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Copyright: Jiri Kubosek (iti) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013
Categories: Insects
Camera: Olympus E620, Olympus Zuiko 35mm Macro F3.5
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-12-06 6:25
Viewed: 2414
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Mylabris variabilis is a species of polyphagous beetle from the family Meloidae, present in Europe. Size between 7 and 16 millimeters. Its elytra are black with orange yellow transversal black bands. Despite their high variability (as the name implies) is characterized in that the abdomen ends with a black band.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-12-06 6:57]

Hello Jiri,
Wonderful presentation of this beetle in fantastic sharpness, details and a very good composition. The colours are very beautiful, even in the flower. Nice blurred background.
Thank you for your kind comment on my last posting.

Almost like our Blister Beetle I have posted today, Jiri.
Excellent composition with the insect perched on a lovely white flower. The image is sharp and colourful.

hallo Jiri
this is super good i like the sharpness and the beautiful colours
great shot
thanks greeting lou

Great macro Jiri ! Very good composition, wonderful colours and impressive sharpness!

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-12-06 9:29]

Hi Jiri,very great macro,impressive capture of details and colors of this beetle,i like the profile POV and the excellent exposure too.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Excellent sharp indeed MF Jiri! Beautiful colours. Well done.


Hello Jiri,
Beautiful colourful Beetle.Very well captured.Nice details and sharpness.Very nice light and splendid BG.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

Hello Jiri
Excellent photo, superb detail, excellent exposure of the white and other colours.
Beautiful beetle with nice contrasting colours
regards yiannis

Ciao Jiri, great macro of lovely beetle, splendid sharpness, fine details and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Wow what a shot. Fantastic sharpness and colors.
well composed macro shot.


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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-12-07 5:56]

Hello Jiri,
nice picture mylabris,nice details,thanks..

Hello Jiri
A lovely macro of this beetle.
Great detail, colour and composition.
best wishes,

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-12-09 1:00]

Hello Jiri,
An excellent picture of Mylabris variabilis, a beetle we find also in our alpine regions. Very luminous shot and beautiful colours. Well done again.
Have a nice week

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2013-12-09 9:38]

Hola Jiri, hermosa toma con excelente composición y con una nitidez, foco, entorno y luz de lo mejor...saludos.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-12-14 1:42]

Hello Jiri
nice macro that gives a dramatic effect. The details are so good and the lighting is great.
Excellent worj to look at.


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