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Grasshopper


Grasshopper
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Copyright: Jose Augusto L Hauer (zeca) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 373 W: 14 N: 539] (2887)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-05-28
Categories: Insects
Camera: SONY DSC P10
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-06-09 0:02
Viewed: 3516
Points: 18
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Could you help me to classify this grasshopper?
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  • loot Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5524 W: 722 N: 4163] (11276)
  • [2006-06-09 1:36]

Hi Zeca
Sorry, no idea on the ID as my books only cover the South African species, but I am hopeful that someone will do so soon.
It looks like a tired old grasshopper or else it is just catching up on some 'close eye' on its hammock of conifer leaves. Although it is a frontal view you managed to retain sharp detail throughout however the oblique angle makes one loose a bit of perspective. The colours are great and the exposure was well controlled. Just a slight pity that parts of its hind legs are hidden in the shade.
Anyway, it is a good effort and TFS.
Regards
Loot

Hi Zeca,
sorry for ID.
The pic is really sharp and colorfull.
Andrea

I don't know the ID either... but I really like your photo ! Excellent sharpness and details, beautiful colors, good composition and POV. Very well done !
Valérie.

Hi Zeca,
Excellent picture. Sharp and clearly seen. Good POV and composition. Never see a grasshopper in this pose before. TFS
JC

Hi Jose,
This is a fine grasshopper capture, seems like you catch him at the right moment as he is coming out of the shadows..!
Pleasant point of view and good details, the sharpness is fine an so are colours!
Greetings,
Pablo -

Oppps... Greenie later! OK-

Jose,

Well composed pic you have posted. The POV, Lighting, colours and sharpness are excellent. TFS,
Sheriff

Hi Jose,
I love all the different shades of green in this shot. Sharp detail and great textures. You managed the light very well. Nice work.
Scott

Hello zeca, What a great JOb, perfect details, Bg, POV, DOF, perfect JOb, TFS Kyle

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-06-09 14:39]

Hello Jose,
Excellent close up.Lighting,colors,contrast,POV and composition are wonderful.TFS...:-)

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