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Giant Grasshopper: Perfect Devourer

Giant Grasshopper: Perfect Devourer
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Copyright: Ricardo A Palonsky (RAP) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2524 W: 345 N: 2373] (7405)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-09
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon Powershot Pro1, without additional lens
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): Grasshopper & Crickets, 100 points or more (Chapter 2), The Closer The Better [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-11-03 5:29
Viewed: 12964
Favorites: 4 [view]
Points: 182
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Spanish]
Giant Grasshopper: Perfect Devourer

Workshop Here

I have not been able to classify this monster of more than 12 cms. of longitude with the body recovered of hair, brown colors and an masticator apparatus enormous.

I think that it is one so many species of the denominated Tucuras, guilty of the loss of big surfaces cultivated, due to their insatiable appetite and to their number that I have seen in little time.

One of the specimens that tried to photograph, jumped to several meters of distance of a single jump.

To attempt their recognition, I include a second image like Workshop that can see Here of complete body.

The images were taken in the Ecological Reservation of Buenos Aires

I hope you like it J

Online translation


Camera: Canon PowerShot Pro1 (without additional lens)
Super Macro: On (max. 4 mpixels)
Shooting Mode: Aperture-Priority AE
Tv (Shutter Speed) 1/320
Av (Aperture Value) 6.3
Metering Mode: Evaluative
Exposure Compensation: -1
ISO Speed: 50
Lens: 7.2 – 22.8mm
Focal Length: 22.8mm
Image Size: 2272x1704
Image Quality: Superfine
Flash: Off
White Balance: Auto
AF Mode: Single AF
Tripod: No

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Impressionante macro. complimenti molto bella. ciao gigicacco

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2006-11-03 5:36]

Hi Ricardo.
Very impressive portrait. Amazing POV and pose of the head of this insect. Excellent. unusual light. Interesting colour palette. Great work. Bravo.

  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2006-11-03 5:37]
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Hi Ricardo,

Dont think you could come closer,well captured with good details and colors,well done and TFS


Hello Ricardo
What a great shot of grasshopper,
Perfect focusing and lighting.


Hello Ricardo
Beautiful portrait of grasshopper. Interesting sharp closeup with good DOF.
Best wishes

Hi Ricardo.
Now that is a frame filling in your face portrait. I love it! Superb macro shot. The colors and detail in this are amazing. Excellent DOF for such a close shot. Comp. and framing are flawless. Very well done!!!

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  • horia Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2158 W: 224 N: 4749] (16656)
  • [2006-11-03 7:45]

WOW! Now that's a BIG face! :))
The level of magnification is impressive and the colors are lovely. The sharpness is also amazing taking into considertaion the zoom and the camera used for taking the photo!
Excellent POV, framing and composition, my frined!
A truely unique post!

Bravo and TFS

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  • Bufo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 404 W: 69 N: 951] (4247)
  • [2006-11-03 7:52]

Hello Ricardo,
he looks frightening. I hope not to return as a small insect in my next life and become a prey for grasshoppers...
The combination with the workshop is nice. Good image!
Regards, Jacob

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-11-03 8:09]

Hello Ricardo,
Amazing macro.It's very close and well detailed.POV,sharpness,framing and composition are wonderul.Excellent work!

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  • nimou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 148 W: 1 N: 687] (3171)
  • [2006-11-03 8:10]
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creo que es un egipci no? siempre me ha impresionado su textura y el juego que puede dar en los macros. Le daria mas en color o en contraste ricardo. Un saludote

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  • viv Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 292 W: 3 N: 653] (3317)
  • [2006-11-03 8:23]

Hi Ricardo,
Indeed it looks like a monster, great on the details.

YIKESS!! that is one close up !!! Holy cow..now thats a macro shot..:o) TFS
Donna :o)

hi ricardo
plus pres nous serions a la place de la proie,c'est un gros plan remarquable.
la netteté est excellente et je n'imaginais pas qu'il puisse y avoir des poils sur la tête des criquets.

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  • jojo Gold Star Critiquer [C: 168 W: 0 N: 8] (176)
  • [2006-11-03 11:16]

Splendide macro, excellents détails


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  • mikou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 869 W: 68 N: 1479] (6093)
  • [2006-11-03 13:28]

Excellent macro with wonderful and sharp details,Ricardo.
I like used POV and perfect DOF.Also nicely light.Very remarkable and interesting portrait hereof grass-hopper.
Congratulate and thank you for sharing.
Greetings Milos

Hi Ricardo,

to bring such a ugly animal this beautiful in picture must be hard
This is an Exellent portrait
superb sharp details, colours, POV and DOF

TFS Thijs

HI Ricardo,
he should shave himself sometime. Haha.
So close and so sharp, you made a wonderful shot, very good quality, thanks
Sabine - wishnugaruda

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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2006-11-03 14:27]

Hoi Ricardo , Fantastic macro portret , woow good details pov compositie bg and framing good job ,Good Weekend Teunie .

Hi Ricardo,
Two good images. In fact I like more the one from the workshop for some reason.
Good work!

Giant macro of a giant grasshopper, Ricardo.
One does not miss a thing by way of details on the face.
Great shot!
Thanks for sharing it.

Es algo impresionante esta foto, el grado de calidad de la misma me asombra...no puedo mas que sacarme el sombrero ante semejante maestro.

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  • batu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1078 W: 292 N: 4497] (16383)
  • [2006-11-03 14:47]

Hola Ricardo,
stunnning portrait of the giant greasshopper! Nice details of the mouthparts, the palpi and the eyes. Light is well managed so that structural details can be seen also in the 'darker' areas.
Best wishes, Peter

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  • sebcz (6)
  • [2006-11-03 16:48]
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Hi Ricardo!
I am absolutely stunned! All those terrific details, the scale! The creature looks enormous.

Hola Ricardo,
Amazing to view [and to know] that this giant grasshopper has hairy body. Great details of this macro shot. Great DoF.

Ben Lakitan

Hola Ricardo,
Unretrato impresionante de esa carucha. Un bicharraco realmente monstruoso en tamaño, lo que te ayudó mucho para hacer este muy buen "retrato" (como para un cuadrito en la casa).
cuando era chico le tenía fobia a estos insectos, pero ahora solomun poco de asco, aunque sean inofensivos. Aquí ahora están casi extinguidos por el uso de pesticidas en los campos, si no seían flor de plaga.

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  • magal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 224 W: 0 N: 313] (1251)
  • [2006-11-03 17:21]

Ciao Ricardo,
Splendid macro with excellent detail and very good use of lighting. I particularly like those small traces of green on the face that add a sense of depth to the image.

Hi friend,
This is a fantastic photography!
What a fine POV,DOF, Light, composition, colours and details!
Take care Ana:)

Bonjour Ricardo
Très Belle présentation et superbe de belle prise en macro avec cette joli saterelle qui semble venir d'un film de terreur,les couleurs et la nettetée sont très bonnes, belle composition et le Bg est super .
Au revoir et félicitation,bon week end ....JP

Hi Ricardo,
Waht a macro shot!! It looks to me like a monster!! Great details and perfect use of available lighting...very impresive....!
Considering that you captured this without help of a tripod and I guess in a very close distance, this is really a highly skill requiered...congrats!

Hi Ricardo,
this was real close, A nice head shot of this monster.
The details and POV are very good.
I also like the DOF.
Great work, my friend.

Hi ricardo.
what an impressive shot,The sharpness, focus, colours , bg are very nice. good pov, nice dof.well composed shot.

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  • osse Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 955 W: 0 N: 89] (7805)
  • [2006-11-04 7:51]

Hi Ricardo
Great portrait macro shot. Great details, sharpnes, colours, light and BG.
Exellent Ricardo


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  • pvb Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 385 W: 16 N: 531] (1981)
  • [2006-11-04 11:16]

Hi Ricardo.
nice close-up. I don't think you want to go any closer, looks like a monster. Good sharpness, pov and framing.
tfs paula

Well done Ricardo.
Dramatic close-crop portrait with great details.
Good quality and post processing @ 2272x1704
Have a nice weekend mf.

it's real a monster

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9100] (31094)
  • [2006-11-04 12:58]

Hello Ricardo!

Wow, this is what I call perfect macro! And you did it without any other equipement? Big congratulations my friend! So clear and detailed! Perfect work!

Hi Ricardo,
Very impressive portrait.Perfect Sharp and details.Colours and compo are excellent.Well done.Best Regards.


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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2006-11-04 20:30]

Hello Ricardo

Amazing close up of this grasshopper.The details and colours are superb.Excellent POV and DOF.A very good composition ,it is like the grasshopper poses for you.TFS


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  • jmp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1659 W: 95 N: 2273] (8415)
  • [2006-11-05 3:49]

Hola Ricardo,
¡Impresionante macro! Los detalles, la nitidez, el color totalmente natural, la luz sesgada que acentúa los pelillos y la textura, el fondo borroso a juego, el muy bajo punto de vista y la rotundidad de este super primer plano hacen una foto impresionante de este monstruo capaz de comerse una planta en unos minutos. Conozco muy bien este tipo de cigarrón, como le llamamos por aquí a estos dañinos insectos.
¡Una gran foto amigo!
Disfruta del día,
José M.

Hello Ricardo,
I have to say like you: what a huge monster!!! The details you caught are very sharp and clear with excellent POV and lightning. Wow, this is quite impressive! This is a great eye contact in a good composition. I wonder what it would have been with a smaller aperture but it is just an idea like this as this picture is just great! Thanks,

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-11-05 7:09]

Hi Ricardo..
wow this is a big fellow ;-). Great macro, the details are superp. POV, sharpness and this frame filling composition look excellent

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  • hester Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1515 W: 18 N: 3165] (11638)
  • [2006-11-05 10:30]

Hi Ricardo

Amazing details on your grasshopper, it looks like an alien out of a star wars film :-) Perfect POV and I love the light catching the fine hairs. Wonderful shot



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  • yllen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 230 W: 0 N: 16] (641)
  • [2006-11-05 21:22]

Hola Ricardo:
Otran gran macro del Maestro! Realmente impresionante la faccia bruta de este "bicharraco". Muy buen encuadre, luz, colores y detalles. Parece que no le diste tiempo al modelo de acicalarse. Ja, ja.
Good shot my friend!

Hola Ricardo
Impresionante el retrato de este saltamontes. La verdad es que si fueran a este tamaño no saldríamos de casa.... :-)
Para el próximo retrato le tienes que decir que se afeite un poco que si no sale desfavorecido.
Bueno salvando las bromas todo un lujo de detalle de este pedazo retrato en todos los aspectos.
Mis felicitaciones
Un saludo

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  • Hil Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 696 W: 13 N: 1407] (5035)
  • [2006-11-06 13:32]

Hi Ricardo

Superb portrait and a wonderful close up of this scary monster, the POV and pose are both excellent with wonderful detail showing all the little hairs off perfectly, the colours are perfect with a nice blurreed BG. The Workshop shot is also superb.

TFS Hilary :o)

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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1393 W: 119 N: 5267] (23955)
  • [2006-11-06 18:27]

Great macro Ricardo, very good work, thanks !


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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2006-11-06 21:41]

Ricardo, mais um excelente trabalho.

Belo ângulo, bela nitidez.

Gosto das cores também, assim como da foto do workshop.


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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2006-11-06 22:02]

Hola Ricardo. Un exelente Supermacro. buen detalle al tomar esta foto. Muy nitida y con grandeas detallles. Saludos Luis52.

Awesome! Amazing close-up. The detail and colours are excellent
Well done sir...

Hello Rap,
Wow, so close and crisp clear. First time to see a grasshopper at front row seat. Perfect macro picture and tfs.

Una macro de las muy buenas como documento entomologico nitida bien cortada en un angulo demostrativo del orthoptero.Parece ser suborden caelifera-superfamilia acridoidea-familia acridae.Mas seria arriesgado con mi conocimiento empirico, pero me arriesgaria a decir probable: sub familia Romalinae por el rostro vertical (de perfil)y parece verse en el prosterno entre las patas anteriores el tuberculo que seria clasificador (otras sub familias tienen una lamina).Hay que preguntar a Osmeterius que conoce el tema...FELICITACIONES!!!!

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  • AndyB Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1366 W: 32 N: 1351] (3982)
  • [2006-11-08 2:06]

Hello Ricardo,
I'm very pleased to see you back here and contributing many great photos again.
This is an excellent macro.
The POV is great,the detail superb.
Excellent work,TFS

Hola Ricardo, espectacular macro que me deja sin palabras, el enfoque es extraordinario. Un cordial saludo

Hello Ricardo !
Wow, you are so close to the insect ! We can see every little hair on his face. Perfect sharpness, beautiful colors and composition, and a very nice blurred BG. Great shot of this huge grasshopper - must have been very impressivwe to meet such a big insect. Well done !

Dios mio Ricardo !!! Tu monstruo es perfecto, porque aunque dé repelús por lo grande y peludo, pero la foto es de ponerte un 10, es impresionante... y con el valor añadido además de haber utilizado un equipo como éste.
Un abrazo,

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  • sela Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 47 W: 0 N: 39] (738)
  • [2006-11-08 15:45]

What a wonderful and sensational close up this image is. Perfect work. Great!

Pues a mi me gusta mucho, creo que el cambio de monitor va a tener muy buenos resultados para mi gusto personal...
Esta vez no tengo nada que criticar...solo disfrutar de este acercamiento, aunque si esta bestia mide 12 Cm. como dices no me extraña que pudieras llenar la foto con su rostro...vaya bicho!
Un abrazo, Felipe.

toujours de jolies photos mon ami, mais celle-ci est particulierement exeptionnelle, bons détails, bonne netteté, je ne sais que dire d' autre que " génial "

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2006-11-09 1:44]

Hello Ricardo,
You offer us an impressive super-macro. With only our eyes we could not see as many details as on your photo...
Congratulations my friend for this amazing shot and TFS.

Hello Ricardo,
This is an awesome close-up!
Details are perfect, macro work is very well done!
Pablo -

Hi Ricardo,
Excellent macro, very few people go for this perspective and they miss a lot , you have done exceptionally well to get this POV. The sharpness , colors and the DOF is amazing
Goutham R

Hello Ricardo,
impressing giant - lovely contrast between its ferocious look and its soft curly hair taken in soft, poetical light.
Comes well with the image in the workshop. Frightening insect, indeed. And what a character!
With thanks, and best regards,

Or you have a great camera or you, YOU are a great photographer.
This is unbelievable my friend. Even the little, tiny
hairs on the grasshopper are CLEARLY visible. And, with your flash in the OFF position??? Fantastic.

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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1387 W: 3 N: 9] (44)
  • [2006-11-11 1:19]

hello Ricardo
did you capture this photo with microscope? :)
composition, point of view, colours, sharpness, details and note are great

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  • Dave Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 503 W: 43 N: 657] (2178)
  • [2006-11-11 12:58]

Hi Ricardo,

Awesome shot! The workshop looked really good too.



Hi Ricardo,

This is a very nice super macro shot.
Very sharp and so detailed.

Welldone & TFS,


Hi Ricardo
This is a scary looking grasshopper. And it has a huge mouth. Great macro.

I had opportunity to visit your country a couple of years ago, when we went tried to climb Acconcagua - didn't make it though, so I will have to visit again.


La verdad es que es un monstruo. Muy buenos los detalles. Parece que en la otra imagen es menos "terrible".
Un saludo Ricardo.

a very hairy one Ricard,
a fantastic close up, very close can I say and good crop you made, very good pov and nice dof, very good one my friend.
gr. jaap

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  • loot Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5524 W: 722 N: 4163] (11276)
  • [2006-11-18 23:11]
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Hi Ricardo

If you came any closer to this guy you would have either blinded it because you poked your lens into its eye or it would have scratched your lens with those bristles which covers its entire body. Wow, talk about in-your-face.

Great macro and a good lesson that close is never close enough. The tight crop worked excellent for this composition. The colours are splendid, the details are exquisite, the DOF is perfect, the BG is totally OOF (who would have expected anything else at this proximity), and the exposure was masterfully controlled especially if one consider the shiny surface of this insect.

Superior work my friend and TFS.

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  • cedryk Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 50 N: 1722] (5270)
  • [2006-11-19 20:09]

Very nice portrait, Ricardo!
I like the POV - a bit unusal - from below.
Good details too.
Best greetings,

Hi Ricardo

Now this is up close and personal! I'll have nightmares for weeks! :-) Stunning macro. Congrats!

Hi Ricardo,

A very impressive close-up of this insect! Now I know what a grasshopper's face looks like! Thanks to you! The details are incredible! The mobile parts of the mouth and each tiny hair are clearly visible! The DOF also helps this picture a lot creating such a nice, blurred BG and separating the insect from it. A great work overall!


Hi, Ricardo.
What a monster! Like from horror movie. So close and so good sharpness.

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  • Oz1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 75 W: 2 N: 174] (1012)
  • [2006-11-23 14:29]
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Dear Ricardo,
Very specieal image. face to face with this insect reveal itsfacial patterns very well.
great on details and all other aspects.
very well done and TFS!!

This one should shave!
Great close-up.
Good capture of this leg-cleaning action.
Beautiful exposure despite difficult light condition. Perfect use of the light: all those hair in white while the head was nowhere overexposed. Brilliant.

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It looks very similar to our Giant Grasshopper. Our can reach up to 15cm. The close up details are impressive my friend. You did very well with this capture.

Hi dear Ricardo ,
very nice.
very good focus and sharpness.
thanks my good friend

Really close detailed macro RAP well done nicely composed and great POV well done best rgds Necip.

Hi Ricardo,
what can I say that hasn't already been said? It's a really impressive macro, with a spectacular level of detail! I like the whole body photo, too.

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  • NellyD Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 237 W: 0 N: 445] (1783)
  • [2006-12-14 12:13]

Hi Ricardo,

That's a very impressive macro you show us here.
I' m just amazed by the details on the head of this grashopper, it's perfect!
Great POV, colours and sharpness.

Greetings, Nel

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  • Mazer Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 65 W: 3 N: 34] (104)
  • [2006-12-16 2:38]

Great shot, good clean image with outstanding details

Hi Ricardo,
Amazing macro.It's very close and well detailed.Perfect focusing and lighting.
Excellent POV, framing and composition.

Excellent work

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  • Maite Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 998 W: 65 N: 1270] (5199)
  • [2006-12-30 17:03]

Hola Ricardo
Impresionante macro. Yo sería incapaz de hacer un trabajo así con mi cámara, con una nitidez tan perfecta que hasta se ven a la perfección los pelillos de la langosta (por cierto que no sabía que fuesen tan velludas).
Muchas gracias por toda la información y los documentos adjuntos. Un trabajo excelente y muy ilustrativo.
Que pases una muy feliz Noche Vieja y que tengas un próspero y dichoso año 2007.

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  • hibou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 217 W: 1 N: 331] (1629)
  • [2007-01-04 20:41]

Hello Ricardo,

What a great macro! really impressive picture ... details, colors and subject are just great. Bravo ! TFS

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  • dcata Silver Star Critiquer [C: 15 W: 1 N: 1] (54)
  • [2007-01-09 2:29]

Great macro of "alien" like subject :)
Sharp and good details...


hi ricardo!
what a monster!
great close-up with very
good sharpness and pov

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  • milas Gold Star Critiquer [C: 191 W: 0 N: 10] (173)
  • [2007-01-15 10:35]

merhaba Ricardo;
good photo...super makro bravo selamlar

Que de poils !
Bonne journée.

Witaj Rocardo!
O Matko! Ale monstrum! Ja widze, ze koniki maja budowe masywnej maszyny, ale ta twarzyczka naprawde wyglada groznie. I pomyslec, ze koniki polne tez sa strawa dla innych zwierzat np. dla ptakow czy pajakow. Portret udany, ostrosc, kolory, rozmyte tlo i :)groza :) - super.
Pozdrawiam - Roma

Hi Ricardo,
Wonderful shot.
Nice blurry background and vivid colors.
Details and point of view are superb.
Great job

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  • irimi Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 34 W: 2 N: 49] (266)
  • [2007-03-15 10:41]

Beautiful portrait of a grasshopper with excellent sharpness and composition. I liked the Dof and PoV.


Hi Ricardo a real good close-up of the BEAST verry impressive, all others insects must be scared to death.

Perfect focusing and lighting.

Una macro fenomenal, ¡enhorabuena!

Es un "monstruo" muy bonito :), pero también hay algo dulce en su mirada y aún parece sornreir - ¡quizas haya ha notado que le estabas tomando una foto! :)

¡Enhorabuena otra vez por esta estupenda macro!


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