Even though I’ve title the above photograph, Grasshopper Returns, I doubt it’s the same grasshopper as is depicted in Image 05 (Don’t Tread on Me, No. 4B) of this gallery. On the other hand, the assumed “doppelganger” shown here was within about a hundred yards of where I photographed the other (assumed) grasshopper six days before.
This one was easier to photograph. It was in a doorway (whereas photographing the first insect required crawling under my car). I have flipped this image 90 degrees in order to display it horizontally.
The original image is a Tagged Image Format File (TIFF) with a file data size of 35 megabytes (MB).
For display on this web site the TIFF was duplicated and the duplicate re-formatted as a Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPG/JPEG) image with a file data size of 6.61 MB. To approximate detail visible at the time of capture the image was sharpened as necessary and resampled via the Photoshop Bicubic Sharpen algorithm. The re-sampling increases the image resolution from 300 Dots Per Square Inch (DPI) to 360 DPI.
Unless otherwise noted the image was corrected to offset color shift and balance. This restores black (shadows), white (highlights) and neutral gray (neutral mid-tones).
• An unnumbered image is the only one of the subject matter.
• A number corresponds to the sequential order in a subject-matter-related sequence.
• The letter “B” indicates color correction to approximate what was visible when the image was captured.
• The letter “C” indicates enhancement beyond an approximation of what was visible at the time of capture.