Unknown fly, Davidsonville, md, 10x

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Detailed Description

An unknown, very small fly, note the size of the insect pin point in the picture. They head shot was taken at 10 X and the full body shot was taken at 5X. This fly was collected by Brad Seay in Davidsonville Maryland and t was associated with unknown fly was swarming on deliquescing Stropharia rugosoannulata mushrooms he collected I played around with creating a North light look on the shot of the full fly body by putting the two flash heads below the specimen, bouncing the light off the Styrofoam cooler wall and using a velum bridge with solid walls turned on its side to soften the light. 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: 4386 x 2753

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