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© Kevin Collins
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Focus stack of an antlion.

It was alive when photographed.

I used a Nikon 50mm f/1.4D reverse mounted on a Nikon 70-300mm f/4-5.6G to capture 13 images of variable focus. I composited the images together using CombineZP, a focus stacking program.

8 responses

  • Kaki J. Luitjens

    Kaki J. Luitjens said (9 Jul 2008):


  • J. Harris Blacklist

    J. Harris Blacklist gave props (9 Jul 2008):

    Boy! I couldn't wait to get to this one! WOW!

  • Milan Karol

    Milan Karol gave props (16 Jul 2008):

    should win awards

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (7 Aug 2008):

    is that process done to give you all fields in focus?

  • Jennifer Rowe

    Jennifer Rowe gave props (24 Aug 2008):

    love all the detail and color from this little guy (had no idea they looked like that; I've only ever seen their little sand pits!)

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (17 Sep 2008):


  • Aj Offsuit

    Aj Offsuit gave props (21 Sep 2008):

    creepy. Wouldn't wnat this guy in my house.

  • linda woods

    linda woods gave props (23 Mar 2009):

    WOW. DO they ever smile for you?

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