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unknown grasshopper nymph


This grasshopper nymph was one of the tiniest I've ever seen - smaller than a grain of rice.

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textless 6 years ago

Thanks! I always like grasshopper nymphs, but this one stood out because of it's incredible tiny size and good camouflage.

misako 6 years ago

great photo!

AlexanderStein 6 years ago

Wow! That's neat you were able to do that with just f/8.0!

textless 6 years ago

Thanks for the interesting question. I shot several photos of this tiny nymph but only this one turned out well. It was shot at a relatively high ISO (400), with a fast exposure (1/1000th), at a medium f-stop (8.0). It helped that I could rest the lens hood directly on the ground. :)

AlexanderStein 6 years ago

How'd you get so much depth of field with this macro?

New Mexico, USA

Lat: 36.56, Long: -107.87

Spotted on Sep 18, 2011
Submitted on Sep 24, 2011

Spotted for mission

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