Grill Marks

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© Ron LaFond
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Fresh off the grill - I'd say this fly is well done! I couldn't resist the theme for this one. A hamburger seemed cliche. This seemed so much more appropriate! :-)

The trap on this Venus Fly Trap is only about 1.5 cm (3/4") long. If you look closely you'll see a fly that it has trapped. You might be able to see the outline of the fly's body, a wing and that fine dark line below the wing is a leg. Life ends. Life goes on.

Try it in 'Lightbox' . . . a little salt and pepper, some catsup. . . .

Canon 40D
EF 100mm macro
100mm
F/2.8
1/4 sec.
ISO-200
Manual
I also used the mirror lock-up function and a wired remote shutter release.

11 responses

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (2 Jun 2011):

    Or as the Chinese would say.....you want flies with that?!? LOL @ your take on the theme!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (5 Jun 2011):

    This is a fantastic macro!!! Great timing too!!!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (6 Jun 2011):

    LOL @ Susan's comment:) I also agree with Regenia, great macro and wonderful entry Ron.

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (7 Jun 2011):

    Excellent macro!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 Jun 2011):

    Rockin' JPG's Theme Park (perfectly).

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (21 Jun 2011):

    a neat capture :-) for you AND venus! Just couldn't resist Ron.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (24 Jun 2011):

    Now that's what I call a "Well Done" entry, lol,,fabulous Ron !

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   gave props (1 Aug 2011):

    I need a few of those planted around here. Its been years since I have seen one of these. Thanks.

  • Lynn Pepper

    Lynn Pepper gave props (10 Aug 2011):

    Awesome!

  • Raul Bravo

    Raul Bravo said (27 Sep 2011):

    Had one.... but died....

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper   gave props (4 Jan 2013):

    I almost missed this one entirely and Venus Fly Traps are right up there for me with gyroscopes and 25 cent picture booths. This is an amazing capture.

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