Fascinating and Colourful Photographs of Creepy Crawlies

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While they might make our skin crawl, they indisputably offer photographers a heap of opportunities for great macro photography. Creep crawlies are everywhere and with a macro lens, a reversing ring, some extension tubes or a macro bellows, you can get some amazing images. Check out this collection of creepy crawlies and see the links at the bottom if you want some tips on taking shots like this yourself.

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Tanguru Chafer by SidPix, on Flickr

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shield-backed bug by tonrulkens, on Flickr

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Adult Male Jumping Spider at Sunset – Phidippus mystaceus by Thomas Shahan, on Flickr

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Potters Wasp by aussiegall, on Flickr

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Within by aussiegall, on Flickr

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Rendezvous of Emerald Tiger Beetles by giovzaid85, on Flickr

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by aussiegall, on Flickr

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Bee on Echinacea by aussiegall, on Flickr

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honeybee by loco's photos, on Flickr

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Rainbow Shield Bug on Jatropha leaf by tonrulkens, on Flickr

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our lady of the daisy by jasleen_kaur, on Flickr

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La oruga y sus larvas / The caterpillar and larvae by lucaskuriger, on Flickr

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Female Green Lynx Spider (Peucetia viridans) by BSC Photography, on Flickr

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our lady of the dead daisy by jasleen_kaur, on Flickr

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Looking away by kyalanur, on Flickr

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Harlequin bug nymph by bareego, on Flickr

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DaddyLongLegs by scott1723, on Flickr

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longhorn beetle by loco's photos, on Flickr

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longhorn beetle by loco's photos, on Flickr

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Small Cuckoo Wasp by aussiegall, on Flickr

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Rob is the founder of Light Stalking. His love for photography started as a child with a Kodak Instamatic and pushed him into building this fantastic place all these years later, and you can get to know him better here.
Rob's Gear
Camera: Nikon D810
Lenses: Nikkor 14-24 f/2.8, Nikkor 50mm f/1.8

Awesome pictures…. I too like taking Macro pictures…my Camera only has 24times zoom ssoo these are the best I can get….but…I do LOVE taking micro’s!!!DSCN8211

these photos are so breath taking the produce the aesthetic emotion of curiosity and excite in a person keep up the good work

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