Tag: close up

May 2, 2012

Picture of the Day: Macro Gecko

Picture of the Day: Macro Gecko

MACRO GECKO Photograph by ROBERT SEBER Photographer Robert Seber took this awesome shot of his neighbour’s gekco. It’s a unique perspective of a very cool animal. Shot details as follows: Canon 5D, MPE-65mm, ST-E2, 430 EX, Home-made polypropylene softbox, f/16, 1/200 sec, ISO 100. Geckos are lizards found in warm climates throughout…

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Feb 23, 2012

Picture of the Day: Male Jawfish Mouthbrooding Offspring

Picture of the Day: Male Jawfish Mouthbrooding Offspring

MALE JAWFISH MOUTHBROODING OFFSPRING Photograph by STEVE KOVACS In this incredible photograph by Steve Kovacs, we see a male jawfish mouthbrooding it’s offspring. It was a finalist for the 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest. Mouthbrooding, also known as oral incubation and buccal incubation, is the care given by some groups of animals…

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Nov 21, 2011

The Incredible Praying Mantis [25 pics]

The Incredible Praying Mantis [25 pics]

Photograph by IGOR SIWANOWICZ Mantodea (or mantises) is an order of insects that contains approximately 2,200 species in 15 families worldwide in temperate and tropical habitats. A colloquial name for the order is “praying mantises”, because of the typical “prayer-like” stance, although the term is often misspelled as “preying mantis” since mantises are…

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Aug 4, 2011

Incredible Examples of Electron Microscope Photography

Incredible Examples of Electron Microscope Photography

Caterpillar 30x Magnification (5mm width) | Photograph by OLIVER MECKES Electron microscopes help bring nanoscience to life, providing a level of detail to scientists that was simply not available mere decades ago. The FEI Company is a worldwide leader in electron microscope technology. Below you will find a small collection of images from scientists…

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Jun 29, 2010

Picture of the Day: Droplet Like It’s Hot

Picture of the Day: Droplet Like It’s Hot

DROPLET LIKE IT’S HOT Photograph by Hubetek via Hubetek on Flickr

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