A bugs life...

Discussion in 'Photography' started by Mark Evans, 21 Oct 2009.

  1. Mark Evans

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    my wife capture this house fly, and came up with an ingenious way of keeping it in one place whilst keeping it temporarily alive.....must be the Russian in her.

    anyway, pics weve all seena million times before, but it was great to do it myself.

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  2. JamesM

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    Ooooh, now that is cool :D

    Apart from the fact its a fly of course. Way worse than moths. Horrible little buggers :twisted:
     
  3. Jase

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    Awesome pic Mark! Did she remove it's wings? :lol:

    People, don't forget to click the pic to appreciate it!
     
  4. rawr

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    Eurgh, I hate these things! :wideyed: How did she keep it down then?
     
  5. john starkey

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    Quality pic mark,
    regards john
     
  6. Mark Evans

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    cheers mr S :D

    :lol:

    wrestled it to the ground ;)

    thanks jase. :thumbup:

    :lol: and i thought you were a rufty tufty Welshman
     
  7. viktorlantos

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    beautiful photo Mark!
    Did you used ECA to make the eyes this red? :lol:

    :thumbup:
     
  8. Mark Evans

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    i'm not sure what ECA is :D

    the only processing was exposure correction (for the fly). no sharpening. and curves to blow the highlights. place on white frame.

    cheers viktor. :thumbup:
     
  9. viktorlantos

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    ECA = ADA ECA. ADA uses this for extra red color plants..... :D

    really prof photo Mark ;)
     
  10. Mark Evans

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    ahhh.... :lol: i see.

    thanks my friend.
     
  11. chump54

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    brilliant... superglue???

    Chris
     
  12. Mark Evans

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    nope :lol: i'll show you all eventually.i nearly died of shock when she showed me
     
  13. chump54

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    ok what about cello tape... like a fly paper?

    C
     
  14. Mark Evans

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    no, but a good idea actually :p

    you see, i've been struggling the last few days. i can of course catch the bugs, but to keep the damn things still is a PITA. hats off to the pros who manage it.
     
  15. aquaticmaniac

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    Syrup, honey...tell us? :D Gotta love those fly eye shots.
     
  16. chump54

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    you gotta love nature for coming up with them... beautiful to look at and amazingly functional

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  17. mr. luke

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    Im betting on a pin :wideyed: Or a fridge to slow it down :)
     
  18. Mark Evans

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    now were getting somewhere. 8)
     
  19. aquaticmaniac

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    You froze the sucker :bored: Although it looks like his little feet are stuck down...

    Are there anymore fly photos, btw?
     
  20. LondonDragon

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    Great macro :) you getting the hang of these now ;) time to take the camera in the field and start shooting bugs, just get a nice Macro flash unit ;)

    You gave it too much vodka :p
     

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