May 17th, 2011 - Day 137
Saw this little guy today and I ran back inside to get my camera, crossing my fingers he would still be there. Thankfully, he was, but that was the easy part. The hard part was the fact that it was SO windy outside. Try using your macro to shoot something so small when it is so windy...all you get is blur and I WAS using a tripod. So yeah, I took over a hundred shots and this was the best that came out. It is still somewhat blurry and not as crisp as I would like, but I did the best I could with the conditions I was given.
Truthfully, I never get tired of photographing insects with my macro. Although flowers might look prettier with the macro, there is something cool about seeing an insect up close. Hell, I wish I had a better macro so I could get even closer. For now, what I have works awesome and I wish that there were more interesting insects (outside, of course) that I could photograph around here. I believe I have done bees, ladybugs, and a fly, but that is about it that I can remember.
But what about you, what do you prefer pictures of - insects or flowers?