Invaders from the Past

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© Debbie Smartt
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UploadedMay 29, 2011
TakenMay 29, 2011
ModelCanon EOS 7D
Exposure1/80 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length55 mm
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These little screamers are everywhere in Franklin!

18 responses

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (29 May 2011):

    Yikes!! They are lovely in their own way though. I like their color schemes!! Very beautiful, Debbie!!

  • Gary Cole

    Gary Cole (Deleted) said (29 May 2011):

    What a life the male cicada has. Comes out of the ground after 13 years, mates and then dies. I wouldn't call that the Life of Riley.

  • daniele castellucchio

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  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (29 May 2011):

    Good shot, Debbie! They are all around us, but haven't made it up our hill yet.

  • jane bettis

    jane bettis said (29 May 2011):

    nice shot! but ughh..i hate those things lol

  • diana a

    diana a   gave props (29 May 2011):

    great shot of those ugly beady eyes!!!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (29 May 2011):

    A great closeup, Debbie! They look like space aliens.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (30 May 2011):


  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (30 May 2011):

    Creepy, yet beautiful. Wonderful macro, my friend.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (30 May 2011):

    LOL....I begged Dick to send me one of the carcasses so I could do a Jon Secada tribute!! (he didn't) ☺

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (30 May 2011):

    He didn't . . . yet! LOL

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (31 May 2011):

    I've heard them but never seen them. Crazy cool colors.

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (1 Jun 2011):

    An outstanding macro image! Wonderful colors, light, and DOF. Exceptionally well done. We have them all over the place here in Virginia too!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (1 Jun 2011):

    WOW ! this is a great macro.... they are loud and creepy...I have not seen or heard them here in my city...

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (2 Jun 2011):

    we have the little loud mouths here too debbie,HA! we live at the foot of a mountain so we have gazillions of them! great photo though . love it!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (3 Jun 2011):

    so nicely picturised debbie!!! Love this shot!!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (5 Jun 2011):

    They are so creepy and make my skin crawl. The noise is finally quieting down here. Ours stayed back in the woods with the rattle snakes so I stayed away. LOL. Great shot Debbie.

  • Carlo Pagan

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