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Uploaded: June 02, 2010 16:34:59


Not sure about this bug I believe it may be a leaf-footed bug, photo taken in aperture priority, spot metered, exposure 1/45 second at f/16 no exposure bias, Olympus 70-300mm lens set to 300mm, ISO 100, late evening (17:12), clear sky, open shade.

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/45 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: E-520


Carol Eade level-addict June 02, 2010

You captured some amazing detail, Ken! #1274727

Ken R. Frischkorn June 03, 2010

Thank you Carol, I am trying so macro shots this month as well as other photos. #8663007

Robert Jensen June 03, 2010

This is a leaf-footed bug (Hemiptera) and you captured it beautifully. #8663018

David Guzman June 04, 2010

Ken, great image, I love the position of the insect..cool! #8664779

Ken R. Frischkorn June 05, 2010

Thank you Robert & David for the kind words, I am still new to macro photography and your encouragement means a lot. #8667549

Tammy Espino June 13, 2010

Eeek! (stomp)
Excellent macro :) #8692457

Ken R. Frischkorn June 16, 2010

Thank you Tammy for the nice comment, I used to feel the same way now I think they are cool. #8699058

Arthur Bohlmann June 18, 2010

Excellant macro, congrats on your EP #8703210

Rita K. Connell level-classic June 21, 2010

great shot, nice POV #8708809

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