Thursday, 9 May 2013

Butterfly proboscis (macro)

A couple of shots I snatched on a recent visit to London Zoo. It was fascinating watching how the butterflies 'taste' with their feet and how they then uncurl their proboscis to take in water and nectar.

Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100mm prime macro lens, 1/160th sec, f/3.2, ISO 500

Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100mm prime macro lens, 1/160th sec, f/3.2, ISO 500

Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100mm prime macro lens, 1/200th sec, f/16, ISO 200, with flash


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    1. Thanks Toffeeapple. Much appreciated – Tim

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  2. Fab detail Tim,superb macro.
    John.

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    1. Thanks both. Much appreciated – Tim

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  3. Superb macros, especially the last one Tim.

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