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Lasiocampa quercus - caterpillar #2

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 26 December 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Nature provides its own Christmas ornamentations...

NL: Aan iedereen: Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar!
EN: For everyone: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
DE: Um allen: Fröhliche Weihnachten und ein glückliches Neues Jahr!
FR: Pour tous: Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année!

Lasiocampa quercus (NL: Hageheld - rups / EN: Oak Eggar - caterpillar / DE: Eichenspinner, Quittenvogel - Raupe / FR: Bombyx du chêne, Minime à bandes jaunes - chenille)

Image: Schilde (BE) – 06/11/2012

Canon EOS 400D 1/80 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Heel mooi !
Een fijne dag.

26 Dec 2012 8:51am

Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium

Superbe, quelle photo !!!!

26 Dec 2012 8:55am

Marie-Line from Lille, France

Yes I think these natural ornamentations are the very best we can find ! This image is really beautiful!

26 Dec 2012 9:37am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

Superb macro, happy holidays to you.

26 Dec 2012 9:40am

Tataze from Bourgogne, France

Toujours aussi belle cette macro.

26 Dec 2012 10:36am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful macro and gorgeous colors. Just lovely.

26 Dec 2012 10:41am

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran

Very beautiful shot

26 Dec 2012 11:37am

helys from Paris, France

So romantic one:)
Great macro
Wonderful details
Nice contrasts

26 Dec 2012 1:01pm

Martine from bousval, Belgium

5***** elle est sublime ta photo!! j'en suis fan+++++

26 Dec 2012 2:42pm

Christi from Annapolis, United States


26 Dec 2012 2:57pm

aaanouel from Heredia, Costa Rica

This is also wonderful, but I liked yesterday's best.

26 Dec 2012 4:13pm

aaanouel from Heredia, Costa Rica

Not really... I like both of them! both are great!!!

26 Dec 2012 4:35pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Amazing shot. Merry Christmas!

26 Dec 2012 6:06pm

Bruno F from Planète Terre, Europe, France

Superbe travail. Bravo

26 Dec 2012 9:50pm

aaanouel from Heredia, Costa Rica

Did you used Sigma 150mm F2.8 MACRO?
Fantastic Lens!!!

27 Dec 2012 12:47am

kerrfoa from Châteaubriant, France

C'est magnifique, incroyable photographie!

2 Jan 2015 8:24pm

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

Animaux by Libouton Martine

Les petites bĂȘtes by Tataze

Canon EOS 400D
1/80 second
ISO 200
150 mm