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Old Red Eye Is Back

By kel55
another horrible insect shot i,m afraid , was on the look out for something nice but this nasty was all i could find on the day . Home made flash tube is really helping with these shots , allowing me to hand hold and still get good dof , cheers Kel.

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

Voters: NDODS, DonSchaeffer, Philip_H and 24 more

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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 4:44PM
Pin sharp and so incredibly detailed imagery Kel

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Diggeo 5 13 Greece
8 Sep 2013 4:51PM
An amazing macro shot!!
They're only red from all the things it could have done instead
So when you look into these eyes I hope you realise
They could never be blue....
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 5:36PM
ColleenA Plus
5 362 6 Australia
8 Sep 2013 6:02PM
A superb macro, they are so revolting but make an excellent subject for photography
Blakey_Boy 7 1 2 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 6:21PM
Kel, a really sharp image and tremendous close-up. Your use of your flash tube gives spectacular lighting. Well done. Brian
Scary! Very well done. Si.
8 Sep 2013 8:04PM
Such a sharp and well detailed image, Kel!
The eyes are amazing.

johnlw 11 1 10 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 9:01PM
A super shot Kel great work.
Regards John
KingBee Plus
12 529 2 Scotland
9 Sep 2013 9:08AM
Brilliant. Such detail.


almiles 8 38 102 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2013 1:00PM
It's very sharp Kel, and very close. Good colour and great hear and eye detail. Actually I wonder if you either needed to be less macro to show the fly as a whole, or closer to really show the head in detail. This feels a little like a half way compromise albeit still a good image that shows off lots of skill. Only being critical to push you forward because there's lots of talent in you to come out still!
banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3879 Canada
9 Sep 2013 1:49PM
Its good, but I dont think its very sharp here. Im sure the original is, but for the site, it needs to be sharper. Ive downloaded it, and using smart sharpen in CS6, I applied 40% at a radius of 0.8 and it look great.

Remember the resizing process, and sharpening: set longest side: save as new file name, at MAX quality; Open new file; check sharpness, and adjust as needed: save, then upload.



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