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by Ken Ramos
Fri Jul 28, 2006 2:45 am
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: Just Another Fly
Replies: 2
Views: 7781

No problem on the lichen ID Doug, you're quite welcome. :D I once thought of studying the things but I have too many interests as it is already :lol: I love nature study, so many things too little time! Thanks Doug! :D
by Ken Ramos
Thu Jul 27, 2006 6:46 pm
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: Just Another Fly
Replies: 2
Views: 7781

Just Another Fly

Image
EOS 350D
1/500 sec. @ f/4.5 ISO 400
EF 100mm f/2.8 Canon Macro USM
Daylight
by Ken Ramos
Thu Jul 27, 2006 6:09 pm
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: Another beetle
Replies: 5
Views: 10545

Oh, okay. I kind of thought that looked like a wild carrot but I wasn't sure. The spiny things threw me off for a second. Thanks Nikola. :D
by Ken Ramos
Thu Jul 27, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: Another beetle
Replies: 5
Views: 10545

Wow! Seen a lot of "stink bugs" in my time but never one that had this kind of coloration. What kind of plant is it on? Great shot! :D
by Ken Ramos
Thu Jul 27, 2006 5:12 pm
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: Female Stag Beetle
Replies: 2
Views: 8337

Seems as though I have seen one of these guys before Graham. Tuff looking bugs they are. A very nice macro indeed. :D
by Ken Ramos
Thu Jul 27, 2006 4:54 pm
Forum: Community Members and Friends
Topic: Where I Live
Replies: 2
Views: 6218

These are wonderful images Nikola and I thank you for sharing them in this thread. :D In my travels I have experienced many things in many different cultures but when it comes to our homelands it seems, sometimes, that we all share something in common. An interesting language you have there also. Th...
by Ken Ramos
Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:57 pm
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: Some tropical Butterflies
Replies: 1
Views: 9550

Wow Doug, that is wild! :shock: I have never seen a butterfly that looked like a leaf, fantastic! :D
by Ken Ramos
Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:56 pm
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: Violet Ground Beetle (Carabus violaceus)
Replies: 6
Views: 12514

Fantastic image George! :D A lot of folks are using these stacking programs now and are getting, like yours, excellent results with them. I have not as yet used them, guess I just old fashioned. :lol:
by Ken Ramos
Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:52 pm
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: June Bug
Replies: 5
Views: 11003

Thanks Doug :D Ever take one of these and tie it to a cats tail with a piece of sewing thread. What a hoot! :lol: :lol:
by Ken Ramos
Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:50 pm
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: Under flower drama
Replies: 4
Views: 10301

Yep another case of "fast food" that "wasn't fast enough." :lol: A fantastic shot Nikola! :D
by Ken Ramos
Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:48 pm
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: Lichen on the stone
Replies: 6
Views: 11593

Ha! :D I found it, "Caloplaca inconspecta," in other words a "Seaside Firedot Lichen." :D
(Ref: Lichens of North America (on the web)
by Ken Ramos
Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:43 pm
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: Flower and lichen
Replies: 3
Views: 12517

A nice photo there Rik. :D I am no expert on these things but the lichen could be Rhizocarpon geographicum or in laymans terms a "Map Lichen." :)
by Ken Ramos
Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:36 pm
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: Horsefly
Replies: 16
Views: 53938

These are some really great photos :D , as usual...wouldn't expect anything less from ya Charlie :lol: but I have a question about that MP. I have been thinking of getting one of those; in your photograph of the set up, is that the "entire lens as is" you are showing or are there some add-ons or ada...
by Ken Ramos
Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:10 am
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: spider
Replies: 3
Views: 11184

This is a view we seldom see of spiders, appears as though there is a strand of silk coming from the spinners and a great use of kitchenware. :wink: A very good shot of the crawler along with some creative thinking. Nice work Paul. :D
by Ken Ramos
Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:03 am
Forum: Macro and Close-up Photography Gallery
Topic: June Bug
Replies: 5
Views: 11003

Thanks for the comments guys! :D With almost everything being green and very little color in everything else, I was pleased with how this image turned out. I am looking forward to the late summer and early fall when things start to get a little more color in them. The hot and humid weather we have h...