Purple Eating Machine

© Raymond Pauly

Purple Eating Machine

Paul E. Earl level-classic 6/28/2007 12:17:36 AM

WOW!! A fantastic macro, Raymond!! #681552

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/28/2007 12:20:27 AM

WOW Raymond, can't say gorgeous (it's rather ugly!!!), but OUTSTANDING MACRO!!! #4451719

Su Sana E. P level-classic 6/28/2007 12:30:57 AM

Absolutely a fantastic catch and macro, Raymond!! He really looks mean!! LOL. #4451748

Ray & Audrey Clarke level-classic 6/28/2007 12:53:02 AM

Wonderful macro Raymond, great detail!!!(R) #4451780

David L. Luchowski level-classic 6/28/2007 1:02:16 AM

Great macro,Raymond. Cool color and detail. #4451795

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 6/28/2007 2:27:15 AM

Very lovely macro image here Raymond...Dominick #4451900

William C. Raco level-classic 6/28/2007 2:52:36 AM

Fantastic detail, focus and DoF
Excellent work, Raymond!

Bill #4451964

Donald K. Cherry level-classic 6/28/2007 2:56:54 AM

Very nice macro, Raymond. #4451997

Glenn E. Urquhart level-classic 6/28/2007 3:19:44 AM

Vivid Color, Outstanding clarity, lighting, contrast, use of dof... Beautiful Macro, Raymond!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4452106

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 6/28/2007 3:38:32 AM

Beautiful shot, Raymond! He looks like a monster plant eater :-) #4452163

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 6/28/2007 1:30:42 PM

Now, that's a MACRO, Raymond!!!!! This is awesome!!!!!! k #4453935

Evy Johansen level-classic 6/28/2007 11:51:43 PM

Gosh...... what a macro!! Wonderful shot, Raymond!! #4455319

Bill Houghton level-classic 6/29/2007 2:22:53 AM

This is an outstanding macro Raymond. Such a great job capturing it. Thanks for your comment on my geese shot. Bill

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Patrick Rouzes level-classic 6/29/2007 2:48:33 PM

WoW! Raymond!!! Incredible capture of this amazing creature!!!Everythign excellent on this! #4457409

Colleen Farrell level-classic 6/30/2007 11:08:24 AM

Wow, what a capture! Great macro, Raymond! Costa Rica is one of my "dream vacation" spots, but I think I could do without seeing these guys up close and personal! ;) #4459718

Nancy L. Green level-classic 6/30/2007 9:31:31 PM

OH NO!!! It's the Purple Poeple eater!! What a great capture my friend!! <>< #4460896

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 7/4/2007 10:13:21 AM

So fabulous, Raymond!!! He cretainly does look like a machine! --Lisa #4472827

Paul Parent level-classic 7/13/2007 5:33:26 PM

Fantastic #4506109

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 7/24/2007 8:59:05 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Raymond! #4551505

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 7/24/2007 8:59:23 PM

Wow, fantastic capture, Raymond, congratulations on your finalist!
-Debby #4551508

Nadya Johnson level-classic 7/24/2007 9:15:57 PM

Congratulations Raymond, on your awesome finalist! #4551651

Pat Gamwell level-classic 7/24/2007 9:37:17 PM

Definitely well deserved finalist, Ray! #4551812

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 7/24/2007 10:23:42 PM

Congrats, Raymond!!!
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Brenda c. McFarland level-classic 7/24/2007 10:37:10 PM

R-A-Y-M-O-U-N-D!!!! CONGRATS ON YOUR FINALIST!!! I don't think I have ever seen a purple dragonfly before. He is cool looking!! #4552139

Colleen Farrell level-classic 7/24/2007 11:32:50 PM

Another very well-deserved finalist! Congrats, Raymond!! #4552338

Evy Johansen level-classic 7/24/2007 11:45:36 PM

Many congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Raymond!! #4552386

Paul Parent level-classic 7/25/2007 3:26:13 AM

Great shot !

Congratulations on your Finalist
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Marijana Fajgl level-classic 7/25/2007 4:42:52 AM

Big congratulations Raymond! I wish you luck! #4553541

Jenny Bosmans level-classic 7/25/2007 5:30:05 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Raymond! :) #4553872

Regina L. Rickert level-classic 7/25/2007 5:38:47 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding and fascinating finalist, Raymond! #4553916

Sam Britt level-classic 7/25/2007 6:27:06 AM

Congratulations, Raymond! #4554146

Amanda Chapman level-classic 7/25/2007 6:27:34 AM

CONGRATS ON YOUR FINALIST! #4554150

Glenn E. Urquhart level-classic 7/25/2007 7:41:54 AM

A Very Big Congratulations on your award, Raymond!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4554814

Laurence Saliba level-classic 7/25/2007 7:55:08 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Raymond!!! #4554933

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 7/25/2007 8:02:40 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4554994

Tarun Bose level-classic 7/25/2007 10:06:59 AM

Big congrats for your excellent finalist Raymond. #4555758

Bob D. Hall level-classic 7/25/2007 10:45:12 AM

Great macro, Raymond!
Congrats!!!! #4555985

Laurie Daily level-classic 7/25/2007 11:46:56 AM

A fantastic macro, Raymond! Congratulations!!! #4556323

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 7/25/2007 6:03:48 PM

Awesome Congratulations #4558366

Christy Nichols level-classic 7/25/2007 9:11:21 PM

Congrats Raymond! This is TOO cool!!! #4559414

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 7/26/2007 10:21:48 AM

Congrats Raymond on your Finalist!! Jeff #4562898

Luz P level-classic 9/14/2007 10:21:23 AM

Congratulations!

Is that not the most beautiful grasshopper!? Lovely capture. #4790840


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Description

Sigma 105mm f2.8 @ f/4, 1/250, ISO-400, focal length 105mm.
Looking for some flowers to shoot with my macro lens, I came across this monster grasshopper.
After a little research I found out it is a Giant Red-Winged Grasshopper, native to the rainforest.
This is straight from the camera.

Uploaded on 6/28/2007 12:08:47 AM

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