Where's Wally (Waldo)? Camouflage in the Insect & Spider World
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In this challenge, show us the clever forms of camouflage that insects, spiders, or other small arthropods use to hide themselves from other predators, or wait for their own meal to come along. They should be outside, on flowers, leaves, or trees, NOT under studio lights. Macro and close-up shots welcome. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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This dragonfly was perched on an old tombstone at the 17th Century Dutch Cemetery in Bheemli, India. I observed that many of the dead buried there were very young, their lives cut short by illness. This dragonfly was camouflaged amongst the dead to avoid a premature death.
|Submitted:||Sunday, 24th March, 2013 18:55 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Thursday, 20th September, 2012|
|Focal length:||135 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/1250 sec|
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