Lady Bug Parade

© Anupam Pal

Lady Bug Parade

Damian P. Gadal 9/11/2002 8:51:57 PM

This is great.... nice, sharp, and fun to look at! #9094

Robert Brent 9/11/2002 9:31:39 PM

Well, Damian's hit the nail on the head there Anupam, and teriffic colour too !
They don't come much better than this.
Well done my friend. #14440

Robert Jensen 9/11/2002 10:07:37 PM


Although this appears to be a setup shot, it is very nicely done and beautiful. Ladybugs would not normally be found in this type of configuration. Also, they appear to be dead since you can't see any of their legs. FYI ... when placing dead insects on a flower it is advisable to relax them so that you can spread their legs out. This is not a criticism, because I do the same from time to time, myself ... and I do love the image.

Bob J. #14444

Anupam Pal 9/11/2002 11:53:03 PM

Damien and Robert, thanks for your comments.

Bob, appreciate your feedback. Yes this is a setup shot. But the insects are not dead. Since you take insect shots you must know when you touch a ladybug it hides its legs and pretends to be a lifeless object which also makes it easy to photgraph. #14462

Robert Jensen 9/11/2002 11:57:13 PM


Thanks for the insight on the ladybugs. I've actually worked with a couple thousand of them, and the batch I worked with did not hide their legs when touched, but I understand it can happen. I'm glad that little trick worked for you. I'll certainly try it with the next batch that I collect. Anyways, I like the arrangement you did with yours as well as using the odd # of 5.

Bob J. #14464

Carol Engstrom 9/12/2002 2:39:06 AM

This picture really caught my eye. I love the color of the flower and the line of ladybugs. Glad to hear the little guys are still alive. #14474

Stephanie Adams

I love this shot and wold hang it on my wall!! It is wonderful and I agree with everything Damian said! Congrats on the win!! #17843

Carol Engstrom

Congratulations Anupam! #17852

Leehman Wexlin


Congratulations on your second place win.

Anupam Pal

Thank you all for your comments. I really appreciate your encouragement. #17901

Cathy M. Gromball

Congratulations Anupam! Beautiful shot!

Cathy :) #17918

Robert Jensen


Congratulations. I liked this shot the first time I saw it and am glad it is one of the winners. Great job.

Bob J. #17942

Damian P. Gadal

Congratulations... You've also given me something to aspire to... #17947

Laura E. Swan 10/22/2009 8:43:23 PM

WOW! I just saw this in the BP scrolling winners circle. This is amazing! So fun! I love your title, too.

Glad it won and it is STILL a winner to view!!!

-Laura Swan #8061548

Laura E. Swan 1/29/2010 1:00:29 AM

What are the odds! I just saw this scrolling in the winners circle -again-!


Love it! #8338808

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Uploaded on 9/11/2002 5:56:52 PM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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