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Beetles are the most numerous species on the planet, nearly half of all the animal species, in fact one in four living things described are beetles… there are millions of them! This one is a blue metallic.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:105.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Mar 2013 - 1:19 PM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:110
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Blue Metallic Blister Beetle
Username:GeorgePlatis GeorgePlatis
Uploaded:25 Mar 2013 - 12:02 PM
Tags:Blister Beetles, Close-up / macro, Wildlife / nature
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 12:17 PM

Great images, and Grinthat sure is metallic blue

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 12:18 PM

Good Macro work George love them both...John

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 12:33 PM

I love these colours... Gorgeous

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 12:34 PM

I photographed the self-same beetle only a couple of days ago, George Smile. Two excellent captures. Carol

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
25 Mar 2013 - 12:35 PM

Excellent photos George !!

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 12:49 PM

Superb metallic colour on this beetle - great macro George both equally excellent photographs.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 12:52 PM

Wow, he is a lovely colourGrin. V1 is my fave!
Diane

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9187 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 1:03 PM

Great sparkle in the blue. Well seen and captured.
Ty

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 1:53 PM

Such beautiful colours, George!
An excellent macro shot!

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 1:59 PM

Superb macro shot, excellent detail and dof

Hugh

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 2:33 PM

A lovely iridescent blue, George, which concentrates so well with the flower.

Dave

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33146 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 2:36 PM

Two beautifully composed macro images Gorge, the iridescent blue appearing to be three dimensional in quality.

Regards Nathan

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
25 Mar 2013 - 3:25 PM

great macro shot love the colours. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 3:41 PM

Excellent macro shot,

Ali

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 4:31 PM

Stunning Image!! V1 for me! First Class!!

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 4:56 PM

What brilliant blue clothing he wears! Well captured. A

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 5:03 PM

Top notch shots George.
Brian

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 5:43 PM

Cracking close ups, love the colours.
shaun

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elainebaker
25 Mar 2013 - 9:11 PM

V1 stands out to me. Excellent SmileSmile

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
25 Mar 2013 - 11:48 PM

Two superb composition, George, I like the full framed of V1
Effrossini

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 - 8:39 AM

Fantastic macro George
Jim

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2013 - 1:39 PM

Lovely colours and composition.
Rende

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