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Gosh…seems like I’ve been away for ages!

I’ve just caught up on your pfs and now I’ll upload this little fella I saw recently. About 1.3 – 1.5cm long. Doesn’t he have some pretty colours and patterning??

I uploaded a different picture of this guy many uploads ago…he was trying to pull a petal over himself with his hindleg.

He seemed less grumpy this time and let me snap away Grin

V2 is the uncropped image.

Andrew

Camera:Olympus E-PL1
Lens:Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Perched on Plumbago
Username:ChiliMan ChiliMan
Uploaded:14 Aug 2012 - 4:04 PM
Tags:Beetle, Close-up / macro, Colourful, Digitally manipulated, Flowers & plants, Insect, Plumbago, Singapore, Wildlife / nature
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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 4:08 PM

2 belters here thats for sure
What amazing colours in both critter and bloom

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 4:11 PM

Isn't he cute, Andres, but I hope he's not going to chomp his way through your beautiful plumbago Sad. Super captures. Carol

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 4:27 PM

Wonderful markings as you say Andrew and the blue compliments him well SmileSmile
Helen

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 4:34 PM

Great detail in the markings,
Ali

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2146 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 4:47 PM

You have two beautiful shot here,lovely colours and you 've managed to show us lots of detail.
Netta

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 5:07 PM

Eye catching I hope he doesn't have big teeth on that lovely plant!!
Carole

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4513 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 5:10 PM

Great shot !!!....lovely detailing !!!!

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UrbaneMagick
14 Aug 2012 - 5:18 PM

no i.d. yet, so I will amaze you & announe that it is in fact.......an insect of some type.

Both great, but version one for me.


GarethSmile

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54203 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 5:42 PM

A very pretty beetle. And with a little more decorum than the last shots. Smile
x

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 6:04 PM

Has to be V1 as need to view him close up Andrew
he is a beauty and rather colourful
great shot
Lillian

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 6:10 PM

An interesting looking critter (probably what he said about you!! TongueGrin), and well captured, Andrew.

Dave

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 6:24 PM

Hmm! Don't think we need ask what he had for his lunch!! Lovely colours and details though.

Ann

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 6:34 PM

Fantastic colours and pin sharp detail in these Andrew, he's a real beauty

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franken
franken e2 Member 113047 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 7:03 PM

Excellent images Andrew, version one being my favourite.

Ken

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 7:04 PM

So much detail in such a tiny critter - well done Andrew.
Joan.

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 7:07 PM

Lovely colours on this beastie but it looks as if he's already started on your plumbago. Sad I like v1 for the close up.
Ann

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2012 - 8:43 PM

Good to see both images, v1 lets us see his interesting desigs-- wonderful little guy~

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gingerdelight
15 Aug 2012 - 8:25 AM

Just wonderful - have an RC on me!
Carol

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 8:56 AM

Superb detail

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 12:46 PM

What a magnificent bronze beauty you have captured here Andrew. Excellent.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 4:00 PM

very nice pattern on his shield... and the head almost looks like half a union jack Smile
cute Smile

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
24 Aug 2012 - 8:46 PM

Wow! Very interesting bug! Well captured, IB

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