Eerie close up photos of JUMPING spiders eyes will send you running!
These eerily intimate shots, largely of the arachnid's psychedelic eyes in a Spanish town, make the jumping spiders look more like an alien species than a creature here on earth
Horse fly - Haematopota pluvialis
Last weekend I spent at my grandparents garden. I was looking for spiders, bugs and different creatures. I saw some amazing insects, but I wasn't able to take a shot of them because they were too fast for me... :( Despite that I found some really awesome looking horse flies which expressions gave a wide smile to me... :) This shot shows one of these expressions that I want to share with you. This image is focus stacked of 3 images taken at F8 with a Pentax 28mm lens reversed on some…
Long legs and green eyes
My youngest son came with this fly "Dad!, it has green eyes !!". It's a species (exact ID?) from the Dolichopodidae (long-legged flies), very tiny mouth parts, males with an enormous sex hanging out of the abdomen. Notice the dense layer of tiny white hairs coming from in between the posterior ommatidia. Studio stack based on 168 images (ISO100, f/5.0, 1/200sec, flash, paper cylinder diffusor). ZereneStacker (4 Dmaps and 3 Pmax), LR for noise reduction and sharpening, GIMP for cleaning away…
Macro photography: Understanding magnification
Nature photographer Erez Marom explains the importance of the magnification ratio in macro photography.
Gazing Into Giant Bug Eyes
We recently featured a variety of macro photographers who have the amazing ability to reveal the tiny details of the world around us. Adding to this list