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Khao Yai National Park – Day 5

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14 March 2012
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Finally time to go home! But before we left our cabin, I woke up early to shoot the bunch of treehoppers in front of the cabin which seemed to be mimicking thorns. After which, we had an unforgettable episode with the resident monkeys….

Behind the scenes shots from Melvyn’s Sony TX5, Nicky’s Galaxy SII, David’s LX5.

  1. A true macro super hero does not brush teeth nor eat when he gets up in the morning. First thing he does is to grab his camera for some shots.

  2. All ready to prone on the ground to get the shot!

  3. A common sight – jumping spider jumps onto the lens. lol

  4. I woke up early too to catch the treehoppers

  5. Thorn-Mimic Treehoppers (Membracidae) - DSC_6681
  6. Quite a number of these fake thorns, which were actually treehoppers

  7. Thorn-Mimic Treehoppers (Membracidae) - DSC_6691
  8. This cute pair was facing each other, while an ant came in to disturb

  9. Thorn-Mimic Treehoppers (Membracidae) - DSC_6746
  10. After the ant left, I tried a slightly extended exposure to get a brighter background

  11. Thorn-Mimic Treehoppers (Membracidae) - DSC_6719
  12. With a slightly adjusted angle, we could get green!

  13. This monkey saw me putting bread into my bag, and rushed over to snatch my entire camera bag!!!

  14. Lance scolding the monkeys… lol

  15. Last minute shopping at the souvenir shop

  16. Final group photo at our cabin

  17. And here’s our transport to bring us back to the airport

  18. Made a stopover for some quick shots

  19. And the final photo dedicated to our 4D kings!

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Hi my name is Nicky Bay. I am a macro photographer, instructor and book author, travelling the world to document the vast micro biodiversity that nature has to offer. Follow my updates and discover with me the incredible beauty and science behind our planet's micro creatures!

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