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Lygaeus equestris

Lygaeus equestris
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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: 2012-10-12
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-01-18 7:52
Viewed: 2378
Points: 42
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Lygaeus equestris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lygaeus equestris is a bug species in the family Lygaeidae, (Order Hemiptera, suborder Heteroptera). It is 11-13 mm long and it has an orange-red coloration with black markings. It is found in Europe, the Mediterranean and western Asia.
In Cyprus it is rare.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-01-18 7:56]

Hello Christodoulos.
This is just wonderful. I love the shape of this bug. The colors and details are magnificent. Beautiful composition too.Regards Siggi

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-01-18 7:59]

Hi Chris,absolutely great! What a top class macro! A great view of profile of this rare small bug,the top of perfection of details everywhere and great contrast whit the painted background.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hello Christodoulos,
An outstanding close up with great details and lovely colours luminosity. Nice POV and very well balanced composition.
TFS and my regards,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-01-18 8:26]

Hello Christodoulos,
Another masterpiece, this macro. Impressive sharpness, details and splendid colours. Beautiful composition, great POV and background.

Hello Christodoulos,
An excellent close-up with such fine colors, details & sharpness. Very nicely composed & presented with a great POV. Great work & TFS. Best wishes!


Hello Chris,

Hope you are doing fine and life is going well in 2013. This is once again a high quality shot of this Black and Red Bug, very impressive indeed. The image is sharply focused and is captivating in its wonderful clarity, for the colours appear exquisite in this shot and the blossom and the background. You are an accomplished photographer you know, Chris and I am a fan.
Thanks a lot for sharing.....take care....warm regards/Abid

hello Christodoulos
super sharpness picture of this beautiful bug with great details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2013-01-18 10:10]

Hello Christodoulos
Another breath taking closed up.Good point of view and razor sharp image with nice details.Colours are just outstanding
TFS Michel

Hi Christodoulos,
excellent photo of this species. Perfect sharpness and a lot of details. Nice natural colours. Nice background.
Have a nice weekend,

Hello Christodoulos,
Great picture with many details of this beauty
great sharpness and nice composition
the colours are super good

Ciao Christodoulos. Great close upe for th red bug. Excellent sharp bright colours.


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

Ciao Christodoulos.
Complimenti per la strabiliosa nitidezza ed eccellenti dettagli di questa foto,stupendi i colori naturali,ottima la composizione.
Ti auguro un buon fine settimana ciao Marco.
Grazie della condivisione.

Hi Christodoulos
Super Macro of this very colourful insect. I have been practicing with my macro lens. You have given me terrific target to shoot for. But more practice is needed on my part.
Thank you for setting a high bar
Best regards

Hello Christodolus,

Amazing colors for this bug. The composition is very beautifil and the background is perfect. Last, very good sharpness. So, this is an excellent picture!

Hello Christodoulos

Great macro of this insect, with beautiful light,
superbly focused, great sharpness and details, TFS



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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-01-19 6:55]

Hello Christodoulos
such a splendid composition of fine macro work.
the colors are deally wonderful amd the details are astonishing.
excellent job


Hello Christodoulos,
Very well captured macro.
great PoV.
optimum sharpness and true colour.
best wishes,

Giasou Christodoule
Perfect focus and detail, nice point of view.
Good depth of focus allowing a good 3-D representation.
regards yiannis

Hello Christodoulos.
This is a fine bug shot with downward perch. The details are amazing and colors are natural and pleasing.
Thanks and have a nice day.

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