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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