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A forgotten envelope of a cicada at the stage before its transformation to the well known flying insect, that I found yesterday on a trunk of a Eucalyptus tree.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:5 Feb 2014 - 3:33 PM
Focal Length:70mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:360
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Summer memories
Username:GeorgePlatis GeorgePlatis
Uploaded:6 Feb 2014 - 3:21 PM
Tags:Cicada, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8178 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 3:36 PM

Beautifully captured, George, I look forward to hearing these little fellas chirruping again Smile Carol

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 3:39 PM

A good find George, certainly blends in to its surroundings
Regards Richard

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 3:42 PM

Looks a big insect George - lovely bokeh!
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3645 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 3:43 PM

Well spotted & captured,

Ali

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Caziwinkles
6 Feb 2014 - 3:47 PM

A great capture - you must have fab eyesight!! Smile

Carol

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2251 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 3:51 PM

Beautifully captured George, great use of shallow dof and amazing bokeh...well done

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 3:59 PM

Wonderful capture George. Excellent work. Peter.

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capto
capto Plus Member 22035 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 4:13 PM

Well found and taken.Smile

ivor

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NDODS Plus Member 43883 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 4:16 PM

Great macro imagery George.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
6 Feb 2014 - 4:19 PM

Well spotted and captured George,
Fred.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51241 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 4:49 PM

The shells they leave behind are so intact. Quite amazing.

Dave

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 5:11 PM

brilliant detail george wonderful tones and textures a belter nice one Wink
andy

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 6:02 PM

Super image.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 6:13 PM

what an interesting capture

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Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
6 Feb 2014 - 7:16 PM

Brilliant shot George. Cathy

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 8:50 PM

Beautifully captured showing lots of tiny details, a lovely image of…..

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richmowil Plus Member 6304 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2014 - 10:32 PM

Camouflage George!! Well spotted and captured!!

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
7 Feb 2014 - 12:24 AM

Superb composition.

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7219 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2014 - 7:46 PM

Cracking close up George

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A Booth
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8 Feb 2014 - 2:49 PM

wonderful close up work, excellent detail.

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ChristineD
ChristineD Plus Member 9ChristineD vcard England
8 Feb 2014 - 2:51 PM

Beautifully captured

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termite53
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9 Feb 2014 - 8:43 AM

Well spotted George, great macro

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2014 - 3:09 AM

Is this a cicada skin?
Very good angle and subject...
IB

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carper123
carper123 Plus Member 3169 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2014 - 7:03 PM

Excellent, George, and fine lighting with good use of DOF,
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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