Selection of Philippine avian wildlife all captured in habitat, plus nature and miscellaneous images.

A bee up close

This unidentified bee (or is it a fly?) was resting on a leaf and I had to mount 37 mm worth of extension tubes to be able to focus closer and make the tiny subject (between 10 – 15 mm long) bigger in the frame.

Shooting Info - Paranaque City, Philippines, May 26, 2008, Canon 40D + EF 100 2.8 USM macro + stacked EF 12/25 extension tubes, near MFD, tripod/geared head, remote switch, MF via Live View, near full frame, built-in flash at - 1 1/3 FEC.


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