Yellow

Easter Saturday a trip to High Wood near Bradbury Rings, and the result a set of shots that all feature the colour yellow.

A field edge full of dandelion flowers produced some good opportunities for both flower and insects alike.  First the flowers themselves;

Dandelions
Dandelions

Dandelions.  Taken with Canon 650D with Canon 100mm USM Macro Lens.  ISO 400 F3.5 1/1000.  Natural Light.  Processed with Topaz Simplify.

Dandelion Field
Dandelion Field

Dandelion Field.  Taken with Canon 650D with Canon 100mm USM Macro Lens.  ISO 400 F3.2 1/1600.  Natural Light.

Then inside some of the flowers lurked a predator, in the form of crab spiders…

Crab Spider in Dandelion
Crab Spider in Dandelion

Crab Spider in Dandelion.  Taken on Canon 650D with Canon MPE-65mm Macro Lens.  ISO 200 F11 1/200.  Flash from MT-24ex Twin Macro Flash with Square Dish Diffuser.

Crab Spider in Dandelion
Crab Spider in Dandelion

Crab Spider in Dandelion about 1x Mag.  Taken on Canon 650D with Canon MPE-65mm Macro Lens.  ISO 200 F11 1/200.  Flash from MT-24ex Twin Macro Flash with Square Dish Diffuser.

Will one of these flies fall prey to them ?

Hoverfly
Hoverfly

Hoverfly.  Taken on Canon 650D with Canon MPE-65mm Macro Lens.  ISO 200 F11 1/200.  Flash from MT-24ex Twin Macro Flash with Square Dish Diffuser.

Hoverfly on Dandelion
Hoverfly on Dandelion

Hoverfly on Dandelion.  Taken on Canon 650D with Canon MPE-65mm Macro Lens.  ISO 200 F11 1/200.  Flash from MT-24ex Twin Macro Flash with Square Dish Diffuser.

Hoverfly on yellow flower
Hoverfly on yellow flower

Hoverfly on yellow flower. Taken on Canon 650D with Canon MPE-65mm Macro Lens.  ISO 200 F11 1/200.  Flash from MT-24ex Twin Macro Flash with Square Dish Diffuser.

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Chris

I've been taking macro photography from 2004. I use both Canon film and digital cameras.

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