Hawthorn Shield Bug.

By bricurtis
Hawthorn Shield Bug.

Found this one in a Red Hot Poker plant I was cutting back last week ..... coaxed it onto a pot of Muscari flowers.

Thanks for stopping by - much appreciated.


Tags: Bugs Insects General Texture Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Muscari Wildlife and nature Shield-bugs Hawthorn Shield-bug

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ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 6:03PM
Superb macro


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great macro shot well done. christine.GrinGrinGrinGrin
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
5 Apr 2013 6:10PM
Grewt to see the different varieties of shield bug making an appearance again, Brian, this is a beauty, and perfectly presented. Carol
teocali Plus
10 441 18 England
5 Apr 2013 7:23PM
Inspirational macro work and processing, Brian. Terrific detail, textures, body patterning and colours of the Shield Bug and beautifully presented against the Muscari perch and subtly textured background.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
5 Apr 2013 7:43PM
Thank you Sylvia - really appreciate your UA.Wink

johnke 5 223 15
5 Apr 2013 8:01PM
Great work an awesome image...John
5 Apr 2013 8:33PM
5 Apr 2013 8:40PM
Fine work Brian, great detail and presentation
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
5 Apr 2013 8:56PM
Brilliant capture Brian. Superbly detailed.
jackyp 6 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 9:17PM
Stunning detail and colours, great macro Brian Grin
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
5 Apr 2013 9:43PM
he has got a wonderful coat of arms!!
the colour contrast and light is perfect.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 9:58PM
He's a beauty - wonderful colours and shown off to perfection against the blue flower SmileSmile
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2013 10:04PM
A winner again Brian!
really outstanding shot
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
5 Apr 2013 10:13PM
Great color on the bug!
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
6 Apr 2013 2:01AM
Wow! A beautiful looking bug on a pretty flower.......Sandy
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2013 7:15AM
Fantastic sharp detail where it matters with excellent dof. I really like your choice of background and the way you have worked it.
OAKEY 10 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2013 8:41AM
Just Brilliant Brian, real quality work indeed.
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2013 9:06AM
Another outstanding macro Brian.

bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
6 Apr 2013 9:41AM
Thanks go to Helen - Lillian - Shaun - Ken ............... I'm delighted to get your UA's on this image.SmileSmileSmileSmile

johnjo58 7 2 5 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2013 4:07PM
You bring together macro work, wildlife and excellent processing so well Brian, top notch

Eviscera 11 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2013 9:37PM
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
6 Apr 2013 9:49PM
Blue tack Grin
Eviscera 11 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2013 9:55PM
lol Bri Smile
Steve_S Plus
12 181 3 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2013 7:15PM
Very nice Bri
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
8 Apr 2013 1:28PM
Fabulous detail and colour, and beautifully composed as well.
The background is excellent. The whole is more than the sum of its parts; a wonderful image.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
9 Apr 2013 6:37PM
An outstanding piece of macrowork Brian, such wonderful use of texture and presentation. You really excel in this field

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