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Starting to run out of non-butterfly subjects now! This is a quite nice grasshopper that for some reason decided to pose nicely for quite some time on a rock in the grounds of one of the places we stayed at. Don't know the species unfortunately.

New 70D now acquired since the demise of the 50D. Now need to suss where they've moved all the commands/buttons to!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Sigma 150mm 2.8 EX DG Macro HSM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Sep 2013 - 8:29 AM
Focal Length:150mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/30sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Corsican Grasshopper
Username:fishiee fishiee
Uploaded:2 Sep 2014 - 10:45 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Wildlife / nature
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DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
2 Sep 2014 - 11:19 AM

Excellent macro of this insect!Smile
Don

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 11:29 AM

Methinks it is an Oedipode soufrée or Oedaleus decorus http://lejardindelucie.blogspot.fr/2010/08/oedaleus-decorus-oedipode-soufree.htm...
It adapts to its environement and as I have taken them before I had the same struggle Smile

great shot.

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JohnoP
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2 Sep 2014 - 12:45 PM

Superb work again John...love the tones and colours here! Good luck with the new camera! Smile John

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TonyDy
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2 Sep 2014 - 1:01 PM

Great close-up, John.
Tony

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franken
franken e2 Member 123271 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 2:55 PM

Stunning macro!

Ken

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 2:57 PM

A little beauty, John. Carol

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Fefe
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2 Sep 2014 - 4:08 PM

Terrific detail and colour!
Diane

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 4:32 PM

A stunning entomological capture with the sharpest of colour and detail.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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viscostatic
viscostatic e2 Member 8viscostatic vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 5:18 PM

Excellent detail of this beautiful creature.

Phil.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 6:15 PM

A marvellous close up study, the detail and clarity is exceptional

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91929 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 8:29 PM

Love a good Hopper - fabulous detail in this one.

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dave1967
dave1967 e2 Member 3dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
2 Sep 2014 - 10:14 PM

Great shot
Dave

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Daisymaye
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3 Sep 2014 - 2:38 AM

Excellent detailed close-up.

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NigelKiteley
NigelKiteley e2 Member 5NigelKiteley vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2014 - 3:50 PM

A superbly detailed Hopper John!

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