My first macro attempt....

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Not that I have tried many, but this was after a Ron Reznick workshop, he convinced me to try something "close up" for a change.

Pacific Tree Frogs.
Location: my In-Laws back yard

D1H, 60mm Micro, SB-80DX bounced off a reflector held directly overhead. I was pushing into rose bushes, my wife thought I was nuts, and distance to subject was 8-10" or so.

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I was amazed at how long they "posed" with the flash going off and me so close. Rather fun with something this close for a change.
 
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Hey Bill, good job. Your a natural with this macro stuff and will have to keep it up. Don't think I have ever seen a tree frog and doubt that any exist here ine the desert of the south west. Nicely done images, especially #2.
 
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greyflash said:
Hey Bill, good job. Your a natural with this macro stuff and will have to keep it up. Don't think I have ever seen a tree frog and doubt that any exist here ine the desert of the south west. Nicely done images, especially #2.
Thanks, Gordon, not sure about the "natural", I have a heck of time finding those miniscule patterns in things the way the others do. With little critters like the frogs, however, it is fun.

Thanks!
 
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daodang said:
Hi Bill,

Very nicely done. You're good at closeup photography. Like espesially #4. Keep it up and show us more closeup pictures.
Thanks, Dao. With your comment and Gordon's it gives me incentive to try it more.

Thanks!
 
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