Day 139~366


An interesting time at the tree today. Whilst I was there a fracas was going on between 2 yoofs, yelling and swearing and shouting fit to bust.  I just kept my back to it all and carried on shooting. I had spotted some tiny ants running down the trunk of the tree so thought I’d macro one, urk, them blighters run fast, I’d see one on the tree then when I looked through the view finder couldn’t see it, they’re well camouflaged for tree bark.  In the end I saw one heading to a yellow patch of lichen, focused it and took a shot as the ant went over it! Can’t tell you how many duff shots I got 🙂

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Categories: 366, Fuji, fujiXT1, macro, nature, photography, uncategorisedTags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

9 comments

  1. Well done, FR. Ants are far from easy to shoot, moving as fast as they do. Looks like it was worth the ‘duff shots.’
    Best wishes, Pete.

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  2. Beautiful image, almost a bit abstract with the patterns and colours.

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  3. In Peru they are orange… yellow seems surreal.

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  4. The ants are Orange? The yellow here is lichen, the ant is dark brown. 🙂

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  5. Jeezum, your patience paid off!

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  6. I always love macros of lichens and rock and bark – such a tiny, tiny world to see.

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