful work from yourself

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10 Sep 2012 - 9:58 AM

Wow !! Ade. These are getting better every time !!
Ron.

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mikbee
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10 Sep 2012 - 10:38 AM

Incredible detail again Ade.
Excellent shot.
Mick.

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FeatherFriend
10 Sep 2012 - 10:47 AM

Another belter Ade,
Geoff.

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teocali
teocali Plus Member 7375 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 2:07 PM

The cream of the crop for me, so far, Ade! Stunning detail and a wonderful variation of textures and colours. Outstanding macro work.
Sylvia

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10 Sep 2012 - 2:18 PM

Wow - just amazing Ade! Smile
Ann

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carper123
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10 Sep 2012 - 2:20 PM

Wowww GOBSMACKED, incredible detail and colour.
Well done, Ade, superb.
Darryl.SmileSmileSmile

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10 Sep 2012 - 2:33 PM

Excellent work Ade

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CarolG
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10 Sep 2012 - 2:52 PM

It's all been said, Ade Smile Carol

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Maiwand
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10 Sep 2012 - 3:15 PM

Bigger- closer- and better Ade.GrinGrin Could you please stop here as I can no longer sleep at night.TongueTongueTongue
Ron

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AnnJ  3 Scotland
10 Sep 2012 - 3:42 PM

Truly amazing! Ann.

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PinkK
PinkK  680 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 4:26 PM

Awesome...GrinGrin

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 4:32 PM

Excellent work Ade.

Gerry

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Niknut
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10 Sep 2012 - 4:44 PM

Strewth !!!!.....incredible shot !!!!.....impressive piece of work !!!!!

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10 Sep 2012 - 5:58 PM

Absolutely superb Ade.
Paul

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10 Sep 2012 - 7:22 PM

This is amazing work
Jim

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10 Sep 2012 - 7:54 PM

Congratulations on all the awards Ade............ Well deserved..... Belting work,I have been looking for a good while and your images are much appreiciatedSmile
Diane

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10 Sep 2012 - 8:01 PM

Simply excellent

Peter

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10 Sep 2012 - 8:10 PM

Top shot Ade - excellent detail.
Brian.

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mattberry
mattberry  10259 forum posts England14 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 8:46 PM

Well done for more awesome macro work. Hardly seems worth uploading my standard shots anymore.

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10 Sep 2012 - 10:58 PM

Ade so worthy of all those awards and more
wonderful image..and so much detail there
Lillian

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10 Sep 2012 - 11:33 PM

Simply stunning Ade

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2012 - 8:12 AM

Excellent work Ade to produce this amazing image - a 44 stack - some patience and expertise - I would love to make it 8 UA's but alas I have a few more days to go to be able to

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gingerdelight
11 Sep 2012 - 8:39 AM

Just KNEW this was yours! It has a "tiger-like" look to it, if you get what I mean. Stunning as usual Ade, well done!
Carol

PS: maybe a tad of texture? WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink Grin

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ringyneck  8309 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2012 - 9:22 AM

Well now we know how high the bar is now.......TOO HIGH....Wink

Awesome....

Keith

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Karen_Summers
11 Sep 2012 - 9:28 PM

Wow wow wow

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TerryMcK  671 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2012 - 9:52 PM

Truly outstanding!

Terry

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