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Giraffe weevil / long necked beetle

Check out all the other species here:

http://orionmystery.blogspot.com/2010/08/giraffe-weevil-and-its-host-plant.html
http://orionmystery.blogspot.com/2011/03/spiny-giraffe-weevils-and-host-plant.ht...
http://orionmystery.blogspot.com/2011/05/another-giraffe-weevils.html

Brand:Canon
Lens:MP-E65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro Photo
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:13 May 2012 - 4:31 PM
Focal Length:65mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Fired
Title:Giraffe weevil
Username:orionmystery orionmystery
Uploaded:16 May 2012 - 3:47 PM
Tags:Beetle, Close-up / macro, Giraffe, Long, Macro, Neck, Weevil
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rogerfry
rogerfry e2 Member 8494 forum postsrogerfry vcard United Kingdom
16 May 2012 - 3:56 PM

Interesting creature!......nice use of the MP-E65.

(What was the lens you used for the Hairy caterpillar?)

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orionmystery
16 May 2012 - 4:07 PM

150mm macro lens and 1.4x teleconverter for the caterpillars.

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lostnspace2011
16 May 2012 - 4:12 PM

Great macro Weevil Kurt. Looks like a raisin with legs close up Grin

Mark

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marctowler
16 May 2012 - 4:16 PM

Outstanding picture, the way you managed to draw out the colour without over doing it is just excellent

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4386 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2012 - 4:18 PM

Superb shot !!!....& what a weird looking character !!

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tonyguitar
16 May 2012 - 4:34 PM

Brilliant image. Colour, texture, composition all excellent and points for rarity. Never thought a chocolate raisin with gumdrop legs and a cartoon wolf head existed. TG

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TONKSPHOTO
TONKSPHOTO e2 Member 3TONKSPHOTO vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2012 - 5:48 PM

Dosant siese to amaze me how any differant insects there are ....Super macro...........John

Last Modified By TONKSPHOTO at 16 May 2012 - 5:49 PM

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2012 - 6:32 PM

Great stuff......Nice to see you've come over to the dark side from http://www.photomacrography.net/ Kurt GrinGrin

Ade

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Glyn1
Glyn1  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2012 - 8:58 PM

Superb shot.

Glyn

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abovelifesize
17 May 2012 - 4:51 PM

Superb shot Kurt. Your work is always of the highest quality.

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orionmystery
18 Jun 2012 - 10:57 AM

Thanks for the wonderful comments, everyone. Much appreciated Smile

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