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By Glynn
Good Morning All,

Looking for mushrooms when the sun caught this bug. Could not believe how Iridescent the colours in this bug were. So, had to take the shot.
Has anyone any idea what the bug is please ?.

C&Cs Welcome

Tech Stuff
1/60 @ f5.6
iso 200
aperture Priority
Hand Held (no time for tripod)

Thanks for looking


Tags: Nettle Closeup Close-up and macro Bud Iridescent

Voters: AlanBW, pfheyes, Naturesview and 27 more

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AlanBW 12 20 England
30 Aug 2006 7:10AM
Wonderful capture Glynn, love the lighting. Can't help with the ID, but I love the shot.

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pfheyes 13 254 1 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2006 7:12AM
Excellent composition, and I love the rich colours in the shot.

Naturesview 13 38 Scotland
30 Aug 2006 7:16AM
Wonderful capture Glynn

AlleyCatz 11 274 6 England
30 Aug 2006 7:24AM
Hello Glynn.A great capture and love the colours on him/her. Did you find any mushrooms?

damselfly 11 9
30 Aug 2006 7:35AM
Super shot, shield bug possibly?

C_Daniels 13 399 10 England
30 Aug 2006 7:59AM
Nice isolated colours on the insect - set off nice against the green...
piccy 11 8 Wales
30 Aug 2006 8:02AM
Great bug - lovely colours - very nice image and dof.
POOCHIE 11 21 6 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2006 8:21AM
Bugtastic Mate!.

Kool_Kat 12 166 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2006 8:58AM
I found one of these on butterfly alley but it did not come out like this great shot
Ps I like the look of this lens was it expensive
Pogs 11 13 England
30 Aug 2006 10:04AM
Fantastic bug. I love the colours. It doesn't apear in any of my books so no idea nwhat it is sorry.
30 Aug 2006 10:20AM
Great capture! Beautiful colours and good detail. Love it!

MaryMac 12 258 1 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2006 11:35AM
what a great shot the colours are amazing well seen and captured
Briwooly 12 452 5 England
30 Aug 2006 11:45AM
Great take Glyn what super colour well caught and seen
Blenkinsopp 12 320 4 England
30 Aug 2006 2:54PM
amazing coloured little chap and you have caught him well
GillyB Plus
12 317 8 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2006 5:02PM
What a superb bug! Fabulous colours expertly captured!
lynsfiona 13 5
30 Aug 2006 6:16PM
Wonderful capture, what stunning colours! Lyns x
redstag 12 100 15 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2006 8:55PM
Superb colours!
turtle1 13 41 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2006 10:06PM
Now those colours he's displaying certainly look like a warning. Super capture here with good detail and colour.

You've been sooooooo busy lots of super captures since my last visit. Like how you've done your showcase - impressive.

Barb Smile))
thorn 13 124 2 Scotland
31 Aug 2006 1:17PM
Hi Glynn,
he is so beautiful,love the irridescence,textures,macro work,blending and dof.Magic!
Sorry i can't help with the id.
Take care.AnnSmile
Chant57 Plus
12 395 3 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2006 9:01AM
Superb colours.

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