|Copyright: Ioana Ilut (ioana_tm)
|Date Taken: 2006-07-15|
|Camera: Canon Powershot A620|
|Exposure: f/4, 1/125 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop|
|Date Submitted: 2006-10-13 14:50|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Even the little Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata)can be beautiful. |
The evolution of the name "Colorado potato beetle" is curious since the beetle did not originate in Colorado but is believed to have originated in central Mexico. It had a series of names from 1863 to 1867, including the "ten-striped spearman," "ten-lined potato beetle," "potato-bug" and "new potato bug." Colorado was not connected to the insect until Walsh (1865) stated that two of his colleagues had seen large numbers of the insect in the territory of Colorado feeding on buffalo-bur. This convinced him that it was native to Colorado. It was C.V. Riley (1867) who first used the combination: Colorado potato beetle.
Usually peoples don't like potato beetles. Hope you like it.
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This is not a bad shot. You took it in conditions made difficult by the strong contrast of light. This can be remedied to some extent and to show you what I mean I've used the WS.
TFS ,regards Ivan
i think your POV was werry good, but the light from beckground produce a overexposure picture. No problem because exist Photoshop...
I put your image in photoshop (hope you don't mind) and the modiffications is:
- first - shaddow/highlight tune
- a little bit more contrast
- sharpen with smart sharp
- little crop because the image was too centred (if I consider) and I need to abandon the overexposed surface.
is my prop,