Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

ajperk

EOS 80D
Dec 10, 2012
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Rana sphenocephala, the Southern Leopard Frog. She was very patient as I tried my best to get a good shot.
Canon 6D, 1/100s, f/5.6, ISO 1250, cropped
 

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StudentOfLight

I'm on a life-long journey of self-discovery
Nov 2, 2013
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Cape Town
It's so interesting to see the different editing choices that people use and how a focal length can be successfully used to fulfill the creative vision of people in so many different ways. Anyway, I captured this image a couple of weekends ago when we had some drizzly weather.

EOS 5D Mark-III
EF 100mm f/2.8 macro (non-L)
Exposure settings: 1/250s at f/5.6, ISO 1600
Large Flashbender: -2/3 FEC
 

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StudentOfLight

I'm on a life-long journey of self-discovery
Nov 2, 2013
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Cape Town
"Cheeky fly"

I was quite chuffed with myself having shot a series of images of this mantis stalking and grabbing a stink bug. When I reviewed the images I was astonished by a small fly that quite happily snuck in for a quick snack right under the jaws of the feeding mantis. The fly there for at least 6 second because I see it in four successive images which were shot 2-3 seconds apart. Needless to say, if I was that size I wouldn't be anywhere near those jaws.

EOS 5D Mark-III, EF 100mm f/2.8 macro USM, Speedlite 600EX-RT
Camera settings: 1/200s at f/14, ISO 800
Flash: ETTL +0.3Ev, shaped with Large Rogue Flashbender
 

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