Andrena hilaris, F, face, Maryland, Anne Arundel County

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Detailed Description

A larger Andrena...about the size of a honey bee. A spring forager, not well studied, but shows up here and there throughout much of the deciduous forest landscape of the East south of New England. Photo by Kamren Jefferson. 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.


Image Dimensions: 5616 x 3744

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