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Photo#97189
Carpet Beetle - Anthrenus verbasci

Carpet Beetle - Anthrenus verbasci
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
March 3, 2007

Moved
Moved from furniture carpet beetle.
Reasons are explained here , distinguishing characters found on species pages, respectively.

Exquisite image!
is this still with your Canon 100mm macro (without any bellows/tubes)? The detail way under 1mm is fantastic! I have to find the $$$s to get one of these!

Thanks,
Tim

 
Hi Tim,
This was taken with the Canon 65mm macro that I picked up in January. It's not as easy to use as the 100mm, but it gives nice results especially on the tiny ones. I used 3x magnification on this image.

 
Congrats! Nice way to start the new year
This will take your already amazing photos into a whole new dimension! But I'm afraid that with the price of that 65mm, I'll be stuck in "another dimension" for some time. Still, it's great to see what's possible.

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