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This tiny hopper was so well camouflaged in amongst a canna lily I almost missed him Smile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:green on green
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:9 Aug 2012 - 5:12 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Grasshopper, Humour, Humour / fun, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:70
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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
9 Aug 2012 - 5:17 AM

Good morning Carol! GrinGrin
A most elegant little green grasshopper!
Isn't he lovely. Very charming captures. IB

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43500 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom104 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 6:03 AM

A really beautiful pair of macro photographs depicting this rather handsome young Grass Hopper. Superb natural colours, and immense detail throughout the image, spot on.

Regards Nathan

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 6:09 AM

V1 is n outstanding portrait.

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michelle30
9 Aug 2012 - 6:20 AM

wow carol great photo Smile Smile Smile

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
9 Aug 2012 - 6:22 AM

Great DOF and colours

Peter

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 448 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 6:25 AM

Amazing image Carol, such detail!

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 6:32 AM

The title just sums it up ~ fine capture!

Albert

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 6:36 AM

you did really well to spot this one carol fantastic detail brilliant colours and light v2 for me today love the shadows a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 6:46 AM

Two excellent portraits of this wee fellow

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MoragM
MoragM  4 Scotland
9 Aug 2012 - 6:55 AM

V1 for me - isn't he well camouflauged, as Andy says you must have
great eyesight to spot him!

Morag

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 6:58 AM

Grand work Lass.

Rock

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 7:24 AM

A very cute shot.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 436 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 7:41 AM

V2 shows off his eyes so well Carol, two well captured images.
Carole

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
9 Aug 2012 - 7:43 AM

Well spotted Carol, great macro's,
Fred.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 8:05 AM

Goodness knows how you manage to spot these tiny creatures! Another two excellent macros.

Ann

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 8:07 AM

A true Walt Disney character in the making!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 8:49 AM

Wonderful macro work, Carol: I go along with Barbara's comment re. aWalt Disney character.
Ronnie.

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 9:27 AM

Oh in V1 the hopper seems to be saying 'I got my eye on you' - great macro work - stunning natural colours - Elizabeth xx

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 10:10 AM

That works so well. Greeen on green- must look out for ideas like that.
Cute little fellow.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
9 Aug 2012 - 10:27 AM

Two awesome captures Carol, well spotted.

Kindest regards

Trev.

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 10:50 AM

Great shots again, Carol.
Tony

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 1:28 PM

Wonderful!!!! He would certainly be hard to find.

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Norfolkboy
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9 Aug 2012 - 1:40 PM

Two super images, Carol.
Colin

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 1:43 PM

Art of camouflaging, well recorded.

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exposure
exposure e2 Member 101637 forum postsexposure vcard England
9 Aug 2012 - 2:40 PM

Lovely light & tones Carol...
Hot Hot here today...heat index 44c
Pauline.

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danbrann
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9 Aug 2012 - 2:40 PM

That's what camouflage is all about Carol.

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AnnJ
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9 Aug 2012 - 2:44 PM

Wonderful capture. Ann.

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 4:03 PM

I'm so glad you spotted him Carol and I really like the fact that his eyes are the only non-green bits of the image. He has a cheeky look about him!
Ann

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WhiteRose1
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9 Aug 2012 - 4:21 PM

By jiminy, a jolly green giant. GrinGrin

Dave

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 5:13 PM

You must have good eyesight, Carol! Wink Two beauts here, and like how he seems to be eyeing you up! Smile
Trev Smile

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 5:44 PM

Now that's an awesome close-up in V1, Carol SmileSmile

And the way you've photographed him, he actually stands out clearly against the green!

Andrew

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jgmford
jgmford  7 England
9 Aug 2012 - 5:45 PM

stunning close up macro, super colours very well done. Jeff

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 6:01 PM

youve made him stand out well against the bg.lesley

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42396 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
9 Aug 2012 - 7:13 PM

Belter Carol!! Lou

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pluckyfilly
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9 Aug 2012 - 9:10 PM

2 excellent shots - glad they are not really this sizeWink

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bricurtis
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9 Aug 2012 - 9:36 PM

V1 for me Carol - love that eye.Wink
Brian.

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Growmore
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9 Aug 2012 - 9:50 PM

Weird and wonderful Carol

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 10:03 PM

"Two Great Macro Shots!" ~ LEx Wink

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2012 - 7:45 AM

He is fantastic, what a pair of eyes!
I like how he leaps out of the leaf, really 3d

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10 Aug 2012 - 8:05 AM

The master of cameouflage can't evade your eagle eyes Carol, well seen and captured.

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10 Aug 2012 - 8:10 AM

wow is all i can say

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
10 Aug 2012 - 11:30 AM

Two great shots love the detail, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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11 Aug 2012 - 2:43 PM

Love these. The eyes remind me of humbugs.
Sandra

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