Cat flea

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santiago
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Cat flea

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First bug stack with the Mitutoyo 20x/0.42.

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Female cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis).

Higher resolution: https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4855/3092 ... 95bf_o.jpg

Mitutoyo 20x/0.42, 175 frames, 2um steps
Bellows + reversed Raynox DCR-150
Stacked in Zerene, DMap from 25 DMap slabs (Bugslabber) which where also used for retouching
Canon 5DII + Diffused flash
Last edited by santiago on Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:10 am, edited 2 times in total.
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That's stunningly sharp and beautifully lit. You will make good use of that objective! What was your tube lens?

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Superb! Looks like an incredibly detailed bronze statue.

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:smt038 Very nice.
Thanks for sharing.

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Thanks Lou, Rik and Sumguy01 for your comments! :D
Lou Jost wrote:What was your tube lens?
Raynox DCR-150 (reversed) on bellows.
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Thanks for the information Santiago.

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Very well done!
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Troels wrote:Very well done!
Thank you Troels!
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Cat Flea

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Absolutely stunning image.

Regads
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Olympusman wrote:Absolutely stunning image.

Regads
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Thank you Mike!
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Okay............I'm jealous :smt088 :smt106 :smt118
Since I have retired and I've rekindled a love for photography. I don't take myself serious but I do take creating interesting and well executed images seriously.

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photosbytw wrote:Okay............I'm jealous :smt088 :smt106 :smt118
I will take that as a compliment :) Thanks photosbytw!
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:wink:
Since I have retired and I've rekindled a love for photography. I don't take myself serious but I do take creating interesting and well executed images seriously.

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Super!!!

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