Natural Color

Uploaded: September 03, 2012 06:47:04


I came upon a lagre group of lady beetles while hiking in the local mountains. Must have been thousands of them. I processed this image using Camera Raw, Nik HDR Pro 2 & Viveza 2. F2.8, 1/1000, Lense Canon EF 100mm

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Lorna Shutter September 03, 2012

Eek!!! That's a lot of ladybugs all in one place, Arthur! I'm not a big fan of bugs, so I think I'll stay away from those mountains! Ha! Ha! However, you captured them wonderfully well! Excellent colour and detail! Great work! :) #1484186

Arthur Bohlmann September 03, 2012

Thanks for commenting Lorna #10306448

Dennis Behm September 03, 2012

Great image Arthur! #10306614

Arthur Bohlmann September 03, 2012

Thanks Dennis #10306617

Kalena Randall September 03, 2012

Hey Arthur, I agree with Lorna. I'm not a bug fan. A photo is about as close as I will get. :-).

Great photo!

Arthur Bohlmann September 03, 2012

I am totally clueles with your statment kalena? #10307438

Susan Williams level-classic September 03, 2012

Nice details on these ladybugs, Art, and I like the colors and the comp. It also has a nice blur at the top. I've never seen more than one or two at a time, so this is very interesting to me. I wonder what makes them gather. #10307492

Lorna Shutter September 04, 2012

Arthur ~ I think Kalena meant that looking at these bugs in a photo is as close as she will ever get to them! Ha! Ha! :) #10307729

Arthur Bohlmann September 04, 2012

Thanks everyone for the comments..Much appreciated #10307918

Kalena Randall September 04, 2012

Yep, Lorna, that's right. Sorry, Arthur. Bugs and I don't get along very well! Love the photo, though!

Arthur Bohlmann September 04, 2012

I enjoy macro photography Kalena, and insects are a major part. I kinda got used to them over th eyears #10308833

David Resnikoff level-deluxe September 06, 2012

Great fond Arthur,
Being Mexican I know that you have your National Republican and Democratic Conventions.
Is this a new Party

Seriously, great photo

David R #10311036

Arthur Bohlmann September 06, 2012

This is the Beatle Party David. Im voting for Ringo! #10311124

David Resnikoff level-deluxe September 06, 2012

Goog Choice

David #10311127

Carla Capra level-classic September 07, 2012

Lov'n this, Arthur!!! #10313514

Arthur Bohlmann September 07, 2012

Thanks Carla #10313520

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic October 29, 2012

Congratulations on your finalist, Arthur. Good luck in the next round. #10390814

Susan Williams level-classic October 29, 2012

Congratulations on this unusual capture, Art. Well-deserved award! #10390821

David Resnikoff level-deluxe October 29, 2012

Huge Congrtaz

David R #10390893

Lorna Shutter October 29, 2012

I knew we'd see this one again! CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved Finalist Award, Arthur!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!! :)
Photobucket #10390912

Monnie Ryan October 29, 2012

Oh my - and even more unusual, these are "bugs" I'm not afraid of!! Well done - congratulations! #10391366

Carla Capra level-classic October 29, 2012

whew whoo, congrats #10392849

Dennis Behm October 29, 2012

Stunning image, Arthur! Congratulations on your Finalist! #10392859

Merna L. Nobile November 13, 2012

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 #10417189

Beth OMeara level-deluxe January 21, 2013


Nice, Arthur. #10527006

Robert Jensen April 10, 2013

Somehow I missed this one - wonderful capture #10648015

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