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Foveola

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Foveola last won the day on 1 November 2014

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About Foveola

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    Southwest Michigan
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    Photography and all things mechanical
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  1. Foveola

    sooc girl portrait

    Armando: She is lovely, nice peek a boo pose, flying hair, head tilt, all good. Cheers Randy
  2. Foveola

    POTW #445 - atpaula

    Congrats Atpaula! Lots of fine images this week. Thanks for the nomination Andreas. Cheers Randy
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    Great tit in our little garden

    Than by all means, enjoy the birds and take mental pictures! Cheers Randy
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    Great tit in our little garden

    Joergen: Ah yes, the joys of small bird photography! I do a little bird photography, so appreciate the challenges. The standard kit for such fellows is a 600 with TC, but when you have a feeder or nest box, less will do. A lot of folks use a 300mm f/4 with TC to get a portable and not too expensive rig. The new 300mm f/4 might be an interesting choice as well, if you get serious! The newer 80-400 VR can do quite well also, esp on a crop body. Cheers Randy
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    Mosquitoes are a real pain in the butt

    Thanks Chris: The purple color in the water comes from nearby flowers. Cheers Randy
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    More Roadside Color

    Bill: We have echinacea in our gardens, one of my favorites. Agree that the first post is too cool, and that the second batch a bit too warm, so perhaps 75% of the way to the second batch would work well. I prefer the second composition. Cheers Randy
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    Mosquitoes are a real pain in the butt

    Thanks Alan & Bill: Bill: re the DOF. I wish the body was a bit crisper, and the mosquito was more in focus, but thanks for your positive vote! Cheers Randy This was taken with the Em5 and the 40-150 kit lens. Makes me wonder what I could do with the 40-150 pro.
  8. Taken this AM. I didn't see the mosquito until after processing the image. Note the full red belly (frog blood unfortunately) Went for a fairly low angle here . My left hand was in the water to support the camera. Wish I had more depth of field, but tripod was out of the question for this shot, so tried to make the best of it. Advice and comments always appreciated. Cheers Randy
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    POTW #441 - JohnBrew

    John: Congrats on the star trails, dramatic. Lots of excellent images this week, and congrats to all those nominated. Cheers Randy
  10. Foveola

    Power and trust....

    Tony: The sense of power comes through strongly! Sharp and well exposed. I am with you on the fun of shooting an event like this. My only issue with this image is the mane covering the riders lower face. Keep them coming. Cheers Randy
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    Long lens rig, can you believe it?

    Tony: When I saw that, I just laughed. I am pretty emotionally secure, but not sure I could be seen with that rig! It is an interesting concept, but between the color and the wheels, a bit to nerdy, even for me! Cheers Randy
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    Standing tall - Hooded merganser hen

    Thanks Chris and Werner. Chris - hadn't been bothered by the red spot, but would be an easy fix Werner - yes the green area is water Cheers Randy
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    Withington manor horse trials.....

    Tony: Very nice series. Love the framing/comp on #2. Makes me look forward to our local horse trials in August, but first I have some summer loon photography to take care of! Cheers Randy
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    Modern Nest-Building Material

    Interesting behavour for sure. The image is a bit dark for my tastes. Cheers Randy
  15. Foveola

    An Unusual visitor

    Must have needed a break from flying, so used the available perch. Cheers Randy
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