Andrena wheeleri, f

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Detailed Description

Andrena wheeleri - closely related to A. nasonii. Not very common, northern and Appalachian. Would be nice to know more about its role in the world. Photograph by Erick Hernandez. Bee collected by Ellison Orcutt in his studies of the bees of Virginia. 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: 5560 x 3526

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