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Soldier Fly Stratiomyidae

Liked a lot the band pattern of these compound eyes, only see it in one place, after two days could get near it and take some photos. Stratiomyidae.

 

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Canon T1i with Canon MP-E 65mm @ 4x . 580 EX II flash bracket mounted with a LumiQuest Mini SoftBox diffuser near the lens and silver bounce at right.

Macro Gear and tests

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Taken on April 10, 2010