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Mantis Maintenance
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Published: October 26, 2015
Technique: Sometimes the subject I'm shooting gets so use to me being close that it just goes about its business as if I'm not there. All I had to do is set the camera to under expose the natural light in the background, and I shaded the subject so that the flash was the only significant light source on the mantis (to freeze motion).

Tech Specs: Canon 70D (F11, 1/125, ISO 200) + a Canon EF-S 60mm macro lens with 25mm of extension + a diffused MT-24EX (flash head "A" set as the key and "B" as the fill, with the key on a Kaiser flash shoes). This is a single, uncropped, frame taken hand held.
Image size
5472x3648px 2.18 MB
IMAGE DETAILS
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 70D
Shutter Speed
1/125 second
Aperture
F/11.0
Focal Length
60 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Oct 25, 2015, 12:07:46 PM
Software
Adobe Photoshop Elements 13.0 (Windows)
Sensor Size
22mm
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Thanks :)
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I love the details of its mouth parts and the highlighted facets of those golden eyes. Beautifully captured! :clap:
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Beautiful  :)
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Thanks :)
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Thanks :)
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