I've paid my price
- Ena (2454)
- [2009-11-12 2:39]
Beautiful picture...great details and nice composition!
- Argus (50626)
- [2009-11-12 3:38]
A great macro of this small deadly beast , the Asian Tiger Mosquito, with your blood in her belly!
The POV is great and taken with excellent sharpness and DOF against the green leafy BG and the composition is perfect. Thanks for taking this sacrifice: I hope you have not been infected by her.
- matatur (5312)
- [2009-11-12 6:38]
A very good "sacrifical" close up Des, you've succeeded in capturing the salient characteristics of a newly fed female perfectly with this sharp and well exposed image.
TFS and cheers,
- euroblinkie (64279)
- [2009-11-12 12:03]
hello Des hoi
super sharpness macro picture
with very good details and beautiful colours
- meyerd (7531)
- [2009-11-12 23:31]
I am really grateful that you took this careful shot of the Asia tiger moth. I take it that this is your blood we see in its stomach :-) The mosquito species has, as you said in the note, become a health a problem in many parts of the world. In Southern Switzerland a small population has been established since 2003, it is being monitored with the help of traps. It is of great importance to have good pictures of the species so it can be distinguished from similar species by many people. And you provided here the very best picture I ever saw! Even the characteristic white streak on the thorax is evident. Thanks for all, Des.
- cicindela (9226)
- [2009-11-15 3:17]
Hello Des and welcome among TN members!
Absolutely this is one of the best macros of mosquitos I have seen! This female full of blood looks very nice (even if I do not like these insects too much ;>).
Wonderful details and sharpness, very nice contrast and composition. Nothing to add.
TFS and all the best from Poland!
- youshij54 (137)
- [2014-05-31 21:47]
Hi Des Hoi,
That's a brilliant capture! Very clear with a bright colors. Good job and thanks for sharing.