Callistethus marginatus, U, Side, MD, Somerset

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Detailed Description

Callistethus marginatus - A scarab beetle in the Shining Leaf Chafer subfamily of the Scarab Beetles. This one from Somerset County on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The photograph is taken by Betsy Bangert and Mike Burchett. 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: 5522 x 2944

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