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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 e2 Member 43443 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 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 e2 Member 123177 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 e2 Member 64543 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 e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
2 Sep 2014 - 5:44 PM

Super image Brian, excellent detail,
Fred.

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 5:45 PM

Like a caterpillar dressed in a caterpillar suitGrinGrinGrin
Diane

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91909 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 5:52 PM

Thanks for the GEA Nathan - appreciated.Smile

Brian.

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 6:15 PM

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

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 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 e2 Member 10469 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 e2 Member 91909 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 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 e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 6:46 PM

brilliant shot
really a top draw image Brian

JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
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 e2 Member 4660 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 7:51 PM

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

tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 8:00 PM

Wow. Nice one.

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 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 e2 Member 12277 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 itů!!! Blush

Wonderful photography as always Brianů

Mike

cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 9885 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 e2 Member 7137 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 9:54 PM

What a wonderful image, Brian SmileSmileSmile Carol

dave1967
dave1967 e2 Member 3dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
2 Sep 2014 - 10:07 PM

Superb macro image
Dave

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 10:09 PM

Cracking Image!! Love it!!

TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
2 Sep 2014 - 11:07 PM

Great shot, Brian.
Tony

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 11:16 PM

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

teocali
teocali e2 Member 6249 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 e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2014 - 2:35 AM

An amazing capture.

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2014 - 5:26 AM

Excellent as alays Bri

Ade

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 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 e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 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 e2 Member 91909 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 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 e2 Member 632 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 8799 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1613 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 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2014 - 8:44 PM

Brilliant image,

Ali

michaelo
michaelo e2 Member 8michaelo vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2014 - 2:08 PM

Another amazing macro Brian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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