Otherworldly Ants (part 2)

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Acromyrmex versicolor – the desert leafcutter

Here’s the original:

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photo details: Canon MP-E 65mm 1-5x macro lens on a Canon 20D
f/13, 1/250 sec, ISO 100
MT24-EX twin flash diffused through tracing paper

Photoshop modification (top photo): desaturated yellows
increased contrast, burned edges, and added noise

2 thoughts on “Otherworldly Ants (part 2)”

  1. Cool. I played around with doing this on the white background shots, and generally I find that it doesn’t look as nice as when there is some backdrop texture…

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