"My Stomach Hurts"

© Ken Slade

"My Stomach Hurts"

Uploaded: June 20, 2007


This is a Black Swallowtail caterpillar I photographed at local botanical garden on 06/02/07.
Note that it has extended it's orange osmeterium, or scent gland.
It gives off a citrus odor intended to ward off danger.

Aperture = f5.0
Shutter = 1/80s
ISO = 400
Focal Length = 225mm
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens


Brenda c. McFarland June 20, 2007

Very colorful little guy isn't he. Great photo! #677415

Marthese A. Cassar June 21, 2007

Beautiful shot nice colours too #4418766

Kathy Reeves June 23, 2007

Stunning Ken!! I see you are doing some beautiful macro work!! #4428074

Maria Warren level-classic June 27, 2007

this is so beautiful #4450802

Steven E. Ray July 17, 2007

Excellent macro and exceptionally colorful specimen. It's as if he stopped long enough to turn and pose for you :) #4519498

Mick Burkey July 25, 2007

Awesome macro, Ken! Congrats on the finals. Wonderful details and color. #4555586

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2007

Ken, Congratulations on your fantastic finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4556198

eileen bedford July 25, 2007

Congratulations Ken on this awesome capture, well done... #4557897

Sam Britt July 25, 2007

Congratulations, Ken! #4559245

Dot K. July 25, 2007

What a great image! Congrats on your finalist! #4559258

Kathy Reeves July 26, 2007

Outstanding finalist Ken!! Congratulations!! #4560888

Derek D. Dafoe July 26, 2007

Congrats on you Finalist!! #4560966

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