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Copyright: Paulo Tcr (tcr) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 158 W: 8 N: 538] (3384)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-02
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon T5, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, Extension Tube
Exposure: f/16, 1/200 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2016-02-02 8:18
Viewed: 1911
Points: 12
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12 insect eggs.

Insects and other arthropods lay a variety of styles and shapes of eggs. Some have gelatinous or skin-like coverings, others have hard eggshells. Softer shells are mostly protein. It may be fibrous or quite liquid. Some arthropod eggs do not actually have shells, rather, their outer covering is actually the outermost embryonic membrane, the choroid, which serves to protect inner layers. The choroid itself can be a complex structure, and it may have different layers within it. It may have an outermost layer called an exochorion. Eggs which must survive in dry conditions usually have hard eggshells, made mostly of dehydrated or mineralized proteins with pore systems to allow respiration. Arthropod eggs can have extensive ornamentation on their outer surfaces.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-02-02 9:02]

Hi Paulo,interesting and original post,this time dedicated to the start of insect life.Great idea and a great macro too,the sharpness is absolutely perfect! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

very interesting macro of these insect eggs

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-02-02 19:16]

Hello Paulo,
Outstanding image of these tiny eggs all lined up on a leaf. The detail is awesome and colors appear true and natural. Exposure is superb and you obtained excellent DOF.

Hello Paulo,
Nice macro image with exceptional details and colors. Interesting capture.

Hello Paulo
Excellent macro of this interesting insect eggs. The angle is perfect for showing the intricate detail of each egg.
TFS Janice

Hello Paulo,
Although I have no idea of the species, but I like the way you have presented eggs. Well composition with splendid color.
Thanks for sharing,

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