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Ceratina species, side, puntarenas, costa rica

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GIANT Ceratina from Puntarenas, Costa Rica, biggest I have ever seen. Collected by Valerie Peters. Check out the flange on the lower cheek of the side shot. 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.


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