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Published: September 28, 2013
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Emarald damselfly (Lestens sponsa)
I stacked 6 photos to increase the depth of field. To reach such a magnification I adapted a Schneider-Kreuznach enlarger lens on a bellow.
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dorenna's avatar
Excellent macro, would really like to see the bellows attachment?
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LiettoreHobbyist General Artist
Incredible capture!
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masrayStudent
Have a nikon D610,want to learn macro shooting.

Can I get similar effect with other nikon lens?
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OmnivoreArtProfessional General Artist
So outside the stacking this is all in camera? No color enhancement? Amazingly well done. I have stacked photos of small jewelry for the same reason but that's a stationary object. I have thought about a custom made high speed camera that adjusts the focus with each frame. So you could make this kind of stacked image with a moving target. Then some software that would analyze each frame and blend them. WAY beyond my abilities/funds but it's fun to think about these things.
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HardCoreCrocomireStudent General Artist
in bug world standards... INSTANT DEATH XD
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Anoya Photographer
I've featured your work here: APN Daily Deviations - October! Heart
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Jac888Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful!
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TeaPhotographyProfessional General Artist
So stunning! And huge congrats!! :trophy:
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iKatie22Hobbyist General Artist
This is truly outstanding! amazing detail in bug and the water. Very crisp clean focus on the bug.
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LOVE this. Well done!

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Shayele82Hobbyist Photographer
Wow - wonderful :heart:  : )
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HaupieStudioStudent Digital Artist
Stunning! omfg
JekyllFenreed's avatar
If bugs could wear jewelery...
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Wow, seriously stunning picture!
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AvaNattura Photographer
its unbelievable how beautiful it is!
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SchneefuechsinHobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconcongratsddplz:
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Moonstar149Student Artist
What bug sits there and gets rained on? hahaha XD nice shot btw...a lil creeped out thoguh 
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gokuyertProfessional Photographer
holy hell amazing capture
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breerothmanProfessional Digital Artist
Congrats on the DD! :love:
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TheCreatorOfSoftenStudent Digital Artist
This is a really amazing photo. :wow: So much detail of this tiny insect can be seen, it's really amazing. :D
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WOW... that's all I can say.
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