"Aphids"

"Aphids"

Photo Information
I had a free moment earlier today so popped out to the garden.
Saw this lot climbing up, and down, a stem. Had to get really low down for this.

Lens: Sigma 105mm EX
10/06/2009 - 17:22paullucas
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/500
Aperturef/6.7
LensN/A
ISO800
Focal Length105mm
Views/Likes40/0
TagsAphids

tomkeet

Link Posted 10/06/2009 - 18:45
Interesting shot well taken.
Regards
Tom

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Jacko

Link Posted 10/06/2009 - 18:50
Great shot Paul,and they're all facing downwards , weird, a good sharp picture.

Jacko

loskeran

Link Posted 10/06/2009 - 18:57
Nice one Paul, my wife would have been out with the "spray" before I could have got the shot

pentaxboyo

Link Posted 10/06/2009 - 19:32
I'd be the same with the spray but what a great shot all the different colours and sizes cracking shot Paul.Still don't like aphids!!
ade.

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paullucas

Link Posted 10/06/2009 - 21:41
Personally I don't like them either but we keep them for two reasons:

1. my wife and I are trying to maintain an organic garden and therefore don't squirt them with anything

2. I like photographing them

I was amazed to see how many different colours there were.

Thanks for your comments

Paul
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