Incredible bug photos: Portraits of insects up close

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cockchafer beetle photo

credit: Francis Prior

Cockchafer Beetle

Prior says, "Over 2 years, I learned how to go about getting close to insects and spiders, how to capture a photo that shows its anatomy, behavior, and traits. I went on to try and improve my work by adding colours and lighting to enhance each animals features. Eventually this became my full time hobby, catching insects and spiders for purpose rather than just to hold them, a past 'hobby' if you will."