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A Stilt Bug


A Stilt Bug
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Copyright: Dmitry Gavryushin (Osmeterium) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 10 W: 0 N: 158] (517)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-03
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D70S, AF Nikkor 28-80mm 1:3.5-5.6 D (reversed)
Exposure: f/16, 1/125 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-05-03 11:24
Viewed: 3484
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Berytinus (Berytinus) clavipes (Pentatomomorpha, Lygaeoidea, Berytidae, Berytinae, Berytinini).

Size around 7 mm.

It was basking in the scarce sunshine on a big concrete pipe covered with lichens, at the edge of a pine forest.

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2007-05-03 12:21]

Hi Dmitry,
great shot of this interesting insect. It's a good thing that you captured it with such sharpness other wise it would be very hard to see as it does blend well with the BG. DOF is great, showing the entire bug nicely in focus.
TFS..Sky

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  • Merlin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 445 W: 267 N: 455] (1713)
  • [2007-05-03 12:52]

Hi, Dmitry: Almost missed this one, as the camouflage means that the thumbnail image does not stand out. Nice shot of this interesting and easily overlooked species, and surprising good DOF for a reversed lens.
Regards, Nigel.

Hola Dmitry,
Bonita toma, gran nitidez con mucho detalle, excelente iluminación. Saludos
José Ramón

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