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Ventocoris falcatus

Ventocoris falcatus
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Copyright: Christodoulos Makris (chrimakris) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1744 W: 79 N: 5425] (26007)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-03
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-02-08 9:12
Viewed: 2866
Points: 40
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ventocoris falcatus (Cyrillus, 1791)

Ventocoris falcatus is a bug 8-9 mm long, in the family Pentatomidae (Order Hemiptera, suborder Heteroptera).
It is Mediterranean and eastern Asian species rare in Cyprus. It is found manly on plants of the Brassicaceae family

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Hi Christodoulos
Amazing details and beatiful compo

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-02-08 10:58]

Hello Christodoulos,
Beautiful sharp detailed macro of these bugs. Nice colours with a very good matching background. Excellent composition.
Have a nice weekend,

hello Christodoulos
this is super
i like this bugs
great details and lovely colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-02-08 11:43]

Hi Chris,great capture of these bugs mating,another very professional macro considering the very small size of this specie,great details and colors,just a bit overexposed for me...but just a bit..ehehe...have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

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  • efsus Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 415 W: 11 N: 843] (3947)
  • [2013-02-08 12:39]

Diğer karelerinizdeki alıştığımız güzelliğin yanında ilginç bir çalışma olmuş. Daha önce bu böceklerden gördüğümü hatırlamıyorum. Bu fotoğraf benim için bir ilk.


HI Christodoulos
You have this talent for matching your BG to your subject and enhancing a colour or feature of your subject. Super capture of these bugs. Great colour and detail. I really like your composition and DOV.
Thanks for sharing
Best regards

hello Christodoulos

Excellent macro of these amazing insects,
beautiful light, fine POV, the diagonal
framing gives dynamism to the image, TFS


nice stange couple, TFS Ori

Ciao Christodoulos. An interesting specie taken in good details and sharp despite the hard light. Lovelky compo.


Hallo Christodoulos
This is truly beautiful! The details captured here is awesome. The image as a whole is super sharp, the composition and close point of view first rate and the overall presentation praiseworthy. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

Hello Christodoulos,
Another beautiful presentation with an outstanding details and clarity,very perfect exposure and the colours scheme is just remarkable.
TFS and my regards,

This is a superb picture of mating bugs I've seen for the first time, Chris.
Thanks for sharing this gem from your rather old archives of 2007.

Hello Christodoulos,
An excellent macro with fine details, colors & presentation.Great work & TFS. Best wishes!


Ciao Christodoulo, fgreat capture of lovely maiting couple, excellent clarity and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hi Christodoulos,

Very nice capture of this strange looking bug. Very good sharpness and detail view of their characteristics!

Best Regards,

Hi Christodoulos,
Superb macro.Great sharpness and colours.

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-02-11 0:20]

Hello Christodoulos,
excellent macro,great details,nice species..,thanks for sharing..

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2013-02-11 9:46]

Hello Christodoulos
Beautiful image.Excellent point of view.The image is sharp with good details.I also like the natural colours and the composition.
TFS Michel

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2013-02-11 9:56]

Lovely pair! Great lighting and fine details!



Hello Christodoulos,
This is a beautiful pair of hemiptera with colors that I have never seen before. Lovely texture and and details with light so beautiful in the frame.
Thanks and have a great week my friend.

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