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The orgy

The orgy
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Copyright: Anghel Eliz (eliz) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 167 W: 20 N: 271] (1537)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-10
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 400D, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM, RAW ISO 400, Kenko Teleplus Pro 300 DG 1.4x
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/50 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): My Insects [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-02-12 12:17
Viewed: 4416
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Do not look ! This group performing an orgy. :))
This was shoot in an cold morning of autumn. I used tripod and a ring flash with -2Ev exposure compensation and shoot using a remote shutter release.
SPECIES: Pyrrhocoris apterus (lat.) // Fire Bug (en.)

It is most known and most widespread of the bugs of Europe.

The Fire Bug carries high his colors ! Red shining and major black, it means thus with its enemies: "do not approach me, do not touch me especially, I am not good to eat and poisoned!" In fact it is completely inoffensive...

The Fire Bug member of family Pentatomidae is one of the most common insects of our gardens. He winters in colonies and leaves in spring, as of the first heats. He lives thus in dense groups on the trunk and with the foot of the limes, of which he sucks the fallen fruits, using his proboscis (kind of straw which he has, like all the bugs, in the place of the mouth.

The Fire Bug couple themselves at the beginning of spring and the female lays 50 to 60 eggs on the wet ground, under dead sheets. The larvae hatch in May, the adults emerging at the beginning of the winter.

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Hi Anghel,
very interesting image of this insects, and good colors contraste here. Great job.

Hello Anghel,
yes! It is very interesting situation on this perfect image! I like composition, vivid colours and fine details!

Best regards, Leonid

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2009-02-13 3:01]

Frumoasa realizare, felicitari!
Adresa mea este [email protected] , la care astept ajutorul promis!

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2009-02-14 4:53]

Hi Anghel,
superbs shot with excellent composition. the title is very interesting and they story is just right.
Excellent sharpness and you low angle shot is simply effective.


Great POV of the "orgy" Anghel, your title choice is perfect.
Vivid color & very good details..
Thanks for sharing this interesting image,

Ciao Anghel, porno isn't allow on TN:), splendid macro with fantastic grop of bugs, great colors, wonderful details and excellent sharpness, very well done, ciao Silvio

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