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Back lighted ant (attempt 1)

By aeras  
Searching the garden for something to photograph , nothing at all , only ants. So here comes another one Smile
I snapped one small green leaf , dipped it in honey and tried to get one of them to climb. this little guy just snapped at it with its jaws and after a minute it let go and just sat there licking its "paws" Smile
Camera was set on manual , 3 flashes in total set on manual 1/16 power remotely triggered by camera.
one (Nissin mk2) from the left , another (Nikon SB25) from the right and another (Nikon SB910) from behind and slightly to the left , background was again black paper.
After looking at the image on my monitor it seems that I got a one eyed ant...(left eye)


Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Flash and lighting

Voters: Glostopcat, Alan_Baseley, paskinmj and 21 more

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paskinmj 10 11 1 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2012 8:41PM
Great capture

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Ade_Osman 16 4.5k 36 England
8 Jul 2012 8:47PM
Fine effort.....

Ade Smile
Excellent image!

p.s- should the title not be 'back lit ant'?
aeras 7 6 Cyprus
8 Jul 2012 9:03PM
@tonny , English is not my mother language .. Smile

thank you for commenting

TonyDy Plus
11 52 3 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2012 11:02AM
Very good close-up, Charles.
9 Jul 2012 3:53PM
Tremendous technology...... Smile
aeras 7 6 Cyprus
9 Jul 2012 5:43PM
Thank you everyone for voting and commenting ... really !!
Also a big thanks to the editor for the Highly commented pick.. much appreciated !!!

Thank you


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