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Jul 29, 2014 01:21 |  #1

Spotted this amazingly coloured male flower beetle - Oedemera nobilis - the other day but only managed one shot sequence on my hand before it was off. Not seen one quite this colour scheme before. Normally the males are a metallic turquoisy green colour. Focus stacked using zerene.
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Jul 29, 2014 08:15 |  #2

great find and capture brian.
awesome colors!


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Jul 29, 2014 11:38 |  #3

What a great colour. Fab shot for a one-shot opportunity

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Jul 29, 2014 13:23 |  #4

Never seen one with those colours, great find and capture Brian.


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Jul 29, 2014 20:19 |  #5

Congrats on the great find. Lovely capture!


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Jul 30, 2014 00:51 |  #6

Beautiful shots :). Really pretty!


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Jul 30, 2014 01:35 |  #7

Thanks all for the comments, appreciated :)
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Jul 30, 2014 09:59 |  #8

Congrats Brian, great colors on this one.


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Jul 30, 2014 12:42 |  #9

Fortus wrote in post #17065890 (external link)
Congrats Brian, great colors on this one.

Thanks Frank :)
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