Alien

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).

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Posted by Nikola Rahme on 2011-11-30 07:57:26

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

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