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Acrida ungarica

Acrida ungarica
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Copyright: ridvan iron (ridvan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 498 W: 0 N: 1136] (5205)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-06-27
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/640 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2007-08-02 10:10
Viewed: 4290
Points: 42
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Acrida ungarica
The Acrididae are the predominant family of grasshoppers, comprising some 10,000 of the 11,000 species of the entire suborder Caelifera. The Acrididae are best known because all locusts (swarming grasshoppers) are of the Acrididae. have a nice day

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Hi Ridvan, well done, it's a great shot, cheer,

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2007-08-02 10:29]

Hello Ridvan
Very nice capture.That insect have a great camo suit.Excelent POV and colors with nice details.
TFS Michel

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2007-08-02 10:39]

Hi Ridvan,

Beautiful shot of this Acrididae on the matching branch. Is that bamboo? Nice colors and details. It stands out very well from the background.


Wow! That is amazing! How did you even see it? It looks just like part of the plant! Great capture, Ridvan!

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2007-08-02 11:41]

Hi Ridvan.What an unusal looking thing looks like a blade of dryed grass. good detail and colour. with a nice POV. well done TFS, good notes too

Merhaba Rıdvan,
Bu tuhaf yaratığı buralarda da gördüğümü sanıyorum. Ama bu kadar yakından ve bu kadar net hiç görmemiştim. Çok başarılı bir çalışma. Tebrik ederim.


What an amazing beast. With those back legs, he looks like he could do some sizeable jumping. Nice sharp focused image with a perfect background.

Well done,

Nice close-up and like the note but little software work makes it better . thanks

Merhaba Ridvan sanki tahtadan yapili bocek nasil buldun ve gordun bunu, compositionu iyi secmisin eline saglik selamlar Necip.

Salam Aleykum, Ridvan.
I used to play with this specimen when a boy and I lived in Goa, India.
Thanks for bringing back old memories.
Love the colours.
These fellows have a great "camouflage" mechanism.
Mario now in Canada.

Hi Ridvan,
A beautiful grasshopper. Very nice details and POV. Composition is excellent with a nicely blurred background. Thanks a lot for sharing.

Merhaba ridvan,
very interesting insect in good sharpness, vivid colour and details
thanks for the notes and information too!

Hallo Ridvan,

This is a very good capture of an interesting insect. I've been looking at your picture for some time now and still have difficulties finding the insect's head. Actually it is difficult tell it is an insect because it looks so much alike a stick. Very good camouflage! I like the way you composed the shot by following the rule of thirds. The colors look bright and natural. Well done! TFS!

With Friendly Regards,

hello Ridvan,
You pick a good location to show this guy's ability to merge with the surroundings!
Excellent details, subject is well framed!
Pablo -

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2007-08-03 2:23]

Hello Ridvan,
Wow, I wold never have noticed this one! Amazing camouflaged insect very well captured.
Sharp details, natural colours and an excellent composition.
TFS and regards, Ulla

Hello Ridvan, this is such an unusual grasshopper for me. I've never seen one like it. The way you filled the frame with this shot works very well. I might have cropped a little more off the bottom even, but still very good. Your lighting is excellent. It would be easy to blow the highlights on this one, but you've maintained excellent exposure. The resulting colour and detail on this guy is excellent. Very nicely done.

Thanks, John

Very cool little creature!!!
It's wonderfully clear and fascinating. :)

Excellent shot with a perfect achievement. Well captured, thank you.
Best wishes,

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2007-08-03 22:44]

Ridvan, Excellent shot and very nice focus. The shot is crisp and nice. Ganesh

Selam, Ridvan
Merci pour toutes ces belles photographies, très diverses et bien nettes.

Hi Ridvan,
A fighter plane ready to fly !
What a camouflage !
Very nicely composed shot of this interesting insect.
Thanks for sharing.
- Nirmal

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