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By Metro6R4  

Ledra Aurita
Is a large bodied specis with distinctive horns.

Taken with my new ring flash: Sigma EM-140 DG

So this is now my bug kit:
Canon 7D.
Sigma 150mm 1:1 2.8 Appo DG HSM Macro lens.
Sigma EM-140 DG ring flash.

Tags: Fly Insect Bug Wings Horns Wildlife and nature

Voters: PhillipMinnis, Derek_Fearn, NaturesHaven and 14 more

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16 Jun 2013 8:58AM
A great set of images, a hard choice to decide which one I like the most but I think V2 edges it for me.

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Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
16 Jun 2013 10:18AM
Too much power on the flash, hence all the white reflections and the image looking rather flat, use the manual setting rather the the TTL oh and another trick I regularly is to wrap the flash tubes with tissue paper so as to diffuse the power somewhat.

You might also when processing the RAW image change the setting to daylight or adjust normally, this will give you much more natural colours rather than the over-saturated and warm look the flash has given the image here.

Just an idea of course, but IMHO I'm sure you this image would been much more improved had you tried these methods........Regards

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
16 Jun 2013 10:39AM
All three in my eye's are excellent and you should be applauded!


TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2013 10:59AM
Very good macro shots, Paul.
16 Jun 2013 6:56PM
Great Set. V1 for me. Eric.

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