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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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Oceanseas Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What an amazing gallery! You really bring out the beauty of each arthropod in your work. Great job!
Amarantheans Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2015
You have a simply stunning insect gallery, and your hognoses are so precious.

I have a Red Albino Corn and she is just the sweetest... we ended up getting her second hand at a pet store that takes in reptiles. I have never met such a gentle snake. She loves going to my daughters school for educational purposes and I let the older kids watch her eat a mouse (from frozen).
Egxe Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
your images and commentary is really fun to view keep up the good work !
Jordan-Uncia Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015  Student General Artist
Your photography is amazing!  Keep up the great work! Clap 
IchMachDenKopfZu Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
your work is so beautiful. ive never seen pictures as incredible mindblowing as yours. keep up the good work!!!! :)
khangvuong Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2015
beautiful insects :D
dead01 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
All your photos are just stunning, I love every bug in your Gallery :worship:
WanderingMogwai Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2015   Photographer
Happy Birthday!  :D
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Wesdaaman Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2015  Student General Artist
Happy birthday Melvyn
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HAS10401 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!
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