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Carpocoris mediterraneus

Carpocoris mediterraneus
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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: 2012-06-09
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-01-29 8:48
Viewed: 2303
Points: 44
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Carpocoris mediterraneus Tamanini, 1959

Carpocoris mediterraneus is a shield bug 11-14 mm long, in the family Pentatomidae (Order Hemiptera, suborder Heteroptera).
It is Mediterranean species very common in Cyprus.

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-01-29 9:00]

Hi Christodoulos,
Are truly amazing close-up. Perfect composition and excellen sharpness details. Colours and blurred background are nice too.
Regards Jiri.

hello Christodoulos
super good sharpness Bug with great details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

Ciao Christodoulos.
Interessante foto di Carpocoris mediterraneus,eccellente la nitidezza con ottimi dettagli,molto belli i colori ben definiti,bene la composizione,molto bella bravo.
Ciao Marco.
Grazie della condivisione.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-01-29 10:44]

Hello Christodoulos,
Another beauty in perfect sharpness, details, DOF and splendid colours. Fantastic matching background.

Ciao Christodoulos, great macro of lovely bug, nice diagonal composition with beautiful blurry BG, excellent sharpness, fantastic details, splendid light and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hi Christodoulos,
great point of view. A lot of details because perfect sharpness. Nice colours. Very good presentation.
Have a nice evening,

Hello Christodoulos

Great macro of this insect with fine POV and framing,
excellent light, great focus, sharpness, and details, TFS


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-01-29 14:00]

Hi Chris,a great macro of this bug very common in my country too,beautiful capture whit an excellent exposure to manage so well the light reflections on the body,perfect details too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hi Christodoulos. This guy had the body of a Rhinocerous. It's an excellent closeup. Good lighting and focus. Wonderful rich colours. TFS Trevor

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  • efsus Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 415 W: 11 N: 843] (3947)
  • [2013-01-29 15:22]

Etkileyici detaylarıyla, enfes bir böcek makrosu. Tebrikler.


Hello Christodoulos,
a superb macro. stunning sharpness and great colour
dorsal view is very effective here
best wishes,
Sorry, my smiley giving power is exhausted today.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2013-01-29 19:12]

Hello Christodoulos,
Simply stunning macro image of the highest quality. I would be thrilled to death to be able to capture such a magnificent photo.
I am always amazed at the many different colors of shield bugs that exists from all over the world. This one is definitely a beauty!!

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-01-30 0:06]

Hello Christodoulos,
very nice carpocoris,a common species in Turkey..,thanks for sharing..

Hi Christodoulos
Great Macro, it is all there. The POV,DOV, Composed on a natural BG. I really like the lighting and the sharpness over the whole bug.
Thanks for sharing
Best regards

Hello Christodoulos,
An outstanding close up,captured with great sharp details and luminosity,very well exposed and lovely clarity of its multicoloured patterns.
Kind regards,

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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2013-01-30 5:23]

Merhaba Christodoulos,
Doygun renkler ve harika netlik, güzel kadraj..tebrik ederim, saygılarımla.

連凹凸平的甲殼 都可看見

Ciao Christodoulos. Great compo with brilliant colours. Stunning details MF, as usual.


Hi Christodoulos,
Superb macro.Great sharpness and colours.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-02-01 17:23]

Hello Chtistodoulos
superb macro showing all those details and colours in splendid sharpness.
Wonderful view and the the image is so well defined.


WOW will you look at that; excellent macro, fine details and its actually high 'glossed', huh, thought we invented that! :) Can't stop looking at those lil beady eyes

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2013-02-08 6:33]

Hello Christodoulos
Great macro.Excellent point of view.Sharp image with great details.Nice colours also
TFS Michel

Hello Christodoulos.
This is one of the pretty shield bug I have ever seen. Lovely texture and details in perfect focus. Top class shot and thanks for sharing.

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