Glasswinged butterfly is a special type of butterfly with translucent wings. They are real exist in the world, not creature only in one’s imagination or created by photo editing tools like Photoshop. Found primarily in Central America (Mexico through Panama), the glasswinged butterfly’s name in Spanish is Espejitos which translates as little mirrors. Indeed, the tissue between the veins of its wings looks like glass, as it lacks the colored scales found in other butterflies.
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Ants are social bugs that lives in colonies made up of a few millions ants residing together. They are one of the hardest working creatures on earth from which all of us should draw inspiration. They are extremely strong and have developed an outstanding networking between the members of the colony. Though it is hard to believe, but ants have the ability to resolve complicated problems that might arise. Here are some macro pictures of ants that will present before us an insight of the daily lives of the ants.
Taking the macro pictures of ants is not an easy task as the subject is always too busy to pose before the camera. The photographers need to zoom in the camera as much as possible. However, they should not annoy it so that it scurries away from them. Choose a plain background so as to make sure that the subject is not sidetracked. For getting perfect macro photographs of ants it is always best to use natural light as this will not agitate the tiny creature or make it run away from the camera. It is extremely important to click the photograph with stable hands as the lightest shake can destroy the whole picture by blurring it. Blur effects can also be avoided by increasing the shutter speed.
If you have chosen this tiny yet mighty creature as your subject, then these awesome ant photographs are going to be of great help. Study them well to understand the use of different perspective and thereafter start your new adventure.
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Most of us fear spider more or less. But for Jurgen Otto, Australia based scientist took the courage and took some mind boggling photos of peacok spiders. The arachnid, scientifically known as Maratus volans, is a mere 5mm in size and is capable of quickly escaping a scene and jumping erratically. It has amazing textures and color on its body, displaying an unbelievable radiance and richness in breathtaking patterns which make its name – peacock spider. Check out the wonderful photography by Jurgen Otto and appreciate the beauty of nature. Find more on Jurgen’s flickr.
As a big fan of macro photography, we have many featured posts about it on this site. Somehow, most of them are about insects, such as dragon flyer, moth, ant and praying mantises. And today, Spain-based photographer Alejandro Ferrer Ruiz’s bring us a set of amazing macro photos of the dew-covered ladybug. The photographer also gives a whimsical sense of personality to this little creature, make it really stand out in his works. You can see more of his work on his 500px page. [source]