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Pussy willow.

Puss moth caterpillar in willow tree.

Special thanks got to > franken > FeatherFriend > for UA's on previous image.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150mm 2.8 EX DG Macro HSM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Pussy willow !!
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:2 Sep 2014 - 4:45 PM
Tags:Caterpillars, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Insects, Puss moth caterpillar, Wildlife / nature, Willow
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43907 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 4:50 PM

Extraordinary colour and detail in this superbly composed and captured entomological image. "Top drawer photography Brian"

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

franken
franken Plus Member 123432 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 4:55 PM

Another amazing macro Brian.

It appears to be posing for you!Smile

Ken

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64969 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 4:56 PM

Looks like the caterpillar equivalent of a blow-up doll. Horrid, but well photographed. Smile

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
2 Sep 2014 - 4:57 PM

An amazing capture !!

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
2 Sep 2014 - 5:44 PM

Super image Brian, excellent detail,
Fred.

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 5:45 PM

Like a caterpillar dressed in a caterpillar suitGrinGrinGrin
Diane

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91970 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 5:52 PM

Thanks for the GEA Nathan - appreciated.Smile

Brian.

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 6:15 PM

Superb--- I like its environment, as well!

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 6:19 PM

Like its comical little face, a most impressive caterpillar close up Brian

fishiee
fishiee Plus Member 11478 forum postsfishiee vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 6:25 PM

Awesome shot! You are definitely the undisputed king of the puss moth cat shot! Smile

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91970 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 6:31 PM


Quote: Awesome shot! You are definitely the undisputed king of the puss moth cat shot! Smile

Thankyou John - I love them.Smile

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 6:46 PM

brilliant shot
really a top draw image Brian

JohnoP
JohnoP  9
2 Sep 2014 - 7:35 PM

Fabulous Brian....as I have said before...quite extraordinary and never seen anything like it! Striking image! Congrats on the GEA! Smile John

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5929 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 7:51 PM

Cracking shot !!....lovely colour & clarity !!....flabby looking critter innit ??.Grin

tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 5tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 8:00 PM

Wow. Nice one.

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 8:09 PM

what an amazing v+caterpillar, he seems to come right out of a cartoon.

Greyheron
Greyheron Plus Member 13278 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 8:44 PM

They look to me as though they are small caterpillars wearing a muscle suit and trying to escape from it…!!! Blush

Wonderful photography as always Brian…

Mike

cantona43
cantona43 Plus Member 9920 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 9:18 PM

this is as good as it gets this is EXCELLENT
Neil

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 9:54 PM

What a wonderful image, Brian SmileSmileSmile Carol

dave1967
dave1967 Plus Member 3dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
2 Sep 2014 - 10:07 PM

Superb macro image
Dave

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6305 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 10:09 PM

Cracking Image!! Love it!!

TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 11:07 PM

Great shot, Brian.
Tony

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 11:16 PM

Well deserved GEA here Brian - such a detailed shot SmileSmile
Helen

teocali
teocali Plus Member 7345 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 11:42 PM

Stunning macro work, Brian. Sweet light, superb detail and clarity and terrific pose and POV. Very well deserved GEA.
Sylvia

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2014 - 2:35 AM

An amazing capture.

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2014 - 5:26 AM

Excellent as alays Bri

Ade

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 467 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2014 - 12:49 PM

The detail on those tiny feet! One of those images I wish I had taken and one which makes me say 'just how did he do that'!!
Well deserved GEA.
Carole

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2014 - 2:10 PM

Suyperb closeup Brian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

NigelKiteley
3 Sep 2014 - 4:26 PM

Congrats on the thoroughly deserved GEA Brian, this is brilliant!

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91970 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2014 - 7:54 PM

BIG thankyou's to Sylvia and Carole - delighted to receive your UA's on this.SmileSmile

Brian.

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2014 - 11:33 AM

Congrats on the GEA Brian, another cracker,
Geoff.

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9885 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1694 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2014 - 4:54 PM

Great title, Brian, and a little leaf on which to rest its ugly headTongue!

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3658 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2014 - 8:44 PM

Brilliant image,

Ali

michaelo
michaelo Plus Member 8michaelo vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2014 - 2:08 PM

Another amazing macro Brian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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