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Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 28 September 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Grasshopper spotted on the long stem of the hollyhock plant.

Photo captured September 9, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 140 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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dang from Atlanta, United States

Hi Steven,
Good shot of a gorgeous specimen. Nicely done.

28 Sep 2012 6:32am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super close up - great detail

28 Sep 2012 6:45am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Macros are not normally your thing, but you have done this one very well indeed.

28 Sep 2012 7:29am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a beauty . . they always look like a kit of parts !

28 Sep 2012 9:02am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb ! Beautiful framing .

28 Sep 2012 9:08am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

great closeup

28 Sep 2012 9:56am

tataray from france, France

Belle macro et détails superbes.)

28 Sep 2012 10:40am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wonderfully detailed shot, Steven, and I just love this grasshopper's coloration. Beautiful!

28 Sep 2012 11:06am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Wow! The detail and the colors are awesome! Great work!

28 Sep 2012 11:08am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Wow - fantastic light and clarity - perfection!

28 Sep 2012 11:13am

Yonatan from New York, United States

Great shot. He looks like a giant!

28 Sep 2012 11:43am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Wonderful shot of him at rest ... and I'm fascinated by the yellow polka-dotted leaf behind him.

28 Sep 2012 12:31pm

marc from granby, Canada

Nice close up Steven.

28 Sep 2012 12:50pm

Arash from Brisbane, Australia

A marvelous macro with wonderful composition and very beautiful light. Beautifully seen and captured.

28 Sep 2012 2:21pm

Baldwin from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautiful close up ... the sharpness and the details are just fabulous !!!

28 Sep 2012 5:31pm

Florence from Paris, France

Great details Steven, nice drawings on his body and legs.

28 Sep 2012 5:42pm

franz from Baden, Austria

no human design artist could come up with THIS ... gorgeous, wonderful, and a superb closeup !

28 Sep 2012 6:48pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Stunning close up. I wonder if he is related to the one I posted recently?

28 Sep 2012 8:57pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic close-up! The light is perfect and the detail and color is wonderful! I am glad that he stayed still for you!

28 Sep 2012 10:08pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wonderful close-up and details!

28 Sep 2012 10:10pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

terrific macro

28 Sep 2012 10:18pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Nice sharp detail. We had a few too many of those guys this summer.

28 Sep 2012 11:59pm

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

Send this to National Geography site and get an award Steven!

Beautiful details one usually bypass. Great macro in vivid amazing colors. Excellent capture *****

29 Sep 2012 5:03am

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Wow, great macro, such good details

29 Sep 2012 7:01am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Perfectly focused and with great light : an excellent close up !

29 Sep 2012 6:12pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is so good. Nicely sharp and great light.

30 Sep 2012 3:15am

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

superb close-up!!

30 Sep 2012 12:08pm

l'Angevine from France

il est magnifique avec ces détails

30 Sep 2012 4:26pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fine shot of this hungry critter.

30 Sep 2012 9:57pm

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

Excellente macro!

2 Oct 2012 8:15pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

un petit coucou sur les blogs qui viennent me voir sans que je puisse répondre... elle est superbe cette sauterelle, on dirait qu'elle vient d'être repeinte et qu'elle sèche, j'adore la couleur. Merci de tes visites, j'apprécie...

7 Oct 2012 2:36am