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The Hermit by erezmarom The Hermit by erezmarom
A **huge** hermit crab I'd found on the shores of Bastimentos Island.
I had to chase this guy for over two hours - it just kept running away... well, not really "running" but walking slowly :) Still, I had to chase it - I'm sure that if anybody had been there, I'd look like a total nutcase!

We'll be shooting all sorts of beautiful species at my upcoming "Macro and More" Costa Rica 2012 workshop. This workshop presents the opportunity to improve your macro and nature photography skills in a stunning location with endless beauty and photo opportunities, endless wildlife and good fun, and me as your dedicated guide :)
Please click on the link for more details, and don't hesitate to contact me regarding any questions. I hope to see you there!

Bastimentos Island, Bocas del Toro, Panama
Canon 7D
Tamron 180mm macro



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CrazyJay2013 Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
wow
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chiltor Featured By Owner May 18, 2013
such al ovely shell pattern
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BeyondeBirthdai Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
That looks like my hermit crab Ozzy. He's like the size of a tennis ball and has a shell exactly like that. Weird. :]
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EtPourToujours Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Student Photographer
Looks like my old hermit crab </3
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JosephTimbury Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
What makes a macro lens in comparison to other lens? For example if I were to own a Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 fixed lens and a Canon EF 60mm f/2.8 macro lens. What is the difference besides the small difference in f-stop and local length?
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erezmarom Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Professional Photographer
The main difference is minimal focus distance.
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JosephTimbury Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I don't understand how a macro lens of the same focal length as a fixed lens can get so close to a subject. Maybe you can provide some clarification. Thanks in advance. :)
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erezmarom Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Professional Photographer
It just has a different optical structure...
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JosephTimbury Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
ok, thank you. :)
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tthe13th Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012  Hobbyist
lol i just got two hermit crabs there from the outer banks my mom got them for my birthday (july 14th) my small one likes to hang out on my labtop but sometimes he gets in the way LOL but my big one looks kinda like that one (the color of it body)
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