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cicada
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Copyright: Michal Smoczyk (Michau) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 80 W: 11 N: 87] (577)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-07-17
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 400D, Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II, SanDisk Extreme III
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: Turkey & Rhodos
Date Submitted: 2010-01-04 14:02
Viewed: 3752
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
In Turkey I've seen cicada for the first time. I have been heard those noisemakers many times before, but usually it is hard to the insects itself -- look for this camouflaged specimen. Its color is pretty mimicric to tree bark. I was hearing strong cicada's sound and following this I've found the the bug finally, sitting on a tree at about 2,5 meters above my head.

I suppose this one belongs to Cicadinae subfamily and Cicada genus, but if someone could be able to determine more precisely I will be happy.

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2010-01-04 20:55]

HI Michal,
Amazing details seen through the transparent wings.
I like the way the body seems to be iridescent.
A great shot.
TFS. : )

Czesc Michal! Popisowy kontrast, swietna ostrosc, dobra ekspozycja. Klaniam sie!

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