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First Place - Youth, National Wildlife Awards


McKinney, Texas, USA

by Justin Black

McKinney, Texas, USA

“While exploring my neighborhood for potential images I noticed a lady bug walking across a wooden fence. I took a few photos with a large aperture to blur the background, creating a uniform backdrop of green to set off the red ladybug. Placing the insect in the lower corner of the frame strengthen the composition and the complementary colors added impact.”

Canon EOS Digital Rebel 300D with 105mm lens.

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