Flower and Beetle


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When I saw the theme this month I knew I had to get an entry in :D

Thick legged flower beetle on a geranium flower.

Thick legged flower beetle by jomike, on FlickrCamera Nikon D90
Exposure 0.006 sec (1/160)
Aperture f/16.0
Focal Length 90 mm
ISO Speed 200
Lens Tamron 90mm macro with Kenko 1.4 TC
Flash Nikon SB600 diffused

Shot in raw, tweaked exposure and cropped slightly in Lightroom 3.4.
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Nice macro. Very strange looking insect too, haven't seen one of those before. Or if I have, it's too small to see what it really looks like :) Well done with the light, colours and composition.


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PIcture seems unavailable Mike - though clicking through works ?

Lovely shot :)



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