Simple A Lady by Jo Nijenhuis

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Canon EOS 350D, Close-Up Lens 250D, 1/400 sec, F/5.6, ISO-400
Location: Delleboersterheide, Netherlands, Europe
Date: September 1/2010
Seeing a Ladybug that will bring you a lot of luck;)

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Created: 2010-09-02
Sales: 1 Greeting Card
Comments: 318
Favorites: 70
Views: 3426
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Coccinellidae is a family of beetles, known variously as Ladybirds (UK, Ireland, Australia, Pakistan, South Africa, New Zealand, India, Malta, parts of Canada), or Ladybugs (North America). Scientists increasingly prefer the names Ladybird beetles or Lady beetles, as these insects are neither birds nor bugs. Lesser-used names include Ladyclock, Lady cow, and Lady fly.

The name Ladybird originated in the Middle Ages when the insects were known as the beetle of Our Lady. They were named after The Virgin Mary, who in early religious paintings was often shown wearing a red cloak. The spots of the seven spot Ladybird were said to symbolise seven joys and seven sorrows. Common names in other European languages have the same association (the German name Marienkäfer translates to Marybeetle or, literally, Mary-chafer).
Source: Wikipedia

Hey, my name is Jo and you are
Welcome at my Gallery
My Artist Name Jokus means, that my Art is signed with a Kiss (kus) from Me (Jo)
I live & work in The Netherlands and my passion is to go for long photo shoots in nature, the beauty on Mother Earth is so very wonderful and its a great pleasure to share it with you all.
Wish you a Happy Day and Take Care,
A Kiss from Jo (Jokus ;-)

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  • triciamary
    triciamaryover 4 years ago

    This is a stunning macro with such beautiful colour! Great shot.

  • Thank you so much Tricia for the kind comment and FAV .. so glad you enjoy the Lady!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 4 years ago

    Marvelous macro shot, great work Joke!

  • Thank you so much Kostantinos for the great comment and FAV .. so glad you enjoy the Lady!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Johan  Nijenhuis
    Johan Nijenhuisover 4 years ago


  • Thanks Big Brother, glad you enjoy!
    Kusje je Zusje ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • billfox256
    billfox256over 4 years ago

    A very pretty little lady. A real terrific capture!!!!, Bill

  • Thank you so much Bill for the kind comment, so glad you enjoy the little Lady!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Morpho  Pyrrou
    Morpho Pyrrouover 4 years ago

    Great capture???

  • Thanks Morpho for the kind comment! Yeah a great capture???
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • FSGPhotography
    FSGPhotographyover 4 years ago

    Beautiful colours and focus. A really nice macro!

  • Thank you so much FSG for the kind comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • kemal91
    kemal91over 4 years ago

    Fantastic macro, very nice colours :)

  • Thank you so very much Kemal for the kind comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Garth Smith
    Garth Smithover 4 years ago

    Beautiful photo Jokus

  • Thank you so very much Garth for the kind!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • Thank you so much Ray for the warm welcome in the group.
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • buttonpresser
    buttonpresserover 4 years ago

    Amazing macro.

    Gorgeous colours. Perfect backdrop.


  • Thank you so very much Dave for the great comment and FAV .. so glad you enjoy the Lady!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

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