It doesn't look like a beetle, but it is, in the genus Ripiphorus. Possibly of Ripiphorus diadasiae.
The name 'Rhipiphorus means 'fan-bearer' and refers to the male's antennae, visible here.
OM-1, Oly 60mm, Godox v350o, Cygnustech diffuser
The Flower Chafer is a beautiful, shiny, emerald green, and quite large beetle.
Flower chafers are small, stocky beetles that come in shimmering bright colors. They look like round little dumplings. The most popular are the emerald green flower chafer, the pachnoda marginata and the Derby's...
I took this photo to a living specimen. This time, it is only one shot, 1/60, F = 11. Canon EF 100 mm, f. 2.8, macro. F 8-11 gives about 5-7 mm DOF. In the field, a flash with a good diffuser is mandatory. Usually not need stack photos if follow f=11, S=1/100-120 (or the maximum speed makes a...
A beetle (don't know the specie).
Stack of 101 images in Helicon Focus (method C)
f/2.8 ISO 100, 1/125
Post-processed in Photoshop.
Two flashes triggered remotely, homemade diffusers.
Wemacro automated rail
Steps abt 40um
Taken at the same time as my Longhorn beetle posted prior, I found this guy at Werribee Gorge park. It has seen better days with only one antenna and a few dents on its armour but the colour alone i felt was worth posting, hope you like it
This photo is about a year old. At the end of a long bushwalking and shooting session at a park I saw this beetle in some foliage, I wanted a better shot where I could see its face clearly but as we were about to leave, this was the best I could manage while it played hide and seek. Shot on my...