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Melvyn Yeo
My macro gears - 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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fred7601 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Student Traditional Artist
Your insect photos are remarkable! Wow! 
PhotosCrystalJones Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy birthday ! =^-^=
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DiegoShedyk53182 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday! ^^
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Dreamstate-awake Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016
Happy birthday, thanks for all the great insect pictures, have a good year!
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Dan21Almeida95 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016  Student General Artist
Happy Birthday :)
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147CombatMedic Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016
Happy B-Day!
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dandy-cARTastrophe Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
:cake: Happy b-day! :clap:
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Dreamgate-Gad Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016  Professional General Artist
Happy birthday Sir! :)
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LauraRamirez Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016  Professional
Happy birthdaaaaayy!!!
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meles11 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016
Happy birthday !!!!
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