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Rhododendron Leafhopper
Lens: 85mm f1.4 & ext tube Camera: K-x ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/180s Aperture: F16 
Posted By: timo4352, 06-25-2010, 07:26 PM

My best macro yet, I think.
Not in the same league as some here, but I'm OK with it.
I looked it up and it seems to be called a Rhododendron Leafhopper?
A little guy- about 1/8" wide and 3/8" long.


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06-25-2010, 08:22 PM   #2
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A new one to me. Great colours - I'd like you to get in MUCH closer next time and see a head-on (if the little blighter will stay still long enough)
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Thanks for the comment.
This guy actually did sit still for a long time for me. Maybe next time I'll get a closer look...
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the background really sets this beauty off.... like this creature... has a streamlined quality.... great colors to boot... dave m

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