Tag: insects

Daily Photo – Bee On The Job for Bee Thursday

I shot this in one of my daily hikes. Spring is just an exciting time for me, this is when our buggy friends come out to enjoy the weather and feast on different kinds of flowers and plants. Like this Bee who was really working on that flower.

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Close up of a Fly

This photo was taken one morning while I was hiking in the forest. The fly was on top of the leaf and wasn’t moving so I took the opportunity and tried to get close as much as I can. I was using my EF 85mm F/1.8 at that time with the Pro Optic Budget Auto […]

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The Butterfly HDR Effect

  Another hot day in the forest, another picture. ¬†Yes it was hot that day, I remember finishing up my gatorade even before I got home. Well, I got a few good shots and it’s all worth it. I don’t usually bring along my monopod when walking in the woods, simply because I don’t want […]

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The Bee in The Forest

I love the forest, I love to go on long walks into the woods, I don’t know, just being there refreshes me, it makes me happy. It makes me forget that busy stressful world I’m in. So if I feel I want to hit my reset button, I go into the forest.

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Up Close with a Butterfly

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Dragonfly on a Nice Day – PEN E-PL1 with M.Zuiko 40-150mm F/4-5.6

Shot with my Olympus E-PL1 with the M.Zuiko 40-150mm F/4-5.6 Lens. The M.Zuiko 40-150mm is the second telephoto lens for mft that I’ve used, the first was the Panasonic 45-200mm f/4.0-5.6 Lumix G and comparing the image quality of the two, I like the image from the M.Zuiko.

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Shoot Wildlife in Your Own Backyard

  Download Hi-Res | Buy Print   We don't need to travel far to take photographs of wildlife. You can find many beautiful creatures to photograph in your sorroundings. Take for example  this Grasshopper, I shot it yesterday morning on our backyard while I was having coffee. So next time you go into your backyard […]

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Hang Tight Little Beetle

This beautiful shiny dog bane beetle is trying to climb the leaf when I found him. Shot with the Olympus PEN E-PL1 and  Canon FD 50mm F/1.8 I also use my Raynox DCR-250 for greater magnification, this allowed me to cut the minimum focus distance of the FD 50mm F/1.8 so I can move in […]

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The Hungry Bee

  I'm pretty happy with this one. The flash really did the trick. It was pretty dark with all those leaves around. If not for this lighting setup it would be really hard to get this. Hungry Bee by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Hover on the image […]

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The Fly

I don't like flys, no no! But, they are so challenging to photograph I always try see if can take a good picture of them. This one seems ok. It took me several attempts before I got this one, and everytime, I position myself and start to focus, this little bugger is going to hop […]

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Fly on the Table

I wasn’t planning on taking a photo of this fly, but when it landed on the table I covered it with a clear disposable cup and immediately grab may camera, hoping to get a close-up. This photo was taken with a Canon EOS 60D, EF 85mm F/1.8 and Pro Optic Auto Extension tube(31mm and 21mm), […]

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Ideas / Subjects for Macro Photography

I’m not a big macro shooter, but there are times that I feel like I want to get close to nature and that’s when I shoot macro. What I love about macro photography is the fact that there are a lot of subjects to choose from, my favorites is to shoot insects/bugs and some flowers, […]

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