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    That's a wonderful set, but gotta say #5 is top notch m8.

    Paul.
     
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    Thanks Paul. I got lucky with that one. When I first saw it the fly was on the edge of a leaf, parallel to the ground. It was astonishing to see that big droplet on its head - I would have thought it would have dropped off. I tried taking some shots, straight down from above, but it was really awkward to reach and none of them worked. It then moved to a more normal, and much easier to get at, position, and stayed there for ages so I could take loads of shots.

    BTW, someone at dpreview just asked about the Laowa 60mm macro. I pointed them at your images here and your review at ephotozine. My post at dpreview is here.
     
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    #5 and #8 are my fav, excellent set Nick:)#5 is just brilliant(y)(y)
     
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    Lovely work Nick.
     
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    Another great set. The one with the drop on its head is top draw.
     
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    Thanks Nick.

    Kevin from LAOWA was chatting briefly with me via messenger when I got up today, but I assume he has now gone to bed... :)

    Paul.

    EDIT: @GardenersHelper Kevin in Hong Kong is ringing me this morning to have a chat about something... Interesting...
     
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    Sounds promising! :)
     
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    Thanks Icy, Alf, Leroy. I definitely got lucky with the droplet on its head.
     
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    #5 and #8 prize worthy...
     
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    Wonderful set Nick no 5 my favourite too
    Great idea to go out after the rain
     
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    Thank you Andy, Kevin, Joel, Pete.

    Pete, I quite like #5 too for its unusual/wacky appearance, but tbh the sharpness/DoF coverage is a bit lacking to my eye. :) (A capture issue rather than a processing issue I think.)
     
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    Lovely set Nick, #8 is my pick of these beauts.
     
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    Thanks Alby. I would have really liked to move just a bit more to the left with #8 so the white petal would have framed the fly, but that was as far round as I could get. :(
     

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