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April from "The Insect Calendar"
April from "The Insect Calendar"

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Challenge: Calendar II (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Date: Feb 17, 2009
Date Uploaded: Feb 17, 2009


Yup, dead. *sigh*

with two extension tubes

I REALLY appreciate all comments, but... perhaps glasses are in order in this case, ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', '/') + 1) . ' vawendy? *friendly smile*

[Feb. 24th, 2009 08:56:56 AM]

For ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_N.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_N.gif', '/') + 1) . ' Tanguera, in addition to the two large eyes, "bees have three simple eyes that are called ocelli (singular: ocellus), near the top of their head. Ocelli are simple eyes that do not focus but provide information about light intensity."

The other two are farther up this bee's head forming a triangle with the red one you see in the middle (they're all red on this one).

Place: 103 out of 182
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03/02/2009 08:55:31 AM
quote from me: "ewwww" hehehe. I think that if this were part of an insect-lovers calendar they would looooooove it! I'm such a bug phobe - I cannot look any more lol. But awesme macro!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/28/2009 12:19:22 PM
great macro but I wouldn't want to look at this for a month! :)
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02/27/2009 05:44:33 PM
nice shot
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02/27/2009 11:17:04 AM
Nice macro shot. I really like how the head fills the frame.
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02/26/2009 09:29:14 AM
Wooow - that's some serious macro! I feel like he is about to eat me! Good job!
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02/25/2009 05:03:44 PM
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02/25/2009 01:46:21 PM
Superb macro with excellent detail. 8
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02/24/2009 05:30:39 PM
Did you focus on one of the eyes? I feel your focus could be just a little bit better in the center. 7
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02/24/2009 01:41:18 AM
That's Ms. Bzzzz to you! If those really big round things are it's eyes, what's the red dot in the center...???? Creepy cool.
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02/23/2009 09:19:39 PM
Seems a little too close to me. I'd be interested to see what it looked like a little farther out. (It was odd, but I had to move back to really focus on it. )
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02/23/2009 04:57:06 PM
wow...quite macro...will be curious as to what lens you used...as I am wanting to get one soon
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02/23/2009 04:22:10 PM
I always love an honest self portrait!
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02/23/2009 03:18:52 PM
Superb macro picture, don't quite know where you get April from. Unless that's her name of course ;-)
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02/23/2009 08:05:06 AM
wow, that's almost electron microscope status! great job...but man they are ugly :) excellent macro... hope he/she doesn't have any blind spots with all those eyes (OK, enough with the jokes!) 9
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02/23/2009 02:33:57 AM
Cool bug shot, not sure if it says April even for an "insect calendar." : )
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