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Ladybird Liftoff.

A Ladybird about to take flight from the Groundsel plant.

A big thankyou to barmymarny for her User Award on previous image.

Thanks also to everyone for their support of this series.

Hope you like.

Brand:NIKON Corporation
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 105 Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Ladybird Liftoff
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:3 Apr 2011 - 7:55 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Groundsel, Insects, Ladybirds, Red, Weeds, Wildlife / nature
Votes:79

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KBan
KBan  10469 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 8:03 PM

another superb Macro shot Bri and another U.A !

Keith

TheRiverRat
3 Apr 2011 - 8:03 PM

Fantastic shot, just brilliantGrin

WindowonWildlife

Superb macro work Brian.......Stunning mate Wink

Len1950
Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
3 Apr 2011 - 8:11 PM

Absolutely stunning shot.

Len

franfoto
franfoto  7 England32 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 8:18 PM

They don't get much better than this Brian, SUPERB work.

Fran

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 8:18 PM

A terrific triple capture, this is macrowork of the very highest calibre

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91970 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 8:19 PM

Thanks to royd63uk

Thanks to TheRiverRat

Your User Awards are much appreciated.SmileSmile

Brian.

Last Modified By bricurtis at 3 Apr 2011 - 8:22 PM
chazcherry
3 Apr 2011 - 8:20 PM

Superb timing and the focus is spot on. Chaz

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 9:18 PM

Another amazing shot - I've never seen the "inside" of a ladybird - thank you for allowing me to see one! Smile
Ann

Adrian_Reynolds

Getting sharp focus on one in a macro is excellent but 3 subjects is impressive, fine work Brian,

Adrian

soulofharmony

Brilliant !!!

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 10:46 PM

amazing, if I had a user award to give this would get it for sure

franken
franken Plus Member 123447 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 10:57 PM

Really superb Brian.


Ken

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 11:04 PM

Brilliant timing on this cracking good shot Brian.
Ron

iancatch
iancatch  8 England45 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 11:17 PM

A nice take on the ladybird shot. Well timed for the lift off.

Ian

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 11:24 PM

What wonderful timing Brian- have never seen so much detail below the wings before
Excellent shot
Helen

OAKEY
OAKEY  7 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2011 - 11:37 PM

Fantastic piece of macro work Brian, the detail is fab, very very well done.
Regards Shaun

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 11:58 PM

SUPERB in every way: until recently I had never seen a ladybird's structure under the wing casings such as demonstrated here in your shot.
Ronnie.

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2011 - 4:14 AM

Wow!

Ann

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2011 - 6:20 AM

An amazing image, Brian, perfectly timed and captured, and well worthy of many more awards. Carol

goso
goso Plus Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2011 - 7:37 AM

Outstanding work Brian ...Bill

Imagephotographics

Simply beautiful Brian - well done !

Chris

KENZIEBOY
KENZIEBOY  4 Scotland
4 Apr 2011 - 3:05 PM

Excellent image

RickFreid
RickFreid  4 United States
5 Apr 2011 - 3:16 AM

Great capture!

teocali
teocali Plus Member 7345 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2011 - 9:01 PM

Superbly timed and captured Brian - the detail of the unfurling wing on the Ladybird about to take off is fantastic. I have never seen anything like it before. Wonderful colours and light too. Just love those lime green bg tones.
Sylvia

PhillipMinnis

What a fantastic image! Beautifully captured!


Cheers

Phil

johnjones
johnjones  5 England
25 Aug 2011 - 10:03 PM

WOW this is a fantastic shot the detail and colour are spot on .

DilysT
DilysT Plus Member 4DilysT vcard United Kingdom
23 Feb 2012 - 7:52 PM

Wonderful - your portfolio is amazing!

Dilys

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