lördag 3 november 2012

Horse ant "Röd skogsmyra" (Formica rufa)

Horse ant is also called southern wood ant, and measure 8–10 mm in length.




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30 kommentarer:

  1. small but mighty! :) I'm your new follower. xxo

    SvaraRadera
  2. Stunning images to see...many thanks for sharing.

    SvaraRadera
  3. Perfectly captured! Thanks for your visit :)

    SvaraRadera
  4. Incredible that you were able to capture them with so much detail.

    SvaraRadera
  5. Wow amazing close-up! It scares me a little. :)

    SvaraRadera
  6. Nice close up.

    Hello, little ant.

    SvaraRadera
  7. Amazingly sharp & fantastic close ups!!!

    SvaraRadera
  8. fantastic shots and so clear.We wouldn't like to get within bite range of it!

    SvaraRadera
  9. It is not often that a photo will, but yours made my skin crawl.. I remember getting into ant hills when I was a kid... wonderful close up shots... Thank you for sharing on Weekly Top Shot #55!

    SvaraRadera
  10. these are fabulous shots! i've never seen an ant this close.:p

    SvaraRadera
  11. This ant is absolutely perfect for Mandarin Orange Monday:) As is the wood he is walking on. Beautifully captured! And thank you for publishing him on MoM:)

    SvaraRadera
  12. Love how the macro shot shows you his 'face'...he looks quite monstrous.

    Mollyxxx

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  13. Wow great shots! Never knew an ant could look so good!

    SvaraRadera
  14. such a tiny creature but so crystal clear in these beautiful photos thank you for sharing!

    SvaraRadera
  15. Fina bilder på myrorna! De är riktigt intressanta så länge de hålls ute och inte kommer in i köket.

    SvaraRadera
  16. Awesome Macro!! Truly superb!

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  17. Fina foton av myrorna. Kul att se dem så här i närbild. Ha en fin vecka.

    SvaraRadera
  18. Snyggt fångat för de brukar ju inte sitta still precis. HA DE GOTT.

    SvaraRadera
  19. wow - what great shots - he's so cool looking!! Super macros!

    SvaraRadera
  20. Fantastic shots! Have a fabulous week.

    Liz @ MLC
    Liz @ YACB

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  21. Great macro.

    Are you using image stacking?

    SvaraRadera
    Svar
    1. I never use focus stacking. It wouldn't work because I don´t use tripod. The ants move very fast and it would be impossible to chase them with the camera fixed on a tripod.

      Radera
  22. They are kind of pretty, but the face in the first photo is so fierce!!

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