Views: 41 (28 Unique) 
Vote 13
Award Shortlist   

Bug on Aloe , Rhinotia hemistictus

By aeras  
Shot outside , black paper as background , camera on tripod ,manual exposure , 2 flashes set on manual one right and above the other left and below.
If I am correct the species is Rhinotia hemistictus or hylobius abietis


Voters: tonyng, jdinne, senn and 10 more

Take your photography to the next level and beyond...

  • NEWS

Why not join for free today?

Join for Free

Your total photography experience starts here


tonyng 8 10 2 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2012 10:10PM
Perfectly exposed. Lovely micro shot.

Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.

aeras 6 6 Cyprus
26 Jun 2012 10:16PM
Thank you , btw you have a fantastic portfolio..!!
paskinmj 9 11 1 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2012 12:00AM
Great macro.
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
27 Jun 2012 2:27AM
Excellent macro and a good technique, well done to you...

tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
27 Jun 2012 4:26AM
Looks like a BROWN relative to my BLACK Canada Rhino beetle. Good lighting and detail....and even eye contact. Mine may not have eyes. Interesting detail, nice perch, artistic and pleasing comp. Excellent! TG
Glynn 12 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2012 10:58AM
Like the overall image to be honest, although i would have cropped slightly mor to enhance the main insct subject. Like the lighting too
aeras 6 6 Cyprus
27 Jun 2012 3:35PM
thank you everyone for looking and commenting.
Glynn I would upload a closer crop in Versions but I cannot do that since I am not E2 member , But I uploaded it in the "macro group" section.

thank you all


Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.