Euglossa dilemma, male, back

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Glinting wonders from Biscayne National Park at the tip of Florida. Sadly, it its an introduced species, even if it is found in the Caribbean. Still, remarkable in its metallic blues and greens. Photograph by Sierra Williams shopping by Elizabeth Garcia. 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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Image Dimensions: 2832 x 3288

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