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A 7-spot Ladybird on the leaves of a red oriental poppy in my garden, located in Iver Buckinghamshire, England.

Nikon D300, Nikkor 105 micro VR, ISO 200, F/5.6, shutter 1/500, natural light, hand held.

Tags

7 spot, beetle, bug, close up, ladybird, macro, nature, poppy, red, wildlife

Comments

  • BigCatPhotos
    BigCatPhotosover 4 years ago

    WOW this is fantastic! Superb work.

  • Thank you so much :)

    – Jacky Parker

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanover 4 years ago

    don’t jump little ladybird! this is just wonderful jacky!! fav for me :)

  • Thank you Jenny, she did jump/fly and the rest of the pix were out of focus lol! :)

    – Jacky Parker

  • col hellmuth
    col hellmuthover 4 years ago

    Great shot! Lovely and sharp with a nice complimentary background.

  • Thank you Col, appreciate your kind comment :)

    – Jacky Parker

  • MissyD
    MissyDover 4 years ago

    Excellent capture Jacky! Fantastic hand held work!

  • Thank you so much MissyD :)

    – Jacky Parker

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 4 years ago

    What a vibrant stunner

  • Georgie, thank you so much :)

    – Jacky Parker

  • chloemay
    chloemayover 4 years ago

    BRILLIANT Jacky
    fave

  • Thank you Chloemay:)

    – Jacky Parker

  • justlinda
    justlindaover 4 years ago

    Beautiful and great title………..

  • Linda, Mandy thanks :)

    – Jacky Parker

  • Gisele Bedard
    Gisele Bedardover 4 years ago

    INCREDABLE!!

  • Thank you MicMac :)

    – Jacky Parker

  • Rosej
    Rosejover 4 years ago

    beautiful – well spotted against this natural camouflage

  • Thank you so much Rose :)

    – Jacky Parker

  • John Hooton
    John Hootonover 4 years ago

    An apt title! I saw one of these the other day (7 spot) in my London garden and it is nice to see our own native species rather than the invasive harlequin ladybird. :-)

  • I, too am glad to still have 7-spots in my garden but alas I also have Harlequins arriving, thank you John :)

    – Jacky Parker

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