Week 18 – Becky

Leaf Beetle

Another backyard find.  From what I can tell after searching the internet this looks like a leaf beetle.

Cropped and sharpened.  Shot with Olympus TG4.  Settings f4.9, 1/320sec, iso800, 18mm, microscope mode.

Happy Clicking!

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Week 18 – Robin

NewbornFrogWe have a small container of duckweed that we use to feed the fish. Recently tiny baby frogs started showing up and I couldn’t resist taking some shots. He’s less than an inch long and wears the duckweed on his little head. 🙂

Used Canon 6D and 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS. Settings were 1/100s, f/7.1,ISO 400.

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Week 17 – Becky

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Stare Down

I believe this little guy is called a Click beetle.  He doesn’t look happy having a camera shoved in his face.  Oh well, I needed my weekly photo 🙂

Shot with Olympus TG4 on microscope mode.  Settings were f4.4, 1/320sec, iso125 and 14mm.

Happy Cicking!

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Week 17 – Robin

Pantropical Jumper

Pantropical Jumper (Plexippus paykulli)

My husband and I went out this afternoon to take some photos, but it started raining right after we started. 😦 I snapped a few of this jumping spider on my car. A pantropical jumper spider. I have seen a few of these around lately in other places. They are cool looking and move quickly.

Used a Canon 6D and a 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS lens. Settings were 1/640 sec; f/5.6; ISO 100.

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Week 16 – Becky

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Lady Bug, Lady Bug, Fly away home

Wow I always thought lady bugs had spots or not spots.  Never seen one with stripes until now.  Searched on the internet and saw they can have other markings.  How very cool!  Shot with Olympus TG-4 on microscope mode.  Cropped, boost contrast and sharpened. Settings were f4.9,iso640,1/400sec.

Happy Clicking!

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Week 15 – Becky

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Shedding some skin!!!!

My son found the snake skin in our garden.  It is amazing you can still see such detail where the eye, mouth and scales were.  Nature and all living creatures are amazing.  Shot with DSLR Nikon300s and 105mm.  Boost contrast and cropped along with some sharpening.  Settings were ISO400, f3.5, 1/40sec, Aperture Priority and handheld.

Happy Clicking!!!

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Week 15 – Judy

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Drops of Sap

My friend had a large pine tree cut down in her yard.  I noticed the shiny drops of sap coming thru the tree stump and the cool tree rings. This tree had been thru lots of history. You can see a very distorted reflection of the camera and some palm tree tops in the sap.

Taken on microscope mode with my Olympus TG-4. Edited on the iPad. Used Snapseed to enhance detail, and applied the glamour glow filter. Settings were f/4.9, ISO 800, 1/160 sec at 100mm (downloaded Photoshop Fix App on my iPad…it shows settings…yeh!).

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