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Jewel Bug

Jewel Bug
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Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4316 W: 231 N: 14052] (56953)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-27
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma EX 105mm F2.8 DG Macro, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-08-31 7:34
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The fifth picture from the school vegetable farm.
It is a Jewel Bug this time. These are very pretty creatures. In this picture, I have retained the entire perch of a weed because of its peculiar and attractive shape. The insect on it looks small and may lose its appeal to most of you.

Scutelleridae are otherwise known as shield-backed bugs, a reference to the fact that their shield is continuous, not divided. Because bugs in this family are usually brightly colored, they are also known as Jewel bugs.
These insects feed on plant juices, and are closely related to stink bugs.

Thanks for looking.

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hello Ram
thanks for the nice comments you give
and this is also a very good composition with great sharpness nice light and beautiful colours
i love this colour of the beetle
greeting lou

Ciao Ram, wonderful yewel bug with fantastic metallic colors, fine splendid light and excellent sharpness, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-08-31 8:26]

Hello Ram,
A photo taken in fantastic light. Impressive contrasting colours. Good sharpness, DOF and composition.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-08-31 11:44]

Hi Ram,a beautiful composition and i like a lot every artistic way to show the nature,this is very special whit an impressive contrast and a fantastic sharpness...and what a perfect metallic green too!Thanks for share,have a good night,Luciano.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2010-08-31 13:09]

Hello Ram,
This Jewel bug has great reflection and looks beautiful against this green leaf and background. Light and composition are fine too.
Best regards Siggi

Hallo Ram
One GREAT photo. I like it very much, as it is full of colour, well centred and so wonderfully sharp, and above all it is very eye-catching. The variety of mostly greens is delightful to look at. It has a pleasant composition, and the natural sunlight falling just on the right spots are just great. Best regards and thanks for sharing.

Ciao Ram. Impressive playing of light and exciting metallic green tones. Interesting graphic results. Cheers.


Hi Mr. Ram,
A beautifully composed shot of this beautiful jewel bug. Very well seen and captured with good details and light. Thanks a lot for sharing.


hi ram,
nice green tones, very harmonious colors and composition. well done.


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