Cucullia absinthii caterpillar

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Cucullia absinthii caterpillar

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Canon Eos R7, 100 mm macro Is, manual focus in live view, on tripod and with cable release.
A bit cropped and a few small details removed.
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Cucullia absinthii caterpillar 1
Cucullia absinthii caterpillar 1
Cucullia absinthii caterpillar 2
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Re: Cucullia absinthii caterpillar

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Very interesting mimicry, and well imaged!
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Re: Cucullia absinthii caterpillar

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Nice. Nature imitating nature.

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Re: Cucullia absinthii caterpillar

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Fantastic camouflage. I like the gentle lighting - was that just natural light, or were you using an additional light source?

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Re: Cucullia absinthii caterpillar

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Very nice! I'd be tempted to experiment with LR lens blur on the last image.

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Re: Cucullia absinthii caterpillar

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Thx for the kind comments.
>heartprairie: this was natural light.
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Re: Cucullia absinthii caterpillar

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Nice camo on that caterpillar.

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Well done!
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Re: Cucullia absinthii caterpillar

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Great shots !

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