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After last weeks first attempt at macro, i brought myself some inexpensive tubes to go on the end of my 70-200 and this was the first shot i got with it. its just a fly was the responce i got after getting all excited wondering what exotic creature i had captured! i really like the contrast of the fly on the buttercup so thought i would post it up.

Can i take this chance to say a massive thank you to all that voted on No smoking please. It was my first EC and GEA so i was buzzing all weekend!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:6 Jun 2012 - 7:09 PM
Focal Length:81mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:its just a fly
Username:madmatt madmatt
Uploaded:7 Jun 2012 - 2:31 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:26
Voters:Willmer · barbarahirst · jdinne · gilbertmjake · lostnspace2011 · DalesLass · graceland · skewey · canonfan · SUE118 · Silverzone · Briwooly · Jat_Riski · Len1950 · nikshot · Philip_H · buxton · cabbie · Niknut · Alan_Baseley · sweetpea62 · Ade_Osman · nicedayout · sparrowhawk · Buffalo_Tom · danials159 ·
Views:75
Unique Views:48

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Willmer
Willmer Plus Member 767 forum postsWillmer vcard Wales
7 Jun 2012 - 2:32 PM

Good

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 2:41 PM

Quirky ......... Love his stance especially

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
7 Jun 2012 - 2:43 PM

Brilliant, superb detail.

John

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lostnspace2011

Lucky you have dry weather to take any insect shots Matt Smile Not bad for your 1st shot with your new kit. Look forward in seeing more in future Smile

Mark

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DalesLass
DalesLass Plus Member 42357 forum postsDalesLass vcard United Kingdom
7 Jun 2012 - 2:54 PM

It may 'just' a fly but you've captured some great detail, fab first shot with new equipment!

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Briwooly
Briwooly  9452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 4:28 PM

Wonderful close up

Brian ................

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Len1950
Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
7 Jun 2012 - 4:45 PM

Tremendous image with cracking detail on the fly.

Len

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 5sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 12:40 AM

Well done, a great shot and congratulations on your GEW,well done..Lin

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