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_MG_8102 Sacrificial Petunia?
12-JUL-2007

_MG_8102 Sacrificial Petunia?

This young katydid, maybe a half-inch long, is going to make Swiss cheese out of this Wave petunia seedling. Should I let it stay? By the way, I tried to take a handheld picture (like this one) with my Tamron 90mm lens and I had no place to steady my elbows, so I went back inside for the 60mm lens and could rest my elbows on the stair railing. There are advantages to working close!

Canon EOS 20D
1/100s f/22.0 at 60.0mm iso400 full exif

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Guest 14-Jul-2007 02:53
Cute grasshopper, but I guess I'm mean, I'd rather have my Petunia!! :-)
Ellie Kanary13-Jul-2007 03:28
Good shot. Quite a pretty grasshopper.
Ellie
Digipets13-Jul-2007 02:12
What a little beauty! I'd sacrifice the petunia.
Denise
Chet King13-Jul-2007 00:47
Nice shot!!
Judith Barnett12-Jul-2007 20:29
I didn't know they had all those colors.
Patty Church12-Jul-2007 20:07
This one's quite pretty!
Patty
Digipets12-Jul-2007 19:51
Look at the colors on this little guy! I didn't realize they could have such varied colors. Aww, please let him stay. He won't eat much and you can trim off the ratty looking leaves when he moves on. :-)
Graham Tomlin12-Jul-2007 19:36
fab shot regards Helen