Walfred Photography

Insects

Recently I started practicing with a Nikon 85mm macro lens. It has  shallow depth of field and forget about auto-focus. When it comes to insects flitting about, the auto focus is too slow!  I found the secret is to take 50 to 100 shots to get the one single photo I wanted!  

    

A green dragonfly basks on a backyard deck. Incredible wing venation!

        

Red Admiral butterfly readies its proboscus for nectar

   

Interrupted a private moment between Japanese beetles

        

A honeybee makes a lacecap landing (hydrangea)

          

    

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