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Insect Macros

Evil Plans
Monochamus titillator
Acharia stimulea
Carrion Connoisseur
Flesh-fly
Cuckoo Wasp
Bee Fly
Antlion
Parasitized

This is a collection of my best bug macros.

These photos all feature soft backgrounds designed to draw attention where it belongs - the insects, and their infinite intricacies.

Every shot was executed with "poor man's macro" techniques; some with lens extension, others with lens coupling.

My lighting setup is very simple. I photograph the bugs within a triangle of folded computer paper. A remote flash above the triangle provides the necessary illumination.

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