this very tiny leaf grasshopper offered me a great opportunity with that mysterious bubble was pending. it was full sun and windy so not easy to take pictures of it. this one was the best.
if you know what is that bubble, please let me know ;)

Yamaska Provincial Park, Granby, Quebec, Canada
Canon 450D, 100mm macro

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I’m from Saint-Hubert, Quebec province, Canada.
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  • RoseMarie747
    RoseMarie747about 1 year ago

    very cool image…well framed and very colorful…

  • thank you RoseMarie. it was surely unusual ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • RoseMarie747
    RoseMarie747about 1 year ago

    Do you know what he is doing..?

  • I am not sure at all but I thought about pee. lol

    – Manon Boily

  • canonman99
    canonman99about 1 year ago

    another goodie Manon

  • thanks Dennis. something I don’t see very often

    – Manon Boily

  • Shani Sohn
    Shani Sohnabout 1 year ago

    Wow! Excellent capture, Manon! Personally, I think that’s a very small balloon tied to him because he is coming home from a party.

  • lol. you must be right Shani. thanks for the compliment and thanks for passing by ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Otto Danby II
    Otto Danby IIabout 1 year ago

    Amazing shot Manon, instant fave!

  • for sure you are a sweet man. you can’t belive how tiny this insect was ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • labaker
    labakerabout 1 year ago

    A M A Z I N G…… of your best :))

  • you are so nice Larry. for sure it was special and unusual for me. many thanks ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseabout 1 year ago

    Beautifully captured Manon ~ wonderful light and awesome colours!!!!

  • thanks a lot Sharon. life can be surprising sometimes ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Owed to Nature
    Owed to Natureabout 1 year ago

    Wow, what a fascinating find that you’ve captured so wonderfully Manon! Isn’t Nature amazing?! ;-)

  • you are so right! when we enter a forest, so many things we can see if we look carefully. thanks a lot for the compliment and fav ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful capture. The bubble has some nice detail too. The leaf hopper isn’t bad either. :o) Well done my friend. :o)

  • many thanks Bunny. it was very unusual for me that bubble

    – Manon Boily

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonabout 1 year ago

    I also think it is “pee”. excellent capture Manon :o)x

  • thanks Josie. I love to find weird things in nature. I was Lucky here ;)

    – Manon Boily

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