Image taken Monday, January 13, 2014. Posted Saturday, February 15, 2014
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A cicada insect


Ebbw Vale Station, Ipswich
General location: Australia, South-East Queensland

The Setup:

Been finding cicada shells everywhere. Here's one with the insect still in it.

The camera & lens:

Camera: Sony RX100 II
Lens: Sony RX100M2 fixed lens 10.4-37.1mm f/1.8-4.9 (28-105mm equivalent) @ 10.4mm
Exposure: 1/500" @ f/2.2, ISO 160 (0/10)

Post processing:

Lightroom 5 -

  1. Heavy crop
  2. Basic: Clarity +25
  3. Sharpening: Amount +50, radius 2.2, masking +100 (end result is quite close to the original, but I like the result of this just a little better)

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