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Photo of a Japanese beetle found in my garden this past summer. Taken with Canon T2i and 100mm2.8 L lens; f/5, 1/80s, ISO 400. Please enlarge. Featured in:
Tiny Creatures in Macro, 2-6-2013
Bugs and Animals on flowers/Foliage in Macro, 11-2013

Top Ten winner in:
Absolute Clarity, Beetles challenge
Bi-color Beauties challenge

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beetle, insect, garden, japanese beetle, shiny, metallic, fauna, macro, green

I’m a self taught photographer who enjoys macro photography, especially wildflowers and other flora and fauna seen in nature. I also enjoy photographing refractions and reflections from rain and water.

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  • Mike Shell
    Mike Shellover 1 year ago

    Beautiful.

  • Hi Mike, Haven’t heard from you in a while..hope you’re well! Thanks so much for the comment and the fave!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinaleover 1 year ago

    I love this Lynn! It’s really wonderful.

  • So glad you like it, Maree…thank you for the kind words and the fave!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • MarianBendeth
    MarianBendethover 1 year ago

    Great macro!

  • Your comments and the fave are much appreciated, Marian!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devineover 1 year ago

    Lovely portrait of a beetle! The fresh green of the leaves and the raindrops add to the picture.

  • Love your comments, Bette! Thank you!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyover 1 year ago

    Excellent macro – love the focus and dof

  • So pleased with your comments….thank you!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • Sandra Fortier
    Sandra Fortierover 1 year ago

    Lovely color… I’ve seen these before… quite a marvel!

  • They are quite damaging to roses and garden veggies! Beautiful though! Thank you so much!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • Arfan Habib
    Arfan Habibover 1 year ago

    Gorgeous macro shot Lynn!

  • Love your comments, Arfan…thank you so much!!!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • Morag Bates
    Morag Batesover 1 year ago

    Super fine detail and light. So many colours on the little beetle too !

  • Oh, thank you so much, Morag…love your comment and the fave!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 1 year ago

    very well done ;)


    Beetles challenge

    please view and write few words in the topic

  • Thanks so much, Manon!!!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 1 year ago

    February 6,2013

  • Thanks so much, Ann!!

    – Lynn Gedeon

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