Red Bug Has Lost His shadow

By taggart  
Red Bug Has Lost His Shadow

He is looking, looking....

Perhaps he will find it this Saturday???....

Special thanks today to Big_Beavis, Gajewski, Jatkis and ChiliMan for recent UA's Much appreciated!

This is a red milkweed beetle climbing about on milkweed leaves.

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22 Jun 2013 12:05AM
Fine capture Jenn,

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22 Jun 2013 12:11AM
Great image Jenn, excellent shadow
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
22 Jun 2013 12:16AM
Looks like a great start (title and illustration) to a new children's book. Smile
maryg Plus
9 66 18 Scotland
22 Jun 2013 12:27AM
Looks good with that shadow.
22 Jun 2013 12:29AM
Great shot
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
22 Jun 2013 12:36AM
Nice capture for shadow Saturday Jenn, the detail is superb.


22 Jun 2013 12:36AM
He left it behind! Dropped it inadvertendly...Absolutely cute shot.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
22 Jun 2013 1:25AM
You should have shouted "it's behind you on the left" then it would have been put out of it's dilemmaWinkWink: how nicely the red bug stands out against the greenery, Jenn.
No camouflage for this chap.
Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
22 Jun 2013 3:51AM
Always nice to see something slightly different Jenn, thanks for sharing this one.

Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
22 Jun 2013 4:33AM
Bright red & lettuce Green look so well together Jennnnn . xxxSmileSmile
22 Jun 2013 5:32AM
A lovely shadowy image Jenn Smile
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
22 Jun 2013 7:05AM
A very handsome looking Red Bug Jennn. I do hope he manages to find his lost shadow in time.!!GrinGrin
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2013 8:07AM
Beautiful bug shot with a shadow as a Saturday bonus.
richmowil Plus
9 334 2 England
22 Jun 2013 8:33AM
Wonderful sharpness, colour and shadow!!
fentiger Plus
16 916 24 England
22 Jun 2013 8:40AM
A fine close-up Jennn ~ like the title.

Wonderful macro. Smile
22 Jun 2013 9:18AM
Superb macro shot Jenn

jdinne 14 16 England
22 Jun 2013 9:43AM
Amazing looking bug here Jenn, great detail excellent.

brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2013 9:55AM
Yes, definitely it is a different one from mine. But very beautiful as well.
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
22 Jun 2013 9:58AM
Well captured shadow

Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
22 Jun 2013 10:00AM
A colourful little critter, and an excellent capture with the shadow, Jenn.

Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2013 10:33AM
Red milkweed beetle - hope I can remember this one - how good he looks on the greens.
you're very knowledgeable with plants and insects Jenn.
I was pleased to lean Bistorta from you.
Great Saturday shadow.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
22 Jun 2013 10:59AM
So pretty. Smile
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2013 12:22PM
A great shadow too!
marktc Plus
7 99 15 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2013 12:44PM
Excellent capture Jenn, love the shadow.
Joline Plus
11 29 53 United States
22 Jun 2013 12:45PM
Red and green.....the perfect match. He must taste really bad to be flaunting his colors so.
Is he the same one that eats my lilies?
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2013 1:58PM
brilliant detail and colour jenn belting comp a cracker nice one Wink
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
22 Jun 2013 2:50PM
Excellent colour and detail and a nice shadow. What more could one want......Sandy
mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
22 Jun 2013 4:44PM
A well detailed shot Jenn !!
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
22 Jun 2013 4:50PM
Excellent shot and title.
Amazing capture and brilliant details!
22 Jun 2013 7:14PM
Superlative Macro Shot ~ Peter
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
22 Jun 2013 8:58PM
what a nice colourful bug.. is he you favourite character?
outstanding contrast!
23 Jun 2013 12:01AM
La sombra le da un misterio interesante a la imagen.
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
23 Jun 2013 10:47AM
Excellent capture and shadow, Jennnn GrinGrin

Such beautiful colours sitting next to each other in very rich light too!

Excellent macro, Jenn!Smile I pick it up in my fav!Smile
Regards Valery
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2013 2:00AM
A lovely bug on very environmental green leaves...
Love the vibrant red on the bug! IB
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
28 Jun 2013 6:29PM
You've disproved the old saying "red and green should never be seen" Jenn, a top quality macro indeed

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