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Thread: ants and macro

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    Member lenscreep's Avatar
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    27 Jan 2011
    cranbourne east
    Quote Originally Posted by ving View Post
    found this guide to shooting ants that might come in handy for those who like shooting them
    thanks for the site..
    great idea...

  2. #22
    Good stuff. I've tried on many occassions to take ant photos but have never been successful. Maybe this will help.

  3. #23
    Good tips.


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    Drifter, Racer and Picture Taker Bennymiata's Avatar
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    08 Oct 2010
    Just read this post today.
    Funny, I was playing around with my Canon 60mm macro yesterday, and took a short video of some ants at work in my backyard.
    I saw a small line of them, and so I put down a piece of food from my cats' bowl, and watched them go at it.
    Looks small on you-tube, but the full file is amazingingly clear.
    Sorry for the bad focus, as i was handholding the camera and adjustingthe focus manually.
    Next time, I'll use a smaller lens opening to get better DOF.
    All my photos are taken with recycled pixels.
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    Wisdom, is knowing not to serve it in a fruit salad.

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    26 Aug 2008
    Hills District, Sydney
    Got to try this one day. Good tips, thanks.
    EOS 450D + EF 50mm f/1.8 II prime + EF-S 18-55mm

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