A 365 Day Project

Day 332/365: Marching Ant

I noticed these ants heading up a tree this afternoon and thought they could be OK to shoot, but instead of freezing them in action I wanted to capture their movement. So I have panned with the ant. I am pretty happy with this result, out of all my shots(heaps of them!), with the body fairly focussed but the extremities still showing movement. I think the different coloured bark adds interest too.

Marching Ant: Nikon D7000; f13; 1/25; ISO 200


2 responses

  1. This is a really interesting shot. The movement capture works well, and I like how the head and abdomen have been frozen against the rest.

    Only 25 more days to go!

    December 6, 2011 at 8:29 pm

    • Thanks a lot, I haven’t done much panning, so I was pleased with this one đŸ™‚

      December 6, 2011 at 9:03 pm

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