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Fly and spider 2 by melvynyeo Fly and spider 2 by melvynyeo
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Octoboy-the-8th Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014
Sure is impressive being able to bag a fly of that size! Great shot of this grand battle of petite proportions!
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KingOvRats Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011   Traditional Artist
" - I'll bring her a fly. Hope she won't eat me then" XD
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Baher-Amin Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
very interesting and great capture.... well done.
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010
Thanks! :)
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otas32 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2009  Professional General Artist
Very cool! This shot proves that salticidaes are the Tigers of the insect world :)

I'm a Nikon guy myself, but I keep finding that macro fans prefer Canon. I haven't checked but I don't seem to recall you mentioning the Canon 65mm macro in here. Do you ever use it?
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2009
Both camp has their fair share of macro fans. I do have the mpe65. Here's a pic taken with it
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I love this lens but it's not very practical to use because the insects here are very active. Due to the close working distance, before i can focus, the insect will flee or the moments will be gone.
Now i just use my Tamron 90mm and if i need to get closer, i'll add a rayonx 250 closeup filter(+10).
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otas32 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2009  Professional General Artist
Yeah, I guess when you use such magnification, it will have to be early dawn shots when they're still sluggish from the cold.
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RudeEmperor3 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
...and that is all she wrote. Spider wins.
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009
Thanks! :)
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GEOvanneGEO Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2009
i wish my food was that big
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2009
LOL :)
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CursedNight Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow and they say small things do eat the bigger ones! I LOVE the details :O!
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2009
Thanks :)
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nadnad1992 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2008
AMAZING shot
*worships*
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2008
Thanks :)
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2008
Thanks :) I'm using Tamron 90mm macro lens with 40D:)
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grgbpm Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
amazing different of size between the flie and the spider ! :O
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Ashieepants Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2008
Goodness! The amount of detail captured is astounding! What lens are you using on your camera to get such close shots?
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Canon
Model
Canon EOS 40D
Shutter Speed
1/166 second
Aperture
F/10.0
Focal Length
90 mm
ISO Speed
500
Date Taken
Sep 14, 2008, 3:30:56 PM
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