Weaver ants or Green ants (genus Oecophylla) are eusocial insects of the family Formicidae (order Hymenoptera). Weaver ants are obligately arboreal and are known for their unique nest building behaviour where workers construct nests by weaving together leaves using larval silk. […] Oecophylla smaragdina found in Australia often have bright green gasters.

Below, the video of my full rebuilding of the background on Photoshop in less than 20 min. Any other adjustments (color, etc.) were done in Aperture app. Note that Photoshop is totally useless for me in 99.9% of the photographs presented on the site; careful not to be blinded by his name… The video is not commented, for any question, I would enjoy to answer you in the comments section of this post.

A spider with unusual form “shield”, this species lives in Queensland, Australia. The picture is not exceptional, I didn't want to use an higher ISO than 800 at 1/30th and +1EV (to light-up dark areas), and the environment was not the most stable, the spider web was moving in the slightest air movement. Thank you […]