I have been looking at all the insect macro photos which you put on .So I thought I would give it ago.And I must say it was not as easy as I thought,Everytime I got my camera ready the insect had flew away. Still I manged to get a couple


21 Jul, 2011
mike said:

You did well Donna - close ups are not easy - particularly like the yellow poppy shots

21 Jul, 2011
johnponting said:

Whole new area of interest for you Donna. Like everything, practice makes it easier.

21 Jul, 2011

You did excellent. I particularly like #2

21 Jul, 2011
saucy said:

These are great.

I love the second shot with the bees` proboscis out ready to get more pollen and the pollen on his hind legs. Just brilliant!

When I get as good as you lot I may have a go at this macro lark. :0)

21 Jul, 2011
eje said:

Love No 2 the pollen laden Honey bee and the last 2 of the Marmalade hover flies, this was the one that started me on the macro trail.

21 Jul, 2011
welshie said:

They're excellent Donna. Eric has got me looking at the world of insects in a whole new way.

21 Jul, 2011
robashfield said:

Nice ones donna,love the last 2...

21 Jul, 2011
donna said:

This wholebsite has really taught me a lot about taking photos, And its all thanks to the regulars which use it, and give advise to us who are no so proffesional. xxxxxxxxxxxxx

21 Jul, 2011
donna said:

And those who can not spell LOL

21 Jul, 2011
donna said:

Eja I did not realise that they are marmalade hoover flys. I just found them easyer to photo as they stayed still a few secounds longer than the rest of the insects I can see why you got hooked on Macro.Whatch this space LOL

21 Jul, 2011
david said:

Super shots, Donna. If any, Nos 2 and 5 my faves. Btw, Mike, not yellow poppy, but Nasturtium. :-) However, I did not know of the Marmalade Hover Fly, Eric. You learn so much here!

22 Jul, 2011
muddywalters said:

A great blog with excellent shots Donna. The bug has 'bitten' hasn't it - I really fancy a go myself and if the sun ever comes out again, I will be hunting my garden mini-beasts!

22 Jul, 2011
littlewren said:

brilliant blog and photos is fab but so are they you say so hard when they dont stay still long...I always have trouble with getting the focus...

24 Jul, 2011
bonkersbon said:

A delightful set of close up photos Donna..

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