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Colorful Beetle
Lens: pentax-A 50 f1.7 Camera: K5 Photo Location: Mitchell Co. Ga. 
Posted By: bluestringer, 06-04-2014, 07:56 AM

Some type of beetle. Shot with a Pentax-A 50 f1.7 reversed on 20mm tube. For lighting I rigged up an old lens cap so I could attach my Sunpak ring flash to the end of the reversed 50.

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06-04-2014, 07:59 AM   #2
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Wow l like that picture
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Impressive! Someday I'm going to have to figure out reversing and extension tubes, It's all alien territory for me.
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Very nice! SOMEday I will get a descent bug picture... some day.

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Cool. Looks like an appropriately-named delta flower scarab (Trigonopeltastes delta).
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Thanks all. And thanks for the ID sinjin.
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Damn that is colourful and detailed!
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