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The Aliens are Coming !!! by kibishipaul
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Have been going through some of my old photos and came across this one I took last year. Just happened to look down on my arm and noticed this speck of a greenfly. I took a dozen macro shots before it flew off, none of which turned out except this one. Considering it couldn’t have been more than 2 millimeters long I was amazed I had even one that turned out…. but pretty it isn’t!

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green, japan, macro, spring, alien, greenfly

I’ve been living in Japan now for many years as Teacher of English as a Second Language. My hobbies include photography and I also spend a lot of my free time making ‘machinima’ animation movies. These can be seen on Vimeo

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  • gabbielizzie
    gabbielizzieabout 4 years ago

    I liked this so much… Guess what?

    CONGRATULATIONS

    fantastic capture,i wouldn’t likehim on me,looks like he might bite

  • Many thanks for the honor! Don’t worry. It’d probably take several million simultaneous bites before you’d notice :)

    – kibishipaul

  • Ladyshark
    Ladysharkabout 4 years ago

    Very pretty! :-)

  • Thank you :)

    – kibishipaul

  • Rachael Talibart
    Rachael Talibartabout 4 years ago

    well done -that can’t have been easy operating one handed!

  • I still don’t know how I managed it. All the other shots were a blur. Luck and timing I guess.

    – kibishipaul

  • babybird1937
    babybird1937about 4 years ago

    Super shot of this little alien green bug. ….. If it was this big in real life I would still be running. Excellent!

  • You’d be following in my wake ;) Thanks for the kind comment.

    – kibishipaul

  • NinaF
    NinaFabout 4 years ago

    great capture

  • Thanks Nina:)

    – kibishipaul

  • Alexandra Wise-Brogna
    Alexandra Wise...about 4 years ago

    Outstanding capture! Congrats on your feature!!

  • Many thanks. Glad you like it :)

    – kibishipaul

  • KarynL
    KarynLover 3 years ago

    wow!

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