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Caterpillar of the Vapourer Moth.
Used a bit of a technical set up for this.
Got a stem from a plant in the garden fixed it across a flower pot to a watering can on a patio table that was lined up so that my lawn was the b/ground.
The caterpillar was on a leaf so I coaxed it onto the stem - took a series of shots of it moving along the stem then put it back amongst the shrubs. I liked this mid stride shot.
Hope you like it too - thanks for stopping by.
Great shot, well worth the trouble of moving it
Brilliant capture and set up.
Well worth the effort for this fantastic shot Brian.
Good close up
Oh this is good
What a cracker.
Wow - now that's dedication! Superb close-up detail. Fab shot!
spot on Bri.
all that work p aid off !!!!! a brill shot
Great setup. I found one of these the other day but couldn't work out how to get it to stop curling up so that it was all in focus. Good idea to put it on something thin and straight, controls the point of focus perfectly.
Now if I could just find another one to try again.
Superb shot with great detail and colour
A big thankyou to * NickBrandon * for giving his User Award to this image. Greatly appreciated.
Exquisite macro Brian; wonderful detail and colour.
Perfect focus, superb results from your set up!
Fine results with your make shift studio Brian . Careful the bristles do irritate . xxx
sounds like a great set up (must remember that) and he's a cute little fellow with all his feathery bits. Superb detail Brian,
A beauty Brian...my other half has turned green with envy !!
great setup.well done
Magnificent! What a great creature.
good spikey detail
the stage worked very well Brian, superb shot, so detailed and sharp.
Many thanks Jennn * Taggart * for your User Award it is truly appreciated.
Thanks for clicks and comments everyone - I am glad you liked this
Great shot. Chris
Well I think he is all dressed up and ready to go to the ugly bug ball. LOL
wow what clarity and detail like it alot
Absolutely stunning! Carol
Cracking shot - well deserved awards - Jude.
Cracking shot, Brian. The detail, the background and the slo-mo all come together here. Good stuff.
Ingenious idea, worked out really well.
Lovely detail and colour.
This is brilliant, the effort you put into getting this was worth all the effort.
What a brilliant set-up, and it has certainly paid off. I still struggle with these hairy little beasties, but love them lots.
You chose a good one here Brian. It may have been a bit of a bother to set up but surely this made it all worthwhile.
Yes I was pleased with the outcome Ron.
Thanks everyone - this is a favourite of mine so I am very pleased with your response.
Superb shot Brian, lovely detail and colours.
I love this shot Brian.The colours and detail is excellent.Beautiful.
A terrific close up shot of this hairy little critter, the detail, colours and sharpness are tremendous
Brilliant composition Brian,,Superb detail.
Simply awesome.take care,Ann
My! That's remarkable.
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