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They laughed....

By IanA  
Four or five photographers were crowding around these two crickets over the weekend, all pointing macro-lenses at them. They laughed when I started putting extension tubes on from 15 feet away! Wink

ISO400,
1/400sec
750mm
f/8
20mm extension
NX and CS2
Benby Gimbal Head on Benro Tripod.

Thanks for looking Smile

Tags: Cricket Lens Long Green Extension Tubes Wildlife and nature

Voters: Buffalo_Tom, Trev_p, banehawi and 29 more

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Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
28 Jul 2008 9:03PM
Last laugh on them,excellent image and detail Ian.
Tom.

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banehawi Plus
12 1.6k 3656 Canada
28 Jul 2008 9:03PM
Well shot, - nice image.


W
ringyneck 10 315 18 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2008 9:08PM
The detail on this is stupendous.

keith
francisg 13 705 1 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2008 9:25PM
They say "He who laughs last, laughs longest" and this has proved it. An excelent macro shot.
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
28 Jul 2008 9:53PM

Quote:They laughed when I started putting extension tubes on from 15 feet away!

I reckon you will be laughing last Ian...lovely capture,stunning dof & detail.
Great capture

Christopher
IanA 13 3.0k 12 England
28 Jul 2008 10:02PM
Thanks folks. Your comments are appreciated. Smile

Ian
User_Removed 10 485 13 England
28 Jul 2008 11:06PM
stunning shot Ian, superb detail

rgds
Dave
29 Jul 2008 4:17AM
well you showed them who got the last laugh...it is awesome
29 Jul 2008 12:46PM
He who laughs last, laughs longest! A real cracking shot Ian, excellent detail
Ricardo
29 Jul 2008 4:17PM
Real magic Ian. Outstanding detail. Just love it. Bet there is a run on extesion tubes now!!!

Geoff
adderman 11 8 1
31 Jul 2008 6:44PM
Not laughing at the set-up but at the photographer I expect...! LOL!

Brett ;o)
nikonf4s 11 6 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2008 7:02PM
No No Ian, we were laughing at you, your flies were undone!
I knew there was a good reason we were all using macro
IanA 13 3.0k 12 England
31 Jul 2008 7:21PM
Too late Tony! And I've got pictures of where your Macro lenses were pointing!! lol Wink

Ian
8 Aug 2008 5:39PM

Quote:No No Ian, we were laughing at you, your flies were undone!
I knew there was a good reason we were all using macro



Well it's good you didn't feel the need to use a zoom Smile


Cracking image Ian...and the grasshoppers aren't bad either!

tee-hee!

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