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AFTERLIFE

By kel55
Reverse ring macro stuff again, the creature had died at this point , but this thing was on its way out before it met me , ( what do you think Richard can you tell ) this shot was alot easier with dead model . thanks to ugly for comments on last pic but you wont see any aperture settings because the lens is on backwards ( no electrical contacts ) pre set the aperture at f22 for max dof but still tiny (only way round it is to focus stack as far as i can tell ) cheers Kel.

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

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ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 3:08PM
GREAT MACRO WORK..

Dave

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wow great macro shot love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
johnlw 9 1 10 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 3:27PM
It's ia bit of a let down when you hear the little guy was dead. But why waist a good Smileopertunity.
It must be one of the closest I've seen well done.SmileSmile
Regards John.
Mrsbass 3 2 1 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 3:31PM
Stunning work Kel, even down to the little dew drops on his eyes. I would suggest of you ever decide to move onto "human" models you look for an alternative way to ensure they don't move when you are photographing them!Wink One of the best macro shots I have seen. HB
boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 3:50PM
Fantastic this is...
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
4 Jul 2013 4:07PM
Wow an amazing macro
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 6:09PM
Wow......
Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
5 Jul 2013 5:22AM
fantastic macro image
6 Jul 2013 7:56AM
This is another amazing macro, Kel!! Such superb detail.
Those eyes are most definitely lifeless; it just wouldn't pass as being anything other than 'passed away'!
Regards,
Richard
almiles 6 38 102 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2013 2:33PM
Even better angle here with incredible levles of detail. Stacking is the way to go for sure! One other thing, the reversed lens seems to be showing up the dirt on your sensor (dust bunnies to the right of the antennae). Let me know if you want me to bring my cleaning kit when we come down. Wink

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