Gone in a split second

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© Maria Laakso
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UploadedDecember 13, 2008
TakenAugust 5, 2008
MakeCanon
ModelCanon PowerShot A710 IS
Exposure1/640 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length5.8 mm
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I was taking photos of this lady bug while it was on a thistle. It crawled up my knuckle and good thing I pressed the shutter quick enough prior to its flight.

9 responses

  • Shannon Tunks

    Shannon Tunks gave props (13 Dec 2008):

    Nice capture! Great shot!

  • j. alexander mesina

    j. alexander mesina said (13 Dec 2008):

    is it me or is that a GIANT lady bug?

  • Martie Last

    Martie Last gave props (14 Dec 2008):

    Great catch!

  • Maria Laakso

    Maria Laakso said (14 Dec 2008):

    Thanks for the comments!
    @j.mesina- it's you :-)

  • Neil Woo

    Neil Woo said (29 Dec 2008):

    wow you got some great macros well done

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield said (29 Jun 2009):

    Yes, truly truly, I am jealous of your macro. And your steady hand. And the fact that ladybugs like you enough to pose (wink) for you.

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    HOw superb!

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (4 Feb 2010):

    Nice macro work interestingly executed.

  • MARCO MEYO

    MARCO MEYO   gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    WoW Awesome Shot!!!.... STUNNING!!!!.... did I mention WoW!

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