Macro Photo & Video

Maddie:  in 2011 family picture album

Punta Cana:  Tachinid (parasitic fly)?

Object: FZ35 - 1 (4000x3000, f/4.5, 1/30 sec., ISO-400, focal-length=5mm (35mm focal length equi. = 27mm), Metering mode=Pattern, Flash, Aperture Priority, No digital Zoom)

Four-toothed Mason Wasp (Monobia quadridens) : GH2 - 1   

Blueburry: Raynox DCR-250

Coin (reversing 14-42mm lens w/o ring, just put in front of the body):  extend the lens to full (42mm) | wide open aperture | remove B+W UV filter | ISO-160

Video:   Muskrat


Note: for FZ35, to get close-up, don't set AF Mode to "AF Tracking."

AF Mode


AF MACRO: as close as 1cm (1x) to 2m (4x-10x).  Tele-macro: as close as 1m (11x-18x).

Nice photo found on Web:

Green Darner or Common Green Darner (Anax junius):