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Copyright: rahul gaur (thinkrahul) (29)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-11
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): My First Post of Trek Nature, Jewel Bug of the World [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-08-13 13:48
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Favorites: 2 [view]
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Taken with a screw mount Praktika 50mm f1.8 lens mounted on D50 with an adapter. I think the insect is a jewel beetle and the plant belongs to Euphorbia species. No post-processing except resizing. Incamera sharpening and saturation set to high.

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  • isa Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 49 W: 0 N: 34] (252)
  • [2007-08-13 14:00]
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Hi Raul,
Congratulations for the first shot in the TL.
Good POV and definition.
Best REgards,


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  • CCD Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 21 W: 0 N: 25] (422)
  • [2007-08-13 14:19]

Hi rahul,

Love the colours and that great bug.

great first post.

Regards, Chris

hi rahul,
a very eye-catching shot !
fantastic colour combination and very good framing.
perfect POV
focus is spot on and great details of the jewel.
welcome to TN !
tfs - carole

Hello Rahul,
First of all, a warm welcome to TrekNature.
What a very beautiful colorful image to start of with.
Great work done and I really did'nt know that one gould get this perfect results with an older lens you did use for this shot.
Composition, sharpness and lighting are excellent and the colors and details very beautiful.
Perfect work and I really hope to see mor of these great images from you in the near future.
Thanks for sharing,
Best wishes,

Anazing bug and color.
Thanks for the tip on the lens as I have a D50.

Hi Rahul,
Beautiful metallic beetle!
Perfect composition.
Very nice colors and sharpness.
Well done!
Best regards!
Welcome to TN!
José Roberto

Hi Rahul,
A very warm welcome to TN. This is a wonderful first posting. The colours and the quality of your image are superb. Keep up the good work and I will be looking forward to seeing more of your images.

Hi Rahul
Welcome to TrekNature.
A very colourful display of your little jewel bug and bright red Euphorbia. Excellent details, lighting and DOF. Nicely composed and good note.
Thanks for Sharing (TFS) Janice

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2007-08-13 22:21]

Rahul, Very nice shot and i think they belong to the category you have mentioned. Excellent composition and lovely focus. Well done and welcome to TN. ganesh

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  • GLEM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 540 W: 87 N: 750] (10)
  • [2007-08-13 22:41]

bonjour Rahul
superbe image pour une première la qualité est de haut niveau. Les couleurs sont vives, la netteté impeccable.

well done

Hi Rahul,
Colourful photo. The metalic beetle shines like a jewel. You have got an interesting plane of focus, the kind possible only with tilt and shift lens !
TFS, regards,

hello rahul,
wlcome to treknature, this is a fine start with such a a pleasing macro shot, the colours are well saturated, the metalic shine on the insect looks wonderful, liked the composition and the pov too,nice dof,
well done,
tfs & regards

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