16.8.10

Flashy Geezer


Although this is supposed to be a leopard shoot, we couldn't resist taking photographs of some very interesting ants. Their shiny bodies are quite difficult to photograph, a modified flash is needed - here is Martin's ingenious diffuser involving twigs and an old plastic shopping bag.

4 comments:

xl said...

Brilliant improvisation! Hope you got the shot you wanted.

Eryl Shields said...

Will Martin patent his design?

Sherry O'Keefe said...

such great stuff.

ammonite said...

xl - there are some wonderful shots, ants are endlessly fascinating creatures.

Eryl - we are working on the branding; Twig Shield, Bag Flash... got any ideas?

Glad you like it Sherry