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photo contest slideshow
Portal to Another Realm
Glassy Mushroom
Magic of the Forest
Aerial View at Kettle Moraine Park
Giant Fluffy Pancakes
Birch and Moss
Red
Descending Mushrooms
Portal Through the Woods
Madison Isthmus
Waiting to Fly
Emerging Cicada
On Your Mark
Shared Joy
Dreamland
Beautiful pattern
Prairie Burning in Central Wisconsin
At the pond.
Idyllic Lake Morning
Dog's Morning Contemplation
Lakeside Fireworks
I spy with my little eyes!
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Waiting to Fly

My son found a cicada ready to emerge from its exoskeleton and I photographed it from emergence, until it's wings unfolded. Here it waits on my son's hand while its wings dry.

TAGS: Cicada, Wisconsin

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River Falls, Wisconsin, United States of America
Member since 2018
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Rachel Paulus.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 3:17 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 60mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f14
ISO: ISO500
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PHOTO LOCATION River Falls, Wisconsin, United States of America