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Challenge: Free Study 2009-07 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: 2009 - CHALLENGES
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Location: on the firetrail
Date: Jul 30, 2009
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/160+ExtFlash
Galleries: Macro, Insects, etc
Date Uploaded: Jul 30, 2009

used 36mm Kenko Extension Tube and cropped heaps ..



[Aug. 7th, 2009 01:57:25 PM]

this little bee has had a very bumpy ride in the free study ..
started at 7 and then took a real dive down to 5.5 ...
when i entered it i was thinking it could get about 6.2, or more if i was lucky, so i'm very happy with this score .. :)

Statistics
Place: 49 out of 419
Avg (all users): 6.3758
Avg (commenters): 7.7500
Avg (participants): 6.4018
Avg (non-participants): 6.2973
Views since voting: 1278
Views during voting: 237
Votes: 149
Comments: 6
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07/05/2010 12:18:05 AM
I think this is an outstanding shot, and definitely in your comfort zone. You are simply a master at taking macro photos of insects. The strengths in this shot are the vibrate colors, and the shallow DOF which really focuses the attention on the hungry bee.
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08/12/2009 05:06:33 PM
Excellent! Beautiful colors and detail
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/07/2009 02:36:43 PM
Great detail.
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08/04/2009 09:22:20 AM
excellent detail
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08/04/2009 07:18:19 AM
Wow, top notch macro, love the floral here too.
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08/01/2009 05:31:46 PM
7 - Mmm, exquisite detail on the flower center. A more refined crop, especially at the top, makes this a stronger image in my opinion.
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