Treehopper

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noodle_snacks
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Post by noodle_snacks »

Don't have a full ID yet.

Image

Full size: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... t_7818.jpg

Found in the Meehan Range, Tasmania, Australia.

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Post by Cyclops »

Fabulous little fella!
Canon 30D | Canon IXUS 265HS | Cosina 100mm f3.5 macro | EF 75-300 f4.5-5.6 USM III | EF 50 f1.8 II | Slik 88 tripod | Apex Practicioner monocular microscope

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Post by rjlittlefield »

noodle_snacks, welcome aboard! :D

Nice image -- very sharp and clean.

Which lens setup was this done with, and what lighting?

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Post by noodle_snacks »

Thank you sir.

I used a tamron 180mm macro. A shoot through umbrella with a 430ex on an ebay radio trigger was used on the right with a bit of paper on the left acting as a reflector (my second flash is broken). Such intricate lighting set-ups take a bit more time to set up, but the results are worth it, and it is usually practical for something relatively immobile like a beetle.

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Intricate lighting indeed. But the results show that it was worth the trouble. Thanks for the info.

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Post by beetleman »

Beautiful Hopper noodle_snacks. It is amazing how many shapes, sizes, and colors these insects come in.
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