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29 Nov 2013 4:44AM
Super macro shot.

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29 Nov 2013 4:55AM
A very good macro image of this terrible looking beast . - Asuper shot , Herman! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile
29 Nov 2013 5:19AM
A lovely, colourful shot - full of skill, Herman.
Perhaps it just landed there - they don't seem to have much control in flight.
ColleenA Plus
3 315 3 Australia
29 Nov 2013 5:25AM
Morning Herman, a sunny beautiful day in CT. GrinGrin what a lovely capture, people have identity crisis's so why not beetles....GrinGrin great photography. ...enjoy your hectic weekend
29 Nov 2013 6:06AM
A fantastic macro Herman. You're becoming a specialist in this kind of images!! Good work!
29 Nov 2013 6:16AM
A demon.well taken.
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
29 Nov 2013 6:20AM
Well spotted and captured, Herman, my empty pool is a haven for these beetles. Carol
Andysnapper Plus
7 109 25 England
29 Nov 2013 6:31AM
I thought this was another of Carol's shots Grin Excellent work Herman and an unusual sight as well.

Andy
Ray12 Plus
3 109 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 6:36AM
A really great close up Herman, he was probably having a senior moment Sad
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 6:37AM
super comp herman wonderful colour and detail a cracker nice one Wink
andy
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
29 Nov 2013 6:58AM
Unusual but it hits like a flash, super macro, wonderful contrast.
29 Nov 2013 7:00AM
Superb detail Herman - like the contrasting colours too.
Have a good weekend. Smile

Carol
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 7:22AM
Lovely macro shot of this formidable looking beastie.
SUE118 Plus
7 8 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 7:28AM
One of your best Herman and I just love shots of insects.Have a great weekend.SmileSmile
29 Nov 2013 7:56AM
A lovely macro of this rather large bug Herman. Well caught GrinGrin

Kathryn
29 Nov 2013 8:02AM
Super detail on this great close-up. This mini monster looks striking on the red flower. Really well captured, Herman SmileSmile

Lavina
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 8:06AM
Its a beatifully coloured flower Herman, maybe it stopped by to admire it. I'm certainly admiring your picture. Grin Peter.
29 Nov 2013 8:31AM
incredible detail of this cute critter.....
enjoy your weekend ...
ali63 Plus
4 733 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 8:38AM
He's a big beastie, great work Herman, enjoy your weekend,

Ali SmileSmile
The stuff of nightmares!!! But an excellent picture.
29 Nov 2013 9:10AM
Wow he is a big beetle Herman, well captured. Hope you have a great weekend. Moira
rayme330 Plus
4 17 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 9:12AM
Excellent close up Herman with great detail and colour.

Ray
cats_123 Plus
12 4.4k 25 Northern Ireland
29 Nov 2013 9:27AM
horrible little thing!! WinkGrinGrinGrin
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
29 Nov 2013 9:37AM
Excellent capture in those harsh light conditions, Herman!!
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 9:45AM
Fantastic macro shot Herman, excellent detail, well spotted and captured

Hugh
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 9:57AM
Oh he really is a beastie Herman
but a very well captured one
lillian
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 17 10 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 10:07AM
Super capture of this critter HermanSmile

Cliff
A top closeup with great light and colour. Well done Herman.
WesternRed.
AN AMAZING SHOT WELL TAKEN.



billy
capto Plus
3 3.2k 8 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 11:44AM
A fine close up image.Smile

ivor
EileenH 2 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 12:11PM
Great capture:/)

Eileen
Tish1 Plus
3 16 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 12:19PM
You're giving me the willies again Herman, stunning colour on that flower, as usually this creature has been portrayed with your usual skill and finesse. Have a great time catching up with friends this weekend.


Tish
29 Nov 2013 12:20PM
Great shot!! Missing those BuzzBoms...Totsiens!! Chen
29 Nov 2013 12:36PM
Stunning details and just on the flower to bug you Herman.


Regards

Trev.
xwang Plus
6 32 7
29 Nov 2013 2:26PM
Attracted by the beauty of the flower...Grin Wonderful shot!
Irishkate Plus
5 33 91 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 2:48PM
This is scarier than my spider!!!!
KateGrinGrinGrin
Fefe Plus
4 21 31 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 3:17PM
Cracking detail Herman........he has a bit of yellow fluff stuck on his rearTongueTongueGrinGrinGrin..... Not what you wantBlush
Diane
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
29 Nov 2013 4:37PM
He heard a cry of help from within the canna and went to the rescue. He's like Super Beetle or so something.

Excellent macro, Herman Smile

Andrew
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
29 Nov 2013 4:39PM

Quote:he has a bit of yellow fluff stuck on his rear


That's his cape. Don't knock Super Beetle's fashion choices!
Excellent work with this beautiful composition , Herman!
George
Fefe Plus
4 21 31 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 4:46PM

Quote:he has a bit of yellow fluff stuck on his rear

That's his cape. Don't knock Super Beetle's fashion choices!



Noooo not his capeGrinGrin....smaller than that, look closer, little bit of yellow fluff, looks like a bit of duster fluffGrinGrinGrinGrin
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
29 Nov 2013 4:59PM

Quote:Noooo not his capeGrinGrin....smaller than that, look closer, little bit of yellow fluff, looks like a bit of duster fluffGrinGrinGrinGrin


Oh that. Bits of upholstery from the Beetlemobile. Should have gone with yellow leather, not felt.
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
29 Nov 2013 5:00PM
Don't like him very much but the photography is top class.Grin Enjoy the weekend.
Joan.
carper123 Plus
4 742 8 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 5:38PM
Amazing close up, Herman, wonderful detail and colour, fine work my friend.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
ugly little critter, but great detailed captureSmileSmileSmileSmile
Beauty and the beast!

P.
Mike_Smith Plus
8 270 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 7:24PM
Cracking close up shot Herman, Canna's are a superb flower too
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.0k 10 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2013 9:05PM
Great detail Herman
29 Nov 2013 9:22PM
Lovely shot Herman with amazing detail. Cathy
29 Nov 2013 10:42PM
He's like an armoured tank! Great macro shot; very sharp and I love the black against the red. Smile
mistere Plus
2 1 2 England
30 Nov 2013 7:54AM
Thats a big bug H. Great capture.

Dave.
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 10:53AM
What a huge beetle! Nice to see it in a flower not on a piece of dung...
Great capture! Grin
IB
annettep38 Plus
4 217 36 Costa Rica
7 Dec 2013 12:00PM
I would be watching this hairy fellow on my flowers.. think I'd ask him to buzz of..
But naturally you had to take a glorious picture first Smile
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
10 Dec 2013 6:57PM
A real whopper Herman, he looks enormous
11 Dec 2013 4:28AM
Oh jeez I hate furry bugs.
Great capture, though! Wink
M

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