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Minotaur Beetle 0

Minotaur Beetle

This is a stackshot image of a posed dead Minotaur beetle on a log. It was taken on my Canon 650D with the MPE-65mm lens.  Flash at 1/16 through “plate” diffuser. I am relatively...

Minor Bee 0

Minor Bee Rework

When putting together a video of the shots posted on this website in 2013 – to follow on from my best of 2014 video slideshow, I noticed that some shots of a minor bee...

Female Keeled Skimmer - 2015 0

A Blast from the Past

I decided to pull one of my favourite images from 2009 and it a 2015 makeover to see if it looked any better with the processing tools that I have now. The image is...

Atlas Moth Antenna 0

Atlas Moth Attenna

I recently was fortunate to be given a deceased captive bred Atlas Moth to shoot an stack.  The moth very large – and has pretty wings ( which on this one were unfortunately deformed...

Cream Slice Diffuser (1) 0

Cream Slice Diffuser

After earlier experiments with new diffuser setups for the Canon MT-24ex Twin Flash this year, my last attempt at a diffuser for the flash was made from a Sainsbury’s Cream Slice box.  One definite...

Fly on bramble leaf 0

Blashford September Selection

This set of macro photos were taken mid September at Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve.  All the shots in this post were taken on Canon 650D with Canon MPE-65mm Macro Lens & flash lit from...

Common Stump Brittlestem (Possible) 0

Fungi and a Frog

Over the past two weekends I have been visiting the New Forest, hunting fungi to photograph.  This is much earlier than I normally do this ( normally it’s October time).  However with reports that...

Female Black Darter MPE-65mm (5) 1

Dragons Heads

Getting close to dragonflies with the Canon MPE-65mm is difficult to achieve, but if you get a subject to pose, seeing the eye detail is a great experience.  I was fortunate enough to get...