Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: A smiling Blenny - some supermacro

  1. #1
    Lifetime Member Mike Poole's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Location
    Manchester, England
    Posts
    2,761
    Threads
    267
    Thank You Posts

    Default A smiling Blenny - some supermacro

    Name:  Peeping-2nd-blenny-1600.jpg
Views: 26
Size:  579.2 KB

    I bought a supermacro converter for this trip - and what a massive surprise it was to me as to how to use it! Its a specially designed unit only suitable for underwater use, and needs to be only a couple of inches away from the subject - fun but tough!

    This little blenny has a permanent smiling face, but is only about half the size of the nail on your little finger. Fortunately, once they're used to you being there, they will sit and pose quite still

    Nikon D500 in a nauticam housing
    105 mm plus the nauticam super macro converter
    ISO 200
    1/125th f20
    twin Sea and Sea YS-D1 strobes

    Mike

  2. #2
    Macro and Flora Moderator Jonathan Ashton's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Wirral UK
    Posts
    12,665
    Threads
    1,896
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    You have that lighting sorted really well Mike, another different and interesting shot. Are those barnacle tentacles in the lower portion of the image? The title is very apt and I could see this doing well in competition.

  3. #3
    Lifetime Member Mike Poole's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Location
    Manchester, England
    Posts
    2,761
    Threads
    267
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Jonathan Ashton View Post
    You have that lighting sorted really well Mike, another different and interesting shot. Are those barnacle tentacles in the lower portion of the image? The title is very apt and I could see this doing well in competition.
    Thanks Jon, no barnacle tentacle here, they just live in thing holes in the rock and corals, a few bits of stay sea grass knocking around but thats about it

    Mike

  4. #4
    BPN Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    292
    Threads
    51
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Love this one! Great smiley face, well captured. Nicely composed in its hole. great image!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Web Analytics