Formica polyctena @ 10X
An European red wood ant (Formica polyctena) photographed at 10X magnification.
Equipment used Canon EOS 5DmkII and Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM as tubelens with a Mitutoyo M Plan APO 10X 0.28 microscope objective.
320 images stacked with Zerene Stacker Pmax, step size about 9µm.
Illuminated with 3 diffused Ikea Jansjö LED-lights WB 3000 Kelvin.
And lots of coffee when working with the big amount of pictures in the stack. :)