This afternoon’s insects

A few shots from the garden:

A small hover fly rests on yarrow.

details:
Canon MP-E 65mm 1-5x macro lens on a Canon EOS 7D
ISO 100, f/13, 1/250 sec, diffuse flash


Aphids on pipevine

details:
Canon MP-E 65mm 1-5x macro lens on a Canon EOS 7D
ISO 100, f/13, 1/250 sec, flash behind leaf


mating craneflies

details:
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 macro lens on a Canon EOS 7D
ISO 100, f/9, 1/200 sec, diffuse overhead flash

4 thoughts on “This afternoon’s insects”

    1. The weather is cold and rainy here. Insects are disinclined to fly under these conditions, so it was relatively simple to plan and line up the shot I wanted.

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