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The gang of four (GO4), Louise Morris, Nigel Kiteley, John Starkey and myself, made a late decision yesterday to head over to Swells Hill Nr Stroud

Apart from the Adonis Blues, Chalkhills,Brown Argus and Common Blues, to me the capture of the day was this female
Great Green Bush-Cricket Tettigonia viridissima, who was a willing subject for quite a while

Many thanks to Kate (Irishkate), for her award given to the Large White

I will endeavour to catch up with things over the next few days, but I am now on a well deserved holiday and may not be around to much


Adrian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:1 Sep 2013 - 10:00 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Swells Hill 2013 No 1
Username:tomcat tomcat
Uploaded:1 Sep 2013 - 7:17 PM
Tags:Crickets, Gloucs, GO4, Great green bush cricket, Insects, Swells Hill, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:60

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 7:20 PM

A superb image, Adrian - such amazing detail!

Richard

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DerekL
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1 Sep 2013 - 7:26 PM

Lovely image Adrian.
Sharp and nice diagonal composition.

Derek

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dave1967
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1 Sep 2013 - 7:28 PM

Quality shot
Dave

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 7:28 PM

Simply superb, enjoy your Holiday,

Ali SmileSmileSmile

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Glostopcat
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1 Sep 2013 - 7:43 PM

You kept that visit quiet didn't you Adie, I was there a few days earlier and saw all you mentioned plus one clouded yellow. No doubt you'll be trying to hunt down the walls at Barnack Hills and Holes later this week as the weather is set fair for the next few days. A terrific close up of this brightly coloured little chap of which I am green with envy!Grin

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Jenny-D
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1 Sep 2013 - 7:52 PM

Wonderfully detailed image Adrian.

Jenny Smile

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thedon1941
1 Sep 2013 - 7:58 PM

Great macro. Don

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achieverswales

A stunner Ade.

Regards

Trev.

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Craggwildlife
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1 Sep 2013 - 7:59 PM

what a super capture Adrian

Have a good holiday

David

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Badgerfred
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1 Sep 2013 - 8:00 PM

Fine capture Adrian,
Fred.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114491 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 8:20 PM

Different for you......Well make a macro tog out of yet Adrian GrinGrinGrinGrin

Ade

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Caziwinkles
1 Sep 2013 - 8:21 PM

Fantastic image Adrian! Such detail. Smile

Carol

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1 Sep 2013 - 9:38 PM

This bowled me over!
Love the diagonal composition, excellent detail, and you managed to get those long feelers inside the frame.

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RonnieAG
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1 Sep 2013 - 10:10 PM

CCC........ie.a crisp cricket capture: super detail and how well the insect stands out from the b/g tone.
Ronnie.

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1 Sep 2013 - 10:18 PM

Brill!!!

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Irishkate
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1 Sep 2013 - 10:20 PM

Stupendous detail.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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1 Sep 2013 - 10:25 PM

Superb shot, Adrian.
Tony

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Maiwand
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1 Sep 2013 - 10:34 PM

Stunning capture Adrian.GrinGrinGrin
Hope you have a great hols.
Ron

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2 Sep 2013 - 4:20 AM


Quote: Lovely image Adrian.
Sharp and nice diagonal composition.

Derek

A great capture, enjoy your holiday

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CarolG
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2 Sep 2013 - 6:07 AM

A belter, Adrian, and not a feather in sight Wink Wind returned yesterday, but still over 30C. Carol

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2 Sep 2013 - 7:34 AM

Excellent wildlife capture.

Albert

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 7:37 AM

I like them a lot ... Got plenty of the little beauties.
It is a fine capture and I can count the pop rivets.

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2 Sep 2013 - 8:14 AM

Superb capture, I can imagine your delight

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Lillian
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2 Sep 2013 - 9:17 AM

Good crisp shot Adrian
sounds like a good day out
enjoy the holiday
Lillian

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2 Sep 2013 - 10:26 AM

Enjoy your holiday! That is a detailed beautySmile
Carole

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2 Sep 2013 - 11:36 AM

Superb Adrian,
Geoff.

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AlexAppleby
2 Sep 2013 - 5:09 PM

Excellent shot.

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Louise_Morris
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2 Sep 2013 - 5:29 PM

This has turned out really well Mr K! Top drawer stuff methinks!
Thanks for the company........ and banterTongueTongue
Enjoy your break from work.
Lou Grin

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2 Sep 2013 - 8:51 PM

Spot on Adrian! Well done you for finding this amazing cricket.

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ValeryAst
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3 Sep 2013 - 6:15 PM

A very beautiful female grasshopper, Adrian!Smile
Regards Valery

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