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The darter has landed

The darter has landed
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Copyright: Paul van Slooten (pvs) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-09-13
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Alfa dSLR A100, Minolta AF 200 mm / f:4 macro APO G, Digital RAW 100, Sony SAL 20 TC
Exposure: f/16, 1/125 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2007-09-15 1:03
Viewed: 3060
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Another capture of this week,during my walk in Alhagen this darter landed on my shoe,I tried to take some captures of this event,I took this capture handheld and used fillflash,I think it might be a black darter but I might be wrong,hope you like it and tfw,have a nice weekend.

ps In the ws I posted another shot of this event only from some more distance

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  • viv Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 292 W: 3 N: 653] (3317)
  • [2007-09-15 1:15]

Hi Paul,
Very special shot of this darter, great on details.

Hi Paul,
the pic has good monotone effect and superb sharpnes.

Hi Paul,
Admire this beautiful image. Nice close up and good use of flash that show details of this darter. Also great pov and composition. Very well done and tfs.

Hello Paul,
Great details in the insect!
Amazing macro with pin sharp features, trying to figure out how the different parts of the insect works, hehehe...
Well done on the close-up work!
Pablo -

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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2007-09-15 20:16]

Hello Paul

Wow the detail in those compound eyes is amazing.wonderful sharpness and excellent use of lighting and flash.The colours are natural and well saturated.The shot really shows wonderful textures.TFS

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