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The Transparent Flower - Green Lacewing


The Transparent Flower - Green Lacewing
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Copyright: vipin baliga (vipinbaliga) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 18 W: 12 N: 44] (460)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-08-13
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 500D T1i, Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS + Raynox DCR 250, 58mm Kenko UV
Exposure: f/20.0
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-08-26 7:20
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
These beautiful Lacewings are effective biological pest controllers feeding on mites aphids and other small arthropods.

These voracious feeders become highly aggressive and turn cannibalistic in close quarters..!!! (source: Wiki)

Found this beautiful insect on a window.
Used my ever useful Uniloc tripod for this shot, without which this images was almost impossible to capture.

Used a LED torch to illuminate it when photographing. :-)

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WOW! Fantastic artistic presentation Vipin! Excellent composition. Amazing lighting.
Regards,
Christodoulos

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6385 W: 89 N: 15531] (64988)
  • [2011-08-26 9:09]

Fantastic work Vipin!! This is one of the most difficult insects to take,so little and always hidden under the leaves.Magnificent opportunity to see it on a glass and magnificent capture whit a very impressive sharpness.I like it!Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hello,
Unusual insect. Fantastic presentation, very well composed, beautiful colors.
Regards
Lucja

Wonderfully beautiful! regards yiannis

Hello Vipin
This is a very artistic capture of this Lacewings I never saw it before, awesome composition and colors. Well done!
Regards Hedesan

Geia sou Vipin,
This is a very artistic capture, excellent composition. amazing lighting, beautiful colors.
Filika, Giorgos

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-08-27 2:06]

Hello Vipin,
Very special photo in amazing beautiful colours and great sharpness. Excellent composition.
Regards,
Peter

Abstract in nature kind of image, well taken.tfs

WOW Vipin! Excellent compo and very well realized. Congratulations!

Regards,
Oana

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