A&P Who's lookin' at you? Plus butterflies. (Pics)

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  1. Dwight Schrute

    Dwight Schrute New Member

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    Went to this pretty cool butterfly conservatory yesterday. Although cliche, I still think bug pics are cool.

    This was taken through a fine mesh screen, so it killed the bokeh. But his expression is pretty hilarious.

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    These two were mating. :jb:

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    Formula-95 2:32 PM 5-13-09 Never Forget, Hamburglar OT Supporter

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    how far away are you when you take pictures like that?
     
  3. Dwight Schrute

    Dwight Schrute New Member

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    Relatively close, probably a couple feet.

    Lens is the the Nikon 105mm VR micro.
     
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    Tensai81 OT Supporter

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    nice grab on 5, but I would have put her eyes in looking up at the butterfly :dunno:
     
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    Haha yeah I tried to do exactly that. They don't stay put for long. I saw it landed on her head and snapped that one really quick. Then I tried to back up to get her whole face and it flew away.
     
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    4 is :bowdown:

    105 :love:
     
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    damn those insects and their short attention span :mad:
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    I like 4, a lot. :bigthumb:
     
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    I like both 3 and 4
     
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    I feel kind of bad, your chameleon pictured turned out better than mind I did a couple of months ago. of course mine was through glass in a dark building :crying:

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    Thanks!

    Haha I still like yours too. Don't cry little one. I tried to get them to take him out of the cage so I could snap a better shot but they wouldn't.
     
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    Formula-95 2:32 PM 5-13-09 Never Forget, Hamburglar OT Supporter

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    tripod or hand held?
     
  13. Dwight Schrute

    Dwight Schrute New Member

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    Hand held.
     
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    wow, first butterfly pic FTW!!
     
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    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    looks good
     

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