Not my usual photography subject but this morning this Cicada decided to pay me a visit and bathed in the sun while resting on a plant in my balcony planter. With only seconds to spare this image was taken hand-held at high noon just before it flew away.
You can read about these insects at Cicadas
Nikon MACRO 105mm – 2.8 Lens
PSE-11 & Topaz
Taken: August 17 2013