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Very special thanks To Jenn and Ann for the user awards on the little rust snail. And to all those who had some splendid ideas about rust and mushrooms Smile Enjoyed every one of them.

Well the Tamron 90 2.5 MF does only 1:2 so this is a substantial crop at the closest distance.
But I need the experts like Carol, Ade or Tomcat to tell me what it is exactly, didn't find it in my book!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:tamron SP 90mm 2.5 MF Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:19 Jun 2012 - 2:10 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/1.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
Title:bug in shiny armour
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:19 Jun 2012 - 7:52 PM
Tags:Bug, Close-up / macro, Garden., Insect, Wildlife / nature
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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2012 - 8:01 PM

superb shot.
ant.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 448 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2012 - 8:01 PM

Super detail in this image Anette.. Superior indeed.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2012 - 8:05 PM

Having no expertise in macro work, I shall return later to see what advice is given, and hope to learn too.
All I would say meantime is that this strikes me as being a pretty good macro shot, Annette, and one I'd have been happy with were it mine.
Ronnie.

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2012 - 8:09 PM

Ronnie has summed it up for me too Annette!
Ann

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 - 8:29 PM

I have never seen one of those before, very well crop, and very sharp, lovely image.
Elena.

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 - 9:00 PM

Well captured Annette. Though I dont know what it is. Brilliant detail
Jim

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2012 - 9:04 PM

Whatever it is Annette you've got a superb macro image.
Very detailed with colours coming through.
KateGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41073 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2012 - 9:14 PM

Nary a clue, Annette, but it's a great macro and crops in well.

Dave

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
19 Jun 2012 - 9:40 PM

Superb Annette...........

John

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 - 9:41 PM

Excellent macro, Annette.
Tony

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2012 - 9:48 PM

Nice detail on that bug Annette.Carole

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2012 - 9:54 PM

Looks very similar at first glance to a Ground Bug possibly Nysius ericae, but don't quote me on that! Me books upstairs and the only reason I going up there tonight is to go to bed Wink

Ade Grin

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2012 - 10:07 PM

Amazing and wonderful macro shot,very well done,
saeid

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2012 - 10:11 PM

Annette, not only is this a technically wonderful macro, it is very nicely composed and your framing is perfect for this one.
-=\Walter

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lostnspace2011
19 Jun 2012 - 10:16 PM

Lovely detail Annette. Not a clue what it is. My thoughts were that it was some kind of shield bug but this one you have captured seems to have clear wings, something i have not seen in shield bugs.

Mark

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2012 - 10:36 PM

You have got them scratching their heads with this one annette !!
I am sure someone will come up with an answer.
Good macro shot.
Mick.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2012 - 10:49 PM

Great macro work.

Ann

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 1:48 AM

exquisite details and color-- It is a wonder he sat still1

Thanks for your good advice in your blog!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7139 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 5:52 AM

He certainly is a variety of shield bug, Annette, but not sure which one, there are so many. Well captured, and featured e2 photo as I type. Carol

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reflectionsinlight

super sharp

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 7:53 AM

Excellent macro work, superb.

Glyn

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
20 Jun 2012 - 8:18 AM

Very well captured Annette. Moira

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 8:51 AM

superb capture

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
20 Jun 2012 - 9:28 AM

Love IT- TOP *****
cor.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 11:33 AM

Excellent macro Annette.
Ron

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 12:50 PM

Stunning detail!
daine

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 1:12 PM

A fine macro shot but I can't identify it.

Albert

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 5:26 PM

Great photograph
jon

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 5:29 PM

Looks like some sort of shieldbug and what good detail you've got on him!

Lovely wings he has, huh?

Andrew

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4667 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 8:25 PM

Great shot !!!....lovely quality....looks like it's made of metal ??.Smile

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 - 9:29 PM

Spot on Annette.
Brian

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 10:06 PM

Excellent macro work, superb detail in that shiny armour.
Johanna

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8799 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1622 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 10:22 PM

Looks like Ade is right, Annette, you can see it here.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 7:46 AM

Super macro of this lovely beastie.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 3:35 PM

A marvellous piece of macrowork, so clear, detailed and colourful

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