Insect photographer This amazing hacker builds a camera (with its own custom built shutter) setup to photograph flying insects in his garden. I notice that he's got a Nikon camera with a 200mm lens and double flashlights.

To be honest I didn't read all of the text but by taking a step back and being just impressed with his willpower you get more impressed with his effort rather than the photos he produces. Yes, the sample photos are truely amazing.

I wonder if this has ever been done before? Taking pictures of sitting insects is one thing, but insects in flight I for one have never seen before.

Keep up the good work Frans!

Peter Bengtsson - 03 November 2005 [«« Reply to this]
Ignore this comment.
maya linhares-marx - 02 August 2007 [«« Reply to this]
Hello
My name is Maya and I am from Nomad Travel. I am currently working on repackaging and merchandising our bugproof range of insect repellents and mosi nets. I was searching for an image of a mosquito on google and came across your website. I was wondering if you had an high resolution image of a mosquito adn if so would there any way we could use that image for our packaging and upcoming catalogue. We would give you full publication and a mention of the photographers name on our website and possibly in our catalogue. Please get back to me as soon as possible to let me know what you think.
Yours sincerely,
Maya
Peter Bengtsson - 07 August 2007 [«« Reply to this]
Try asking the guy I blogged about.
Anonymous - 13 February 2010 [«« Reply to this]
Hello Maya, I am maya Linhares grandmother and am a photographer too.
I have loads of photos of insects, specially bees, if you want one or two I can provide it to you, tell me sizes, etc.
My name is Evelina Craven
(look for my name on the net to see)
Evelina Craven - 13 February 2010 [«« Reply to this]
Hello Maya, I am maya Linhares grandmother and am a photographer too.
I have loads of photos of insects, specially bees, if you want one or two I can provide it to you, tell me sizes, etc.
My name is Evelina Craven
(look for my name on the net to see)
Gregg - 16 January 2008 [«« Reply to this]
Hi

I was trying to find the sight about the guy in the photo in your blog. Your links are no longer active. Do you have a lead? Do you know his full name or where he is from? Thanks!
Texy - 17 January 2008 [«« Reply to this]
His website is now located at http://www.pbase.com/fotoopa


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