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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12


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Tony DiTerlizzi, Contributing Editor
Full name:
Tony DiTerlizzi
E-mail address:
studio@diterlizzi.com
Contact:
studio@diterlizzi.com
City, state, country:
Western Massachusetts. Though we visit South Florida a lot too.
Biography:

I am a writer and illustrator of children's books and fascinated by nature's attention to detail.

With thanks to Troy Bartlett for sharing his macro-photography knowledge, my bug photos were shot using:
Canon EOS Digital Rebel (6.3 megapixel)
Canon EF 100mm Macro Lens
Canon MP-E 65mm Macro Lens
Canon MT-24EX Macro Twin Lite Ringlite flash
Canon 420EX flash (with a light diffuser)

My preference is to photograph insects in their natural habitat, doing their insecty-things. I also enjoy a close-up portrait of their alien noggins. Here are a handful of favorites:


My photographs have appeared in exhibits and in published field guides, including:

KAUFMAN FIELD GUIDE TO THE INSECTS OF NORTH AMERICA
By Eric Eaton & Kenn Kaufman. 2007, Houghton Mifflin.

WASP & BEE MANAGEMENT: A COMMON SENSE APPROACH
By Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann. 2011, Cornell University.

WOODLAND SALAMANDER MONITORING PROJECT
2010, New York City Parks.