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I found this bug outside on a tree. I think it might be a cricket but I am not sure so I am just going to call it bug.
Update 11/11/2014: Some of my followers on Google+ pointed out this is actually a kissing bug. I am so glad that this thing just stayed pretty still in the petri dish for the whole photo shot and didn't bite me or anything. Never again am I going to bring a bug I can't identify into my house for photos!
I recently got myself some glass petri dishes and a few small food storage containers to catch bugs and photograph them so there will definitely more photos coming soon of small bugs! That is if I don't end up breaking all 5 petri dishes I got! HAHA If you know me, I am pretty careless with my stuff. After this bug photo shoot, I already broke one of the dishes. LOL That is why I got a pack of 5.
I noticed that the logo on the box I was using to elevate the dish was showing up in my photos so I replaced the background with a piece of paper.
One last photo of the bug.
The next day I took the macro set up outside into my front yard for a few photos. Here is a macro photo of a dandelion.
Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia maritima) Macro
I then got photos of some really really tiny flowers under macro conditions.
Black and white process of the photo above.
I got some strawberry plants growing in the front yard. Here is a photo of an unripe strawberry.
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