Achrioptera fallax,male by jimmy hoffman

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A stick insect from Madagascar(Achrioptera fallax).Only the males have this beautiful blue colour.


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Thanks for viewing my pictures and taking the time to comment.Much appreciated!

I’m a dutch artist and nature-photographer(especially macro)currently based in N-Spain.

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  • sarnia2
    sarnia2almost 2 years ago


  • Thanks.I appreciate it.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Photography  by Mathilde
  • Thanks. But what’s this link?Because I cannot open it.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...almost 2 years ago

  • Much appreciated!:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47almost 2 years ago

    What a guy! Not to mention What A Color!! Another fine shot of an outlandish insect, Jim. Well done.

  • Thanks Sheila.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Poverty
    Povertyalmost 2 years ago

    Guess what Jim. Another totally amazing production from you. Wow. Cheers.Tony.

  • Muchas gracias,Tony.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • mhm710
    mhm710almost 2 years ago

    amazing color, great shot

  • Thanks.This shot was not taken with the 65 mm Macrolens ,but with my Canon 60 mm f2.8 macro with a 25 mm Extension tube.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...almost 2 years ago

    Hi Jimmy

    Re link that won’t open – it should have been the banner as it didn’t work I posted again – apologies for the confusion – regards, Mattie

  • Ok,I understand.No problemo,Mattie.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenalmost 2 years ago

    Great shot Jimmy!

  • Alison Finch
    Alison Finchalmost 2 years ago

    Holey Moley – I ain’t never seen me one o’ those before!! Wonderful shot!

  • For me also the first time!This creature almost looks artificial to me.;)
    Thanks Alison.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • LindaR
    LindaRalmost 2 years ago

    spectacular color and macro capture ~ :) xx

  • Thanks again.

    – jimmy hoffman

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