Anthaxia species, u, back, Kruger NP, South Africa

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Detailed Description

Another lovely Buprestid from Kruger National Park in South Africa. Also another beetle found feeding on blooming trees in the park by project leaders Jonathan Mawdsley and James Harrison. 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: 5349 x 3364

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