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Graphosoma semipunctatum

Graphosoma semipunctatum
Photo Information
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: 2012-07-31
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-02-15 7:32
Viewed: 2476
Points: 38
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Graphosoma semipunctatum (Fabricius, 1775)

Graphosoma semipunctatum is a shieldbug 11-13 mm long, in the family Pentatomidae, (Order Hemiptera, suborder Heteroptera).
It is a Mediterranean species very common in Cyprus found on plants of the Apiaceae family

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Hallo Christodoulos
Al I can say about this image is that it is gorgeous and has a feeling of joy that surrounds it. I like the warmth that surrounds it and it makes me happy to look at and appreciate this piece of the Creation through your lens. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-02-15 7:43]

Hello Christodoulos,
Light, colours and clarity are awesome in this macro. Superb sharpness, details and composition. It feels like an hot summer day. Great!

hello Christodoulos
this is a beauty with great sharpness good details and beautiful colours
great shot of this bug
thanks greeting lou

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  • senn Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
  • [2013-02-15 8:54]

skilfully exposed and composed a macro here, Christo, .. colour rendering and sharpness are remarkably managed, .. detail is fabulous


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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-02-15 10:13]

Hello Christodoulos,
Another Heteroptera-species from you. Well photographed and shown in a fine composition, under best light and with natural colors. Interesting this mix of lines and spots on the carapace.

Hello Christodoulos,
Nice capture with great details and clarity,well exposed of its pattern and bright colours.

Hello Christodoulos

Great macro of this insect, fine POV, beautiful soft light,
excellent focus, sharpness, and details, TFS


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  • Nilson Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 488 W: 0 N: 566] (4423)
  • [2013-02-15 11:05]

Bela foto de qualidade excelente, a cor e a textura imprecionante parabéns.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-02-15 11:13]

Hi Chris,very common in Cyprus but not in my fields,where there a lot of its brother "lineatum".A beautiful capture whit great details and colors,it seems an easy pic to take but i know that isn't true..ehehe...have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hi Chris,
great capture of lovely bug with splendid colors, fine details and excellent sharpness.

Ciao Christodoulos, great macro of lovely bug, fantastic details, excellent sharpness, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hi Christodoulos
What a bright photo and a very colourful shield bug. Wonderfully composed with very nice contrasting colour. Super DOV with lots of sharpness.
Thanks for sharing
Best regards

他還是很美麗 也很上相

hallo Christodoulos
a beautiful picture with nice light and super colours
great sharpness greeting Paolo

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-02-16 3:47]

Hello Christodoulos,
excellent graphsoma macro,great details,thanks and regards..

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-02-16 18:55]

Hello Christodoulos
such a lively composition in a stunning view. The contrast of orange on smooth background.
Exciting presentation.


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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2013-02-16 20:32]

Lovely insect, beautifully captured!

Have a great Sunday,


Well done indeed MF Christodoulos! Excellent details/ sharp agains the blurred BG. Perfect DOF. Wonderful natural colours.


Hello Christodoulos.
This is a fine specimen captured to perfection by a skilled photographer. Nice light and stunning details of a fine macro composition.
Thanks and have a great weekend.

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