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Rhagonycha fulva

Rhagonycha fulva
Photo Information
Copyright: Yves Peeters (dryas) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 110] (1307)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-05-26
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 70D, Canon EF 100 mm F2.8 Macro USM
Exposure: f/16, 1/3 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2015-05-27 5:09
Viewed: 716
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Red soldier beetle.
Red-orange body with black tip.
Predatory on other insects , that visit flowers.

Very common and widespread in Europe.

Rode weekschild kever - rood soldaatje.
Another pic in my workshop.

Thanks for viewing and commenting.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-05-27 12:29]

Hi Yves,an excellent macro of this small soldier beetle very common in my country too.Good sharpenss and bright colors,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hello Yves,
Beautiful species this 'Red Soldier Beetle'. Nice color. I like its composition as well as the way you managed BG. Good work....
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice WE

Hello Yves,
An attractive macro shot of this colorful Soldier Beetle. Nicely framed in a vertical composition and displaying excellent detail. Colors are vivid yet natural and you managed to obtain excellent DOF with your f/16 aperture. I like the clean BG.

Hello Yves,
Nice macro image. Excellent red color of this Red soldier beetle.
Perfect focus and clarity as usual.

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