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Hopper.

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  9456 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 7:36 PM

awesome Bri, should do very well
keith

soulofharmony
soulofharmony e2 Member 4soulofharmony vcard Norfolk Island1 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 7:43 PM

Fabulous Work !!!!


Nikki !!!

bart_hoga
bart_hoga  31 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 7:48 PM

amazing!

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 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
Adrian_Reynolds e2 Member 9201 forum postsAdrian_Reynolds vcard Scotland
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 3johnjo58 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 81104 forum postschase vcard England231 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 10:16 PM

Nicely applied textures Brian,they fit the subject well.

franken
franken e2 Member 112913 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 10:22 PM

Fantastic work Brian.

Ken

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 6dmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 10:24 PM

Beautiful work again Brian
regards
Yung

Karen_Summers
22 May 2011 - 10:30 PM

beautiful shot

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 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 8685 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1530 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 6dmhuynh72 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 7125 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  9456 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 81873 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 53989 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 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 81104 forum postschase vcard England231 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 5:01 PM

A deserved extra sticker Brian,well done !

JackieB
JackieB  3 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 5:25 PM

Stunning

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 5:34 PM

Excellent Brian, congrats on the HC,
Geoff.

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 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 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2011 - 7:56 PM

AWESOME Brian Wink

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 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 114435 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 81873 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 e2 Member 571 forum postsTerryMcK vcard 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 81873 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 7goso 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 81873 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 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 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  7221 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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