Even when you’re an insect, it’s not always easy to decide where to go to next……..
My search for a new home continues…..
This entry was posted on May 5, 2011 by eremophila. It was filed under insects, nature, philosophy, photography and was tagged with choices, insect, orange shield beetle, shield bug.
Very nice picture!
Life is full of surprises – perhaps you’ll find your new home at a place you would not have expected…
May 5, 2011 at 11:19 pm
That’s right Timo, in these times it’s expect the unexpected! Overall, I still have faith it will happen when it needs to:-)
May 6, 2011 at 11:31 am
*love* macro insect pictures. I always wonder what the significance of their underbelly colors is. The top color is dark to protect from birds, but bottom is bright to warn off other insects that would be on the lower ground, I imagine. They would be green, I imagine, if they didn’t have something to back it up (poison or other)
May 6, 2011 at 2:45 pm
Thank you, they are fascinating creatures and the camera helps to see them better. I’ve more shots on them on my Flicker set http://www.flickr.com/photos/enivea/sets/72157624615243676/
May 6, 2011 at 10:58 pm
Holy cow, those are awesome. what kind of camera do you use? one day i’ll upgrade from my small point-and-shoot, I want to make sure i make a good decision.
May 11, 2011 at 7:50 pm
Actually, I think I took this with my original point and shoot. What I use these days is a Fuji S200EXR, a bridge camera. For super macro work, I attach a Raynox lens.
Ultimately I think the choice on which camera to use comes down to what feels good in the hand. There are few ‘bad’ cameras these days – just identify what your main needs are and that helps to narrow the choice down. A great camera does not compensate for a poor eye – you have a great eye which gives you a wonderful head start:-)
May 11, 2011 at 11:46 pm
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