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Hosta la vista !!!

Cardinal beetle on Hosta plant.

BIG thankyou's to > KBan > Quoise > tomcat > chalkhillblue > for UA's on previous image.

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:Hosta la vista !!!
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:4 Jul 2013 - 6:42 PM
Tags:Beetles, Cardinal beetle, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Hosta, Insects, Wildlife / nature
Votes:45

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basith
basith  1 Sri Lanka
4 Jul 2013 - 6:50 PM

Lovely macro and nice colour....
Well captured.

Basith

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:00 PM

Because it's such a fabulous capture I'll forgive you the title, Brian Grin

Andrew

johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:09 PM

Super macro it realy stands out the plant looks almost abstract the little fellow is in just the right spot.
Regards John.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7124 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:30 PM

Wonderful title, wonderful image SmileSmileSmileSmile Carol

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4132 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:45 PM

A well detailed macro shot with the beetle standing out so crisply against the hosta.
Ronnie.

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:48 PM

Only you could produce them with this quality Brian.GrinGrinGrin Love the title.TongueTongue
Ron

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 - 8:10 PM

Great shot

KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 74167 forum postsKarenFB vcard England159 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:15 PM

Brilliant colours and details (and the title gave me a giggle!). Smile

chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:39 PM

Excellent composition, great colour and detail, a very fine macro Brian.
David

franken
franken e2 Member 112913 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:55 PM

Another truly superb macro Brian.

Ken

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 9:09 PM

Good work Bri, haven't seen any as yet, but in fairness I haven't been looking that hard Wink

Ade

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85742 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 9:31 PM

The avid explorer, no lessSmile

Adrian

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81872 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 9:36 PM


Quote: Good work Bri, haven't seen any as yet, but in fairness I haven't been looking that hard Wink

Ade

They come to me Ade - you cant miss them.Wink

Brian.

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53989 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:05 PM

I love the way it's just creeping around that leaf and looking into your lens. Wonderfully minimalist colour palette although striking, just the green and red accented by the black legs etc. Outstanding.
x

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2013 - 7:45 AM

Marvellous in spite of the title! It did raise a smile or two tho! Smile
Ann

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2013 - 8:03 AM

Love the way you have captured this (rather than 'flat' on) superb colour and detail.
Carole

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2013 - 6:12 PM

"I'll be back" to look at this one later Brian!Wink A top quality macro with a very dodgy title, and I thought some of my puns, jokes were bad!GrinTongue

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81872 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2013 - 7:46 PM

I could never top yours Ed - you are 'Top punner' Wink

Brian.

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81872 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2013 - 7:48 PM

Thankyou very much Chris for the UA - delighted with that.Smile

Brian.

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 11:08 PM

Superb composition , great detail

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 11:30 PM

Great shot Brian
and title to match
Lillian

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81872 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 10:47 AM

Thanks for the UA Annette - really appreciated.Smile

Brian.

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 5:21 PM

Great shot Brian again Brian, send some over here.....I need the practice Wink
Geoff.

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