1. Andy Johnson

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    Just wanted to show you an Oak weevil i took the other day. It had a damaged wing and couldn't fly off but it could certainly run a lot...

    All taken at F16 before my latest advice..

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    And a couple of flies

    Empis stercorea

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  2. Kodiak Qc

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    My picks are #2 and #7!

    I wonder why #4 is looking
    so different than the others?
     
  3. Leroy4bz

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    Very nice set, I really like the colours?
     
  4. GardenersHelper

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    I think the deep DoF worked out well for the first one.
    The second is pretty eye-catching - super angle.
    The flies look really good to me, especially the second one.
     
  5. Andy Johnson

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    Perhaps this one was the only one turning into the light, or is a near bum shot and the scales/hair were facing the other way. More likely not such a good shot. Thanks daniel.:)
    THanks Leroy. The colour of the weevil is a tad more orange than the original i think and that was my fault.

    Thanks Nick. I have got Zerene stacker but this little beetle would just not stand still. I took him home to try and get some better shots, kept him for 2 days then drove 3 miles to let him go..I gave up on the stack. :)
     
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  6. alfbranch

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    Very nice Andy
    My fave is the snipe fly
     
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  7. Andy Johnson

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    Thanks Alf, plenty of these about at the mo..
     
  8. coopers

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    Do like the Weevil shots (y) great little beasties ! and nice detail in the last Snipe Fly shot.

    Clive.
     
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  9. Andy Johnson

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    Thanks Clive. Hopefully this weekend, if it's not raining, i hope to get my first Dragonfly this year.. :)
     
  10. davholla

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    I think the f16 works really well for these. Good luck with the dragonfly, I haven't even seen one this weekend.
     
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  11. Andy Johnson

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    I think the magnification was less than x2 so may have worked better than a higher mag' Still haven't had chance to try f 8 - 9 yet.
     

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