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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Ladybug out early!


Its a bit early for ladybugs to be out. Regardless, I spotted this little guy on a rhododendron leaf this past weekend. Upon furter inspection, I saw he was balancing a raindrop on his back. Bet he kinda regrets coming out in this wet weather ;)

15 comments:

  1. My goodness you certainly have a photographer's eye to see that ladybug out early. I hope that drop of water isn't too heavy. Nice job!
    Joyce M

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  2. You managed to capture some of the magnification done by the water drop. Way to go

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  3. Amazing capture! I love the refraction! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. What an excellent photo, I love it! The drop on his back - what a cool shot. Good stuff!

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  5. What a fantastic capture! I love it! You do have such a great eye! Does look as though he's carrying a load, doesn't it!

    Have a great day!

    Sylvia

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  6. Wonderful photo, amazing the raindrop stayed balanced on its back.

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  7. Nice ladybird pic. Still midwinter here and I will not one for months yet. I always look out for them, had a soft spot since I was a small boy.
    Leeds in Yorkshire daily photo Paul

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  8. It is early, too early for here. Great sighting and photo.

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  9. haha... Oh what an amazing picture! Love it!!
    Cass

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  10. The colors in the photo are so vivid. It would be lovely matted and framed for a child's room. I always love your photos. -Delores

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  11. this is such a wonderful photo. How fun to find a drop of water on a lady bug!

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  12. Wow! What a great shot! How amazing to catch the water drop on his back.

    Thank you for sharing it with us.

    ~ Tracy

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  13. What a capture this is! First, to see the lady but and then to see the water drop too...Wow! Fabulous capture!

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