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About Deviant Member Melvyn YeoMale/Singapore Groups :iconcritter-wings: Critter-Wings
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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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ThoughtWeaver Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excellent work! I'm looking forward to viewing more photographs by your hand. :D
IraDorn Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You fotos are AMAZING !!!! (But i need more frogs :) )
xkalibolg Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Hobbyist
Great job! beautiful photos and intersting information.
SaskiaAnnerie Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Stunning gallery!
Slipmaskin Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Your gallery is really interesting and informative. I've always fancied spiders, but your photos has rose an interest in me for bugs too. So many species I never knew even existed! Keep up the good work!
DOK-FITZ Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
meles11 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015
Great gallery !!! Amazing
Tucker-M Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Great Gallery, Melvyn.  I really appreciate the information in the caption, very interesting!
Mattev Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
I love your photos! :Q___
nikkiontherock Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  New member
Wow! Your gallery is absolutely amazing 
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