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S_Psharma 5 1 India
4 Aug 2013 4:34AM
Nice macro work v1 is best.

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Great trio Herman your close technique is excellent with lovely colours. Well done.
Herman, great macro and color. I like the pose in V2 best. What a set of images!!!!!

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
4 Aug 2013 5:42AM
V1, with the red tongue is my favourite. Great shots.......Sandy
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
4 Aug 2013 5:58AM
What an unusual hopper, Herman, she would be the star attraction with those wonderful colours and markings, excellent captures Smile Carol
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
4 Aug 2013 6:27AM
Super shots, Herman. I like V1 even more, as it looks like a courtier in his best attire.
4 Aug 2013 6:34AM
This is a brilliant capture Herman, you do have some really interesting insect`s out there....Mal.
Great close/up you find such strange and unusual creatures love all the close/up's

4 Aug 2013 6:46AM
Amazing. Earth has some wonderful creatures and so many are in Africa. The big question, what is it? A grasshopper that looks like a dragon St.George would like to get hold of.

bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 6:59AM
Great title Herman and super shots of this bug.SmileSmile
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 7:04AM
Three excellent, and very informative views of this colourful beastie.
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
4 Aug 2013 7:36AM
Yes, I'm sure Carol will engage this one immediately. Could even see it as the clown!
Now i wonder how you spotted it in spite of the excellent camouflage ?
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
4 Aug 2013 7:38AM
UA is for v2.. Well composed and I love the pose!
dven Plus
13 25 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 7:47AM
Version 2 is my choice

Lovely colours Herman
PaulLiley 9 2 13 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 7:53AM
Amazing set and such superb detail Herman. Paul
Diggeo 5 13 Greece
4 Aug 2013 8:08AM
Beautiful macro shots Herman!!
Philip_H 6 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:19AM
So colourful!

4 Aug 2013 8:24AM
Fine set Herman, V2 a slight favourite,
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
4 Aug 2013 8:32AM
Morning Herman, a much cooler day today after 3 hot days which i believe is unusual for ManchesterGrinGrin
You should have warned us you would not be on yesterday, you had us all worried...What!!!! no HermanGrinGrinGrinGrin
Hermanus is one of the most beautiful towns along the Cape coast, wonderful critter images herman...well done
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:42AM
Excellent detailed captures. 🐜 👍 😃
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:43AM
A trio of amazing images Herman - V1 looks as though he has a red shawl round him. Wink

netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
4 Aug 2013 8:48AM
Agree with Colleen ,we were a bit worried .
A great setSmile
4 Aug 2013 9:10AM
Good detailed set of images
Regards Brian
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 9:42AM
Three quite extraordinary images Herman...

Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrin
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 9:58AM
I think she's gone a bit over the top with the lippy.GrinGrinGrin
woh!! three good captures , not something I would like to meet on a dark night....GrinGrinGrinGrin

Hope your son did well in his hockey match

4 Aug 2013 10:23AM
all fine captures V2 wins through for me today Herman good one

Nikonuser1 Plus
5 153 16 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 10:28AM
What a colourfull looking bug Herman, 3 great captures, like them allSmile

ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 10:39AM
An unusual bug, Ilove the bright red colouring, great images,

Ali SmileSmile
JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 10:45AM
Gosh he looks scary, like a mini lobster!
Amazing detailed shot.
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
4 Aug 2013 10:56AM
A sexy little critter
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
4 Aug 2013 11:02AM
Red means danger!!!! GrinGrinGrin
Interesting creature there Herman, great detailed image GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
4 Aug 2013 11:26AM
Beautifully colourful set of macro's Herman.
4 Aug 2013 11:36AM
Now I know to whom some African tribes imitate, when they caparison their bodiesSmile
Good set of macro, HermanSmile
Regards Valery
widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
4 Aug 2013 11:47AM
Nice Macros Herman SmileSmile No gonna kiss them though Wink

Lillian Plus
9 22 17 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 11:54AM
What an amazing set of a really different 'critter'
well captured
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 11:57AM
Very unusual and colourful creature!
4 Aug 2013 12:21PM
Three wonderfully colourful images, Herman!
On its way to the 'Ugly Bug Ball'?SmileSmile

Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 12:43PM
Despite being creepy crawlies, these are brilliant Herman, hope you enjoyed yourselves yesterday.

My cold is still well and truly attached despite taking my medicine Sad

4 Aug 2013 1:12PM
Brilliant capture Herman. Can't pick between V1 and V2 Grin
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 1:26PM
Superb set of images, fantastic detail and great colours

Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 2:42PM
Amazing set Herman - what an incredible creature. Great captures.
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 2:53PM
Three great captures 🐜 😊

Potra 5 Venezuela
4 Aug 2013 4:02PM
Great set, Herman. But V2 is splendid!
4 Aug 2013 4:07PM
brilliant capture, the detail is amazing
jdinne 15 16 England
4 Aug 2013 4:28PM
Amazing set Herman V2 for me.

Mike_Smith Plus
10 490 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 4:34PM
Cracking set, V1 for me, just wondering what they are
Humblebee 6 1 England
4 Aug 2013 4:39PM
Three stunning images, Herman, but I think v2 is the best because it looks as if it is pointing and saying ... it went that way Wink ... Carol Grin
6 3 8 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 4:53PM
All are stunning but V2 has the best comp, so that is my pick. Well done though, these are top notch!WinkGrin
4 Aug 2013 4:58PM
Great shot of a nasty looking customer. Don
capto Plus
6 5.2k 8 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 5:51PM
3 good uns, what a beast.Smile

PattiW 12 24 2 United States
4 Aug 2013 6:36PM
Three awesome close up images! PattiSmileSmileSmile
pks 14 2 England
4 Aug 2013 6:48PM
wow great macro

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 8:12PM
belting set herman brilliant detail belting colours v1 for me today a stunner nice one Wink
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
4 Aug 2013 10:24PM
What a strikingly marked and coloured cricket/grasshopper Herman, he looks huge and hard to miss!
4 Aug 2013 10:39PM
Great set Herman. V2 my favourite. Cathy
boov 5 2 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2013 5:38PM
Super set
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2013 4:43AM
What an amazing "Beastie"... Never seen any hopper with such "hot lips"!! Grin
Very well spotted and I am glad you took several angles so we get a good look at this interesting insect...

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