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© Robert R. Gaines
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Photo Info
UploadedFebruary 2, 2010
TakenSeptember 24, 2008
Exposure1/40 sec at f/16
FlashCompulsory Flash
Focal Length220 mm
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Finding this grasshopper in our gardens I was struck by it's magnificence so I decided to give it the glamor treatment. To my surprise it seemed very patient and tolerant or possibly it was just totally bewildered by all the lights and equipment. Who knows what goes on in a grasshoppers mind. '-)

27 responses

  • Adel Almalki

    Adel Almalki gave props (2 Feb 2010):

    Very nice details and DOF!

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles (Deleted) said (2 Feb 2010):

    Looks like he is standing in the jaws of something bigger

  • Ron Wallach

    Ron Wallach (Deleted) said (2 Feb 2010):

    Super macro.

  • Charles

    Charles (Deleted) gave props (4 Feb 2010):

    I think you definitely chose the right place to submit this wonderful macro accomplishment. Fabulous!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (4 Feb 2010):

    absolutely amazing macro!!!!

  • Fernando Villalobos

    Fernando Villalobos said (7 Feb 2010):

    Robert, this guy is tack sharp... stunning. congrats.

  • Abid Changazi

    Abid Changazi gave props (10 Feb 2010):

    Excellent work, good colors, excellent focus and depth control.

  • Darren Pearce

    Darren Pearce said (11 Feb 2010):

    Nice macro, the focus is spot on and you show the way he blends in with his environment as well.

  • Charles Conti

    Charles Conti gave props (12 Feb 2010):

    Incredible detail on this. It seems metallic!

  • Mike Olbinski

    Mike Olbinski gave props (1 Mar 2010):

    Wow this is superb!

  • Travis McLachlan

    Travis McLachlan said (3 Mar 2010):

    Love it. I can almost touch the grass hopper

  • Peter Van den Ende

    Peter Van den Ende gave props (7 Mar 2010):

    Fantastic photo of a grasshopper, very, very good!

  • Ævar B. Jak.

    Ævar B. Jak. gave props (17 Mar 2010):

    Great shot!!! Beautiful color and backdrop, perfect focus and depth!!!

  • Tercio Eulalio

    Tercio Eulalio gave props (22 Mar 2010):


  • Julie V McKinney

    Julie V McKinney gave props (15 Apr 2010):

    Wow sharp shot!! Love the colouring!!

  • Merlin Peck

    Merlin Peck (Deleted) gave props (25 Apr 2010):

    ditto to all the above. Absolutely stunning.

  • Monique Guilbault

    Monique Guilbault (Deleted) gave props (5 May 2010):

    Stunning shot!

  • Renzelle Mae Abasolo

    Renzelle Mae Abasolo said (31 Oct 2010):

    love it!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (21 Nov 2010):


  • Roberto Noto

    Roberto Noto gave props (1 Apr 2011):

    the clarity is unreal.. great shot

  • Marcus Hammerschmitt

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  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (16 May 2011):

    wonderful color and great detail!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (1 Aug 2011):

    A masterful capture--Deserves to win an award! magical


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  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (9 Aug 2012):

    amazing and congrats on making the JPG blog!

  • JPG

    JPG gave props (9 Aug 2012):

    Congrats on being featured in the "A Vivid Miniature Cosmos" Blog!

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