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Close to the edge.

Ladybird on Snowdrop.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150 EX Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Close to the edge.
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:10 Feb 2013 - 4:44 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers, Flowers & plants, General, Insects, Ladybird, Snowdrop, Wildlife / nature
Votes:74

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 4:46 PM

Stunning photography, Brian. Carol

Quoise
Quoise e2 Member 1160 forum postsQuoise vcard United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 - 4:46 PM

Excellent work!

mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 4:47 PM

Fabulous shot, Winter Spring and Summer in one, Grin

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2449 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 5:10 PM

Brilliant macro shot,
Ali

thedon1941
10 Feb 2013 - 5:12 PM

Terrific macro. Great shot.
Don

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4392 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 5:12 PM

Great shot !!

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53989 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 5:14 PM

Pinpoint accuracy.
x

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 5:18 PM

Super image, Brian.
Colin

WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 5:33 PM

Impeccable as always Bri Tongue

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
10 Feb 2013 - 5:37 PM

lovely macro shot well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

KBan
KBan  9456 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 5:44 PM

Top notch Bri.

teocali
teocali e2 Member 6191 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 5:52 PM

Too exquisite for words, Brian. The distillation of Spring and Summer to come Smile Love the pin sharp detail and vibrant red of the Ladybird and the delicate textures of the Snowdrop petals and centre. Lovely DOF and gorgeous clean bg tones.
Sylvia

Last Modified By teocali at 10 Feb 2013 - 5:53 PM
netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2101 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 5:57 PM

This is Excellent.Love the Red on White.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 5:59 PM

A first class close up Brian, excellent composition and capture.
David

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 6:12 PM

Absolutely gorgeous Brian! Where do you find ladybugs this time of year? I bet you keep them as pets in an terrarium! Wink
Rende

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85744 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 6:51 PM

When did you decide to let the Ladybird out of his/her matchboxWink

Kept in the airing cupboard, no doubtSmile

Only kidding Brian
One hell of a shotTongue

Adrian

Jefflor
Jefflor  1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 - 6:53 PM

Lovely shot.

Jeff

Alda
Alda  146 forum posts United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 6:55 PM

One of the best bug macros I've ever seen. Fantastic! Grin

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 7:00 PM

An outstanding macro Brian, such wonderful detail, clarity and colours.

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 7:02 PM

Simply stunning Brian

David

OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 - 7:27 PM

Great work Brian, love it.
Shaun

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 8:08 PM

Many thanks to Keith - Sylvia - Ed - Phil........ Delighted to get these UA's from photographers I hold in high esteem.SmileSmileSmileSmile

Much appreciated
Brian.

michaelo
michaelo e2 Member 7michaelo vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 8:31 PM

Stunning photography

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8686 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1531 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 8:32 PM

So very appropriate for this time of year, Brian, when the snowdrops are emerging.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 9:18 PM

First class

DalesLass
DalesLass e2 Member 21713 forum postsDalesLass vcard United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 - 9:48 PM

Great capture.

Jude

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 9:49 PM

Beautiful shot Brian. Both the flower and the Ladybird are superb.GrinGrin
Ron

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 6:01 AM

Excellent capture Brian SmileSmile
I'm convinced that you polish your ladybirds before taking their photos WinkWink
Helen

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 7:40 AM

Perfect shot Brian,
against the white impeccable!
congrats on the deserving awards
Lillian

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 7:57 AM

Brilliant work Brian!
Ann

Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2013 - 11:55 AM

You've been in that brown paper bag again Brian . You should soon run out of these exquisite plastic replicas . ha ha Wink What a fantasic image . I do like the frills and green edge to the inside petals xxx

Paree
Paree e2 Member 9594 forum postsParee vcard 3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 10:50 PM

amazing Brian
two of my favourite things snowdrops and ladybirds

paree GrinGrinGrinGrin

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