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Captured at Strumpshaw fen

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Golden bloomed longhorn beetle
Username:Mike_Young Mike_Young
Uploaded:4 Sep 2013 - 8:31 PM
Tags:Beetle, Close-up / macro, Wildlife / nature
VS Mode Rating 104 (85.71% won)
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Votes:40
Voters:Greyheron · Alan_Baseley · KBan · Stirling · leontari · AlexAppleby · AnnJ · boov · tomcat · pluckyfilly · lonely_oryx · TonyDy · Silverzone · jasonrwl · richmowil · cptdaniel · Nothern_Licht · CarolG · Rich1970 · colin beeley · KarenFB · SlowSong · Arty · Ade_Osman · johnjo58 · tonyng · Niknut · bricurtis · NaturesHaven · eviemay · Badgerfred · Glostopcat · Ayoob · Louise_Morris · Aenima · alligatorpants · Raamir · pamelajean · DilysT · georgiepoolie ·
Views:157
Unique Views:80

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
4 Sep 2013 - 9:02 PM

This is BRILLIANT! Everything about is is so so good. Love the water droplets. A really great image. Ann.

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 - 9:04 PM

Brilliant !!!!

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AlexAppleby
4 Sep 2013 - 9:09 PM

This is fantastic, it's jumping off the screen at me. The colour and clarity are exquisite. Amazing work.

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96321 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 9:26 PM

As good as it gets methinks

Adrian

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 9:51 PM

you ole devil, missed your posts where have you been this time Mike? fabulous picture great detail has to be a winner

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TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 10:01 PM

Excellent close-up, Mike.
Tony

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl Plus Member 5546 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 10:37 PM

Superb Mike

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6306 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 11:23 PM

Excellent Image!! First Class!!

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Nothern_Licht
Nothern_Licht Plus Member 6Nothern_Licht vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 2:17 AM

Excellent, great technique to get everything so crisp.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 5:31 AM

A beautiful longhorn beetle, and perfectly captured. Carol

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 94422 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 7:09 AM

A stunning capture, the details are absolutely spot on! Smile

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Hazelmouse
Hazelmouse Plus Member 8333 forum postsHazelmouse vcard United Kingdom
5 Sep 2013 - 6:11 PM

How could I resist such a superb photo of an amazing animal. I like the way the antennae bend over - and the body colour is amazing.

Helen.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 Plus Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 6:15 PM

This is a stunner Mike, well deserved of all the awards

David

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Andy_brown
Andy_brown Plus Member 1Andy_brown vcard England
5 Sep 2013 - 6:43 PM

Amazing pic of my favourite longhorn

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5937 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 7:26 PM

Terrific shot !!......faultless quality !!.....happy to add my UA !!

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Mike_Young
Mike_Young Plus Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2013 - 7:16 AM

Many thanks everyone for the votes and splendid comments.

Special thanks for the GE award from Hazelmouse and the UA's from AlexAppleby, CarolG, Ann and Niknut. I'm delighted to have received them

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2013 - 6:56 PM

Wonderful pin sharp detail and clarity in this awesome macro

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Ayoob
Ayoob Plus Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
7 Sep 2013 - 6:19 AM

wonderful image ,Mike - very well done full of detail ...GrinGrinGrin

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Aenima
Aenima  2 England
7 Sep 2013 - 7:45 PM

Hugely amazing image, love it

Last Modified By Aenima at 7 Sep 2013 - 7:45 PM

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