Prairie Ridge Ecostation, Raleigh, NC
I took the photo at the end of the summer. The bronze fennel that this caterpillar was feeding on had been pretty much stripped bare by the caterpillars. That and the flash made it easier to avoid a distracting background.
exposure compensation, spot removal, crop, sharpening
Nikon D7000, Nikon 70-300 f4.5-5.6, Nissen DI866 flash