Follow the Leader

Uploaded: June 13, 2010 06:09:18


Ladybird beetles climbing to top of leaf

Exif: Model: Nikon SUPER COOLSCAN 4000 ED


R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic June 13, 2010

Outstanding capture and what a finds. Excellent in all ways. #1278252

Carolyn Morgan June 13, 2010

Wonderful job of capturing a fun moment. #8691902

Liz blahh June 13, 2010

Great capture! #8692072

Carol Eade level-addict June 13, 2010

Beautifully imaged, Robert, and what a find! #8692246

Lori Risley June 13, 2010

Picture Perfect! #8692343

Christine Lobsinger level-classic June 13, 2010

SPECTACULAR sight to see Robert... awesome work! Love your crop/pov and wonderful colours.. and that your b/g is perfect too...

Anne M. Young level-addict June 13, 2010

Super work - love the composition #8692800

Merna L. Nobile June 13, 2010

Robert, you should be very proud...I know that I am very proud for you. You have a definite talent
and I am so happy that you share it with all of us.

Sherran Andersen level-classic June 13, 2010

That is so cool... love the pov, colours and clarity. I'm jealous of this photo... wish it were mine lol. #8692906

Kim Andelkovic June 14, 2010

Brilliant work....I can see gold coming......its a winner for it. #8693076

Helen Dittrich June 14, 2010

wonderful capture Robert, great composition and colours. :) #8693683

David M. Montero June 14, 2010

Great find Robert! We'll see this again. #8693748

Marcel J. Fernandez June 14, 2010

Winner!!! #8694193

Robert Jensen June 14, 2010

Thank you all for your comments. I'll share with you how I did this. Take a leaf and plant it in sand or styrofoam inside a container like tupperware. Go to your local nursery that carries ladybird beetles and buy a small container. Put the container in the frig for a few minutes to keep the bugs cool - then, dump a bunch of them into the tupperware container near the leaf and wait to see if any start climbing up it. #8694397

Maxine C. Schnitzer June 15, 2010

WOW!!! This is absolutely fantastic!! We are sure to see this in the winner's circle. Thanks for the "how to" info. #8696347

Carla Capra Anderson level-classic June 15, 2010

Beautiful image of these ladies. I really like the focus and contrasting colors.

Oh my, this was shot in a Styrofoam container? Your ingenuity is brilliant. I can't wait to try this out.

Enjoying your images,
Carla #8696466

Rita Hill level-addict June 15, 2010

Loving the shot Robert. Great job! #8696625

Dianna Murphy June 15, 2010

Nice grouping, great capture. #8697265

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 12, 2010

Wonderful capture, Robert -- thanks for the explanation :) Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round -- I'm sure we will see it there. #8752457

Kim Andelkovic July 12, 2010

Brilliant Image and Congratulations on your wonderful finalist......good luck in the next round Robert :-) #8752622

Carol L. Fowler July 12, 2010

Spectacular! Congrats! #8753307

Sherran Andersen level-classic July 12, 2010

Congrats. #8755310

Merna L. Nobile July 12, 2010

Hi Robert: Congratulations on your Finalist Award. I think that you should have won for all of them. You are an extraordinary photographer and I admire your talent and work so much. My regards, Merna #8755360

Christine Lobsinger level-classic July 12, 2010

SMILING #8755689

Lydia Williams level-deluxe July 13, 2010

Thanks for sharing your talent of getting this perfect photo...I ditto Merna and Christine! Congratulations! #8757987

Sam Britt July 13, 2010

Congratulations on this & all your finalists, Robert! #8759963

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic July 14, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8761654

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic July 14, 2010

on your very deserving SECOND PLACE WINNER!! #8762609

Christine Lobsinger level-classic July 14, 2010

Congrats to you on your WINNER!!!!
SMILING #8762771

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 14, 2010

WTG!!! Awesome shot..Congratulations! #8762978

Kim Andelkovic July 14, 2010

Congratulations on a super win Robert :-) #8763019

Irene Colling level-classic July 14, 2010

Seeing this image is a real delight. The composition and presentation are perfect but the placement of the bugs makes the image really joyful.

Congratulations on your win Robert. #8763264

Kathleen Brennan July 14, 2010

This is so great, Robert and I am delighted to see it get a gold! #8763266

Fran J. Jagger July 14, 2010

Love the details! Great capture!! Congrats on your win, Robert!! :) #8763545

Tarun Bose July 15, 2010

Big congrats for your winner, Robert. #8765732

Lydia Williams level-deluxe July 16, 2010

Yes! Awesome gold medal winner...congratulations! #8768624

David M. Montero July 17, 2010

Great capture Robert! Congratulations!!! #8769722

Bill Foxworthy July 17, 2010

Beautiful Ladybug's Robert, congratulations. #8770001

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 20, 2010

Outstanding Robert! Congratulations on your fabulous winner :-) #8776913

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict September 13, 2010

Congratulations Robert on your Win!!!

Dominick #8897178

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