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Andrena fenningeri, M, Side, TN, Sevier County, Amber

Detailed Description

From the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee comes Andrena fenningeri, one of the very early spring bees, often associated with red maple bloom. In this case a male. Amber Reese took the picture and Elizabeth Garcia did the shopping. Photography Information: Canon Mark II 5D, Zerene Stacker, Stackshot Sled, 65mm Canon MP-E 1-5X macro lens, Twin Macro Flash in Styrofoam Cooler, F5.0, ISO 100, Shutter Speed 200. USGSBIML Photoshopping Technique: Note that we now have added using the burn tool at 50% opacity set to shadows to clean up the halos that bleed into the black background from "hot" color sections of the picture.


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