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Ladybird


Ladybird
Photo Information
Copyright: Assi Dvilanski (asival) (50)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-03-14
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 350D (Digital Rebel XT), Canon EF 75-300mm 1:4-5.6 III USM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-03-22 8:11
Viewed: 3915
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ladybirds (Commonwealth English), also known as ladybugs (North American English) or lady beetles (most scientists prefer this name), are a family (Coccinellidae "little sphere") of beetles. The name is thought to allude to the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Catholic faith. Ladybirds are found worldwide, with over 4,500 species described, more than 450 native to North America alone. Ladybirds are small insects, ranging from 1 mm to 10 mm (0.04 to 0.4 inches), and are usually yellow, orange, or red with small black spots on their carapace, with black legs, head and feelers. As the family name suggests, they are usually quite round in shape. Because they are useful, colourful, and harmless to humans, ladybirds are typically considered cute even by people who hate most insects. Some people consider them to be a sign of good luck.


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Very strange but actrattive photo.
Well done,
Andrea

very interesting, artistic shot, assi! :-)
i really like the softness
and the blurry colors, gives it something special.
well done, thor.

Intersting use of focus!

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