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Melvyn Yeo
I’m a hobbyist who loves macro photography. My macro gears include Canon 5D2, 100mmL lens, 30mm extension tubes, Raynox 250 closeup filter, 270ex flash, DIY diffuser.

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One of the reasons I love bugs macro photography is because i get to see how some of them have evolved to fool their prey / predator.

One of the best way to deceive your enemy is camouflage. Leaf, mud, seeds, stick, tree stump, tree bark... the possibility are endless!
Wrap-around Spider by melvynyeo Jungle Cockroach by melvynyeo Fake dandelion by melvynyeo Salurnis marginella by melvynyeo Tree Stump Orb Weaver Poltys sp. by melvynyeo Leaf Mimic Grasshopper (Systella sp.) by melvynyeo Leaf Mimic Grasshopper (Systella sp.) by melvynyeo Dead Leaf Hopper, Chorotypus sp by melvynyeo Cryptothele Sundaica by melvynyeo Baron (Euthalia aconthea gurda) caterpillar by melvynyeo Majangella moultoni, Moss Mantis by melvynyeo Leptogastrinae by melvynyeo Seed-like planthopper by melvynyeo Hairy Huntsman Spider by melvynyeo Leaf insect by melvynyeo Leaf mimic Katydid (Chondroderella borneensis) by melvynyeo Broken Twig Stick Insect by melvynyeo Aschiphasma annulipes by melvynyeo Kuhl's Flying Gecko (Ptychozoon kuhli) by melvynyeo Twig mimic moth 2 by melvynyeo Chondroderella borneensis by melvynyeo Twig-Like Feather-Legged Spider by melvynyeo Camouflage by melvynyeo Tree Stump Spider 2 by melvynyeo Masked Hunter Nymph by melvynyeo

Some has gone further by mimicking aggressive insect like ants and wasp
Ant-Mimicking Jumping Spider by melvynyeo Ant mimicry by melvynyeo Myrmarachne plantaleoides by melvynyeo Mantidfly by melvynyeo Wasp mimic Robberfly - Kubah by melvynyeo Batesian mimicry by melvynyeo

But nothing beats mimicking a pile of bird shit :)
Bird dropping crab spider by melvynyeo Pasilobus sp. by melvynyeo Bird-Dung Crab Spider, Phrynarachne sp. by melvynyeo Cyrtarachne fangchengensis by melvynyeo Bird Dung Spider (Pasilobus sp.) by melvynyeo


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kitztuka 1 day ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your work is so awesome. My boyfriend is an entomologist and I share all your work with him! Do you have any pointers for finding such small creatures?
Amazing photography and information. You sir do an awesome job. Congrats.
magnificence Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
incredible Gallery! ***WOW*** I'm totally fascinated !
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Jesus, what an awesome gallery!
I'm absolutely stunnend by the beauty of your photography!
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TheCrazyLineWay Apr 1, 2014  Student General Artist
I LOVE YOUR WORK!!! I'M A HUGE FAN!!! especially of the pictures with the spiders :3
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JurgendeWitte Mar 28, 2014  Professional Photographer
Your work is both technically and creatively stunning, and the subjects and stories are very interesting. It's a pleasure watching you, Melvyn!
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MariaSatmaru Mar 28, 2014  New member Hobbyist Photographer
Your photos are truly amazing!!Clap 
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rjfitze Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing world most ignore these creatures knit their  ecosystems together your work is inspiring.
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Wauw this is really amazing, i am getting itchy from all the insectiods
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Venof-Unis-Jinanx Mar 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome line of work! excellent photography! :spidernoid: 
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