Onthophagus, M, Side, MD, Charles, Indian Creek NRMA

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Detailed Description

Looking rather Roman | Phoenician is the humble Onthophahus hecate Scarab Beetle of unknown species from Charles County Maryland. The photograph is taken by Betsy Bangert and Mike Burchett a pair of bug heads if there ever was one. 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: 5252 x 2762

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