Quote Originally Posted by Anupam Basu
Dan, you are right. My problem is indeed specular reflections. But I can't figure out a way to put a light tent around insects in the field, as in this shot, for example.

The other thing I have been trying is cross polarized flash, but so far my results have been miserable - need to experiment a bit more with it to figure out what the problem might be.

Sorry, Anupam, but as a cheapskate no-good rat of a nonsubscriber I can't view images in the gallery.

I'm not sure that it is relevant, but in my aquarium photography I rely on geometry to control reflections from the tank's front. This might work for you.