Macro photography with the Canon MP-E 65mm

Written by Paul Bourke
January 2019

The following are examples of images captured with the Canon MP-E 65mm macro lens. The key feature of this lens is a 5:1 enlargement, so on a full frame sensor one can fill the sensor with a 7mm object.
See also: mystery objects and extreme macro 3D reconstruction.

A parasitic horror on my roses

The beast with the brown head and white body is the "Cottony cushion scale". The reddish beetle is the first nymph stage of same. The white "sacks" is the nymph stage.