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Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

Claude Pilon, Contributing Editor
Full name:
Claude Pilon
City, state, country:
Repentigny, Qu├ębec, Canada

Interests: Aphids, Leafhoppers, Planthoppers, Treehoppers, Spittlebugs and True Bugs
Retired Information Technology manager
Education: engineering
Photographic equipment: Canon 350D followed by the 400D (Rebel XTi); Canon 65mm lens; Macro Twin Lite flash.

My interest for entomology is relatively recent (2004). Thanks to the availability of digital macro photography, photo capture of live insects is now made easier.