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Murex pecten, philippines, wd bledsoe, closeup

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The Venus Comb Murex, Murex pecten. From the Philiipines in this case. This is a start of a fun exploration of some of the National Collections at the Smithsonian....Amanda Robinson brought this down for a photograph and Joe Milone did the photoshoping. Stacked this one using a 100mm macro lens. 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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