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Category: Macro

Exif Information:
Orientation : 1
X Resolution : 143.055600
Y Resolution : 143.055600
Software : Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows

Published: Saturday 16th of July 2011 03:34:12 PM


Boeboe Fiel

This is an incredible close up: beautiful, well lit and terribly sharp. I'm speechless.

Rudolf Helmis

Excellent close-up Jody


Grigoriy A.
No comments needed! Real macro shot! 7+

Donn Dobkin

Wow.  I guess now I see what hurts so much.  Damn!  Awesome work here.

Dominick Marino

Amazing how clear this is throughout. 7s!

Gregory and Verena Sava

They drive our donkeys nuts! What equipment did you use?

Duilio Fiorille

Hi! ral awesome details and very good composition. The background isn't clear, with brushes passages it possible? Great macro anyway. What lens did you use?

Esteban Rios

Awesome picture!!!!!

Art Xanthopoulos
Impressive shot . Technically flawless . Compliments

pauline fowler

Macro at it's finest!



Monte Stinnett


James Paul Frank

too cool! look at that.. no wonder they hurt when they bite

A.K. Sircar

Jody, amazing macro-photography. My best rating for this image

Timo Hartikainen

Excellent details. 7.

Jody Melanson

This was photographed with a Canon 1D MK3, 3 extension tubes, Sigma 150mm, reversed 85/1.8. Mirror lockup and remote shutter release. 2 Goose neck LED lamps diffused with paper towels for lighting.


Thank you for all the kind words!

Walter Tatulinski

Not my favorite genre, but this is exceptional! Some Tech Details would certainly be welcome. Good photograph. Regards.

Ali Rezaeian

Excellent details , BG not perfect maybe !



Drew Sumrell

Amazing image and excellent execution.  Most interesting and educational.  Thanks for sharing.

Pierre Dumas
Excellent macro!

Real macro, perfectly technically rendered! Seven all the way!

Best regards Jody!


Agus Sudarmanto

Magnificent,but I am not sure this picture without focus stacker

Tamara Martoussevitch
Hi, Jody! Excellent macro! I think, I haven't seen a better one so far. Very close and very sharp. It would be good to know the details. All the best , Tamara

Gail Harmer

Wow, I don't know how I haven't come across your portfolio before. Now this REALLY IS MACRO !!! That is some 'set up' you have and it renders fantastic results. We're seeing so much more than we ever would otherwise.Congrats! very NICE WORK!!! Kind regards,Gail

Jody Melanson
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