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Posted by zook on Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:38 pm

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one small step... for this striped bug (Graphosoma lineatum) and she'll move on to another straw!

FUJI X-T20; K&F concept adapter + NIKON ED AF Micro Nikkor 200mm 1:4 D; 1/500; f11; ISO640; tripod; morning sunlight

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by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:27 pm
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So colorful- a very pretty bug, nicely seen and situated. Not so sure about the OOF stem on the right. A smaller crop without it could work too, perhaps. Nice clarity on the bug, in any case.
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by Craig Lipski on Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:27 pm
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I love the color combo of the bug and the bg. The oof stem wouldn’t bother me except for it he weird ghosting effect along the right edge - not my usual, but I’d try to remove that in pp.
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by Tom Whelan on Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:42 pm
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A handsome bug, excellent detail, beautiful colors.
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by rhighercat on Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:33 pm
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Lovely bug and colors. Nice composition. the oof stem helps frame the bug, but agree with Craig about the ghosting.
 

by Carol Clarke on Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:37 pm
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Excellent detail on this colourful bug!

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by zook on Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:59 am
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Thanks to everyone for the comments! Craig you are right, I did not notice that, I spent some large time to get a correct red color. (edited and posted on Flickr)
 

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