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Bridge Over Troubled Water


Bridge Over Troubled Water
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Copyright: Leonid Fedyantsev (Macroleo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 72 W: 0 N: 109] (886)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-08-16
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/16, 1 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Anna's Favourites 1 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-01-30 1:51
Viewed: 3435
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Russian]
Curculio glandium. Curculio glandium is a species of weevil known as the acorn weevil.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Coleoptera

Family: Curculionidae

Genus: Curculio

Species: C. glandium

Canon EOS 400D
Sigma AF 105mm EX MACRO

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2009-01-30 2:46]

Hi Leonid
Wonderful capture, good DOF, sharp details and nice scene.
Regards.
Razvan

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2009-01-30 4:08]

Hello Leonid,
Another excellent macro: this time of a dew-covered Acorn Weevil, taken from a great POV with fine sharpness and lighting against a pleasinfg neautral BG.
I like the the title from a the Simon and Garfunkle song, though here the troubled water is on the bridge! :-),
Thanks and have a good weekend,
Ivan

Hallo Leonid
This is so beautiful. The whole picture is striking, and a pleasure to look at. The water droplets on the leave with its zig-zag edges is lovely. The title is most appropriate and suits this image well. The water droplets on this weevil body are great and look like soap bubbles. The focus, sharpness, composition and overall presentation are splendid. I cannot let it pass without adding it to my favourites. Thanks for sharing.
Best regards
Anna

This is a double bill nature picture, Leonid, and it is a masterpiece of its own kind.
The water droplets on leaves is a theme very dear to many of us. Here you have combined it with another theme: Weevils. The droplets on top of the Weevil are just fantastic in this picture.
Thanks for sharing this amazingly beautiful image and best regards.
Ram

hello Leonid
wauwh!! a other great picture
you make very good picture
i like your foto's very much
great!!!!
greeting lou

Hello Leonid,
another wonderful macro with a great view of Curculio glandium, excellent sharpness in a nice composition, i like the water droplets and the contrast against a good neutral BG.
TFS. Best regards.
Maurizio

bonjour leonid
extraordinaire macro,lorsque l'on voit un peu pres la taille de l'insecte,obtenir un resultat comme cela est formidable.
felicitations.
laurent

Hello Leonid,
This is a great macro shot, with so nice details and amazing droplets. Background is perfect too. Congratulations,
Catherine

Hello Leoniod,
Nicely done. Good focus and overall technical quality. The wet circumstances are certainly a plus.
Well composed.
Thanks for sharing.
Annick

Ciao Leonid, fantastic strange bug and splendid drops, beautiful macro with wonderful light and colors, very well done, ciao Silvio

Hello Leonid !
I wonder how I have missed this beauty - I love to see weevil, with their long noses they are so beautiful ! The details are excellent on this picture, as well as the leaf making a nice curve, the composition, the natural colors, and of course the waterdrops which I always like so much on your photos. Very well done !
Valérie.

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