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  1. R

    Your opinion? Winged Tarantula (Antheraea Polyphemus)

    I had two(2) visitors in the past 2 weeks and I had to take some pictures of them. I am not a Macro photographer, but this had to be done and I am actually liking it. I got a male and female Moth Antheraea polyphemus. Hope is of your liking.
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    The sound of the bees makes the garden feel more alive.
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    Long Legged Fly Canon R5, Canon RF 100mm Macro
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    Who is watching who.
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    Praying Mantis
  7. lovitazoe

    Your opinion? The Grasshopper

    Hi! Hows life? This is one of the photos that I took during my morning walk. I spent 2 hours today until I got a call from my children's school informed me that my son fell sick again and had to fetch him. Anyway, the grasshopper was quite calm, it didn't move a bit when I photographed it. If...
  8. misswiggy

    Your opinion? Dark bush cricket, female

    Female dark bush cricket. Handheld using Lumix G9 and Olympus 60mm macro lens.
  9. H

    Your opinion? Dragonfly

    1624262479 I found this dragonfly in my garden todsy
  10. Mandarax

    Your opinion? Lacebug, Corythuca arcuata.

    Subject: Oak lacebug (Corythuca arcuata) The insect was alive, so I needed to repeat all work until it stopped to move. Camera: Canon EOS 7D Lens: Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x, magnification: 3x Wemacro Rail., controlled with Wemacro application and DSLR Assistant (two cables connected to camera...
  11. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Love on the Beach

    A couple of LeConte's Tiger Beetles (Cicindela scutellaris ssp. lecontei) having the time of their lives on the beach at the Pinery Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. Taken on June 1, 2017. From the Archive. #love #February #mating #TigerBeetles #insects #wildlife #animals Panasonic DMC-ZS60 N/A...
  12. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Tiger Beetle Love

    I am always so fascinated by the mating of insects. Here a beautiful couple in the throws of passion are Eastern Sand Tiger Beetles (Cicindela formosa ssp. generosa) Merivale Gardens, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Taken on May 21, 2018. From the Archive. #love #February #mating #TigerBeetles #insects...
  13. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Dragonfly Love at the Marsh

    Theme of Love: Hold on baby ... this could get rough. The mating rituals of the Variable Darners (Aeshna interrupta) Oak Hammock Marsh Wildlife Management Area, Manitoba, Canada. Ramsar site no. 366. Taken on September 6, 2015. From the Archive. #ramsarconvention #ramsarsite #love#February...
  14. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Love Making in the Animal Kingdom

    Theme of Love: Hold on baby ... this could get rough. The mating rituals of the Lance-Tipped Darners (Aeshna constricta) Lac Saint-François National Wildlife Area, Quebec, Canada. Ramsar site no. 361. Taken on September 1, 2012. From the Archive...
  15. 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...
  16. Greg Shchepanek

    Beauty of Insects Captured in Macro

    Montreal-based photographer Paul Parent is known for his stunning macro photography. His work has been featured in publications around the globe and he's a firm believer that the photographer's artistic vision counts just as much, if not more, than the expensive equipment used. My Modern Met...
  17. leroyharding

    Want critique Wasp in flight

    After sitting in my garden next to this flower for about an hour camera in hand, waiting for one of those wasp that was flying around to land on this flower, I wanted to capture it in flight, I knew i had only one shot to nail focus and take the shot. i wanted the flower in focus also the wasp...
  18. leroyharding

    Your opinion? Insects that flies

    A few insects that i captured over the summer months around where i live
  19. Helix_2648

    Guide How to shoot insects

    It's sometimes really annoying to take photos from insects. You've prepared everything and you've been super careful the whole time and then... one wrong move and the grasshopper jumps away or the bug flies away. Or you've starte to take your stack and wind comes up or the sun hides behind a...