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

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

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

Stunning macro, great timing and superb detail Smile

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 5:04 PM

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

Brian.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 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 Plus Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 5:20 PM

stunning clarity ..

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96324 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  10470 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 5:28 PM

Pin sharp and superb light, detail and colours

Keith

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65015 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 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  2223 forum posts South Africa14 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 Plus Member 123450 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 6:32 PM

Another fantastic macro Brian.

Ken

johnjo58
johnjo58 Plus 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 Plus Member 9250 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 Plus Member 5195 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 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 7:28 PM

excellent composition, really well thought out.

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 8:56 PM

Thankyou kindly Harriet - I'm very grateful.Smile

Brian.

chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue Plus Member 6145 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 Plus Member 124521 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  10470 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 9:56 PM

Macro magic Bri

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 10:39 PM

Good contrasts in this fine image!

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 10:43 PM

Thanks Keith for the UA Keith - greatly appreciated.Smile

Brian.

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 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 Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2013 - 11:05 PM

Thankyou Ryan - really appreciate your UA.

Brian.

Norfolkboy
10 Jun 2013 - 12:07 AM

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

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 1:58 AM

Excellent shot......Sandy

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 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 Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 10:11 AM

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

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 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 Plus Member 8342 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 Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 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 Plus Member 7345 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 Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 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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