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Elasmostethus interstinctus Birch Shieldbug. Family: Acanthosomatidae

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Tamron 90mm Sp Di Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 Sep 2013 - 12:11 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/14.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Birch Shieldbug
Username:fentiger fentiger
Uploaded:9 Nov 2013 - 10:49 AM
Tags:Birch shieldbug, Close-up / macro, Elasmostethus interstinctus, Wildlife / nature
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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 10:53 AM

Fascinating colouring. Great capture. Peter.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 11:11 AM

beautiful colours

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capto
capto e2 Member 21162 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 11:12 AM

Beautiful detail and a bonus shadow.Smile

ivor

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 11:15 AM

Superb detail and colours and a strong cast shadow......how well the bug shows up against the dark green of the leaf.
Fine macro work.
R.

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 11:16 AM

Another fine macro of this handsome bug. A

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2193 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 11:22 AM

What a magnificent looking bug, love the colours, great shot

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 11:29 AM

He's a beauty, Albert, and you've captured some wonderful colours and detail on this fine fella. Carol

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2013 - 11:57 AM

Beautiful image, great shadow Smile

Eileen

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 12:27 PM

Great capture and shadows imageSmile


Cliff

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
9 Nov 2013 - 12:27 PM

Superb macro with a first class shadow! Well done! Grin
IB

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6535 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 1:02 PM

wonderful detail. - gary

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 1:14 PM

A beauty, complete with shadow!

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pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
9 Nov 2013 - 1:20 PM

impressive details!

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64439 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 1:31 PM

The decorations on these beetles is endless. So many varieties of colour. I feel naturalists could start a collection and try for the full set.
Smile

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 1:40 PM

Great details and textures in this fabulous macro capture, Albert !
George

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christinecilia
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9 Nov 2013 - 2:04 PM

wow beautiful macro shot lovely detail. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 2:23 PM

What amazing detail you have captured here, Albert!

Richard

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 2:44 PM

Excellent detailed image.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
9 Nov 2013 - 2:46 PM

Lovely detailed image Albert, as always.
Brian

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 3:01 PM

Well coloured and detailed this one Albert.
Super shot.
Mick.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 3:22 PM

WOW! Amazing detail and the bonus of a great shadow, excellent, Albert.

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 283 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 3:33 PM

Absolutely stunning detail and colours.
Luv it Albert.
Well done.
Darryl. Smile

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 4:06 PM

A magnificent example of this wonderfully coloured Birch Shield Bug, great colour and very fine detail throughout Albert...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 4:44 PM

Good focus on this bug--- not loved here in PA!

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8769 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1599 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 4:54 PM

Excellent bug closeup, Albert, with lovely colour and texture.

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 4:57 PM

A pretty little bug well captured,

Ali

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viscostatic
9 Nov 2013 - 5:07 PM

Incredibly beautiful colours Albert.

Phil.

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Caziwinkles
9 Nov 2013 - 5:37 PM

Superb shot - and amazing colours - complete with Saturday shadow too. Smile

Carol

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2186 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 5:50 PM

Brilliant macro with lovely coloursSmile
NettaSmile

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 6:19 PM

Immaculate detail Albert

Stands out a treat against the leaf

Adrian

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AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
9 Nov 2013 - 10:09 PM

Just SUPERB!!! Am so full of admiration because this is such a stunning shot, wonderful colours and amazing detail. Top notch! Ann.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2013 - 7:39 AM

Many thanks to everyone who have looked, voted and commented and particularly to Carol and Isabel for their User Awards.

Albert

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2013 - 12:11 PM

Beautiful macro Albert. That shadow adds to it.
Rende

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 8:55 PM

a very smart shield bug, stinking light and a gritty leaf to complement it

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Glostopcat
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28 Nov 2013 - 6:15 PM

Marvellous details, colours and clarity in this macro

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