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he was sat on the wall in the garden in the sun i got as close as i could. thanyou all for you comments on my seagull. regards christine

Brand:Sony
Camera:Sony Alpha SLT-A55V
Lens:macro sony
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 Jun 2013 - 3:59 PM
Focal Length:30mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:+0.3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Daylight
Title:beetle
Username:christinecilia christinecilia
Uploaded:23 Jun 2013 - 12:53 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2013 - 1:00 PM

Wow!!! what an amazing capture, he looks mean yet beautiful ... lovely colours

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mauriceegan
23 Jun 2013 - 1:01 PM

You got close enough to make it look scary Christine, great image
Maurice

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williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2013 - 1:34 PM

great colours great shot well done.


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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2013 - 2:07 PM

A super macro image Christine, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Cliff

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2013 - 2:17 PM

A superb shot. Any closer and he could have bitten you. TongueTongueTongueTongue Excellent detail and gorgeous colour.
Ray

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2013 - 2:22 PM

fantastic detail christine wonderful comp and colours a cracking close up nice one Wink
andy

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2013 - 3:46 PM

Wonderful macro capture!
George

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johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2013 - 4:09 PM

Great capture from the small world.
Regards John.

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
23 Jun 2013 - 4:31 PM

Almost too close for comfort, Christine - now that is what you call a macro shot, what amazing detail and just love the colour ... Carol Grin

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ChrisWallace
23 Jun 2013 - 4:45 PM

That looks like a Rose Chafer Beetle, dont see too many these days.
Nice image.
Chris

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eagle1955
eagle1955  2 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2013 - 5:55 PM

this is a great capture with great detail

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2013 - 8:48 PM

Wonderful Christine so colourful and a great close up.
Gary

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
23 Jun 2013 - 11:04 PM

Great shot

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2013 - 1:04 PM

Well captured under what looks like harsh light Christine,
Geoff.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2013 - 3:15 PM

A great macro, Christine!

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ManCorMac
ManCorMac  2 England
24 Jun 2013 - 5:00 PM

Nice shot.

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90degreessouth
27 Jun 2013 - 6:47 AM

Such a cool shot.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
1 Jul 2013 - 1:22 AM

Ah.... Heaven! A green beetle! What a beauty!
Very well captured... Well done you, I am green with envy! GrinGrinGrinGrin
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