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Vapourer.

Caterpillar of the Vapourer Moth.

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Brand:Nikon Check out Nikon Nation!
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150 EX Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Vapourer.
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:15 Nov 2011 - 8:01 PM
Tags:Caterpillars, Close-up / macro, General, Hairy, Insects, Vapourer moth caterpillar, Wildlife / nature
Votes:53

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 8:03 PM

Super close up Brian.
Colin

Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 8:07 PM

Thats a hairy little beast Wink Superbly detailed close up Bri.


Glyn

Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 8:11 PM

Fantastic spiky detail - excellent macro work - Ina

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 8:11 PM

Love the little "shaving brushes" and the amazing detail Brian - I think we had an infestation of these little caterpillars - sadly took chemicals to them!! Sad If I'm identifying this correctly, it's a bit of a pest?.... incredibly beautiful, though!
Ann

Samuel_Aron
15 Nov 2011 - 8:12 PM

Stunning macro!
Sam.

Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
15 Nov 2011 - 8:19 PM

An amazing macro shot ,lovely light,colours and brilliant detailimage............Grin

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 8:38 PM

Superb detail Brian, quality shot,
Geoff.

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 8:46 PM

Stunning macro capture Brian, love it
David

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 8:47 PM

stunning collection of brushes he's carrying around on his back Smile
a superb macro!

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91895 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 8:57 PM


Quote: Love the little "shaving brushes" and the amazing detail Brian - I think we had an infestation of these little caterpillars - sadly took chemicals to them!! Sad If I'm identifying this correctly, it's a bit of a pest?.... incredibly beautiful, though!
Ann

Possible Ann - they do eat leaves of flowers, shrubs and trees. They like Fuchsias.!!

Brian.

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 9:03 PM

Really stubby feel to this one Brian
Helen

franken
franken e2 Member 113061 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 9:04 PM

A wonderful macro Brian.

Ken

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 9:11 PM

An excellent macro image, great hairy detail...........Sandy

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85874 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 9:17 PM

The old Vapourer caterpillar.
Always a good subject if captured successfully - as this isSmile

Adrian

WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 9:58 PM

Absolutely Stunning detail Brian,great BG too mate Wink Excellent work mate.

KBan
KBan  9456 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 10:17 PM

A real beaut Bri
keith

TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 10:18 PM

First class macro work here, Brian.
Terry

bertie1983
15 Nov 2011 - 10:39 PM

love it!
great image
lou
Smile

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2011 - 10:45 PM

Brilliant pin sharp detail in this macro, he certainly is a bristly little chap

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2011 - 6:21 AM

What a cute chappie, Brian, never seen one of these before. Perfectly captured, as always. Carol

Mike_Young
16 Nov 2011 - 7:55 AM

Beautiful sharp close up

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
16 Nov 2011 - 8:15 AM

First class shot! The light and the clarity of the details... Lovely!!!
IB

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2011 - 9:57 AM

A stunner Brian. Critical focus is spot on and lighting is superb. great shot.
Ron

teocali
teocali e2 Member 6212 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2011 - 10:03 AM

Fantastic clarity, detail, tones and textures, Brian - top capture.
Sylvia

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2011 - 12:20 PM

Beautiful shot, Brian. He seems to be walking ever so daintily.

Andrew

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2011 - 4:43 PM

Superb detail on this colourful little critter. Carole

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2011 - 9:16 PM

stunning macro Brian, nice bg and excellent detail capture.
regards
Yung

Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2011 - 8:51 PM

Excellent image Bri, great comp, detail and BG
Steve

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