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Melvyn Yeo
Singapore
My macro gears - Canon 5D2, 100mmL lens, 30mm extension tubes, Raynox 250 closeup filter, 270ex flash, DIY diffuser.

Email : melvynyeo@yahoo.com.sg
My Blog melvyn-yeo.blogspot.com/
My Facebook www.facebook.com/melvyn.yeo.9

Here is my rig feature on Kurt's Blog
orionmystery.blogspot.sg/2012/…
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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Dreamstate-awake Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
Thanks for posting so many great and interesting pictures!
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FruitsPunchSamurai7 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Student General Artist
Such amazing photography! Such beauty in a small world.
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anschblack Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014
hi Melvyn your pictures are beautiful, you are showing a wonderful world in the most beautiful art !! I am so impressed, congratulations on your great work
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Fian-gard Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Your gallery is fantastic, so many beautiful photographs.
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YanDLF Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
The whole gallery is truly amazing !
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zaranix Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Love your gallery! Can't get enough. :D
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Urallis Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
Happy birthday :D!
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bokugakowai Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday! :)
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Tarzok Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
Happy day of Birth :party:
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firefox2171 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Professional Photographer
Happy birthday! :party:
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