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I'm not the least into bugs so I don't know bug from another. Whether this is a cricket or what I don't know. It just sort of flew in or hopped in and landed on the patio table. Then took off after a look around.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:17 Aug 2013 - 9:39 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Creepy Critter
Username:Daisymaye Daisymaye
Uploaded:21 Aug 2013 - 12:33 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up / macro, Wildlife / nature
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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7101 forum postsTrev_B vcard England61 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 12:35 AM

Sure is an ugly critter Sandy.... but you have captured it in detail.

Trev

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Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
21 Aug 2013 - 1:13 AM

Great shot of the Alien my dear Sandy!
M

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 2:13 AM

Superb details of whatever it is. Looks on the grumpy side too!

Ann

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 2:53 AM

Great shot.
Matt

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
21 Aug 2013 - 3:58 AM

Definitely not something one want near you Smile A great capture Sandy !

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
21 Aug 2013 - 4:03 AM

Fantastic shot , Sandy......GrinGrinGrin

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9187 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 4:30 AM

Awesome detail.
Ty

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States5 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 5:18 AM

It is ugly, Sandy. Never seen one of these before, but a great capture.

Peter

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 6:00 AM

Not seen anything like this here, Sandy, very well captured. Will be back in the hope that someone has ID' it Smile Carol

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103995 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 6:45 AM

We just don't know what's out there do we? WinkGrinGrin

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rariyanto99
21 Aug 2013 - 7:32 AM

excellent image,very sharp and detail..Roy

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Badgerfred
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21 Aug 2013 - 7:59 AM

Super close up Sandy, nice detail,
Fred.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41018 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England132 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 8:02 AM

A type of Mayfly, Sandy. Would make me jump if it landed next to me Grin

Dave

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GordonLack
GordonLack e2 Member 4GordonLack vcard United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 - 8:11 AM

Fine detail well captured Sandy
Gordon

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 8:25 AM

Not in the least bit ugly, fascinating and very well captured.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 8:25 AM

No matter what it is, it's definitely a great shot, Sandy.

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 8:39 AM

First I've ever seen but you certainly got the detail Sandy

Brian,.................

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43557 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 9:02 AM

Should have captured it, Sandy. Deep-fried in sesame oil...nam, nam!Grin

Malc

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 9:06 AM

Creepy critter indeed, Sandy but an excellent capture nonetheless. Grin

Ray

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franken
franken e2 Member 113026 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 9:11 AM

I've no idea as to what it, you've captured it really well.

Ken

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 9:20 AM

Good detail in this fine image Sandy!! Looks like a Mayfly type of Insect but i am not sure!!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32810 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 9:32 AM

A beautiful Mayfly wonderfully detailed with great colour.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 10:04 AM

Mayfly American style Sandy ! detailed beauty ( food for Trout and Salmon )
Ron.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 10:12 AM

Looks as though its wings are not quite unfurled! Beautiful detail!

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 10:12 AM

Glad it was your table and not mine Sandy! Good image and I love the colour tones in the reflection.
Joan.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 11:50 AM

I hardly know one bug from another, but it's posed very nicely for you, Sandy, and it's a super capture! Smile
Trev Smile

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 11:52 AM

What a weird and wonderful thing! Oh my. No idea what it is but it really is something, huh?

Absolutely sparkling capture of it, Sandy.

Andrew

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digital_boi
21 Aug 2013 - 1:48 PM

muggly in splendid detail Sandy fine capture excellent

Graham

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mikbee
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21 Aug 2013 - 2:05 PM

A splendid close up Sandy.
Super shot.
Mick.

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7116 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 6:29 PM

Yes just looked it up and as others have said its a Mayfly, well captured too

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pluckyfilly
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21 Aug 2013 - 8:08 PM

whatever it is you have captured it really well with superb detail

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AnnChown
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21 Aug 2013 - 9:55 PM

You could sell it to your fishermen - it would make a great fly!

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Michaela_Solway
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21 Aug 2013 - 10:19 PM

Brilliant capture.. Lovely wing details

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 - 11:04 PM

Great shot. Cathy

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 10:47 AM

Not my sort of beast either, I do like Ann's comment.

Dougie

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pamelajean
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22 Aug 2013 - 10:19 PM

Glad you got an ID on this creepy-looking bug. Very nice shot too.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 - 5:20 AM

Your "goldylocks" looks like the mayfly we use for fishing in Portugal!
Wonderful shot and gold tones! Grin IB

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Glostopcat
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3 Nov 2013 - 9:31 PM

It looks like a member of the lacewing, mayfly family, a cracking detailed close up of this critter

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