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The Observer
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Copyright: Peter Roos (batu) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-04-28
Categories: Insects
Camera: Olympus E1, Zuiko Digital 35mm f/3.5-22, Macro
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-10-16 2:42
Viewed: 2692
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This picture was taken in a small nature reseve, Kleiner Fallstein' in the north of the Harz Mountains in Germany.
It shows the beetle
- Cantharis fusca
- family: Cantharidae

on the blossom of an Euphorbiaceae-species.

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This is a very nice picture of a Soldier Beetle in nice, subdued light with excellent POV, sharpness, colour and DOF. Sehr schön!

Excellent photo of the Cantharis, very nice side view, very good detail and light.
Nice photo of the Euphorbia as well.
regards yiannis

Hi Peter,
very good macro shot. Perfect point of view. Nice colours and composition.
A lot of details.
Have a nice Sunday,

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2011-10-16 7:49]

Hi Peter,
Perfect macro work.Gorgeous light and colours with excellent detail.
Good composition and background are nice too.
Regards Jiri.

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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2011-10-16 8:03]

Hello Peter,
impressive macro shot of this Cantharidae!
great point of view, depth and sharpness. Splendid colours and light. Very well done.
Thanks for sharing

Bonjour Peter,
Une belle image avec de jolies couleurs et une belle netteté.
Bonne lumière qui met très bien an valeur le sujet.

Hi Peter - must say the macro shot is great. The contrast of the beetle and the flower is amazing. Great DOF and POV. TFS

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-10-16 11:25]

Hi Peter,the quality is different,but this pic remember me one of my FIRST UPLOADS of my TN history.A magnificent macro and a great capture in a difficult light,very impressive details,sharpness and colors,excellent too the yellow of the Euphorbia.Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano.

Ciao Peter, great macro of beautiful Cantharis fusca on a lovely flower, nice blurry BG, fine details, superb sharpness, wonderful natural colors and splendid light, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-10-16 16:48]

Hello Peter,
A wonderful shot of this little beetle who seems to be on the look-out for enemy troops. Excellent DOF with an attractive blurrued BG. Beautiful natural coloring with lots of fine detail. A great macro sho,t and a pleasure to view.

Great photo Peter! Interesting subject, excellent composition, beautiful BG, wonderful soft lighting and impressive sharpness!

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-10-17 0:38]

The fine beetle on lovely flower, beautiful image. Good viewpoint and exposure. tfs.

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