Focus Stacked Hover

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  1. allie_c

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    The same hover from the previous post but this time a focus stack of 2 shots.
    Canon 30D, MPE-65 and 430EX speedlite.

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    Nice one, pity it is a bit close to the bottom of the frame.
    I prefer the full shot of the bug rather than extreme close ups, but if you can get both, even better. (Probably a bit of jealousy talking there as well :cool:)
    Are you sure the hover wasn't dead? You get within 1 inch then have enough time to shoot various focus shots for a stack :clap:

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    I'm finding these stacked focus shots quite remarkable. Really good stuff.

    On the subject of hoverflies, I found this on Flickr - quite a stunning shot. Clearly the guy has his 1Dmk3 focus sorted!

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    Thanks Tobers:thumbsup:

    That is a cracker of a shot. Not easy to get.

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    Actually, hovers are one of the easier bugs to get in flight, because, well, they hover. Here's one I did earlier with the Sigma 70-300 APO.

    Natural light and handheld.

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    Thats an excellent shot Jomike. Lovely light.
     

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