Rough Woodlouse - Macro side view, Heeswijk-Dinther, Netherlands
Opening a small macro set from a nearby forest. On this very hot day, I went out to try a new lighting setup:
I already had the ring flash units and added the Rogue foldable soft box. My main flash unit, a SB-910, flashes upwards into the soft box, and sends down diffuse light. Goal of this setup is to try and reduce hard flash shadows, but also to allow me to shoot f/11 - f/16 by day without it looking like a night shot.
I saw a berch tree with some very loose bark, so I pulled it to find a few woodlice and ants inside. Oniscus asellus is a presumed species, I'll check it with an expert. A second species of woodlouse found in the same place: