Also known as an “Orange Oides Leaf Beetle” of the family Chrysomelidae. Found in Brisbane, Australia.

Shot with a Canon 7D, 100mm f/2.8L lens, mt-24ex and kenko extension tubes. Processed raw in Photoshop CS5.

Shutter: 1/250th
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 1600

Featured in The Tropical Zone – March 2011
Featured in A Place To Call Home – March 2011

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Jason Asher is an landscape photographer based in Brisbane, Australia. Jason specialises in producing high-quality images of our natural world, with a strong focus on capturing the beauty and mystery of where Land meets Sea. Jason’s love of nature does not end with the ocean as he aspires to photograph all things natural in his own unique way.

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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Petehamilton
    Petehamiltonover 3 years ago

    Incredible macro Jason!! Outstanding work bro!!

  • Cheers Pete :D

    – Jason Asher

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous colour, and great macro Jason :o)

  • Many thanks Josie :)

    – Jason Asher

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 3 years ago

    1 image per day 2011/02/28 limit 20

  • Andrew Paranavitana
    Andrew Paranav...over 3 years ago

    Wow! This belongs in a Nat Geo mag mate!!

  • Hah cheers Andy, I keep meaning to branch out, nat geo is something I should look at some time.

    – Jason Asher

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersover 3 years ago

    This is a wonderful close-up!

  • Many thanks Lori, appreciate being featuted in the group :)

    – Jason Asher

  • Komang
    Komangover 3 years ago

    beautiful capture, great macro

  • Thank you Komang!

    – Jason Asher

  • bobby1
    bobby1over 3 years ago

    Congrats on feature great macro:)

  • Thanks Jillian :)

    – Jason Asher

  • Evita
    Evitaover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work!!! Congratulations on your feature March 18th 2011

  • Evita
    Evitaover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work!!! Congratulations on your feature March 18th 2011

  • Thank you Evita :)

    – Jason Asher

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