Insects and other Creepy Crawlies

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Re: Insects and other Creepy Crawlies

Post by BluTuna » Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:39 am

Great shots ExFmem & PRWIN (as usual).

I treated myself to a Tamron 90mm macro lens on Saturday, much easier to use than extension tubes and discernibly crisper images. Here are a few of the pictures took in my garden.

Paper Wasp (Ropalidia)
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Paper Wasp (Polistes fastidiotus)
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Paper Wasp (Belonogaster dubia)
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Amegilla (Zonamegilla)
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Unidentified Wasp
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Re: Insects and other Creepy Crawlies

Post by Flutterby » Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:46 am

Beautiful BT!! \O

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Re: Insects and other Creepy Crawlies

Post by ExFmem » Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:13 pm

BT, love the bee in flight-very impressive.

Mantid taken at KielieKrankie

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Re: Insects and other Creepy Crawlies

Post by Amoli » Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:17 am

Excellent pictures... O:V O:V
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Re: Insects and other Creepy Crawlies

Post by Flutterby » Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:54 am

Amazing pics! \O \O

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Re: Insects and other Creepy Crawlies

Post by Moggiedog » Sat Mar 16, 2013 8:32 pm

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Re: Insects and other Creepy Crawlies

Post by Amoli » Sun Mar 17, 2013 3:42 pm

^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ Great pic MD - very untidy web.. -O -O
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Re: Insects and other Creepy Crawlies

Post by BluTuna » Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:11 am

As ever, some great pictures on this thread.

Here are some more from my garden all taken with my Tamron 90mm macro lens.

A Stick Mantid.
Image 1/100 @ f/16 ISO 1600
Image 1/60 @ f/11 ISO 200 using built-in flash

I think this is a Locust nymph of some kind.
Image 1/125 @ f/18 ISO 400

A Painted Lady Butterfly.
Image 1/250 @ f/13 ISO 250

A Red-Veined Dropwing Dragonfly.
Image 1/320 @ f/14 ISO 250
Image 1/125 @ f/20 ISO 800. With extra 36mm extension tube.

and a small bee peeking out of a flower
Image 1/320 @ f/16 ISO 200
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Re: Insects and other Creepy Crawlies

Post by Flutterby » Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:14 pm

Great pics BT and lovely colours! \O \O

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Re: Insects and other Creepy Crawlies

Post by ExFmem » Tue Apr 09, 2013 12:11 am

Punda Maria, Kruger

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