10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
The last pollen spore preparing to leave a ladybird trying to hold on, because it didn't want to be alone

The photographer used a thin steel wire to support and attach a pollen spore to one of the ladybug’s arms. The camera used is an Olympus Pen PL-1 with a Super-Takumar 50 F/1.4 lens.

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Date Taken: 04.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2012
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