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thijs broekkamp
06-16-2010, 03:04 AM
I Saw this nice insect between the grass. Like to hear you comments.

Sigma 150mm, tripod,f 7.1, 1/200e, iso 400


Julie Kenward
06-16-2010, 07:30 AM
Thijs, I'd take a bit off the top so the insect is higher up in the frame. Lovely BG and good details on the insect. Too bad that one antenna was OOF so much. Not a deal breaker but would have been a big bonus to get them both in the focal plane. ;)

Roman Kurywczak
06-16-2010, 10:14 AM
Hi Thijs,
I like Jules idea of taking a bit off the top.....if you use the browser and scroll you will get a good idea of how it looks with the crop. I'm OK with this as presented because the BG is great but did you try sacrificing some SS for more DOF? Not sure how quick the bug moved but figured I'd ask.
Very nicely done overall and the small crop will further strengthen this IMO.

thijs broekkamp
06-16-2010, 11:29 AM
Thanks for the comments!

I made two different crops. What do you think?
Oh en what does SS en IMO mean?



sandy richards
06-16-2010, 12:57 PM
Thija, The second vertical crop is great.
Nice, simple image wgood detail and colors. Nits already noted.
Cheers -


Paul Lagasi
06-16-2010, 07:51 PM
Thijs, very nicely captured, sharp where it has to be, like the 2nd vertical crop...other missing antenna can easily be copied and cloned

Allen Sparks
06-16-2010, 09:06 PM
As the others, I like the second vertical crop the best considering the subject placement in the frame. Since you used a tripod, I'm wondering if you could have used a narrower aperture to squeeze more DOF in the lower abdomen area.