Osmia cornifrons, F, Face, Washington, DC

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Detailed Description

An alien species introduced from the island of Japan in the 1980s. This and its sister the same region are now the dominant Osmia species in the mid-Atlantic area. 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: 3894 x 3690

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