Andrena nida, M, Side, Maryland, Calvert County

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Detailed Description

Pulled from malaise trap sludge, this little male was found in Calvert County as part of a survey of the Hymenoptera of Warrior's Rest Park. Photoshopping by Thistle Droege and photograph by Brooke Alexander. 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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