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Challenge: Free Study 2009-05 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: 6s
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Location: Middle Cove, Newfoundland, Canada
Date: May 4, 2009
Aperture: 5
ISO: 320
Shutter: 1/320s
Galleries: Nature, Macro
Date Uploaded: May 30, 2009

A fly on Coltsfoot. Coltsfoot is about the same size as a dandelion, maybe a bit smaller. I think this is just a regular fly. Handheld, macro lens, no extension tubes.

Place: 43 out of 434
Avg (all users): 6.3723
Avg (commenters): 8.2857
Avg (participants): 6.3627
Avg (non-participants): 6.4000
Views since voting: 1016
Views during voting: 224
Votes: 137
Comments: 10
Favorites: 1 (view)

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06/11/2009 01:27:31 PM
wow,amazing shot,and handheld....fantastic!!
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06/08/2009 12:56:44 PM
What detail! This is a great, great macro (handheld, yay!) and the yellows look so good.
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06/08/2009 02:33:46 AM
Darn!!! all I can say is that DPC folks do NOT know how to score macros especially great macros. This is definitely one of them , my 10 still holds.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/05/2009 08:44:31 AM
I am such a sucker for shallow DOF macros :-) Nicely done.
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06/04/2009 02:39:42 PM
The yellows are great!
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06/02/2009 10:06:17 AM
This is truly top notch. Best of the macros so far. Amazing clarity and processing is top class.My 1st 10
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06/01/2009 11:45:45 PM
Beautiful detail and color. Great capture. I love the pollen he is covered in. Great job!
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06/01/2009 11:21:34 PM
oh, how cool...look at all the pollen...very well done
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06/01/2009 12:37:29 AM
wow, great detail and superb macro
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06/01/2009 12:34:53 AM
Incredible shot! I love how you can see the pollen all over him.
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