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Spring macro photos of CP's

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Hi guys

I live in Australia and things are just getting started here.

After many years using a compact camera I recently upgraded to an SLR and a 150mm f2.8 Sigma macro lens.

Since it was a nice sunny day and numerous plants were flowering and looking good I decided to test out the new lens and was very happy with the results.

Especially as all of the images were taken hand held without the use of a tripod or flash.

I hope you enjoy the photos.

Cheers

Steve

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D. pauciflora

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D. pauciflora

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D. pauciflora, this form that I grow has 5-6cm flowers that only last approximately 3-6 hours for 1day! And is usually incredibly difficult to photograph unless it flowers on the weekend, but worth it when you do get to see the spectacle.

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S. flava var atropuprea 2 year old seedling with new spring pitchers.

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D. playpoda

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A rare anthocyanin free form of D. purpurescens

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D. macrantha "Swamp form"

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U. reniformis

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U. dichotoma "Lowland form - Grampians"

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U. lateriflora

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S. psittacina var okeefenokeensis with a jumping spider

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Close up front view of the jumping spider

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Close up side view of the jumping spider.

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After seeing these beautiful images i conclude that I still have a lot to improve the macro shots, at least i have someone to inspire me.

Best regards,

Rodrigo

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WOW, great pictures!

Thanks for taking the time to share them.

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