Spidey

Clicked this spider which was crawling the wall, used lens reversal technique to get this magnified image.

Spider

EXIF:

Canon 500D, 1/200 shutter

ISO-1600, 50mm reversed

What i liked:

  • Sharp eyes
  • Magnification of the subject

House Fly

Shot of a common house fly resting on some cloth in the backyard of the house. Clicked this using the Lens Reversal technique which gave some good magnification, did some cropping too.

House Fly

EXIF:

Canon 500D at 1/200, 50mm reversed

ISO-1000

What i liked:

  • Nice magnified image of the fly
  • Sharpness in the image.

Praying Mantis

Shot of a praying mantis which was sitting right outside my house on the balcony grill. To have this shot, i quickly ran in and got the cam with the right lens and clicked it. The red color in the background was of one of the cars parked ­čÖé

Shot of a praying mantis

EXIF:

Canon 500D at F/8 and 1/250s shutter

ISO-400 at 225 mm focal length

What i liked:

  • Crispy image, sharp eyes
  • red bokeh

Lizard catching its Prey

Another shot of the same garden lizard (Calotes versicolor) just before pouncing on its prey, shot inside the office campus.

Calotes versicolor

EXIF:

Canon 500D at F/8 and 1/250s

ISO-100 at 250 mm focal length

What i liked:

  • Sharp and fearful eyes
  • Positive Space

 

Garden Lizard Posing

Clicked this garden lizard also known as “´╗┐´╗┐Calotes versicolor” inside my office campus somewhere in the back gardens. Liked the way it was posing for us, so is the title.

Calotes versicolor

EXIF:

Canon 500D at F/13 and 1/250 s

ISO-1250 at 163mm focal length

What i liked:

  • Sharp image
  • The posing style of course

Dragon Fly

Shot of a dragon fly that i found some morning when i was out to capture butterfly pics and sunrise.

Dragon Fly

EXIF:

Canon 500D at F/6.3 and 1/320 s shutter

ISO-250 at 250mm focal length

What i liked in the image:

  • Sharpness in the eyes
  • Bokeh

What i didn’t like:

  • Bit highlighted background, had it been dark, it would have been a better shot.

Insect: Macro shot

My first attempt at the Macro Photography but without using any macro lens or filter. Used Reverse Lens technique to achieve good amount of magnification.

Insect ID unknown

EXIF:

Canon 500D at 1/60 shutter and reverse lens

ISO-3200 with 50mm reversed

What i liked in the image:

  • Sharpness in the eye/image

What i didn’t like:

  • Grain due to high ISO

Firmly held: Damsel Fly

Clicked this beautiful damsel fly for the first time with my Cybershot camera while on the Photowalk at the Rock Garden at Chandigarh, India.

Firmly held

EXIF:

Sony H-20 at F/4.4 and 1/80 shutter

ISO-80 at 63 mm focal length. Spot metering

What i liked about the image:

  • Blue color of the fly
  • Sharpness in the image
  • Beautifully captured eyes of the fly