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Swinging !!

Caterpillar of a Bright-line Brown-eye MOTH............. on a Poppy bud.

Thanks for stopping by - always appreciated.

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Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150 EX Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Swinging !!
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:25 Apr 2012 - 8:05 PM
Tags:Bright-line Brown-eye moth caterpillar, Caterpillars, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Insects, Poppy, Wildlife / nature
Votes:53

Comments

Mendipman
Mendipman  3 Old Username was HeathMcDonald England
25 Apr 2012 - 8:07 PM

Cracking shot, like the colours and composition. Smile

Heath

johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:12 PM

beautiful bright clear colours and clean composition, great photo Brian
David

vikki9876
vikki9876  7 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2012 - 8:13 PM

lovely shot. love the colour and detail.
vikki9876

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:14 PM

The detail on the poppy bud is tremendous - great colours and composition Brian!
Ann

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:14 PM

Had a feeling this might be one of yours Bri and I wasn't wrong Smile Awesome stuff and of great interest to me as believe it not I've never seen one Sad Well not the caterpillar anyway. Quality image and one I'm very envious off, but I'll get my own back tomorrow methinks Wink

Ade

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3241 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:19 PM

Beautiful Macro with great detail
Netta Smile

TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:22 PM

Very good close-up, Brian.
Tony

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:26 PM

Much deeper colours and contrast than Swinging !
I knew I had seen him before SmileSmile
Helen

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:26 PM

how well the caterpillar and the curve of the poppy bud intersect.
And the macro quality is wonderful.

JohnoP
JohnoP  9
25 Apr 2012 - 8:41 PM

Lovely macro work - John

Snapitt
Snapitt Plus Member 6Snapitt vcard
25 Apr 2012 - 9:16 PM

Superb macro shot Brian. Excellent detail.

Jane

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9902 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1716 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 11:49 PM

Love all the curves and spikes, how do you get them to perform such tricks for you?

goso
goso Plus Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 11:52 PM

Excellent work Brian ...Bill

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2012 - 5:44 AM

A fabulous image, Brian, wonderful hair detail, both on the caterpillar and the poppy bud Smile Carol

franken
franken Plus Member 123489 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2012 - 8:43 AM

Another superb macro Brian.

Ken

1881
1881  3 India
26 Apr 2012 - 11:54 AM

NICE 1.
SANJEEV

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2012 - 2:32 PM

Out of this world Brian. Stunning.
Ron

FeatherFriend
26 Apr 2012 - 3:50 PM

Pin sharp Brian as always, like the variation on the BG too Wink
Geoff.

teocali
teocali Plus Member 7348 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 9:23 AM

Outstanding capture and comp, Brian. Superb detail, textures and colours, complemented by those beautiful soft bg tones.
Sylvia

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 7:35 PM

Fantastic detail and clarity in this impressive close up Brian, this is macrowork of the very highest calibre. I never had you down as a swinger though!Wink lol

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2012 - 3:26 PM

What a beaut...and so brilliantly captured, Brian! Goodness.

The cat seems to be swinging with the wrong species, though. I mean, they're both furry...but still!

A Grin

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