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I want to thank you again for accompanying me and Madam Elf on our journey last week. This weeks assignment is a bit less exciting. We are assigned insects, creepy crawlies and wild life. Since insects are practically non existent in Maine in mid winter, it was a bit of a challenge. Lady bugs, however, are around the house in very annoying numbers. This little lady landed on my thread as I was sewing, so I grabbed the camera and took a shot (handheld) before she decided to fly away.

Camera:Nikon D70 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:28-90
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:The Sewing Bug
Username:Joline Joline
Uploaded:4 Feb 2008 - 12:15 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Lady bug, Needle, Thread
Votes:45

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plugin  9 Canada
4 Feb 2008 - 12:23 PM

Interesting cloe-up.. great work.
Jim

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bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2008 - 12:24 PM

good morning neighbor...we had lunch already *twinkle*

good close up work

have a great day


ollie+

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Costy
Costy  6483 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2008 - 12:43 PM

Nice close up... unusual capture!....

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2008 - 12:50 PM

Excellent capture with a non-specialist lens. The light shining off this one is great.
All versions of these creatures here have predominantly black heads, I think.
Bill

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 7407 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom991 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2008 - 1:18 PM

This is gorgeous, she looks like an enamelled jewel. Beautiful and unusual composition. Another A grade I hope.
Moira

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Blenkinsopp
4 Feb 2008 - 1:23 PM

excellent composition, detail and depth of field

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Bodiewil
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4 Feb 2008 - 1:45 PM

Stunning detail for handheld, great comp and capture

Dave

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proz
proz  10205 forum posts United States
4 Feb 2008 - 2:12 PM

awesome close-up Joline

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2008 - 2:23 PM

Wonderful close-up, Joline, very well spotted and captured. Carol

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dawnmichelle
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4 Feb 2008 - 3:05 PM

amazing close up should get you another A+

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2008 - 3:15 PM

A clever idea, well seen!

I like the lens you are using--seems to do lots--Jennnnnnn

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2008 - 3:19 PM

Hey I definitely think there is another story here. A lovely ladybug and the eye of needle.
mavis

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
4 Feb 2008 - 3:26 PM

Cracker Joline.Unfortunately neither Mavis or I have caught this bug.
Cheers
Alan

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microchip  7 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2008 - 3:36 PM

Excellent close_up lovely comp and dof nice capture,
Alan

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franken
franken e2 Member 113098 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2008 - 4:24 PM

Interesting close-up.

Ken

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leons29  6 South Africa
4 Feb 2008 - 4:24 PM

Great capture, well done
Leon

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Douglas_George

Very nice shot Joline, Well done.

Dougie

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Andree_Borrel

What a most interesting image, superb

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AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2008 - 5:02 PM

A decidedly unique and original shot Joline! I really like this. Lucky you to have ladybirds in your house - keeps those pesky aphids under control.
Anne

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Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2008 - 5:09 PM

Like the details in this - very handy of it to turnup.
Regards Richard.

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4 Feb 2008 - 5:15 PM

nice shot
well spoted

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PatrickSmith
4 Feb 2008 - 7:10 PM

I've never seen a ladybug in the house! Good fine detail.

Patrick

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helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2008 - 7:27 PM

Like your red background to this- intentionally or otherwise. You've composed a super shot Joline, with needle sharp detail!
Helen

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newy17  8273 forum posts United Kingdom
4 Feb 2008 - 8:51 PM

Excellent capture joline,
ian

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4 Feb 2008 - 10:39 PM

Superb detail and colours, Joline.
Derek

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chrissd
chrissd  8304 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Feb 2008 - 5:51 AM

now thats unusual, nice one Joline SmileSmile
chris

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5 Feb 2008 - 9:11 AM

Wonderful closeup Joline; all the more so for being handheld. Terrific.
Ron

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2008 - 5:34 PM

I imageeeen Mlle Bug ees very shy, no?

Love how you've composed this, Joline...and well shot!

A Smile

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6 Feb 2008 - 1:01 AM

A good, opportune, shot, nicely exposed.
Brian

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6 Feb 2008 - 2:45 PM

An opportunists shot for sure. Well captured.
Paul

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6 Feb 2008 - 9:39 PM

What a great capture Joline, spot sharp and full of lovely details.
Jo

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angelamary
7 Feb 2008 - 8:47 AM

Good catch!

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Possum  7148 forum posts England
16 Feb 2008 - 2:59 PM

Some fine detail here, Joline. Excuse the pun, bu that needle is pin sharp.
Allie

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