Floodplain Cicada

© Robert Jensen

Floodplain Cicada

Arthur Bohlmann Student 9/7/2012 5:34:03 PM

Great macro work Bob #1485185

Carla Capra 9/7/2012 5:41:34 PM

Amazing. #10313510

Kevin Nugent 9/7/2012 7:59:03 PM

A super sharp image!!! #10313629

David Resnikoff 9/8/2012 5:54:40 AM

Robert

Awesome macro.
I love your technique and preparation for every photo you post. True dedication.

David R #10313958

Dennis Gay 9/9/2012 2:03:46 AM

Hiya ROBERT!

Exquisite is the first word to spring to mind. You have caught those glorious colours, tones and luminocity as beautifully as you have the sharpness.
The shell of its former self is nicely displayed as well.

GB
Dennis #10315003

Robert Jensen 9/9/2012 7:03:14 AM

Thanks for all the comments.

Dennis ... glad we found this one before it dried. Once it dries, it no longer has that beautiful blue sheen. #10315264

Liz Bullock 10/28/2012 11:01:48 PM

Awesome...congratulations on your finalist! #10389002

David Resnikoff 10/29/2012 5:46:59 AM

Robert

Another big Congratulation


David R #10389817

Arthur Bohlmann 10/29/2012 8:16:22 AM

You are on a roll. Congratz again! #10390372

Kay E. Mahoney 10/29/2012 8:20:47 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Robert. Love the beautiful colors. Good luck in the next round. #10390394

Carol L. Fowler 10/29/2012 11:56:19 AM

Wonderful Finalist! Big Congrats!! #10391536

Nancyj Hovey 10/29/2012 2:23:09 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #10392224

Carla Capra 10/29/2012 4:51:27 PM

Congratulations! #10392834

Carol Flisak 10/29/2012 5:08:47 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Robert! #10392950

Merna L. Nobile 11/13/2012 10:11:19 AM

Receiving an award from Better Photo is just like unwrapping a gift, the thrill is always the same! It is also exciting to be able to send my personal congratulations to each and every one of you and I look forward to seeing the gold though out the galleries. Merna #10417178

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Description

Image of a freshly emerged Floodplain Cicada, "Tibicen cultriformis", taken at Empire Gulch in the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area (45 miles southeast of Tucson, Arizona)

Canon 100 macro, F18, 1/6th sec with Canon 580 EX II and Ray Ring Flash on tripod; placed black velvet behind it

Exif: F Number: 18, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/6 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 2000, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Uploaded on 9/7/2012 5:06:42 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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