A Black Swallowtail caterpillar decided on a brick of our house to create its chrysalis. Now we have to wait a week or so to see it emerge (I hope!). It seems as if it picked this spot to maximize its camouflage!
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The lens was at near the closest focus without the matched extender, so this is about 1/2 life size. The aperture was f/8. This is an image stack of 4 images created using the StackReg and Extended Depth of Field plugins in Fiji/ImageJ2. The image is not cropped or otherwise processed.