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Alan Cann
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By The Dawn's Not So Early Light
The wrong kind of HDR. O. T. T. Sony ILCE-6000 E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS f16 16mm ISO 100 5 stop HDR.
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Mycena capillaris
If you go down to the woods today ... you're likely to find a middle aged photographer rooting through the leaf litter looking for fungi. Beech is rare in these parts so it's a treat to find Mycena capillaris growing on decaying leaves. This species is prob...
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Dicyrtomina saundersi
Dicyrtomina saundersi admiring my ability to add scale bars to macro shots. But not as much as me. Sony ILCE-6000 Canon MP-E 65mm F2.8 G SSM f11 1/200 ISO 100
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Close to home
I'm sitting at the computer entering records of observations into NatureSpot . An annoying little fly is flying around and keeps landing on the screen. I take a closer look at it. It looks like a Moth Fly , very difficult to identify to species level, but t...
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It's nice but it's not Friday
The light on Friday morning was special, with a quality that only happens once or twice a year. I knew it but I was trapped. Plenty of other photographers knew it too, even sharing their indoor spaces where the extraordinary light had penetrated. I was frus...
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Note to self - remember to look up occasionally
Beech is a rarity in these parts so it was a pleasure so spend the morning in some of the best beechwood I've found in the county, with a little bit of sun occasionally to light it up. I spent most of the morning searching through beechmast for Beechmast Ca...
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German Wasp
The Germans are Blitzkrieging my Fatsia japonica . But at least their highlights are well diffused. German Wasp, Vespula germanica . Sony ILCE-6000 Canon MP-E 65mm F2.8 G SSM f11 1/125 ISO 100
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Minions
I've been feeling guilty about the MP-E 65mm languishing in a cupboard - in a Supertoys Last All Summer Long kinda way, so I pull it out and give it some love. Being completely honest, I've never really got to grips with the MP-E 65mm. This isn't a lens you...
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False Saffron Milkcap
False Saffron Milkcap, Lactarius deterrimus . Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f11 1/160 ISO 400
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Heteromurus nitidus
Heteromurus nitidus , living happily in association with Yellow Meadow Ant, Lasius flavus . Just over 1mm long - note the red(ish) eyespot. Sony ILCE-6000 Canon MP-E 65mm F2.8 G SSM 5X f9 1/60 ISO 100
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