Cicindella purpurea, right, u, Alleghany, MD

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Detailed Description

Cow Path Tiger Beetle - Cicindella purpurea. Found on Will's Mountain outside of Cumberland Maryland. Found in low numbers in the Piedmont and Mountains of the state, a juicy little bug hunter. Photo by Erick Hernandez. 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: 4890 x 3170

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