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January 6th, 2014

Behind The Shot: ‘Perilampid Wasp, Boonesboro, Maryland’ by Sam Droege and the U.S. Geological Survey’s Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab

Posted By David Alexander Willis
focus stacking stacked composite macro insect photography
There is no reason that scientific photography can’t be both informative and aesthetic. Our laboratory creates monitoring programs for animals and plants and, when necessary, creates identification guides that are largely for use by other scientists using microscopes. Identification guides require illustrations, which in the past were done as line drawings because photographing tiny things, … 
February 20th, 2011

Mirror on the Marsh

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
Mirror on the Marsh
The landscape of the Chesapeake Bay is a beautiful place to visit and photograph. Thousands of miles of marsh and tidal shore lines line this rare and ecologically threatened area. My close friend and fellow OP Blogger, Ian Plant, produced the quintessential photo book of this region a few years ago working with world renowned …