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Challenge: Abstract Macro V (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D600
Lens: Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro for Nikon
Date: Sep 2, 2014
Aperture: 13.0
ISO: 640
Shutter: 1/125
Date Uploaded: Sep 2, 2014

Hickory Tussock Caterpillar mid-drift.

Statistics
Place: 11 out of 87
Avg (all users): 6.2000
Avg (commenters): 7.3333
Avg (participants): 6.1818
Avg (non-participants): 6.2157
Views since voting: 427
Views during voting: 173
Votes: 95
Comments: 5
Favorites: 0


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09/10/2014 04:25:09 AM
Yes, jgirl57, it looks exactly like a caterpillar. Just don't pick this one up with your bare hands - the Hickory Tussock has some sort of poison on its barbs that can cause anything from a mild irritation to a pretty severe rash depending on the person. Here's what it looked like before cropping. I couldn't get much closer without narrowing the DoF too much.

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Would have loved to get rid of the little bit of leaf, but worried about DQ'ing if I had. That, and I didn't want to run my finger across it.

Message edited by author 2014-09-10 04:27:46.
09/10/2014 12:03:15 AM
This is so awesome :-)
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09/05/2014 10:31:39 AM
Great find, well done.
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09/05/2014 09:06:06 AM
(Already voted) I actually had to bump up the vote on this..
Looks like a Caterpillar almost to me! I love the abstract here and the bright white against the blacks. Just very neat!

Can not comment about the macro part of things, don't know anything about macro LOL
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09/04/2014 03:35:45 PM
a caterpillar
Really fine shot - what a pitty that there is this brown crumb on it
(voted earlier)
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