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© Saroj Swain
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 3, 2011
TakenJuly 18, 2008
Exposure1/40 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length5.8 mm
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Indian species of freshwater prawn

45 responses

  • Merike Mäll

    Merike Mäll gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    ilus makro

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    Beautiful detail, great use of light!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    Well done, Saroj. The detail of the green leaf is also good.

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    Great! Do people eat these or are they used as feeders for your fish?

  • Syble Brabham

    Syble Brabham said (3 Apr 2011):

    awesome shot..

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    They look like a grass hopper. A terrific macro!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    Nice capture, Saroj! They're quite ugly, but it's a beautiful photo.

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    A fantastic macro, Saroj! In your occupation, you must find many opportunities for such photos.

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    Superb capture of these two prawns, Saroj! I know the ones in Britain are quite large, but I'm not sure of the size of these two freshwater prawns. I would imagine they would be quite tasty, rather like shrimp. Fantastic contrast between the prawns and the bright green leaf!!!

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    Is that banana leaf? Nice contrast.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (4 Apr 2011):

    no it is colocasia leaf...

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (4 Apr 2011):

    love the detail.

  • Ulla Lundgren

    Ulla Lundgren gave props (6 Apr 2011):

    Fantastic details! Great macro!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (8 Apr 2011):

    They stand out so beautifully against the green leaves.. wonderful close-up detail and colour!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (9 Apr 2011):

    An outstanding macro, indeed! Wonderful colors, composition, detail, and light. Great job!

  • Lisa Starling

    Lisa Starling gave props (11 Apr 2011):

    Fantastic shot! The green leaf makes this POP!!

  • aileen g

    aileen g gave props (14 Apr 2011):

    nice Green!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (28 Mar 2012):


  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    wow my vote

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (1 Apr 2012):

    My vote! This is fantastic!

  • Sambit Chatterjee

    Sambit Chatterjee gave props (1 Apr 2012):

    Very nice! Voted.


    JOE FAILK gave props (1 Apr 2012):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    Excellent macro. Voted.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    strange looking creatures! Neat photo of them. Voted!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    are they yummy, too! voted

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham said (5 Apr 2012):


  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    They are an unusual looking type of shrimp...but because they are unique, they stand out.and the big green leaf is a great place to set them on..Voting!.

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (5 Apr 2012):

    Back to vote on this great image!

  • rashmi a

    rashmi a gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    Great idea,I voted

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    Superb -- gets my vote.

  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns said (12 Apr 2012):

    A unique macro...well done.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (14 Apr 2012):


  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker said (17 Apr 2012):


  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt gave props (17 Apr 2012):

    Great shot!

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (18 Apr 2012):

    My vote!!!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (22 Apr 2012):

    My vote!!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (26 Apr 2012):

    Cool find! Got my vote.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (27 Apr 2012):

    So ugly they're beautiful, at least on that leaf!

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (27 Apr 2012):

    Eeek! Very nicely composed!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (20 Aug 2015):

    Back to vote!!!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (20 Aug 2015):

    a cool capture! voted!

  • David de London

    David de London gave props (23 Aug 2015):

    Great color and detail....very well done (voted)

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (24 Aug 2015):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (5 Sep 2015):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

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