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A montage of two pictures of a beetle(Hoplia coerulea)just before takeoff and a few seconds later.N-Spain.


beetle, hoplia coerulea, takeoff, blue, flying, n spain


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  • jesika
    jesikaabout 2 years ago

    Wonderful! And super shutter reflexes from you, Jimmy. He’s a glorious beetle

  • Yes,it’s one of my favourites!Thanks Jesika.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • julie08
    julie08about 2 years ago

    Stunning work :)

  • Thanks Julie.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Rick Playle
    Rick Playleabout 2 years ago

    I think this works very well Jimmy
    well done cheers Rick

  • Thanks amigo.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • davvi
    davviabout 2 years ago


  • Thanks.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonabout 2 years ago

    Excellent capture love the motion of the wings :o)x

  • Thanks.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • LindaR
    LindaRabout 2 years ago

    spectacular capture!! like the “hummingbird style” of the one in flight ~ xx

  • Thanks.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Kenart
    Kenartabout 2 years ago


  • Much appreciated.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • labaker
    labakerabout 2 years ago


  • Thanks Larry.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 2 years ago

    awesome capture

  • Thanks.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 2 years ago

    Great catch and captures.

  • Thanks Bunny.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

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