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    Funny looking bug

    Found this little guy in the garden C&C always welcome

    Funny looking bug
    IMG_6144 by Tobias Weber, on Flickr

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    Re: Funny looking bug

    I think I would crop a little tighter, Tobias, so as to show more detail of the bug. Maybe even try a different ratio like 5 x 4 crop for example.

    Not quite sure what species but possibly a Leafhopper or Planthopper. (Homoptera or Cicadellidae family)

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    Re: Funny looking bug

    Too small to tell what it is and the dof is way to thin to bring out the details in the wings.

    But overall a nice shot - looks like a goldfish.

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    Re: Funny looking bug

    Thanks guys, the back looks like a leaf, very thin and with some Veins running through it

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    Re: Funny looking bug

    I agree with the tighter crop. What settings and type of lens did you use for this photo? I'm just curious because as Bobo pointed out, the DoF is quite thin and I'm wondering if you could have got a bit more detail by stopping down on your aperture.

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    Re: Funny looking bug

    I used a canon 350d with a 100mm macro lens, I could have gotten the DOF better but I was kind of climbing around in a tree squeezing through branches and stuff and by the time I checked the picture the critter had decided to evade me

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    Re: Funny looking bug

    Ah yes - the little critters never make it easy for us, do they?

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    Re: Funny looking bug

    Indeed, they can never sit and pose nicely for us

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