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    Hoverflies in flight( taken with a Sony A300 with a MC Rokkor 135mm F2.8 lens in conjunction with a macro adaptor)


















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    That's impressive! Hats off to you.
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    Jeeesus jonely!!!....that is stellar, National Geographic quality and well done.
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    Superb photographs there.
    I quite like taking shots of insects, here are a few of mine:

    Humming bird moth, notoriously difficult to capture as they are always moving:



    Here is what it looks like at rest, a rare phenomenon:





    A mole cricket that lives in a burrow:



    Large very darkly coloured bee:



































    A bee with the most pollen I've seen on anything:



















    Sorry about the spiders Bev if you've managed to make it this far,

    Alan
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    Excellent photos


    Regards Neil
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    Thanks to you all!

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    Thank you, Neil!
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    Hawthorn Shield Bugs( taken with a Sony A300 with a MD Rokkor 70-200mm F4.5 lens in conjunction with a macro adaptor)







    Sony NEX 5N with MC Macro Rokkor F3.5 lens
















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    Hoverflies in action(NEX 5N with Minolta MC Macro 50mm F3.5 lens)

    ISO 800, F5.6, 1/30sec, Aperture-priority


    ISO 800, F8, 1/60sec, Aperture-priority




    ISO 200, F8, 1/60sec, Aperture-priority


    ISO 400, F5.6, 1/125sec, Aperture-priority
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    King you take some stunning photographs, I take my hat off to you.

    Great to see the insect world made so close up

    Alan
    Firebottle - for the no bottleneck approach.

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