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Portrait of a female katydid(Ruspolia nitidula)photographed in our garden.Spain.


close up, ruspolia nitidula, katydid, grasshopper, female, spain


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

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  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanabout 2 years ago

    OMG!! He is gorgeous! What an amazing capture!!

  • Thanks Heather.Much appreciated.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • davvi
    davviabout 2 years ago

    great macro.

  • Thanks.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Wviolet28
    Wviolet28about 2 years ago

    There you go again, amazing me over n over ;)

  • Thanks a bunch.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47about 2 years ago

    I say! She posed nicely for you, but then, you do seem to know how to captivate (& capture) these creatures. Our katydids are EXTREMELY vocal these nights. I love their little ‘voices’. Beautiful work, Jim.

  • I love their voices too.Sheila.Thanks for your kind words.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Moonlake
    Moonlakeabout 2 years ago

    wow stunning capture!

  • Thank you.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Clive
    Cliveabout 2 years ago

  • Much appreciated,Clive.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Forfarlass
    Forfarlassabout 2 years ago

    This is amazing. What the eye does’nt see you lens sure does. What a pose xx

  • Sandra Fortier
    Sandra Fortierabout 2 years ago

    So this is what a katydid looks like… great macro. Congratulations on your feature.

  • Thanks Sandra.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Alison Finch
    Alison Finchabout 2 years ago

    Oh, Spain has the most delectable little aliens! Way to go, Jimmy!

  • Yes,I agree.:)Perhaps this species lives in France as well?

    – jimmy hoffman

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