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You still Here?

Red Bug, aka Red Milkweed Beetle, visits epz from time to time---
He's back again-- seems he was bored and wanted his own web page, etc.

So, I said he could visit epz on Sunday,

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron 180 mm Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Aug 2009 - 5:15 PM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:You Still Here?
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:4 Dec 2011 - 1:58 AM
Tags:Beetle, Close-up / macro, Humour / fun, Insect, Portraits / people, Red, Specialist / abstract, Wildlife / nature
Votes:75

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 2:15 AM

A wonderful close up.Well done Jenn..Lin

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 2:41 AM

An excellent close-up Jenn. He's actually quite cute.........Sandy

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 3:28 AM

Big mustache.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 4:47 AM

Nice story and an excellent head on shot, Jenn: very well done.
Ronnie.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 6:13 AM

Good to see him back, Jenn SmileSmile Carol

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
4 Dec 2011 - 6:55 AM

fine capture!

dven
dven e2 Member 9dven vcard United Kingdom
4 Dec 2011 - 7:36 AM

A stunning little bug

dven

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
4 Dec 2011 - 7:43 AM

Nicely presented. A lovely image.

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
4 Dec 2011 - 7:55 AM

A great composition and DOF

Peter

jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 8:46 AM

A welcome visitor, very nicely taken.
jon

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96178 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 8:48 AM

Love the way that the leaf at first merges and then totally becomes as one, with the background

Adrian

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8526 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1090 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 8:55 AM

Absolutely superb, as a composition, as a wildlife study. We're face to face with a tiny alien world here.
Moira

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 10:39 AM

Great shot and title

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 10:48 AM

Aw he's so cute. Hiya buggy. Smile
Chris

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 10:50 AM

being a very handsome beetle, he is of course encouraged to have his own website. twitter won't do, as beetles don't tweet. Unlike politicians Smile

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 11:21 AM

Glad I looked back to admire this wee fellow again as I seem to have forgotten to leave any comment! Wonderful details and a critter of character.

Ann

Last Modified By EAS at 4 Dec 2011 - 11:22 AM
saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44283 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 11:23 AM

I swear the little fellow has a smile on his face, Jenn. You two must be on first name termsSmile

Malc

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 732 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 11:49 AM

He can't talk Jenn, you are making it up Wink
Lovely image,
Geoff.

morpheus1955
4 Dec 2011 - 11:58 AM

Fantastic shot Jenn, superb detail and colour, beautifully captured.

Hugh

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 12:04 PM

Wonderful focus, DOF and colour Jenn.
Rende

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 12:50 PM

outstanding close up and love those antennae Jenn
regards
Yung

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4733 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 3:26 PM

Wow !....that's a 'humdinger' of a shot !!!!.....superb quality in the detailing & colours.....1st class !!!!!!

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 4:49 PM

Top class closeup Jennn. Superb focus and detail.
Ron

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 4:50 PM

A 'humdinger' is exactly what it is Jenn - and he's soooo cute. I do hope you allow him to visit us more and more!!! Smile
Ann

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 5:16 PM

He appreciates your kindness Jenn as we all do.
Joan.

Roly
Roly  7 Wales
4 Dec 2011 - 6:19 PM

Super close up Jennn.

Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13333 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 7:28 PM

Terrific close-up,
Alan

ccb
ccb  626 forum posts United States2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 8:52 PM

One of your very best- a delightful shot, Jenn!
Christina

Last Modified By ccb at 4 Dec 2011 - 8:53 PM
Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 10:40 PM

Exceptional eye contact in this close up Jennnnn, he's such a comical little character

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 11:27 PM

Another great macro.
-=\Walter

samarmishra
5 Dec 2011 - 2:21 AM

Hi Jennifer very well spotted and captured image...

Samar..

LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 2:36 PM

'Wonderful pov, color, & details,' Jenn, on this Superb macro PIx' ~ LEx Wink

NeilWigan
NeilWigan  4 England15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 3:05 PM

and giving his best pose .

marktc
marktc e2 Member 456 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2011 - 10:16 PM

Sorry I'm late viewing this, it's a terrific macro, such great detail and clarity, top notch.

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2011 - 9:41 PM

Brilliant!
Johanna

Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2011 - 9:07 PM

Love evrything about this one Jennn,,Wink

Just wish it was mine,,

Aidan,,

xGei8ht
xGei8ht  6 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2011 - 10:10 PM

Wow, you take some excellent macro's. Quality pics. Well done.

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
18 Dec 2011 - 2:58 PM

Beautiful shot and a very good looking bug!
IB

Leightonhs
22 Nov 2012 - 9:24 AM

Excellent!

-Leighton.

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