Culex quinquefasciatus Mosquito

Female Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito

Macro photography consumes both considerable amount of time as well as considerable quantity of blood which are donated to these insects. Fun part of insect photography is getting bitten by them. Mosquitos rank number one blood suckers in that list. You will find bunch of these Culex mosquitoes in your garden roosting on the green … Read moreCulex quinquefasciatus Mosquito

Tetragnatha Spider

Tetragnatha Spider

This relatively common garden dwelling spider is a long-jawed orb-weaver Tetragnatha species. Long-jawed orb weavers belong to the family Tetragnathidae. I have used Canon EOS 5DSR with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM using 36mm Kenko extension tube. This whole setup is illuminated by Canon MT-24EX macro twin light flash. They were first described … Read moreTetragnatha Spider

Leucage Orb-Weaver

Leucage Orb-Weaver

I found this beautiful Orb-Weaver also known as Silver Orb Spider (Leucauge species) in my garden. I have used Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM using 36mm Kenko extension tube. This whole setup is illuminated by Canon MT-24EX macro twin light flash. Leucauge spider is from the family … Read moreLeucage Orb-Weaver

Asemonea Spider

Asemonea Spider

I found this tiny spider under the leaves of Jamaica Cherry (Muntingia calabura) tree. The spider was hardly 2mm in size. This shy and reclusive spider tried hiding from my view by going around the leaf in circles. I was able to capture it with lot of difficulty. Here are five photos I could manage … Read moreAsemonea Spider

Culex Mosquito

Female Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito

Fun part of insect photography is getting bitten by them. Macro photography consumes both considerable amount of time as well as considerable quantity of blood which are donated to these insects. Mosquitos rank number one blood suckers in that list. You will find bunch of these Culex mosquitoes in your garden roosting on the green … Read moreCulex Mosquito

Decorative Silver Orb Spider

Decorative Silver Orb Spider - Leucauge cf. decorata

I found this photo of beautiful Decorative Silver Orb Spider (Leucauge cf. decorata) in my garden. I have used Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM using 36mm Kenko extension tube. This whole setup is illuminated by Canon MT-24EX macro twin light flash. This is un-cropped full frame capture … Read moreDecorative Silver Orb Spider

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