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Corfu Shieldbug

By Steve Cribbin
I found this Shieldbug resting on the pool balcony while on holiday in Corfu.
1/320 sec @ f/4.5 on ISO 100

Steve

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: Silverzone, CaroleS, nikshot and 11 more


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CaroleS Plus
6 424 3 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2011 3:54PM
That's a very pretty shield bug - good colours and detail. Carole

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10 Dec 2011 5:10PM
Hello dear friend, this is really an excellent image of the shield bug.. I am really stunt by seeing this image from the lumix compact camera. excellent..

Samar..
colin beeley Plus
14 1.1k 10 England
10 Dec 2011 6:28PM
you did well with that camera Wink
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2011 9:06PM
Very good close-up, Steve.
Tony
Steve Cribbin 13 49 10 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2011 10:19PM
Thanks for the comments and votes folks.
I am still often amazed at the quality of some of the shots from the Lumix.
I tend to take that rather than my 40D when I go on "normal" holidays to make it easy to get around but still get reasonable images.
I find that I sometimes have to force myself to treat it seriously, as it is so small and light.
It was only really trying to take shots of birds in flight that I found really hard but, again, it is easy to forget that the tele end of the zoom is nearly 500mm (35mm equiv).

Steve

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