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Cricket !!!!

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Speckled Bush-cricket.

Hope everyone had a great Christmas.Smile

Thanks for stopping by.

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Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150 EX macro.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Cricket !!!!
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:28 Dec 2012 - 7:06 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Cricket, Flowers & plants, General, Insects, Speckled bush-cricket, Wildlife / nature
Votes:51

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 7:15 PM

lovely contrast between the green cricket (one of my favourite critters Smile) and the red flower

NigelKiteley
28 Dec 2012 - 7:18 PM

Cracking macro work Brian! Superb detail and a wonderful array of colours.

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4673 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 7:39 PM

Oooooo....impressive stuff !!!.....gorgeous quality, with lovely complimentary colours....1st class !!

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 7:51 PM

Super macro, Brian.
Colin

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 7:52 PM

Another of your high quality macro shots Brian. This really is top class.
Ron

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 8:13 PM

A terrific catch Brian, the detail and colours are fabulous. You've definitely bowled the epzers' over tonightSmile

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91911 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 8:21 PM


Quote: A terrific catch Brian, the detail and colours are fabulous. You've definitely bowled the epzers' over tonightSmile

GrinGrinGrin I like that Ed - you caught me on the off there - I'm stumped for a reply.Smile

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 8:31 PM

Macro magicSmileSmileSmileSmile.
Ronnie.

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 8:36 PM

A really lovely image of both the cricket and the cone flower.
Ju

DalesLass
DalesLass e2 Member 32120 forum postsDalesLass vcard United Kingdom
28 Dec 2012 - 8:48 PM

Lovely capture.

Jude

Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers e2 Member 5Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 9:16 PM

this is just gorgeous love the deep red colour

nutmeg66
nutmeg66  5 England
28 Dec 2012 - 9:49 PM

Love the composition Grin

KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 9:50 PM

Superb Bri

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 11:10 PM

Top shot
mike

teocali
teocali e2 Member 6249 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 11:39 PM

What more can I say, Brian, other than SIMPLY SUPERB ! Superbly composed with the Bush-Cricket posing perfectly for you. Superbly detailed with terrific textures and colours and softly blurred pastel bg tones to die for.
Sylvia
PS. The "cricket" badinage made me chuckle Smile

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 12:23 AM

like that he is on a red flower!

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
29 Dec 2012 - 6:16 AM

This is excellent !! Very well taken !

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 6:25 AM

A cracker, Brian SmileSmileSmile Carol

franken
franken e2 Member 123197 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 7:25 AM

Wonderful macro Brian.

Ken

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91911 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 9:42 AM

Thanks for the UA Sylvia - I'm very grateful.Smile

Brian.

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 9:51 AM

WOW. Seriously beautiful light and detail on the cricket, Brian.

Andrew

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 3:01 PM

Macro work at its best Brian, superb
David

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 3:36 PM

I do like the light background here Brian - it sets off the cricket very well. Super detail and terrible puns - ok, I admit to a small smile. Smile
Ann

WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 6:10 PM

No one does macro better Bri Wink SUPERB as always mate Wink

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8806 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1636 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 6:13 PM

I'm fed up with this cricket puns GAME and wish it were OVER, because it's always hard to MATCH Ed, he's such a good PLAYER, but it's great SPORT, and we have a BALL. He CREASEs me up with his puns, and is always a HIT with me.
This image SCORES with me, Brian, and DELIVERS photographically, as usual.

chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England242 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 7:02 PM

Lovely perch for the Cricket Brian,great colour & dof.

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2012 - 11:45 AM

Perfect Brian, 'GONG' coming over Wink
Geoff.

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2012 - 12:07 PM

I love the composition, detail and the pastel background Brian.
Rende

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91911 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2012 - 12:39 PM

Thanks for the GONG Geoff - very much appreciated.Smile

Brian.

ann_g
ann_g  10 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 - 2:23 PM

Stunning shot. Ann Smile

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 4:52 PM

I can't beat PamelaJean on the pun front, that is a match winning peformance she's delivered and she is right at the very top of her gameGrin

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