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Dansmuggen - Chironomidae fotoopa_20110211_40578

Dansmuggen - Chironomidae fotoopa_20110211_40578

Dansmuggen - Chironomidae.
They fly in small groups above my head. Via the IR laser + optical detection you have to wait a few seconds to trigger one. They are so small that they need to fly perfect to the focus point. This result into a tolerance of only +- 1 mm in all direction included the depth. And yes they dance and are moving very fast!

Date: 2011 Feb 11
Location: Belgium, Oostrozebeke.

Nikon D300, AF105/2.8D macro lens.
Optical laser detection for focus.

For the setup of this DIY capture unit see:
www.flickr.com/photos/fotoopa_hs/5312347017/

www.flickr.com/photos/fotoopa_hs/5312347885/in/photostream/

www.flickr.com/photos/fotoopa_hs/5312937696/in/photostream/


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