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Collection: Bugs
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: My Vegetable Garden, Outside Buchanan, VA
Date: Aug 8, 2006
Aperture: 1:14.0
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/400 second
Galleries: Nature, Macro
Date Uploaded: Aug 23, 2006

Viewed: 390
Comments: 8
Favorites: 2 (view)

These little guys will destroy your tomato plants in a hurry! But they really are beautiful. I believe they "grow up" to be luna moths.

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08/28/2006 04:07:36 PM
I could totally see this on the cover of a biology textbook. You captured the buggy in a wonderful active position and I think the composition and colors are just fantastic.
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08/28/2006 03:34:55 PM
Great sharpness. Gotta watch these little guys. Good job with your control and management of the lighting. Exposure is spot on!
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08/28/2006 12:06:37 PM
Very good macro, your subject stands out fairly well from the background. Especially considering you were dealing with all greens. The only thing that bugs me about this photo is the dark spot of background by his tail(I'm assuming the end up in the air is the head), it seems to be a real eye-catch for me. Now, if it was dark like that all across the background the near neon greens of the subject would really pop.
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08/28/2006 11:49:13 AM
This would of been great for the colour on colour challenge! Love the "pose" you captured!
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08/28/2006 10:49:47 AM
Neat shot! I agree the caterpillar appears just a tad bit overexposed, but still very nice! Looks like maybe you did a slight desat on the background, and I might be tempted to desat even a bit more to separate out the subject better.

All nitpicking though as this is excellent as it is.
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08/28/2006 10:27:06 AM
"WOW" this is just awesome, and everyone should look at this one, as it is just mind blowing..... I think he looks kind of ugly in a green sort of way, but also so dam cute, if that is possible. Great capture.....
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08/25/2006 09:52:06 PM
Oh yeah!!!! This is awesome!! I love these green caterpillar fellows. I've always thought they were lush and pretty looking :)

FANTASTIC JOB!!!

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08/24/2006 07:55:12 PM
this is a great macro shot I love the lines and it looks like the litte guy is posing, my only critique is that the white lines seem just abit overexposed and have lost detail, still a great shot :)
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