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Which glories in the Latin name of Rutpela maculata. I was looking for butterflies and found this

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20
Lens:Leica Fixed Zoom
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:5 Jul 2012 - 1:27 PM
Focal Length:6mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/3.7
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Title:Spotted Longhorn Beetle
Username:fentiger fentiger
Uploaded:1 Aug 2012 - 6:43 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Insect, Rutpela maculata, Spotted longhorn beetle, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 6:50 AM

He's a beauty, Albert, ours over here are red and black. Carol

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 6:57 AM

Fantastic macro shot, superb detail and great colours.

Hugh

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 6:58 AM

Excellent find and a good capture.....

Ade

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32366 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 7:57 AM

A really beautiful photograph depicting this gorgeous Spotted Longhorn Beetle, so wonderfully filled with natural colours and great detail.

Regards Nathan

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 Aug 2012 - 8:00 AM

Super macro Albert, great detail,
Fred.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 8:24 AM

he is a prince amongst the bugs

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4134 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 9:12 AM

Excellent macro shot, Albert, the subject nicely separated from the b/g and showing off so well.
Ronnie.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 11:44 AM

Excellent find, I only ever remember seeing the red/black version.

Dave

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 12:21 PM

An attractive looking critter. Never seen one of these before. Males an attractive image with those colours and details.

Ann

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 1:55 PM

Wonderful markings-- so sharp and clear-- and well placed in the frame!

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 2:03 PM

No butterfly Albert,
but a fine substitute here !!
Good colour and detail.
Super shot.
Mick.

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9462 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 2:46 PM

Wow Albert that looks enormous. A truly excellent image.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 4Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
1 Aug 2012 - 7:43 PM

Wonderful detail Albert, great image.
Brian

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michaelo
michaelo e2 Member 7michaelo vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 7:54 PM

brilliant,just brilliant!

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exposure
exposure  91307 forum posts England
1 Aug 2012 - 9:25 PM

Lovely detail & light Albert..& a lovely composition.
Pauline.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8691 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1533 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 9:45 PM

Very impressive beetle shot, Albert, excellent detail and dof.

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Mike_S
Mike_S  2 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2012 - 9:47 PM

Nicely taken image Albert. Sharp detail.

Mike.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 11:47 PM

Oh I know that effect Albert... Had a similar pic earlier on this year with some close relatives feeding on my coriander!
it is a fine capture, I like the knobbly gloss on the shield.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 6:29 AM

Many thanks to everyone who have looked, voted and commented.

Albert

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
2 Aug 2012 - 10:10 AM

A good macro shot, not found this chap yet in my garden nice one regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 637 forum postspascalg vcard France
2 Aug 2012 - 3:59 PM

that, is close!
superb

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tommyld
tommyld e2 Member 3tommyld vcard United Kingdom
2 Aug 2012 - 7:02 PM

Excellent Macro work Albert, very fine detail and lovely presentation.
Tom

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