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28 Aug 2013 6:00AM
I don't know how you manage to spot all of these little bugs, Carol!!
Three superb, well detailed images.


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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 6:05AM
What a splendid beast you have captured here. I have never seen a red one before.
ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 6:17AM
3 great images..
Split between them but V3 for the head detail me thinks....

Andysnapper 10 109 25 England
28 Aug 2013 6:28AM
It looks almost as if it were made from red bark, superb images Carol.

ColleenA Plus
5 362 6 Australia
28 Aug 2013 6:29AM
Well spotted Carol...3 excellent images as usualGrinGrinGrinGrin
ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
28 Aug 2013 6:34AM
I think you're breeding these bugs, Carol.
Just when I think you must be running out of different subjects, you come up with another real cracker!
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
28 Aug 2013 6:36AM
Great detail here Carol ! Such a lovely hopper this !
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 7:04AM
He has a good sunburn there CarolWinkWink
a very striking looking 'critter' in all 3 images
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 7:06AM
fantastic trio carol brilliant detail wonderful colour and textures v3 for me today a stunner nice one Wink
28 Aug 2013 7:08AM
Three beautifully detailed shots - never seen one this lovely colour before.

SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 7:20AM
Great macro images Carol.
28 Aug 2013 7:42AM
Excellent macro work as always, Carol!
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 7:54AM
He is a handsome chappie for sure....
And 10 out of 10 for presentation
28 Aug 2013 8:05AM
Gorgeous Carol ! another stunner ! (got a new camera #100 discount form Argos! other one not working properly so it was a good excuse ! )
28 Aug 2013 8:08AM
V1 my favourite in this excellent set Carol,
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
28 Aug 2013 8:12AM
I haven't seen one this colour before but I imagine it would be well camouflaged amongst the grasses at this time of year.
V 1 my favourite today, Carol.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1928 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 8:36AM
V3 for the angle and particularly for the raised leg!
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 8:56AM
Three lovely captures Smile

NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
28 Aug 2013 9:04AM
Great trio of this Red.............I've never actually seen one this colour.............great find..............GrinGrinGrinGrin
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 9:12AM

Quote:I don't know how you manage to spot all of these little bugs, Carol!!
Three superb, well detailed images.


I agree entirely! Wish my eyesight was as keen! Smile

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 9:29AM
Three quite superb images which show this little chap of at it very very best Carol. Image three being the winner.

Regards Nathan Grin
28 Aug 2013 9:33AM
V1 for me today Carol great detail love the colour and the diagonal capture fine work again!!

Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
28 Aug 2013 9:44AM
Crunchy texture, can you get them in different flavours? GrinGrin

rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
28 Aug 2013 9:56AM
Striking images Carol of these armoured insects !!
9 10 10 England
28 Aug 2013 10:02AM
Striking captures too Carol.Smile
28 Aug 2013 10:07AM
Three great images as always Carol. I love your diagona capture
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 10:08AM
He is checking you out CarolGrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 10:31AM
I can never believe the detail you capture with one macro shot
right down to the eyes. I love the red colour.
We have a club member who stacks up to 20 images to get results
like you achieve with that Panasonic Lumix - I must get mine out again
and test it!
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
28 Aug 2013 10:47AM
Looks like it is wearing armour
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
28 Aug 2013 11:14AM
Stunning details and top marks for all three Carol.


Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
28 Aug 2013 12:23PM
Your grasshoppers have some interesting colors....ours are mostly green.
28 Aug 2013 2:03PM
Hi Carol, this is really stunning set of images... excellent sharpness, all are equally winner..

28 Aug 2013 2:32PM
A superb set.
28 Aug 2013 3:04PM
wonderful colour and textures, three beauties
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
28 Aug 2013 3:16PM
And a very willing subject for having it's photo taken too, Carol! Wink Excellent work, love 'em all! Smile
Trev Smile
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
28 Aug 2013 3:38PM
These little bugs and critters seem to have arms and legs etc coming out of every part of their body. A magnificent trio Carol.
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 4:20PM
He's a beauty Carol, I got some shots on Monday of a Hopper, may upload them later in the week, not seen one this colour before, I love the way they look like their are wearing a suit of Armour.

Ali SmileSmileSmile
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 5:11PM
Superb !!!!.......looks like this 'bruiser's' suit of armour is going rusty ??.Grin
TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 5:37PM
Great set, Carol - I've never seen this colour before.
myrab 11 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 6:11PM
All 3 images are spot on Carol. Great.

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
28 Aug 2013 6:25PM
A rusty coloured grasshopper Carol, well I never! Mikbee will be wetting himself with excitement when he sees this!Grin What an unusual coloured insect which you've captured in such intricate detail
richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
28 Aug 2013 7:22PM
Excellent Images Carol!! A Really strange coloured insect but unusually nice!!
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 7:42PM
Evenin' Carol,
At first glance I thought V1 was a wood carving - that's a compliment by the wayWink

Weather still holding here for the time of year and expected to do so for another weekWink

28 Aug 2013 7:50PM
Three excellent images. Wow!
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
28 Aug 2013 8:22PM
Super set Carol - A rusty Hopper.Smile
28 Aug 2013 8:23PM
An unusual hopper Carol, nice one
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 8:46PM
3 superb macro Carol
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 8:56PM
A splendid set but I really love V3 - he's gorgeous
(and I don't like bugs generally)
Potra 5 Venezuela
29 Aug 2013 4:26AM
You are a master of insects. This is a marvelous shot.
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
29 Aug 2013 12:25PM
Amazing work Carol .

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