Phrictus diadema, brazil, snout

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Detailed Description

Another dragon fulgorid from the Smithsonian collection. All of these are old and covered with dust and lint from their years traveling to the museum, still a spectacular creature. 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: 3377 x 3226

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