P.O. Box 98199
Washington, DC 20090-8199
Pogonomyrmex badius Harvester Ants
Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA
Photo details: Canon MP-E 65mm 1-5x macro lens on a Canon EOS 50D.
ISO 100, f/13, 1/250 sec, diffused twin flash
Perfect timing (given my earlier comments on anthropomorphizing). You could tell people that’s actually a goose egg and those ants are the size of rats! Some people wouldn’t notice the sand grains
Excellent. Sharp all the way across both ants and the seed. Considering that they must have both been moving, that must have been a tough shot indeed.
Thanks guys! The toughest thing about that shot was the sting of the ants, which is quite painful.
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