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Paint it black!
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Copyright: Philippe Moniotte (pgmoni) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 343 W: 100 N: 637] (2769)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-11-12
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 8700
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-04-01 11:15
Viewed: 5173
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A tenebrionid beetle, Pimelia sp. (I think P; grossa) in the Donana national park in Southern Spain. This insect belongs to the same family as the Meal Worm, , tenebrionidae. It is approx. one inch long (2,5 cm)
Not the easiest photo subject, with its uniform jet-black livery...

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  • Fisher Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1540 W: 309 N: 2234] (8915)
  • [2005-04-01 12:06]

Excelent capture and well composed.
Awesome Beetle and well exposed. TFS.


Your right, black is tricky to get right, but you are spot on with this image. Well done. Great detail and pov
Thanks for sharing.

Nice exposed close up Philippe.
Good detail and nice perspective.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2005-04-02 1:06]

Jolie et intéressante macro pour cet insecte noir difficile à photographier. Bon rendu des couleurs et bonne netteté.
Well done !

Very sharp macro,
Details on black are wonderful!
Good job!

Beautiful macro!
The details are very sharp and clear. Well done on the exposure and composition.
I like it very much.

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2005-04-02 7:27]

Great macro shot with lots of details of this black bettle...
Very well done Philippe

Very nice shot.
Strong details
Very sharp.

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