Focus-stacking #19: Ant, cuckoo wasp, bug, beetle (5x)

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10-16-13-cuckoo-154stk_1024w

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Ant: 164 images, quartz-halogen lights
Cuckoo wasp: 154 images, LED lights
Bug: 192 images, LED lights
Beetle: 153 images, LED lights

Nikon 10x microscope objective mounted on Canon 100mm macro lens producing 5x magnification. Manually focused with old microscope: shelf attached to microscope stage supports electronics-bench “helping hands” which holds tweezers or a toothpick which holds subject.

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One Response to “Focus-stacking #19: Ant, cuckoo wasp, bug, beetle (5x)”

  1. The ant is by far my favorite of any you have done. Stunning!

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