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By jadus      
Thank you for your comments on the pipe smoking cyclist. This poor thing was going about its business in the under growth in my garden when it had a macro lens rudely interrupt. It is Gastrophysa viridula,commonly known as the green dock beetle, only in my garden it should be known as the green honeysuckle beetle because that was it was lurking!

Tags: Close-up and macro Gastrophysa viridula Wildlife and nature Green dock beetle

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KarenFB Plus
16 5.8k 184 England
16 May 2014 7:16AM
This is a beautiful image - I love the fact you have captured it against the pale area, yet you've left all the dark undergrowth to show just how tiny it is................brilliant! Smile
NDODS Plus
11 5.3k 128 United Kingdom
16 May 2014 7:30AM
A wonderfully composed and captured image. Love the varying green hues...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
16 May 2014 7:32AM
Morning, Jade. This is a real delight... looks like a scene from a Pixar animation!
Fabulous!!

Alan
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 172 16 United Kingdom
16 May 2014 8:00AM
Excellent capture JadeSmile

Cliff
Nigeve1 9 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
16 May 2014 8:01AM
Backgrounds are so important in macro photography, this takes the concept to another level, very well done.
Nigel
ddolfelin Plus
10 103 3 Wales
16 May 2014 8:19AM
Great shot!
You've shown the creature's whole world.
cats_123 Plus
18 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
16 May 2014 8:50AM
love the style GrinGrin
yestermusic 11 2 1 United Kingdom
16 May 2014 9:39AM
Wonderful shot Jade, reminds me of the Green Mekon, (Dan Dare Fans Eagle comic C1950

Geoff
JawDborn 10 1.3k 1 England
16 May 2014 11:37AM
Sure is a wonderful and creative photo, Jade.GrinGrinGrin
16 May 2014 8:49PM
There's so much humour in your work. The composition and lighting in this makes it look epic.
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