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hi everybody,hope you all have had a good weekend.
caught this whopper of a beetle while doing some gardening,help with ident much appreciated,thought i would share with you,just managed. a few shots before it flew off,comments and critiques as always much appreciated

Camera:Canon 1DMKIII
Lens:Canon 100mm Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:beetle take off
Username:michaelo michaelo
Uploaded:5 Sep 2010 - 8:02 PM
Tags:Beetle, Bugs, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Insects, Macro, Wildlife / nature
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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84313 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2010 - 8:07 PM

It's a Dor Beetle (one of the dung beetles). You've captured it brilliantly, wonderful timing!

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IFIMAGE
IFIMAGE  6143 forum posts Wales
5 Sep 2010 - 8:32 PM

Class Image..

Ian..

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Vince_S
Vince_S  5 England
5 Sep 2010 - 8:34 PM

Excellent close up shot.
Vince

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daniel1
daniel1  4
5 Sep 2010 - 8:43 PM

Very nice shot, i have never managed to get one taking off from such a brilliant angle

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chrisg7syt
6 Sep 2010 - 1:09 PM

Excellent Image Very nice close up

chris

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James0401
James0401 Junior Member 4 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2010 - 6:48 PM

RELLLY COOOOOOOOOL

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