Photo of the Day: Tuesday December 15 2009

Gene-Hilton1

Gene-Hilton1

*Third Place November:* Gene Hilton, 49, photographer, Durham, NC “In the yard one day I spotted these interesting, antlike red insects gathered on a leaf, and helped them ‘migrate’ to a different plant for a better shot. Then I noticed a ladybug and placed her in the frame. It’s a microcosm of life in my yard!” (www.genehiltonphotography.com) *Tech specs:* Nikon D200, Tokina 100mm f/2.8 macro lens. Exposure, 1/250 sec at f/4.2, ISO 360. Minor adjustments in Photoshop.Gene Hilton
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