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Took a photo of the xmas beetle this morning before going to work, they have just changed colour from being black. As it was silly Sunday and so hot I thought a dip was in order.Thanks for all the great comments yesterday, most of which made me giggle.Well see you all in the water, cheers!

Camera:Olympus E-620
Lens:ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Anyone For A Dip?
Username:abeeror2 abeeror2
Uploaded:20 Jan 2013 - 4:56 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Digitally manipulated, Humour / fun
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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 5:10 AM

A jewel of a shot! Fascinating!

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
20 Jan 2013 - 5:40 AM

What a massive beetle this is Kathryn !! My sister in Australia never mentioned how dangerous the beeches there are Smile In the water the sharks get you and on the beech these lovely things get you Smile A super excellent photo !!

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 5:43 AM

Amazing!

Lavina

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 5:47 AM

Very clever shot, well done.

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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 6:13 AM

You are just getting better and better Kathryn what a great shot and wonderful manipulation .SmileSmile
Rob

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 6:20 AM

Looks like a tank with more color. Nicely exposed.I love sharks, can I swim please!!!!!!!!!

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
20 Jan 2013 - 7:15 AM

Wonderful manipulation. Well done
Effrossini

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
20 Jan 2013 - 7:25 AM

WOW .....an amazing capture -well done.........GrinWink

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 8:24 AM

Ha ha, great piece of fun here Kathryn, but not something I would like to meet on a Beach on holiday this Year Smile

John Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 8:30 AM

What a gorgeous critter Smile Carol

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 8:51 AM

Great fun!!!!!

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 10:20 AM

Thats a bonny bug, with a nice taste in habitat. GrinGrin

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 10:23 AM

lovely work.
ant.

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UrbaneMagick
UrbaneMagick e2 Member 2135 forum postsUrbaneMagick vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 10:59 AM

you can;t beat nature!!

nice littl e montage & fantastic macro.

Gareth Smile

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43500 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom104 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 1:09 PM

Brilliant....

Regards Nathan Grin

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 2:26 PM

The crown jewel of the beetle world! Tongue

Ann

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
20 Jan 2013 - 6:29 PM

It is like a scene from the movie "Starship Troopers"Smile
Regards Valery

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 - 6:31 PM

Fantastic image Kathryn
Jim

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 396 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 7:32 PM

Awesome and very creative work.
Nice one, Kathryn.
Well done.
Darryl.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2013 - 11:06 PM

A very colourful looking critter Kathryn, he looks enormous!Wink

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11 Feb 2013 - 3:19 AM

great alien attack...WinkWink

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kel55
kel55 e2 Member 2kel55 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 5:39 PM

Hard to believe this things real , great creature and photo

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