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Caterpillar of the Vapourer Moth.

Used a bit of a technical set up for this.Wink
Got a stem from a plant in the garden fixed it across a flower pot to a watering can on a patio table that was lined up so that my lawn was the b/ground.

The caterpillar was on a leaf so I coaxed it onto the stem - took a series of shots of it moving along the stem then put it back amongst the shrubs. I liked this mid stride shot.

Hope you like it too - thanks for stopping by.

Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron 90 Di macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)

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Philip_P
Philip_P e2 Member 971 forum postsPhilip_P vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 8:28 PM

Great shot, well worth the trouble of moving it
Phil

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7293 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 8:29 PM

Brilliant capture and set up.

Love it.

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foggytwo  1036 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 8:30 PM

Well worth the effort for this fantastic shot Brian.
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cjl47
cjl47  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 8:31 PM

Good close up

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6 Aug 2008 - 8:36 PM

Cracking shot
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AdrianTurner
6 Aug 2008 - 8:39 PM

Oh this is good

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smitbar
smitbar  5132 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Aug 2008 - 8:43 PM

What a cracker.

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GalleryGirl
6 Aug 2008 - 8:54 PM

Wow - now that's dedication! Superb close-up detail. Fab shot!
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KBan
KBan  9456 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 8:55 PM

spot on Bri.
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SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 8:57 PM

all that work p aid off !!!!! a brill shot

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NickBrandon
6 Aug 2008 - 9:07 PM

Excellent work,

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Tony_W
Tony_W  6128 forum posts5 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 9:18 PM

Great setup. I found one of these the other day but couldn't work out how to get it to stop curling up so that it was all in focus. Good idea to put it on something thin and straight, controls the point of focus perfectly.
Now if I could just find another one to try again.
Tony

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CHIPPYX1X  7 England
6 Aug 2008 - 9:24 PM

Superb shot with great detail and colour
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bricurtis e2 Member 81874 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 9:27 PM

A big thankyou to * NickBrandon * for giving his User Award to this image. Greatly appreciated.

Brian.

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 10:09 PM

Exquisite macro Brian; wonderful detail and colour.
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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 10:10 PM

Perfect focus, superb results from your set up!
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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 10:17 PM

Fine results with your make shift studio Brian . Careful the bristles do irritate . xxx

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ChristineL
6 Aug 2008 - 10:18 PM

sounds like a great set up (must remember that) and he's a cute little fellow with all his feathery bits. Superb detail Brian,
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6 Aug 2008 - 10:22 PM

A beauty Brian...my other half has turned green with envy !!

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bumbleb3  8356 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Aug 2008 - 10:23 PM

great setup.well done
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colin  9697 forum posts Scotland5 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 10:54 PM

Magnificent! What a great creature.

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Maddie
Maddie  82714 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 11:00 PM

good spikey detail Smile

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6 Aug 2008 - 11:10 PM

the stage worked very well Brian, superb shot, so detailed and sharp.

Phil

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6 Aug 2008 - 11:17 PM

Many thanks Jennn * Taggart * for your User Award it is truly appreciated.

Brian.

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photophantom
6 Aug 2008 - 11:42 PM

Awesome!

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6 Aug 2008 - 11:43 PM

Thanks for clicks and comments everyone - I am glad you liked this Smile

Brian.

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cuffit  7162 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 11:43 PM

Great shot. Chris

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MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2008 - 11:47 PM

Well I think he is all dressed up and ready to go to the ugly bug ball. LOL
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whiteswan01
6 Aug 2008 - 11:58 PM

wow what clarity and detail like it alot
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CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 7:12 AM

Absolutely stunning! Carol

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JudeC  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 7:26 AM

Cracking shot - well deserved awards - Jude.

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First class

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davidhu  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 2:28 PM

Cracking shot, Brian. The detail, the background and the slo-mo all come together here. Good stuff.
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franfoto  6 England32 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 2:45 PM

Ingenious idea, worked out really well.
Lovely detail and colour.
Fran

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Marian
Marian  862 forum posts England
8 Aug 2008 - 11:55 AM

This is brilliant, the effort you put into getting this was worth all the effort.
Marian

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8 Aug 2008 - 5:13 PM

What a brilliant set-up, and it has certainly paid off. I still struggle with these hairy little beasties, but love them lots.

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8 Aug 2008 - 7:58 PM

You chose a good one here Brian. It may have been a bit of a bother to set up but surely this made it all worthwhile.
Ron

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8 Aug 2008 - 8:06 PM

Yes I was pleased with the outcome Ron.

Thanks everyone - this is a favourite of mine so I am very pleased with your response.

Brian.

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Pegon  878 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2008 - 9:25 PM

Superb shot Brian, lovely detail and colours.
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phototime  8 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2008 - 9:26 PM

I love this shot Brian.The colours and detail is excellent.Beautiful.

M

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10 Aug 2008 - 4:05 PM

A terrific close up shot of this hairy little critter, the detail, colours and sharpness are tremendous

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Ridgeway  7221 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2008 - 2:34 AM

Brilliant composition Brian,,Superb detail.

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thorn  9124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2008 - 8:20 PM

Simply awesome.take care,AnnSmile

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Cronk
Cronk  9 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2009 - 8:35 PM

My! That's remarkable.
Paul

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