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Dawn Raid

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by Winnie, Jul 20, 2007.

  1. The first three of these were taken at dawn before I went to work on Thursday. The early start nearly killed me but I think it was worth it :wink:.

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    Nikon D200 ,Sigma 180mm f/3.5 EX APO Macro IF HSM
    1/4s f/7.1 at 180.0mm iso200

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    Nikon D200 ,Sigma 180mm f/3.5 EX APO Macro IF HSM
    1/10s f/9.0 at 180.0mm iso400

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    Nikon D200 ,Sigma 180mm f/3.5 EX APO Macro IF HSM
    1/10s f/11.0 at 180.0mm iso400

    These jumpers were out in Guildford where I work, taken during my lunch break with a 28mm reversed lens.

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    Comments welcomed as always.

    Cheers

    Alex
     
  2. Very nice, as usual. I see more and more examples of great shots from the early morning (argh!)...
     
  3. They are all great shots, I like image #2 the best.
     
  4. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    wow
    yup going early paid off in spades pal:>)))
    Beautiful images
     
  5. senna

    senna

    Jan 6, 2007
    San Jose Ca.
    Great photos. Nice and sharp and excelent use of DOF.
     
  6. Thanks all, appreciate the feedback and kind words.

    Alex
     
  7. Very nice captures Alex. I always like photos with dew on the subject. The butterflies are beautiful.
     
  8. KristinB

    KristinB

    Apr 12, 2007
    Stafford, VA
    Wow, definitely worth the lost sleep! Is that a wolf spider? We have one who builds a web on one side of our front door that I keep meaning to try to catch...
     
  9. tojor

    tojor

    Jul 27, 2005
    Denmark
    Excellent captures. Wow you've been up early.
     
  10. Thanks all.

    The early starts are a must at the moment cos it rains most of the daylight hours! ;0) Plus I can then get some photography in before I go to work.

    Cheers

    Alex
     
  11. SSchex

    SSchex

    May 18, 2005
    Louisiana, USA
    Great shots Alex. I think it was worth is to get up early, judging by these shots.
     
  12. Thanks Scott.
     
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