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Blue Beauty 2


Blue Beauty 2
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Copyright: Michael Hastriter (devildoc) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 57 N: 186] (2851)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-09-09
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D90, AF-S VR Micro Nikkor 105mm 1:2.8 G ED
Exposure: f/11, 1/400 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-10-07 23:49
Viewed: 2234
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae

Sitting upon the tip of a milkweed leaf.
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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-10-08 4:35]

Hello Mike,
Another beetle at the top of a leaf..but we cannot see its eyes and head..may be you should have changed the place from where you took the shot or may be the beetle has been too fast :-) Amazing reflections on the metallic carapace.
Have a nice weekend
Anne

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-10-09 7:00]

Hello Mike,
I must agree with Anne, A super macro , but the face always gives the photo it's character. The reflections are pretty neat and the colors are gorgeous.
Ron

Hi Michael.
Lovely scene and nice close-up. Pictured insect is very cute (I have not met this species) and it looks on a leaf amazingly. Vertical composition is wonderful and DOF is very good. I think you could to use a bit slow aperture value to get nearest back part of the insect sharper. However, job is excellent at whole. My compliments.
Alexei.

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