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Bubopsis andromache

Bubopsis andromache
Photo Information
Copyright: Oz Rittner (Oz1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 75 W: 2 N: 174] (1012)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-06-11
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Insects and other small creatures gallery [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-06-16 0:39
Viewed: 8569
Favorites: 2 [view]
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Delicate Neuroptera specie. length 15-20mm. distributed in most parts of Israel.
The larva is covered with sand and prey on small insects. later on puptae in a silk cocoon.
shot was taken in sands area near the mediteranean sea.

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2006-06-16 2:18]

What an interesting pose of that drgonfly, Oz.
The details are superb, and the exposure is perfect.
Great POV. Amazing "fuzzy" looking body.
The light on the wings is fantastic.
TFS. : )

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  • AndyB Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1366 W: 32 N: 1351] (3982)
  • [2006-06-16 2:36]

Hello Oz,
An excellent capture of this amazing insect.
Good lighting,great DOF and sharp clear detail.


Excellent capture of this interesting insect.
What a pair of drumstick it has!!!
The pose is very beautiful and the details perfect.
I only missed a better note to know more about it.
Thanks for sharing.

  • Great 
  • OzBY Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 183 W: 2 N: 351] (1355)
  • [2006-06-16 10:28]

Great mpicture of this Neuroptera species.
Great DOF, BG, POV/


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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-06-16 11:11]

Hi Oz,
amazing shot, the sharpenss and details are incredible. Unusual pose and great POV. DOF, colors and composition are lovely.

This is a fantastic find and excellent image, the all around lighting is perfect showing true colors and sharp detail. Well done Oz. :)

Soooooo cute, Oz,
I have never seen such a funny insect with my own eyes, must be very amazing.
I love your shot, thanks
Sabine - wishnugaruda

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  • phlr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1237 W: 130 N: 882] (2821)
  • [2006-06-17 3:57]

Stunnig Oz!
What a pose it has!
Perfect on details!
Excellent DOF!
Very good POV and BG!
Deserves more then 2 points!
Keep on going and TFS!

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  • Viera Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 82 W: 0 N: 74] (494)
  • [2007-01-26 6:51]

Hi Oz,
beautiful photo,I like the sharpness of its wings.Very good light.

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