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April 8, 2014 - 8 went

The Little Things~Macro Photography Critique

To Bee or not to Bee.

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Added by Tom R.
on Apr 9, 2014.


  • Mary

    Great stopping of the action shot!

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  • David G.

    Handheld with your instamatic, I presume?

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  • Tom R.

    Instamatic! Funny! Actually this took many failed attempts. I finally figured out how to do it. Pick a popular blossom that gets a lot of traffic. Set the camera on a tripod and manually focus somewhere in the flightpath. Set the camera on hi speed burst mode (my one does 11 fps). You need a remote shutter release. Wait. Wait longer. When a bee gets into the target zone - let it rip. If you are lucky - you get one picture with the bee in focus.

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  • A former member

    What an action shot!! Great surroundings and clarity of bee & blossoms!

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  • A former member

    Good job Tom!

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  • Mary

    Really an excellent photo!

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