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Cross over. !!!!!!!!!

Cardinal beetle crossing from one Hosta leaf to another.

Thanks to > Maiwand > for the UA on previous - much appreciated.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150mm 2.8 EX DG Macro HSM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Cross over. !!!!!!
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:9 Jun 2013 - 4:56 PM
Tags:Beetles, Cardinal beetle, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Hosta, Insects, Wildlife / nature
Votes:48

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
9 Jun 2013 - 4:58 PM

Fantastic macro shot and wonderful detailed image...........Grin

jackyp
jackyp e2 Member 3jackyp vcard United Kingdom
9 Jun 2013 - 5:00 PM

Stunning macro, great timing and superb detail Smile

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 5:04 PM

Thanks very much Jacky - your UA is well appreciated.Smile

Brian.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 5:12 PM

A macro shot capturing fine detail, and with the insect set against these light toned leaves it stands out so crisply.
Ronnie.

senn
senn e2 Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 5:20 PM

stunning clarity ..

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85908 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 5:21 PM

One of these shots that would be meaningless, without the inclusion of the backdropSmile

Adrian

KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 5:28 PM

Pin sharp and superb light, detail and colours

Keith

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64347 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 5:51 PM

Beautiful.
I hope you're sorting out some pics for the Countryfile calendar. Smile

johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 6:25 PM

Razor sharp Brian and even the colors match...John

tonyguitar
9 Jun 2013 - 6:27 PM

Lots of interesting detail. A pleasure to vote for. TG

franken
franken e2 Member 113098 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 6:32 PM

Another fantastic macro Brian.

Ken

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 6:34 PM

A wonderful wildlife photo with an abstract feel; top work Brian
David

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 6:47 PM

Awesome detail and clarity in this macro Brian, bang on the money as always

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 6:55 PM

This is special - I love that background Brian. A real winner! SmileSmile
Ann

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 7:28 PM

excellent composition, really well thought out.

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 8:56 PM

Thankyou kindly Harriet - I'm very grateful.Smile

Brian.

chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 9:07 PM

Such superb detail Brian, coupled with great colour, one hell of a macro.
David

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114493 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 9:09 PM

Nice one Bri, I haven't seen one for ages Sad

KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 9:56 PM

Macro magic Bri

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 10:39 PM

Good contrasts in this fine image!

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 10:43 PM

Thanks Keith for the UA Keith - greatly appreciated.Smile

Brian.

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 10:57 PM

Lovely contrasting colours but the detail is superb! Stunning image!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 11:05 PM

Thankyou Ryan - really appreciate your UA.

Brian.

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 12:07 AM

Nice one, Brian.
Got some shots of these today myself, great little beetlesGrin.
Colin

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 1:58 AM

Excellent shot......Sandy

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 7:54 AM

Couldn't give my UA yesterday but here it is a day late! Smile
Ann

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 10:11 AM

Sharp as a new pin Brian. A stunner.GrinGrin
Ron

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 10:27 AM

Thanks very much for your UA Ann - it's never too late !Grin

Brian.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 6:38 PM

Fabulous detail and colour and as Ron says sharp as a new pin

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 2:31 PM

A cracker Brian - I hope he did his kerb drill before he moved off the first leaf - you never know what might be coming WinkWinkWink
Helen

teocali
teocali e2 Member 6228 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 9:02 AM

Terrific detail and clarity, Brian. Love the natural background patterning of the leaves and rich acidic colouring, Clever title which really works.
Sylvia

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2013 - 10:14 PM

I love this from a colour perspective.
I even know the soldier /cardinal beetle.
The things we learn with photography!
KateGrinGrin

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