red insect playing hide and seek by Manon Boily

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red milkweed beetle

that insect was lovely with long antenas. very friendly. I was crawling for so long to take a nice pic with a good view cause that insect was so slow! lol.
taken in the forest at Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec, Canada

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Canon Rebel XT, 100mm macro


forest, macro, insects

I’m from Saint-Hubert, Quebec province, Canada.
I work in aerospace as an assistant lead hand specially in wood finishing for private business jets.
I’m a single mother with many passions like traveling, stormchasing, bodybuilding, roller blades, bicycles, motorcycles and astronomy. in fact, everything that makes me feel alive and free! I can’t stand shopping, alcohol and political stuff! lol
I’m vegetarian, spiritual and I like to live my life with intensity and passion!

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  • Simon Marsden
    Simon Marsdenover 4 years ago

    this is amazing!

  • thank you Simon. it was not easy to take that insect. I took many many pics and this one was the best

    – Manon Boily

  • Simon Marsden
    Simon Marsdenover 4 years ago

    well it was really worth the effort :)

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 4 years ago

    it’s a nice compliment

  • Ann Barnes
    Ann Barnesover 4 years ago

    What a cute little critter! Gorgeous image well done!

  • thank you Ann Marie, I really appreciate cause I was suffering, lying down on the humid ground, in unconfortable positions! lol

    – Manon Boily

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökover 4 years ago

    Amazing macro work!

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 4 years ago

    This is a wonderful macro shot,

  • LorenaLo
    LorenaLoover 4 years ago

    Nah! this is too precious!!! lov it!!

  • SuzieCheree
    SuzieChereeover 4 years ago

    very cute macro:~)

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 4 years ago

    thank you all. it was a good moment with that little fellow

  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evansover 4 years ago

    This is such a beautiful image.

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