Spotted tortoise beetle

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© Maria Laakso
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Photo Info
UploadedMay 15, 2008
TakenFebruary 4, 2008
ModelCanon PowerShot A710 IS
Exposure1/125 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length5.8 mm
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24 responses

  • Fonda Nelson

    Fonda Nelson (Deleted) said (15 May 2008):

    What a cool looking bug. Nice clarity.

  • Michael Sheffer

    Michael Sheffer gave props (25 May 2008):

    Great shot! Very crisp - love the composition.

  • Koduckgirl

    Koduckgirl gave props (4 Jun 2008):

    wow love the transluscent parts lovely!

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    This is totally amazing! Love everything about it!

  • Amy Godwin

    Amy Godwin gave props (3 Aug 2008):

    Very interesting! Love it!

  • julie michelle

    julie michelle gave props (10 Aug 2008):

    What an amazing little creature. I love the translucent parts, too.

  • Joven DelaCruz

    Joven DelaCruz said (15 Aug 2008):

    beautiful capture:)

  • Neil Woo

    Neil Woo said (17 Aug 2008):

    very nice macro

  • Jennifer Rowe

    Jennifer Rowe gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    spectacular! cool bug and great focus!

  • Gary Rittermeyer

    Gary Rittermeyer (Deleted) gave props (23 Aug 2008):

    nice shot...great clarity

  • KPRJ

    KPRJ (Deleted) gave props (26 Aug 2008):

    omg. stunning

  • John Keating

    John Keating gave props (26 Aug 2008):

    This is a great shot, well done Maria!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (6 Sep 2008):

    Perfectly poised-- the right color flower, position on it, background symmetry.. everything is super here, Maria!!

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    First thing out of my mouth was "oh wow!" R

  • Laurie Brown

    Laurie Brown gave props (10 Mar 2009):

    ohmygosh!! fantastic. very very nice!

  • Ken McElroy

    Ken McElroy gave props (20 Mar 2009):

    Truly an extraordinarily graceful and artful image. Congrats on the publication.

  • Jordan Whyte

    Jordan Whyte gave props (26 May 2009):

    A classic macro... Love the lighting!

  • Alfa Frias-Kawecka

    Alfa Frias-Kawecka gave props (3 Oct 2009):

    Superb clarity of details...awesome!

  • William Dillard

    William Dillard said (25 Jan 2010):

    Sid you use a point n shoot camera for this shot ? No matter it is really good !

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton gave props (17 Jul 2010):

    fantastic image

  • Joseph Nelson

    Joseph Nelson gave props (22 Nov 2010):

    wow that such a cool looking bug...great focus

  • Epin Hervin

    Epin Hervin gave props (11 Jan 2011):

    as beautiful as you, Maria

  • Vincent J. DeSanto

    Vincent J. DeSanto gave props (24 Feb 2012):

    Oh my, this is an exceptional macro shot Maria. I will save this as one of my favorates.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (8 May 2013):

    OUTSTANDING SHOT!!! congrats

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