Weevil close-up (Byctiscus betulae)

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    Stacked picture of a prepared beetle. Made from 78 shots in Zerene (PMax). Pictures were taken with my favorite JML 21/3.5 lens @~9:1 magnification.

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    Javier Torrent, kliton77, and 21 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Javier Torrent 43 months ago | reply

      An amaizing subject; perfect portrait too. I have never pushed the JML that far, I normally use it in the 3-5x range

    2. Fotos Leandro 43 months ago | reply

      Fantastic macro and great color!!!!!!!!!!!

    3. tomatito rodriguez 43 months ago | reply

      Very nice..That JML lens has an excelent sharpness...I would put more black levels into picture otherwise excelent

    4. Zozu9 41 months ago | reply

      Thats amazing detail, so beautiful. Its a pity he wasnt alive.

    5. monkeyflowers 39 months ago | reply

      Reminds me of an anteater.

    6. Milusa 34 months ago | reply

      Hi, The Spectacular Insects Group's XII contest of the month of July is "Weevils". This photo would be great for the contest. Read the rules!!!. Please consider posting this or another great photo at:

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