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  1. Bug on the Run

    Bug on the Run

    Bronzed Tiger beetle doing everything possible not to be filmed. You will see him scoot around & be nice & blurry
  2. D

    Android Longhorn Portrait

    I took the photo using my mobile - huawei p40
  3. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Beetle 1X

    Beetle 1X ISO 200 1/125 f/2.8 Stack of 157 images in Helicon Focus Stepsize 50um Wemacro rail EF 100 mm lens
  4. Ashok Kallagunta

    Your opinion? The Flower Chafer beetle.

    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...
  5. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Half beetle

    A crop of a 2,5X image of a small beetle. 88 images stacked in Helicon Focus. Retouched & cropped in Photoshop. Laowa Ultra macro 25mm lens. k
  6. TomM

    Your opinion? Flat faced longhorn beetle

  7. Mandarax

    Your opinion? Lamprodila festiva, semi-portrait

    Lamprodila festiva (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Despite of what they do now on arbovitae, they remain one of the most beautiful insects in Europe.
  8. Mandarax

    Want critique Capnodis tenebrionis

    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...
  9. Bihari

    Want critique A little visitor during the Lockdown.

  10. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Beetle

    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
  11. TomM

    Your opinion? Green Chafer

    These beetles have a rich green colour.
  12. Chavezshutter

    Want critique Battleweary - Blue Metallic Flea Beetle (Altica pagana)

    Hi, 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
  13. Chavezshutter

    Your opinion? Hide and seek - Longhorn Beetle ( Pempsamacra dispersa)

    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...
  14. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Beetle, 2.5X

    Laowa ultra macro @2.5X ISO 100, 1/125, f/2.8 Flash, homemade diffuser Stack of 101 images in Helicon Focus Wemacro rail @40um Postprocessing in Photoshop
  15. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Beetle head, 5X

    A beetle, 5X magnification. Laowa ultra macro 25mm @5X 1/125, f/2.8, ISO 200 Stack of 88 images in Helicon Focus Post-processed in Photoshop. Wemacro automated rail @30 um steps 2 Flashes remotely controlled, and homemade diffuser.
  16. rcorteschile

    Your opinion? Beetle, 2.5X

    A beetle found dead last night. Stack of 89 images - Helicon Focus Laowa ultra macro 25mm lens f/2.8 1/125 ISO 100 Flash (2) and homemade difusser Final adjustments in Photoshop.
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    Rhinoceros beetle
  18. Bihari

    Your opinion? Beetle beauty in my garden.

  19. D

    Your opinion? Beetle

    Single shot hand held
  20. D

    Your opinion? Beetle