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Locust ....................... added a couple of textures for the bg.

Thanks for stopping to take a look - always appreciated.

Brand:NIKON Corporation
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Hopper
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:22 May 2011 - 7:34 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Digital art, Digitally manipulated, General, Insects, Locust, Shadowhouse creations textures, Wildlife / nature
Votes:90

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KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 7:36 PM

awesome Bri, should do very well
keith

soulofharmony
22 May 2011 - 7:43 PM

Fabulous Work !!!!


Nikki !!!

bart_hoga
bart_hoga  41 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 7:48 PM

amazing!

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 8:00 PM

fabulous - love the detail on this and the processing

Snapitt
Snapitt e2 Member 5Snapitt vcard
22 May 2011 - 8:16 PM

Great image Bri. Love the texture.

Jane

Adrian_Reynolds
22 May 2011 - 8:34 PM

Superb capture Brian, this fellow has a slightly menacing look, love the colour and fine details,
Top shot,
Adrian

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 9:37 PM

Brian, wonderful photograph and processing, it has the feel of a Dali painting, I really like the bringing together of art, photography & technology

Johnjo

Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 9:55 PM

Super work with great detail.
Shell

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 10:00 PM

Love what you've done here with the BG, and a cracking close up too.
Colin

chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England240 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 10:16 PM

Nicely applied textures Brian,they fit the subject well.

franken
franken e2 Member 123108 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 10:22 PM

Fantastic work Brian.

Ken

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 10:24 PM

Beautiful work again Brian
regards
Yung

Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers e2 Member 5Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 10:30 PM

beautiful shot

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 10:35 PM

Fantastic work Brian. The detail, colour and patterns on the body are quite beautiful.
Helen

Last Modified By helenlinda at 22 May 2011 - 10:37 PM
pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8763 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1592 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 11:17 PM

Amazing patterns on this little beastie, I like what you have done with it Brian.

Last Modified By pamelajean at 22 May 2011 - 11:17 PM
dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 5:12 AM

congrats on your well deserved HC Brian
regards
Yung

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 5:36 AM


Quote: Brian, wonderful photograph and processing, it has the feel of a Dali painting, I really like the bringing together of art, photography & technology

Johnjo

My thoughts, too. Carol

Imagephotographics

Excellent - well done !

Chris

KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 8:56 AM

H.C....................Knew it !

Keith

sherring
sherring  646 forum posts United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 9:11 AM

Works Well.

Steve.

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 10:08 AM

Equisite detail Brian. A superb shot and congrats on your award.
Ron

Last Modified By Maiwand at 23 May 2011 - 10:08 AM
bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 10:46 AM

Thanks everyone for your support - I am very grateful.

A big thankyou to Pete for the HC award - much appreciated.Smile

Brian.

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64404 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 11:20 AM

Absolutely class work. Well deserved HC.
Chris

Big_Beavis
Big_Beavis e2 Member 9Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 1:43 PM

Great shot Brian, Congraulations !!

David

davidhu
davidhu  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 3:15 PM

Cracking detail Brian, works so well against the textured background. Congrats on the HC.
Dave

chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England240 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 5:01 PM

A deserved extra sticker Brian,well done !

JackieB
JackieB  4 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 5:25 PM

Stunning

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 5:34 PM

Excellent Brian, congrats on the HC,
Geoff.

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 5:55 PM

Thanks Janet & Yung & Keith - really appreciate you all calling back again on this SmileSmileSmile

Brian.

Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 7:21 PM

So good Brian - well worth the HC Grin

WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 7:56 PM

AWESOME Brian Wink

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 9:21 PM

Brilliant detail and colours in this impressive image, I like the background too, very artistic

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114511 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2011 - 1:34 PM

Lovely post processing work Bri....

Ade

Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2011 - 7:05 PM

Great detail Brian, fabulous colours and close up . Now where did you get a Locust from eh.... surely not out of that brown paper bag ?Wink xxxx

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2011 - 7:59 PM


Quote: Great detail Brian, fabulous colours and close up . Now where did you get a Locust from eh.... surely not out of that brown paper bag ?Wink xxxx

Yes - found it right at the bottom of the bag Mavis Wink Thanks for looking in.
Brian.x

TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2011 - 8:50 PM

Excellent exposure with superb detail, Brian.
Terry

Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2011 - 9:58 PM

Excellent work mate, congrats on the HC
Steve

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2011 - 9:30 PM

Many thanks Keith - KBan for your UA it is much appreciated.Smile

Brian.

Last Modified By bricurtis at 25 May 2011 - 9:30 PM
goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2011 - 1:11 AM

Outstanding, Brian ...Bill

DiegoDesigns
26 May 2011 - 8:40 AM

Very well done on the HC Brian, I should like to see a plague of these!

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2011 - 9:03 AM

Thank you kindly for your UA Bill - goso - I'm very grateful.

Brian.

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2011 - 6:18 PM

Holy cow...Brian, this is simply amazing. A stunning image and very impressive processing! Congrats on the very well-deserved HC Smile

Andrew

franfoto
franfoto  6 England32 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2011 - 7:12 PM

Fantastic detail and pose Brian, congratulations on the awards.

Fran

Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2011 - 9:08 PM

Fantastic,detail and the textures you added are very complimentary to the subject.

Oh by the way,,ur Pf banner is brilliant,Grin

Aidan,,

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