Macro Outing to TTDI (Taman Tun Dr Ismail) – Taman Rimba Kiara

Went out with a few guys for bug chasing in Taman Tun! Just behind the temple at Taman Rimba Kiara, sadly there was a downpour the WHOLE night before so the place was soaked and the bugs were pretty scarce.

Half of the group got bored and went somewhere else instead.

But we stuck it out and found some really interesting stuff, namely the largest robber fly I’ve ever seen, a few decent spiders and 5-6 different varieties of Dragonfly!

Garden Orb Weaver – On it’s Web

Garden Orb Weaver

Ant Portrait

Fire Ant Portrait

Reflection of Life

Waterdrop Reflection

Robberfly Eating Moth – Best seen Large.

Robberfly Eating Moth

Scary looking fella eh?

Beautiful Green Dragonfly – This is my favourite shot of the trip and my new wallpaper – looks stunning large.

Green Dragonfly

Pale Blue Dragonfly

Pale Blue Dragonfly

Yellow and Black Dragonfly

Yellow & Black Dragonfly

Spark of Red

Spark of Red - Dragonfly

Black and White Dragonfly

Black and White Dragonfly

Ant Delivery Service – Pizzahut style!

Ant Delivery

You can see the whole set in slideshow here.

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7 Responses to Macro Outing to TTDI (Taman Tun Dr Ismail) – Taman Rimba Kiara

  1. KY May 14, 2007 at 11:47 am #

    2nd last shot best for wallpaper me think. nice panning effect.

  2. gazard May 14, 2007 at 9:41 pm #

    Fuyoh, I like the scary looking fella! What is it?

  3. moby May 15, 2007 at 4:19 pm #

    Excellent macro shots, but I was cringing when I viewed the pictures. No, I’m not a big bug fan. They give me the creeps! Haha!

  4. ShaolinTiger May 15, 2007 at 5:03 pm #

    KY: Yah that one has nice space for a wallpaper.

    gazard: It’s a Robberfly, it kills and eats other flies, moths and beetles!

    moby: Thanks! Yeah it is freaky for some people seeing insects so close up, it’s not normal.

  5. Albert Ng May 16, 2007 at 1:04 pm #

    Whoa at the ant portrait!

  6. Cheryl May 16, 2007 at 6:11 pm #

    I like the first and third shot best, with the dew drops catching the light. Your genuine interest and respect for the subject matter really shows. Inspiring!

    ps: Stumbled upon this flickr group, just thought I’d share it 🙂
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/konaboy/sets/1421211/

  7. ShaolinTiger May 17, 2007 at 1:16 am #

    Albert Ng: Aha! I made you go Whoa!

    Cheryl: Thanks for the feedback 🙂 If you want to see some amazing stuff check out Lord V – My idol. Everything is taken in his own garden too.