Balancing Act

By KarenFB
My favourite Froghopper (Cercopis vulnerata). If threatened they leap away with a 'click'! (Makes my grandson laugh every time!).

The young of this species live underground, feeding on roots, though still in a nest of bubbles. I love their bright colours, very eye catching amongst the green.

Tags: Insect Froghopper Cercopis vulnerata Wildlife and nature

Readers' Choice Awards are given to photos that get over 30 votes

Take your photography to the next level and beyond...

  • NEWS
  • REVIEWS
  • INSPIRATION
  • COMMUNITY
  • COMPETITIONS

Why not join for free today?

Join for Free

Your total photography experience starts here


Enter ePHOTOzine's Prize Draw, with fab gifts for everyone! Click Here

Comments


IshanPathak 2 202 12 India
4 Jun 2014 6:32PM
Beautiful Capture Smile

Ishan

Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.

Great capture Karen,great colour nice detail
ade123 Plus
4 266 1 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 6:56PM
A lovely image Karen

Ade
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 337 England
4 Jun 2014 7:04PM
Came across one of these while gardening last week but didn't manage to get a shot.
Keith
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 169 England
4 Jun 2014 7:17PM
Thanks everyone! Smile

We've got loads of them - they seem to prefer the nettles on the sunny side of the lane.
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
4 Jun 2014 7:32PM
A super capture, Karen Smile Carol
4 Jun 2014 8:09PM
It dressed up for your picture!
a super shot well taken

billy
good capture Karen

David
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 169 England
5 Jun 2014 5:40AM
Thank you everyone! Smile
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
7 Jun 2014 8:18PM
A cracking compact camera close up Karen, one of your best I'd say given that this insect is really tiny
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 169 England
7 Jun 2014 8:23PM
Thanks Ed! Smile
Lovely balanced macro. George.
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 169 England
13 Jun 2014 4:04PM
Grin.........Thanks George! Smile

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.