Ochthebius sp. Minute Moss Beetles (Hydraenidae)

Pyramid Lake, Nevada

Tiny flea like specks

Move among the algal slime.

Oh! Hydraenidae!

photo details: Canon MP-E 65mm 1-5x macro lens on a Canon D60

ISO 100, f/13, 1/200 sec, flash diffused through tracing paper


  1. #1 Aydin
    August 22, 2008

    Ah, finding the right exposure for black subjects against a white background. Can it get more difficult than that?

  2. #2 Beetles In The Bush
    August 22, 2008

    Love the haiku!


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