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The opinions expressed here represent my own views and not those of my employer. Comments on posts represent the opinions of others. Alan Cann is the author of two highly successful textbooks, has served on the editorial boards of numerous scientific journals, creator of MicrobiologyBytes.com, Internet Consulting Editor of the Annals of Botany.  Has worked as a consultant for numerous educational and scientific institutions, and have published extensively on educational research. Principles of Molecular Virology http://www.amazon.com/Principles-Molecular-Virology-Fifth-Alan/dp/012384939X/ Maths from Scratch for Biologists http://www.amazon.com/Maths-Scratch-Biologists-Alan-Cann/dp/0471498351/ All original content I post here is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ If you would like me to follow you here I need to see: 1. A profile picture. 2. A description of you and your interests. 3. Regular postings here which are of interest to me.

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Hunkered
The Woundwort Shieldbug hunkered down away from the wind and the lenses of passing photographers. Woundwort Shieldbug, Eysarcoris venustissimus . Nikon D7200 100mm f11 1/100 ISO 400
The Woundwort Shieldbug hunkered down away from the wind and the lenses of passing photographers. Woundwort Shieldbug, Eysarcoris venustissimus. Nikon D7200 100mm f11 1/100 ISO 400
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Green-veined White
The Green-veined White isn't one of those rarities people chase after much. Maybe they should. Green-veined White, Pieris napi . Nikon D7200 100mm f8 1/320 ISO 200
The Green-veined White isn't one of those rarities people chase after much. Maybe they should. Green-veined White, Pieris napi. Nikon D7200 100mm f8 1/320 ISO 200
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Up for the Cup
Oh no, I thought, another sawfly. Not much change of identifying these little guys. But I was wrong. The stripy football socks on the rear legs of the Rose Sawfly are a dead giveaway. Which raises the question - why don't (English) football teams wear strip...
Oh no, I thought, another sawfly. Not much change of identifying these little guys. But I was wrong. The stripy football socks on the rear legs of the Rose Sawfly are a dead giveaway. Which raises the question - why don't (En...
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On Reflection
Nikon D7200 f9 13mm ISO 100, 5 shot HDR.
Nikon D7200 f9 13mm ISO 100, 5 shot HDR.
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The mirror, on reflection
Has turned back, against the wall....
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He ties her down with threads of silk
"The male has an unusual method of mating with the female. First he grabs hold of one of her legs and waits until she stops struggling. He ties her down with threads of silk and finally he crawls underneath her to mate." Xysticus cristatus . Nikon D7200 100...
"The male has an unusual method of mating with the female. First he grabs hold of one of her legs and waits until she stops struggling. He ties her down with threads of silk and finally he crawls underneath her to mate." Xyst...
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Rules for the Gentleman Photographer
One of the great things about the rules for the Gentleman Photographer is that there is only one, and it's very easy to remember, because it's so similar to the basic rule for being a Gentleman: A Gentleman is someone who can play the accordion, but chooses...
One of the great things about the rules for the Gentleman Photographer is that there is only one, and it's very easy to remember, because it's so similar to the basic rule for being a Gentleman: A Gentleman is someone who can...
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Tuscany?
We don't need no stinking Tuscany. Nikon D7200 f22 13mm 1/200 ISO 100
We don't need no stinking Tuscany. Nikon D7200 f22 13mm 1/200 ISO 100
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Croft Pasture
Nikon D7200 100mm f16 1/200 ISO 400
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Peak Parsley
The Cow Parsley by the brook is looking particularly "vernal" at the moment. And why not? Cow Parsley - Anthriscus sylvestris . iPhone 5s f2.2 4.2mm 1/440 ISO 32
The Cow Parsley by the brook is looking particularly "vernal" at the moment. And why not? Cow Parsley - Anthriscus sylvestris. iPhone 5s f2.2 4.2mm 1/440 ISO 32
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Leucozona lucorum
Photographer versus hoverfly, a real challenge. One of the few instances where the photographer won, although I have a feeling the fly was just toying with me. There seem to be a lot of these about this year. Which is nice. Leucozona lucorum . Nikon D7200 1...
Photographer versus hoverfly, a real challenge. One of the few instances where the photographer won, although I have a feeling the fly was just toying with me. There seem to be a lot of these about this year. Which is nice. L...
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Superb! That lens is so on my shopping list!
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Dinosaur Food
Great Horsetail - Equisetum telmateia. Nikon D7200 100mm f11 1/125 ISO 100
Great Horsetail - Equisetum telmateia. Nikon D7200 100mm f11 1/125 ISO 100
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Reedmace
Reedmace, Typha latifolia . Nikon D7200 f11 11mm 1/320 ISO 100
Reedmace, Typha latifolia. Nikon D7200 f11 11mm 1/320 ISO 100
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