Machilis sp. (Archaeognatha, Machilidae)
Frontal view of a very strange ancient insect. Read more about them on Wikipedia.
Taken with JML 21/3.5 lens at around 9x magnification. The last shot was stopping down with a DIY aperture (see below). 201 shots stacked in Zerene Stacker (PMax).
Tagged: , Canon EOS 5D mark II , JML 21mm f/3.5 , Asahi Pentax auto bellows , Canon Speedlite 580EXII , focus stack , Zerene Stacker , photomacrography , insect , Archaeognatha , Machilidae , jumping bristletail , studio macro