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Syromastus rhombeus

Syromastus rhombeus
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Copyright: Christodoulos Makris (chrimakris) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1744 W: 79 N: 5425] (26007)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-05-16
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-05-27 8:19
Viewed: 2435
Points: 42
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Syromastus rhombeus(Linnaeus, 1767). Nymph
Rhombic Leatherbug

Syromastus rhombeus is a bug in the family Coreidae (Order Hemiptera). The adults are 9,5-10,5 cm long and have a characteristic broad, diamond-shaped abdomen. The nymphs are also very distinctive having very pointed abdominal tergites.
It is found in Europe, North Africa and western Asia.

In Cyprus it is a scarce and localized species.

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Hello Mr.Christodoulos,
I haven't seen this specie before!
Thanks for showing such interesting specie.
Great POV with excellent sharp focus.Details are very sharp.Very good note.
Kind regards,

hallo christodoulos
This is a Beauty of a Bug with great sharpness and good details
nice composition to see this bug very good
i like this specie
thanks greeting lou

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  • Arjun Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 358 W: 7 N: 1237] (7593)
  • [2013-05-27 8:35]

Hello Christodoulos,

A beautiful picture of an insect that i havent seen before. nice sharp details it has. Great picture.

Hello Christodoulos,
a real fine close-up photo of this Rhombic Leatherbug.
Very nice colour tones in the entire picture, aslo well composed with the small diagonal.
The bug is sharp with lots of details,
Well done, mf.


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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2013-05-27 9:28]

Giasou Christodoulos,
Great capture of this Rhombic Leatherbug ..
Nice sharpness and composition. The details are great.
Best wishes,

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2013-05-27 10:11]

Hi Christodoulos.
Stunning details of sharpness of an amazing insect. We can see even tiniest details and features of the main character. Superb DOF and lohgts as well as suitable neutral smooth BG. Great job. TFS.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-05-27 10:34]

Hello Christodoulos,
Another fantastic photo in superb sharpness and details. Splendid natural colours and a very good choice of composition.

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-05-27 10:48]

Hi Christodoulos,
Fantastic lose-up of this interesting insect.
Amazing colors and excellent detail and focus.
Good composition and background are nice too.
Regards Jiri.

Ciao Christodoulos, great macro of fantastic bug, beautiful blurry BG, splendid light, superb sharpness, fine details and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-05-27 15:20]

Hi Chris,another great surprise in your gallery of rare wonders,this is really beautiful,i never seen in my country and i don't remember on TN too,fantastic capture whit the usual quality over the top.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-05-27 22:21]

Amazing species of bug, the shapes and texture are interesting..well captured with diagonal placement. tfs.

Hello Christodoulos,

Very interesting species, light and details are perfect !!! Congraculations....


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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2013-05-28 0:19]

A very interesting bug! in an excellent picture, great detail and sharpness. Thank you for sharing it with its information. Saludos.

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-05-28 0:35]

Hello Christodoulos,
nice species,excellent capture,great details species,regards..

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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2013-05-28 5:10]

Hello Christodoulos,
Superb composition , superb details and light! Excellent sharpness! TFS Tina

Hello Christodoulos
Fantastic macro my Friend.Superb composition,wonderful colours and impressive sharpness.Thank You.
Have a great day!
Best regards

Hello Christodoulos

Amazing insect and great macro, fine POV,
beautiful light, great focus, sharpness, details, TFS


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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-05-29 0:15]

Hello Christodoulos,
You are an artist. You make look most beautiful even a little Leatherbug. In my country they have a brown coloration. Striking colour-contrast, bets sharpness and composition, beautiful blurred background. Excellent!

Hello Christodoulos, This is fantastic. Details are clearly seen. Nice natural colors. Very well done and tfs. JC

Giasou Christodoule
A fine photo with excellent detail and good exposure. Interesting insect.
regards yiannis

Than you Christodoulos for this superb macro with stunning sharpness and perfect colour.
best wishes,

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