July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

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Re: July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

Postby Kelly » Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:32 am

Like people, some bugs are just more attractive from behind! :mrgreen:

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Re: July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

Postby Kelly » Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:49 am

Some kind of folded-winged skipper enjoying the flowers on this teasel.

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Re: July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

Postby Des219 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:03 pm

Kelly, you sure love your bugs!
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Re: July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

Postby JPaige » Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:36 pm

Nice shots Kelly! The Halloween Pennant is so cool.

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Goodbye to Everything by pinnicktabor, on Flickr

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Walk this Way by pinnicktabor, on Flickr

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Halo by pinnicktabor, on Flickr

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Skeeter by pinnicktabor, on Flickr

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Caterpillar the Cone Destroyer by pinnicktabor, on Flickr
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Re: July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

Postby Des219 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:56 pm

JPaige, dramatic lighting and composition. Who was the lucky mosquito recipient?
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Re: July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

Postby JPaige » Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:24 pm

Thank you and that was me. Bit on the left arm and snapped a shot with the right.
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Re: July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

Postby Matt » Sat Jul 27, 2013 8:40 am

Mikell, I love that garden spider!
Joel, "Halo" is a great perspective. Love it.
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Re: July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

Postby MikeDeep » Sat Jul 27, 2013 12:28 pm

European skipper
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Banded hairstreak
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Hagen's bluet
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Eastern red damselflies
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Six-spotted tiger beetle
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Red milkweed beetle
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Goldenrod crab spider
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Oldie from 2010 - Teneral unidentified cicada
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Re: July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

Postby JPaige » Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:45 pm

Wow, what a great set of macro shots. What strikes me most in that set is the beautiful array of colors!
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Re: July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

Postby Matt » Sat Jul 27, 2013 8:29 pm

Crazy good shots Mike. wow.

Here's my contribution for this week...

Pillbug feeding...
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Re: July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

Postby JPaige » Sat Jul 27, 2013 9:16 pm

That is awesome Matt. It hilariously goes along with the music I am listening to right now.
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Re: July 2013 Photo Challenge: Bug Off!!

Postby macnmotion » Sun Jul 28, 2013 6:32 pm

Hi everyone,

Not for the challenge but just to share. Here are some critters from Thailand including various dragon and damsel flies, a butterfly and a brown recluse spider.

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