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Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2. Here's how to add your images.

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

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

Discussion, 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

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

Derek Hauffe, Contributor
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Derek Hauffe
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Bessemer, Alabama, United States

I'm a photographer who loves capturing photos of small things. Very often, these are insects. Thanks to everyone for the help and information you provide. Here's a list of the photo equipment that I currently use:
  • Canon PowerShot SX10 IS
  • Raynox DCR-250 close-up adapter
  • Raynox DCR-150 close-up adapter
  • Cactus Wireless V5 Transceivers (3)
  • Nikon SB-25 flashes (2)
  • Ricoh RC-1 USB shutter trigger
  • CHDK (Canon Hack Development Kit) software loaded in camera
  • Manfrotto 055XPROB tripod
  • Manfrotto 460MG tripod head
  • various home-made flash diffusers and bouncers
Derek Hauffe
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