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Captured at Strumpshaw fen

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Golden bloomed longhorn beetle
Username:Mike_Young Mike_Young
Uploaded:4 Sep 2013 - 8:31 PM
Tags:Beetle, Close-up / macro, Wildlife / nature
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AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
4 Sep 2013 - 9:02 PM

This is BRILLIANT! Everything about is is so so good. Love the water droplets. A really great image. Ann.

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 - 9:04 PM

Brilliant !!!!

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AlexAppleby
4 Sep 2013 - 9:09 PM

This is fantastic, it's jumping off the screen at me. The colour and clarity are exquisite. Amazing work.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 9:26 PM

As good as it gets methinks

Adrian

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 9:51 PM

you ole devil, missed your posts where have you been this time Mike? fabulous picture great detail has to be a winner

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 - 10:01 PM

Excellent close-up, Mike.
Tony

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 446 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 10:37 PM

Superb Mike

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 11:23 PM

Excellent Image!! First Class!!

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Nothern_Licht
Nothern_Licht e2 Member 5Nothern_Licht vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 2:17 AM

Excellent, great technique to get everything so crisp.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 5:31 AM

A beautiful longhorn beetle, and perfectly captured. Carol

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84271 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 7:09 AM

A stunning capture, the details are absolutely spot on! Smile

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Hazelmouse
5 Sep 2013 - 6:11 PM

How could I resist such a superb photo of an amazing animal. I like the way the antennae bend over - and the body colour is amazing.

Helen.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 6:15 PM

This is a stunner Mike, well deserved of all the awards

David

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Andy_brown
5 Sep 2013 - 6:43 PM

Amazing pic of my favourite longhorn

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4566 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom62 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 7:26 PM

Terrific shot !!......faultless quality !!.....happy to add my UA !!

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Mike_Young
6 Sep 2013 - 7:16 AM

Many thanks everyone for the votes and splendid comments.

Special thanks for the GE award from Hazelmouse and the UA's from AlexAppleby, CarolG, Ann and Niknut. I'm delighted to have received them

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2013 - 6:56 PM

Wonderful pin sharp detail and clarity in this awesome macro

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
7 Sep 2013 - 6:19 AM

wonderful image ,Mike - very well done full of detail ...GrinGrinGrin

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Aenima
Aenima  2 England
7 Sep 2013 - 7:45 PM

Hugely amazing image, love it

Last Modified By Aenima at 7 Sep 2013 - 7:45 PM

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