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Milking the Cutworm – Final Video.

No Week on Sunday tomorrow, just this video to end the saga of the poor cutworm that I have been exploiting over several blog posts. If you don’t like the video, you can still dance […]

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Cutworm with Parasitoids – Emergence Timelapse

Continuing with the saga of the parasitoid-infested cutworm (See Intro and First Timlapse for more) I had no idea when – or even, if – these parasitoids would emerge, so I had to trust that the cameras would […]

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Cutworm with Parasitoids – First timelapse results

For the history of this cutworm, please see Cutworm with Parasitoids – Intro. The movement of hundreds of parasitoid larvae within the cutworm were slight, and barely noticeable to the naked eye. Under magnification – […]

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Cutworm with Parasitoids – Intro.

During a macro workshop I presented at the the Crop Diversification Centre South in mid-May, I was given a cutworm specimen by Shelley Barkley and Scott Meers. This was not an ‘ordinary’ cutworm – the 20 mm portly-type that […]

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2013: Looking Back

2013 in rear-view:  ◊ Regarding macro bug photography, 2013 was a pivotal year for me. In the spring I received my first published magazine interview, began teaching my first macro photography workshops, held my first photo […]

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Mystery Parasitoid Wasp

Not fair, or even possible –  I just don’t know. Here is a freshly emerged parasitoid wasp screaming-out for ID…  

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The Week on Sunday #31

♦ Let’s open this Week on Sunday with video by Stanislav Snäll and John Hallmén, working in the field and showing some simple flash diffusion methods:   ♦ Swedish photographers John Hallmén and Stanislav Kind are professional photomacrographers who run the website Makrofokus, an excellent resource […]

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Guest Post: Ian Maton — Moth Trapper

(I am pleased to introduce Ian Maton as the first amateur entomologist to contribute to Splendour Awaits! Thank you Ian, for an interesting article and great photography!) My journey into live moth trapping started a relatively short […]

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