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"GO AWAY!!! im sleeping! part 2 - 3:1 life size

 
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Apr 28, 2008 07:25 |  #1

I got 2 shots of this miner bee and luckily 1 come out ok..here is that shot taken at 3:1 life size.shot where it lives..in side a drilled hole

all tho i shot raw this image has only had usm 100-1-0.i then ran noise where professional like i do o every shot i take.no other pp was done to this shot.The exposure was spot on
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Apr 28, 2008 09:32 |  #2

maybe its laying eggs. are cookoos solitary bees?


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Apr 28, 2008 10:50 |  #3

Jay Lowery wrote in post #5419478 (external link)
maybe its laying eggs. are cookoos solitary bees?

male and female live in the same hole by the looks of it?


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Apr 29, 2008 13:21 |  #4

nice shot!


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Apr 29, 2008 13:27 |  #5

johnkermit1 wrote in post #5428011 (external link)
nice shot!

doing my head in it is..i cant seem to shoot them..the last week i cant get close enough.they wont sit still..even in the cold...this was only shot i could get when it was poking its head out of the hole licking some honey i wiped on it.
thanks for commenting havent seen any bee or wasp shots from u yet?if u have taken them i missed them,


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Apr 29, 2008 13:29 |  #6

no...i havent got any ...since i got the lens anyway...but nothing in a while. no bees, no paper wasps...though i did see a little one (wasp of some sort), it flew off though..
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Apr 29, 2008 19:08 |  #7

put the MPE-65 away and shoot with the efs 60, better for bees.


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Apr 29, 2008 19:28 |  #8

racketman wrote in post #5430058 (external link)
put the MPE-65 away and shoot with the efs 60, better for bees.

i want face shots at 3:1..im hooked on the mpe :D


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Apr 30, 2008 00:51 |  #9

Like it MJ, good shot.


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Apr 30, 2008 04:03 |  #10

racketman wrote in post #5430058 (external link)
put the MPE-65 away and shoot with the efs 60, better for bees.

if i had a set of tubes for my 60mm i would probably use it more.


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