Coelioxys gilensis, m, face, Mariposa CA

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Detailed Description

Still catching up...Here is the face of the Male of Coelioxys gilensis that was posted a while back. Note the fuzzy hairs on the compound eyes...good signature of the genus. 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: 4316 x 3223

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