Slug on a Lily

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    Drove home in a down-pour. When I got home I saw this guy munching away at my Wife's Lilies.

    Shot with a Sigma 2.8 90mm Macro + life-size lens. SB-600 hand-held in a DIY soft box (lumiquest III size) fired via CLS, Manual power 1/4.

    1. perfectday_s 71 months ago | reply

      Exceptional! congratulations!
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    2. George Reader DC 71 months ago | reply

      This wonderful photo deserves an Award!
      Great work!

    3. Noxinal 71 months ago | reply

      I was like WTF from the thumbnail preview. Nice lines!

    4. econo2 71 months ago | reply

      Great work!

    5. Flash Parker 70 months ago | reply

      spectacular! thanks for sharing the info on this.

      what is a life-size lens? A close up filter attachment?

    6. 70 months ago | reply

      The old Sigma 90mm Macro doesn't do 1:1 without an add-on lens. It's called a "Life-Size Adapter", but it's just a close-up attachment. I get very good IQ with it though - I don't hesitate to use it when I'm getting in close.

    7. Flash Parker 70 months ago | reply

      right on, that's interesting to know!
      I use the Nikkor 105mm and while the 1:1 is great I want to grab the Kenko extension tubes and try some crazy 5:1 stuff, if I can... your work is insipring!

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