"I'm NOT Moving!"  by Vanessa Barklay

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2 of the teeniest, tiniest creatures, the red and black one is a shell-less ladybird, a ladybird who has moulted her shell and the other thing is some sort of nymph I guess and neither looked like they were going to move!

As is, Canon PowerShot A480, super macro
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Vanessa Barklay is RavenMadd, accomplished digital artist who has sold work on and off Red Bubble, lives in Far Nth Queensland, Australia – specializing in Fantasy, Mythology, History and Space inspired artworks.

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  • Terrie Taylor
    Terrie Taylorover 3 years ago

    Lol…Love the Title. Traffic jam. Very cute.

  • Traffic jam lol, first time I took the camera into the garden for a while, all sorts around, thank you Terrie! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • HennaGoddess
    HennaGoddessover 3 years ago

    OMG that is so amazing an how to you know so much about bugs lol

  • I love finding stuff like this, so glad you liked seeing this little macro world, I kept seeing these red and black things on my small trees and investigated them to find they were moulting ladybirds, crazy bug world! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Photos - Pauline Wherrell
    Photos - Pauli...over 3 years ago

    Such a wonderful shot Vanessa!

  • I love finding the unusual in the garden, I am happy you enjoyed this one pauline, thank you! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • greenstone
    greenstoneover 3 years ago

    great shot V!!!

  • Took my camera into the garden and yard today, so much out after the rain, thanks georgie for enjoying this little spot of nature! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    What an amazing find and wonderful capture Vanessa, amazing what one finds, this is awesome.

  • Thanks so much Andrea, sometimes I forget to go out into the garden these days but was glad I did! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 3 years ago

    Fantastic title!!! Great shot!

  • Glad you enjoyed it Carol, thank you! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Elaine123
    Elaine123over 3 years ago

  • That’s fantastic news Elaine, excellent, thanks! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Vanessa Barklay
    Vanessa Barklayover 3 years ago

  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfover 3 years ago

    Amazing shot!

  • I was suprised to see this, thank you for enjoying it Colin! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Charuhas  Images
    Charuhas Imagesabout 3 years ago

    Excellent shot

  • Thank you, always wonderful to capture a rare little event like this! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

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