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Fruit Chafer

Fruit Chafer
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Copyright: Oz Rittner (Oz1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 75 W: 2 N: 174] (1012)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-05-30
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/11, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-09-21 8:10
Viewed: 2977
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is Protaetia trojana ssp galathea from North Israel. One of the rarest Cetoniinae, very rarely seen. This is the first known photograph of this form ever taken (alive).
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  • Great 
  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2010-09-21 8:27]

Hi Oz,
Bugs in May ..
Very nice composition and depth of field.Details and colors, great macro quality.
Best wishes,

hello Neighbour Oz
super good sharpness picture with nice details and beautiful colours
very good light
greeting lou

Hello Oz,
Congratulations for this very interesting and rare Cetoniinae and for this first post on TN. The sharpness and colours are really amazing, including the metallic blue reflection. TFS. Best regards,

Hallo Oz,
congratulations on this rare Cetoniinae; a superb macro shot, fine detail and very beautiful colours, excellent POV and a very pleasing composition.
Best regards

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-09-22 6:57]

Hello Oz,
I saw you were almost three years absent. How good to see you back.
A photo with a great sharp detailed beautiful in beautiful natural colours and a good diagonal composition.

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