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Captured recently on a walk along the River Rhymney.

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K20D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:9 Jun 2014 - 11:22 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:-1/2
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:Shield Bug 02.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:11 Jun 2014 - 12:19 AM
Tags:Bug, FJE1213, IMGP0836, IMGP0855, Wildlife / nature
Votes:45
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 12:21 AM

Super macro! PattiSmile

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 12:23 AM

Understand how they got their name. This is a superb example Fred.
Peter.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 12:44 AM

Nice little markings and colours Fred.
Good shots.
Mick.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 1:06 AM

Well captured little critter Fred.

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 5:25 AM

Superb macro work here, Fred.
You captured some very good detail.
It's a well named little critter, too..!

Simon

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43250 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 5:48 AM

Another two top quality images of this beautiful looking Shield Book the colours of which are something quite special.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 5:52 AM

Two more excellent captures of this little fella, Fred. Carol

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 7:07 AM

wonderful detail super colours and tones fred two belters nice ones Wink
andy

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barbarahirst
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11 Jun 2014 - 7:20 AM

Gorgeous colours

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Coast
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11 Jun 2014 - 8:30 AM

It must be the season for them. The one I captured (on camera) on Sunday was the first one I ever recall seeing. Fascinating little creatures and the colours are very vivid.

Regards
Paul

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
11 Jun 2014 - 8:32 AM

Great detail Fred love V2

John

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phil1963
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11 Jun 2014 - 9:00 AM

Great macro FredSmile

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georgiepoolie
11 Jun 2014 - 9:42 AM

Superb detailed macro. George.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 9:44 AM

You have captured the detail superbly, Fred!
Two great macro shots.

Richard

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jadus
jadus e2 Member 21006 forum postsjadus vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 9:58 AM

Well done fred. How are your knees?

Jade

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Badgerfred
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11 Jun 2014 - 10:01 AM

Knees fine Jade, these were on a bramble, just the right height,
Fred.

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 10:40 AM

Excellent detail Fred.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 11:07 AM

Excellent detail

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
11 Jun 2014 - 11:26 AM

Your insect shots are getting better and better Fred!
This two images are splendid! Grin
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Richsr
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11 Jun 2014 - 11:31 AM

Again good details and colours Fred
regards
Richard

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Badgerfred
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11 Jun 2014 - 11:45 AM

Thanks Isabel, probably down to having my first cataract removed,
Fred.

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Danny1970
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11 Jun 2014 - 12:37 PM

The detail and colours in V2 are superb FredSmile

Danny

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brandish
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11 Jun 2014 - 4:33 PM

What a good macro Fred,you could not have bettered this,like it a lot.
Martyn.

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ali63
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11 Jun 2014 - 7:48 PM

A fine specimen.

Ali

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Badgerfred
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14 Jun 2014 - 7:57 AM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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