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I have always known them as Christmas beetles.
I have no idea of their scientific name

Camera:Sony A700
Lens:Sony 18-250
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:John, Paul, George or Ringo?
Username:chappo1 chappo1
Uploaded:25 Jan 2009 - 8:41 AM
Tags:Beetle, Insect, Macro, Wildlife / nature
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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13320 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2009 - 9:23 AM

Good close up,
Alan

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2009 - 9:46 AM

Fabulous close-up, fine detail. Carol

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User_Removed
25 Jan 2009 - 9:49 AM

Anoplognatius porosus .. Nice capture

Dave

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doryram
doryram  5 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2009 - 10:35 AM

Superb capture and close up, Rod

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mrsvee
mrsvee  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2009 - 11:10 AM

Super image.
Lovely colour & detail.
Vee.

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phill
phill  9 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2009 - 11:13 AM

Good dof makes this an excellent image!
phill

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shandoor
shandoor  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2009 - 12:44 PM

Beautiful macro shot wonderful colours wow
Shandoor

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JRD55
JRD55  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2009 - 1:11 PM

Super close up John, nice positioning in the frame, love the metallic look of these beetles.

John

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Hoffy
Hoffy  9212 forum posts England16 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2009 - 11:17 PM

Good macro with very good detail.

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2009 - 10:36 AM

Great shot, with lovely colour and detail,
Thank you for the good wishes, been suffering from a virus for almost two weeks and it doesn't want to get better!
Johanna

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2009 - 10:53 AM

An excellent macro image. Fine detail & colour.
Terry

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9470 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2009 - 4:43 PM

A tremendous macro.

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photophantom
27 Jan 2009 - 3:02 AM

Excellent macro shot
Dennis

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chappo1
chappo1  6 Australia5 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2009 - 10:26 AM

Thank you all and a special thank you to DaveOvenden for the identification...john

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DavidWebb
DavidWebb  6 England
1 Feb 2009 - 12:16 PM

Fantastic macro shot and portfolio John - probably have nightmares tonight lol. Cheers David

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lyntonB
lyntonB  7 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2009 - 1:26 PM

Super close up shot, nice detail and composition.

Lynton

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2009 - 8:01 AM

What a very nice macro shot...
Very clear and sharp well done....

Dave

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6212 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2009 - 10:15 AM

Superb insect macro shot - pin-sharp detail and wonderful rich colours.
Sylvia

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drjskatre
drjskatre  5 India
4 Feb 2009 - 11:53 AM

wow! amazing..

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 10:14 PM

Wow...awesome detail. Ugly bugs can look quite beautiful close-up. He looks metallic. Super image.

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whiteswan01
12 Feb 2009 - 1:27 PM

excellent shotnicecolour and detail
Readers choice on me
Dawn

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chappo1
chappo1  6 Australia5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2009 - 6:27 AM

Thank you to the later viewers...john

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2009 - 9:02 AM

A fantastic close-up. Carol

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bassan
bassan  11
6 Mar 2009 - 11:34 PM

Love the metallic colours

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2010 - 4:29 AM

Superb macro shot.
Ronnie.

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