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About Esotericman

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  1. I abhor unethical treatment of invertebrates for photography reasons. The topic gets more and more attention in the hobby as it should.
  2. This is the second time Dallas has publicly admitted to things he was not proud of and moved forward. While I'm not a huge user of the community, I do have utter respect for the leadership. I hope it manages to hang on in this facebook/iphone driven world.
  3. Did you use Bug Slabber or another short cut to save processing time? Cute spider too, thanks for sharing, I suspect it took many hours from start to finish?
  4. Thanks
  5. Is trying to use the 1-5x MP-E 65 from Canon less functional that the 2x and 5x objectives? I am in need of a focus stack system for research purposes, and just do not want to learn Canon (time constraints). Thanks. Oh, and of course, many of these images have been truly phenomenal. Christian
  6. Could you share what camera and filters? Thanks and KILLER photo.
  7. Now I very much regret the gimped buffer on my Nikon 7100. I can not imagine trying to hand hold for 50+ images. Nicely done, very nicely done.
  8. I am quite sorry for the delay asking you this, but could you provide some information such as number of images an if it was hand held or not? I plan on moving into some stacking but I'm stuck on how to go about it with live insects. I really do dig the eye melting colors and sharpness!
  9. Were these against glass? It's a great take on the inflorescences.
  10. The pattern is to prevent birds from flying through the web, it's costly to build them. And yes, they're harmless to humans. I have piles of useless junk in my head, sadly not enough photography know how yet.
  11. Great images Ann. I'm a complete narb on post-processing, but if folks want spider pictures, those I can do!
  12. Catch it in full fruit as well, there are some great textures to be had.
  13. Tokina 100mm f2.8, I have piles of spider images. Not "artsy" per se, but that's not my reason for taking them.
  14. Testing the new lens out, it's been some time since I've posted.
  15. I hope a change in the site owner's attitude effects the entire community. It takes real steel to admit so widely a mistake might have been made. I respect your choice to teach by being an example, way to go Dallas.