golden silk orb-weaver
These two pictures of the Asian Beetle were taken with a reversed-50mm lens mounted on a 70mm lens, giving a 1.4x macro ratio. Sorry for the pink background, but the beetle was on a pink spoon.
spicebush swallowtail caterpillar just before pupation
Now, where did I put my glasses?
I didn't notice this little guy hiding until I was processing the picture on the computer.
He looks like a milkweed beetle, but I'm not sure if they come in yellow.
Milkweed Longhorn Beetle
This bee is wearing a hat.
I was taking a picture of the grape hyacinth when this bee showed up.
Taken with Raynox 150 close-focus filter.