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Copyright: Catherine Dijon (CatherineD) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 861 W: 57 N: 4006] (14097)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-06-21
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, Canon EF 100 mm F2.8 Macro USM
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/125 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-07-19 14:00
Viewed: 3307
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Eurydema ornata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Family: Pentatomidae

The Red cabbage bug is a shield bug of 7-8mm. The head is black. It has generally a reddish appearance (sometimes yellow of white) with small black spots. It feeds mostly on Cruciferae. More info on Inra.

Photo taken in the evening, on Ikaria island.

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Hi Catherine, this is an outstanding shot. Just a great capture. Have a wonderful day. Bill

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Hi Catherine,

To shoot two bugs with one camera....lucky person! :)

Wonderful job! Great colors, nice sharpness, good use of light and nice BG colors. I like the great contrast between the body colors of these two bugs.

Thanks for sharing.

Paras Bhalla

Excellent shot Catherine
Perfect compo, colors and BG
Great sharpnes

TFS Thijs

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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2009-07-19 15:11]

Hello CaterÓna,
This is very good capture of this couple Eurydema ornata with nice colors and pose.Perfect sharp and details.Thanks for sharing.

I captured the same one yesterday.

nice combination ,greetings Ori

hello Catherine
very beautiful composition with colours of splendid background embrace the subject, very good the coexistence and their details,very fine capture

Hi Catherine

Another interesting insect from Greece. It always amuses me to see how many insects do not look at each other when mating!

Good composition an dfine sharpness and DOF


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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2009-07-20 1:05]

Hello Catherine
Nice capture lovely colors and clear BG

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2009-07-20 6:16]

Wonderful natural study, good colors and composition with great lighting. tfs.

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  • tcr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 158 W: 8 N: 538] (3384)
  • [2009-07-20 7:13]

Hi Catherine.
A pleasant and well taken image.
Beautiful colour, nice background and POV.
Great work.

Ciao Catherine, great capture of strange couple, wonderful diagonal composition with splendid colors and lovely blurry BG, fine details and excellent sharpness, very well done, ciao Silvio

hello Catherine
super sharpness composition
i like the insects very much
beautiful colours
i have also a lot of cabbage's bug picture's for TN
you see this soon
greeting lou

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  • thor68 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 795 W: 138 N: 1319] (5674)
  • [2009-07-20 12:00]

excellent double capture of the pretty bugs in reproduction! :-) cool to see the two forms together, love the details, the
wonderful blurred brown background and the very artistic vertical composition. superb job & best wishes, thor.

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