The Ladybugs' Picnic

© Carla Capra

The Ladybugs' Picnic

Arthur Bohlmann Student 10/15/2010 7:06:13 AM

Interesting image Carla, interesting subject. Did you train these ladybugs yourself? LOL #1317676

Carla Capra 10/15/2010 7:21:12 AM

You are too funny, Arthur! ;~)
If I could... I'd have them turned, smiling at me and waving, lol.
Thanks, I appreciate your comment!
;) CC #8968055

Doug Pignet 10/15/2010 9:54:31 AM

Very kewl image with great lighting and colors...Well done #8968244

Carla Capra 10/15/2010 10:35:55 AM

Hi Douglas;
Thank you for such a nice compliment;
it means a lot to me.
;) CC #8968490

Sabrina Ryan 10/17/2010 4:04:37 AM

Wonderful find and capture Carla! I haven't seen more than two Ladybugs at one time! Nice colors and details. #8975888

Carla Capra 10/17/2010 9:00:41 AM

Oh, I do agree. Sabrina, image my surprise to see these pretty lady's.
Thank you for your lovely compliment.
;) CC
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John Connolly 10/17/2010 1:39:34 PM

That is some tribe of Ladybugs you have there Carla! This is a remarkable macro capture, and obviously a one off chance! Well done! #8977282

Carla Capra 10/17/2010 3:29:36 PM

:~) I was so surprised that I figured there'd be too much camera shake to even tell the lady's from the fruit. They quickly scurried away to hide.
I was thrilled by this capture. Thanks John!!
;) CC #8977492

Tiia Vissak 10/18/2010 9:06:25 AM

a cool close-up! #8980570

Carla Capra 10/18/2010 10:08:42 AM

Hi Tiia;
Thank you!
;) CC #8980700

Bojan Bencic 11/15/2010 2:17:41 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Carla. #9036731

Arthur Bohlmann 11/15/2010 2:21:57 PM

A very Big Congraluations !!! You got another "ATTA GIRL! #9036761

Michael J. Kelly 11/15/2010 3:20:02 PM

Congratulations Carla - what a find and a great capture! #9037321

Freddy Bland 11/15/2010 4:31:18 PM

What an unusal capture, Carla! Somehow I missed this image, but it is a rare and wonderful moment!! Excellent work and huge congratulations to you on your finalist!!! #9038124

Ellen H. Robertson 11/15/2010 4:48:57 PM

That is something you do not see.Great shot!!
Congrats #9038282

Sabrina Ryan 11/15/2010 7:25:01 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Wonderful Finalist, Carla! #9039434

Phyllis Burchett 11/15/2010 7:47:04 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist Carla! #9039568

Kathy Salerni 11/15/2010 8:32:38 PM

Huge congrats on your well deserved Finalist, Carla! #9039799

Jeff E Jensen 11/16/2010 8:25:11 AM

This is amazing Carla! #9041472

Carla Capra 11/16/2010 8:28:34 AM

Thank you all very, very much.
Your comments and congrats are greatly appreciated.
Thank you,
;) CC #9041485

Kathleen Nealon 11/16/2010 9:35:17 AM

Carla, Congratulations. I hope to see it in the next round. I love when good luck approaches the well prepared person. Your creative eye and technical excellence made this occurrence a fabulous finalist. #9041771

Anthony L. Mancuso 11/16/2010 12:08:06 PM

Congrats Carla! #9042266

Carla Capra 11/16/2010 12:58:18 PM

Ahh Kathe...you are so kind! Thank you.

Thanks, Tony.

;) CC #9042399

Nadia Paul 11/17/2010 3:25:25 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist Carla! #9044165

Carol Eade 11/17/2010 5:10:18 AM

Terrific finalist, Carla, congratulations! #9044450

Carla Capra 11/17/2010 6:38:46 AM

Thank you, Nadia and Carol.
Greatly appreciated.
;) CC #9044711

Emile Abbott 12/29/2010 9:34:34 AM

Nice eye to spot the Lady Bug on the fruit and get the capture to boot. Nice finalist Carol #9131022

Carla Capra 12/30/2010 2:52:33 PM

Hi Emile;
If the outer skin hadn't fallen exactly when I approached, I would have missed it. These little ladies were quick to hide. Thank you.
;) CC #9133574

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/13/2011 6:10:01 PM

OMG! And to think I've been looking sooo long to find a Lady Bug and now I know why I can't find one! YOU HAVE THEM ALL! lol

Great find and Congrats on this honor!

I have added you to my favorite photographers, just went through your web site and I looked for 30 minutes, gotta go through all of it, sooo cool!

jo ann c. #9238791

Carla Capra 2/14/2011 7:12:49 AM

Hi Jo Ann!
You have honored me and I'm so thrilled by your lovely compliments/comment. Thank you for visiting my gallery and adding me as a fav photog.
Thank you!
;) CC #9239810

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Description

My attention was drawn to this pomegranate when a section of its outer skin fell to the ground under the tree. I was lucky to get this one shot off, before the lady's scurried into hiding in the fruits crevices.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 66.00 mm, Model: NIKON D70

Uploaded on 10/15/2010 6:22:02 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D70S Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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