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Mason Maintenance

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Published: March 19, 2018
The bad weather is really making it tough for the local pollinators. I was shooting this waterlogged Mason Bee when he started cleaning the water off of his fur.

Tech Specs: Canon 80D (F11, 1/250, ISO 200 due to Highlight Tone Priority) + a Canon MP-E 65mm macro lens (3x) + a diffused MT-26EX-RT ("A" flash head on a Kaiser adjustable flash shoe), E-TTL metering, -1/3 FEC, second curtain sync). This is a single, uncropped, frame taken hand held.
Image size
6000x4000px 3.39 MB
IMAGE DETAILS
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 80D
Shutter Speed
1/250 second
Aperture
F/11.0
Focal Length
65 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Mar 19, 2018, 7:06:12 PM
Software
Adobe Photoshop Elements 15.0 (Windows)
Sensor Size
22mm
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Cleanliness is next to beeliness.
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dalantechHobbyist Photographer
Indeed :)
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MajikkanBeingsUniteHobbyist General Artist
Aww, poor baby... he needs a tiny little bee towel.
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dalantechHobbyist Photographer
Yup :)
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cactuscowboyHobbyist Digital Artist
What a monster. I doubt I could have achieved such clarity with my Canon Rebel t6 18mp even if I had that fantastic lens. I like my rebel but I'm saving for an sl2 body. Tell me if I may be so bold to ask was that lens new when you bought it and what was the price. I see they're selling for over a grand USD. To rich for my pocket right now. Luck you! Keep posting and shooting.
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dalantechHobbyist Photographer
Technique and experience will do more for you than new gear.
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