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Old 07-30-2009, 11:26 PM   #1
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Default Photographing fireflies at night to catch their glow

Has ANYONE been able to pull this off?
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Old 07-30-2009, 11:50 PM   #2
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We rarely see fireflies around here. In my 30 years down here I've hardly seen them. That's one of the things I love about summers back home....the fireflies.
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Old 07-31-2009, 07:55 PM   #3
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In the past, I've gotten pictures of pupas glowing in a leaf pile, but not much luck with flying adults. We're loaded with them here this year!

Here are some awful pictures
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You too, eh? I'd post some of my photos but... mine look exactly like yours.
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Old 07-31-2009, 08:18 PM   #5
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I tried the "burst" setting, but it didn't seem to do anything. Time to read the manual, I guess
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Old 07-31-2009, 08:34 PM   #6
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I haven't tried it but would love to. If anyone figures out how to do it, please post the details.
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Old 07-31-2009, 09:07 PM   #7
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Hey! I like your avatar. I clicked on it to see what you had there and ended up in your profile. Here I thought I might get a larger image. Guess not.
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I've tried to enlarge them too.
I think it was on Staffs. I wanted to see what the little eyes were.
Another one I tried it on was Willowisps creatures.
Want to try guessing Kyblues avatar?
My guess is........ an ornamental garlic-chive blossom..........
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Old 08-03-2009, 01:59 AM   #9
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I've tried to enlarge them too.
I think it was on Staffs. I wanted to see what the little eyes were.
Another one I tried it on was Willowisps creatures.
Want to try guessing Kyblues avatar?
My guess is........ an ornamental garlic-chive blossom..........
close..it's jsut a plain old onion bloom, but isn't it pretty?
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Old 08-03-2009, 02:43 AM   #10
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Yes it is pretty!
I guessed an allium from seeing its erect stem and globular shape.
Did you take the photo?
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