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Aglais urticae - head detail stacked

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 2 May 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Aglais urticae

NL: Kleine vos
EN: Small Tortoiseshell
DE: Kleiner Fuchs
FR: Petite tortue, Vanesse de l'ortie

During summer I found a dead but intact specimen of Aglais urticae. This image is taken at home (studio-work) with my new Canon MP-E65 to experiment with high magnifications. This image taken at 5:1 Actual size of the area covered by the image: 4.5 mm x 3 mm (no crop !).
My first attempt to stack images. This image is a stack of 12

Image: Wijnegem (BE) - 23/11/2013 (STUDIOWORK)

Canon EOS 7D 5 seconds F/8.0 ISO 100 65 mm

© Johan Dierckx

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Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran


2 May 2014 6:26am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium


2 May 2014 7:35am

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium

Wouhaaaaaaa!10* superbe!!!!

2 May 2014 9:43am

Ank from Zwolle, Netherlands

Wow, SUPER!! 5*

2 May 2014 12:25pm

ceteceva from France

Très impressionnant mais effet superbe !

2 May 2014 5:08pm

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Wonderful shot.

2 May 2014 6:17pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

W O N D E R F U L !

2 May 2014 8:48pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Absolutely spectacular ... excellent macro !!!

2 May 2014 10:59pm

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh c'est génial

3 May 2014 7:58am

christine from schoten, Belgium

Een topper! spectaculair gezichtspunt, schitterend!

3 May 2014 3:22pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

3 May 2014 3:38pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

En proficiat voor deze welverdiende Spotlight !!!

3 May 2014 5:44pm

Marie-France from Angers, France

étrange ! félicitations !

3 May 2014 5:58pm

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

ncroyables détails, bravo !

3 May 2014 6:40pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

3 May 2014 6:59pm

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Excellent capture ---- congratulations on your Spotlight.
Kind regards Monika

3 May 2014 10:27pm

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India


4 May 2014 1:58am

Mohammad from tehran, Iran


4 May 2014 6:09am

Martine Libouton from Belgium

Bravo pour ton spotlight bien mérité!

4 May 2014 8:47am

Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Impressionnant ! Félicitations !

4 May 2014 12:07pm

theduke from lyon, France

Splendid and very impressive. Congrats on the Spotlight!

4 May 2014 3:33pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Deserved, impressive and astonishing Spotlight !!!! AMAZING !!!! Congratulations !!!

4 May 2014 10:48pm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece


5 May 2014 7:33am

Ddo from Verdun, France

Amazing shot so surprising in this moved closer vision

6 May 2014 6:18am

Bob from Portland, United States

Amazing macro. Every detail is so vivid. Well done!

7 May 2014 4:08am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Superbe et bravo pour ce spotlight

7 May 2014 6:59am

Rebecca from Oregon, United States


7 May 2014 6:59am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

j'ai raté ce sublime spotlight à sa sortie !! this is magic and "un enchantement" for my eyes !! thank you !!!

13 Sep 2014 10:02am

Canon EOS 7D
5 seconds
ISO 100
65 mm