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Beetle - Pytho americanus

Beetle - Pytho americanus
Boxborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
February 4, 2006
Size: 12mm
I just got a new camera and flash unit, and this is the first picture I've taken with it. I'm hoping the results are better. I've had this beetle chilled for over 2 weeks, and took it out to photograph, now I'll let it go.

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Beetle - Pytho americanus Beetle - Pytho americanus

Moved from Pytho planus.

Canon 20D
with a Canon MT 24-EX dual head ring flash. I'll try using diffusers on the flash to reduce the glare. I'll have to play around with the new features to see what works best.
Thanks for the nice comments.

Hard to tell at 560 pixels.
Maybe a bounced flash would reduce bright points and permit more detail. What make/model is your new camera setup?

Great results with your new camera, sharp, detailed, and well-lit!


Stephen Cresswell
Buckhannon, WV

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