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Photo#320942
Myelaphus melas - male

Myelaphus melas - Male
George Hatfield State Rec. Area, Merced County, California, USA
May 30, 2009
Size: 15mm
A Calif. endemic species.
Canon EOS 40D, MP-E 65mm @ 1x; layered with ZereneStacker for Mac.

This is a truly amazing photo!
I was stunned by the amount of detail. Thank you for posting!

 
Thanks Harsi, The Canon MP
Thanks Harsi,

The Canon MP-E 1-5x macro lens is truly amazing (as many BugGuiders have commented). The photo is composed of a layer of 30 images using ZereneStacker, a new montage program (which I highly recommend!).

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