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Alien in the garden
Lens: 50mm f1.7 Camera: KS-2 
Posted By: Wbwhit, 08-11-2018, 10:29 AM

Noticed this little guy while walking the dog. Looks like some kind of Ambush bug species (Phymata sp). Shot with a reversed 50mm on a full set of 13, 21, 31mm tubes. F16 with my yn585ex flash (I really need to get around to making a diffuser for it).

[/url][url=https://flic.kr/p/2a1qJxx]Jagged ambush bug (Phymata spp)[/url] by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/155018172@N07/]Brian Whitaker[/url], on Flickr" target="_blank">

And for some perspective, that is the tip of my index finger.
[/url][url=https://flic.kr/p/LfpPSP]Ambush bug (Phymata spp)[/url] by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/155018172@N07/]Brian Whitaker[/url], on Flickr" target="_blank">
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Aye you can keep that there with you... I'm not wanting any of those here.
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They certainly are well camouflaged - good catch.
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What a fascinating little creature. Nice shot.
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