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I spotted this rather striking grasshopper sunning itself on a piece of wood.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:red hopper
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:28 Aug 2013 - 5:54 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Grasshopper, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:74
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2013 - 6:00 AM

I don't know how you manage to spot all of these little bugs, Carol!!
Three superb, well detailed images.

Richard

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LynneJoyce
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28 Aug 2013 - 6:05 AM

What a splendid beast you have captured here. I have never seen a red one before.

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ugly
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28 Aug 2013 - 6:17 AM

3 great images..
Split between them but V3 for the head detail me thinks....

Dave

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Andysnapper
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28 Aug 2013 - 6:28 AM

It looks almost as if it were made from red bark, superb images Carol.

Andy

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ColleenA
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28 Aug 2013 - 6:29 AM

Well spotted Carol...3 excellent images as usualGrinGrinGrinGrin

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ddolfelin
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28 Aug 2013 - 6:34 AM

I think you're breeding these bugs, Carol.
Just when I think you must be running out of different subjects, you come up with another real cracker!

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
28 Aug 2013 - 6:36 AM

Great detail here Carol ! Such a lovely hopper this !

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Lillian
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28 Aug 2013 - 7:04 AM

He has a good sunburn there CarolWinkWink
a very striking looking 'critter' in all 3 images
Lillian

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2013 - 7:06 AM

fantastic trio carol brilliant detail wonderful colour and textures v3 for me today a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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fificat100
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28 Aug 2013 - 7:08 AM

Three beautifully detailed shots - never seen one this lovely colour before.

Lavina

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SUE118
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28 Aug 2013 - 7:20 AM

Great macro images Carol.

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GeorgePlatis
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28 Aug 2013 - 7:42 AM

Excellent macro work as always, Carol!
George

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2013 - 7:54 AM

He is a handsome chappie for sure....
And 10 out of 10 for presentation

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
28 Aug 2013 - 8:05 AM

Gorgeous Carol ! another stunner ! (got a new camera #100 discount form Argos! other one not working properly so it was a good excuse ! )

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Badgerfred
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28 Aug 2013 - 8:08 AM

V1 my favourite in this excellent set Carol,
Fred.

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RonnieAG
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28 Aug 2013 - 8:12 AM

I haven't seen one this colour before but I imagine it would be well camouflaged amongst the grasses at this time of year.
V 1 my favourite today, Carol.
Ronnie.

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mrswoolybill
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28 Aug 2013 - 8:36 AM

V3 for the angle and particularly for the raised leg!
Moira

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 - 8:56 AM

Three lovely captures Smile

Eileen

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NaturesHaven
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28 Aug 2013 - 9:04 AM

Great trio of this Red.............I've never actually seen one this colour.............great find..............GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Caziwinkles
28 Aug 2013 - 9:12 AM


Quote: I don't know how you manage to spot all of these little bugs, Carol!!
Three superb, well detailed images.

Richard

I agree entirely! Wish my eyesight was as keen! Smile

Carol

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NDODS
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28 Aug 2013 - 9:29 AM

Three quite superb images which show this little chap of at it very very best Carol. Image three being the winner.

Regards Nathan Grin

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digital_boi
28 Aug 2013 - 9:33 AM

V1 for me today Carol great detail love the colour and the diagonal capture fine work again!!

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
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28 Aug 2013 - 9:44 AM

Crunchy texture, can you get them in different flavours? GrinGrin

Dave

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rontear
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28 Aug 2013 - 9:56 AM

Striking images Carol of these armoured insects !!
Ron.

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EMJAYCEE
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28 Aug 2013 - 10:02 AM

Striking captures too Carol.Smile
Joan.

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leontari
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28 Aug 2013 - 10:07 AM

Three great images as always Carol. I love your diagona capture
Effrossini

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Fefe
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28 Aug 2013 - 10:08 AM

He is checking you out CarolGrinGrin
Diane

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Irishkate
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28 Aug 2013 - 10:31 AM

I can never believe the detail you capture with one macro shot
right down to the eyes. I love the red colour.
We have a club member who stacks up to 20 images to get results
like you achieve with that Panasonic Lumix - I must get mine out again
and test it!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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lonely_oryx
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28 Aug 2013 - 10:47 AM

Looks like it is wearing armour

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achieverswales
28 Aug 2013 - 11:14 AM

Stunning details and top marks for all three Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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Joline
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28 Aug 2013 - 12:23 PM

Your grasshoppers have some interesting colors....ours are mostly green.

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samarmishra
28 Aug 2013 - 2:03 PM

Hi Carol, this is really stunning set of images... excellent sharpness, all are equally winner..

Samar

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prabhusinha
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28 Aug 2013 - 2:32 PM

A superb set.

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ChristineD
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28 Aug 2013 - 3:04 PM

wonderful colour and textures, three beauties

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TrevBatWCC
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28 Aug 2013 - 3:16 PM

And a very willing subject for having it's photo taken too, Carol! Wink Excellent work, love 'em all! Smile
Trev Smile

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danbrann
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28 Aug 2013 - 3:38 PM

These little bugs and critters seem to have arms and legs etc coming out of every part of their body. A magnificent trio Carol.

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ali63
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28 Aug 2013 - 4:20 PM

He's a beauty Carol, I got some shots on Monday of a Hopper, may upload them later in the week, not seen one this colour before, I love the way they look like their are wearing a suit of Armour.

Ali SmileSmileSmile

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Niknut
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28 Aug 2013 - 5:11 PM

Superb !!!!.......looks like this 'bruiser's' suit of armour is going rusty ??.Grin

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TonyDy
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28 Aug 2013 - 5:37 PM

Great set, Carol - I've never seen this colour before.
Tony

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myrab
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28 Aug 2013 - 6:11 PM

All 3 images are spot on Carol. Great.

Myra

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28 Aug 2013 - 6:25 PM

A rusty coloured grasshopper Carol, well I never! Mikbee will be wetting himself with excitement when he sees this!Grin What an unusual coloured insect which you've captured in such intricate detail

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richmowil
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28 Aug 2013 - 7:22 PM

Excellent Images Carol!! A Really strange coloured insect but unusually nice!!

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28 Aug 2013 - 7:42 PM

Evenin' Carol,
At first glance I thought V1 was a wood carving - that's a compliment by the wayWink

Weather still holding here for the time of year and expected to do so for another weekWink

Adrian

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AlexAppleby
28 Aug 2013 - 7:50 PM

Three excellent images. Wow!

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28 Aug 2013 - 8:22 PM

Super set Carol - A rusty Hopper.Smile
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ChrisWallace
28 Aug 2013 - 8:23 PM

An unusual hopper Carol, nice one
Chris

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28 Aug 2013 - 8:46 PM

3 superb macro Carol
regards
Yung

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28 Aug 2013 - 8:56 PM

A splendid set but I really love V3 - he's gorgeous
(and I don't like bugs generally)
Ju

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29 Aug 2013 - 4:26 AM

You are a master of insects. This is a marvelous shot.
M

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Mavis
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29 Aug 2013 - 12:25 PM

Amazing work Carol .

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