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November 7. The 3 of us

I know it's not very clear, I was standing on a ladder
trying to catch this beautiful insect which was high on a window.
Italochrysa insignis (CHRYSOPIDAE)
(green lacewing)

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Anthea's Photography10-Jan-2010 13:34
He loves you so much he'd walk on water for you if he could!
BAS Photography19-Nov-2006 12:02
Amazing! ~V~
carol j. phipps14-Nov-2006 01:48
Amazing sight. VOTE
Wei O'Connell09-Nov-2006 12:55
Great macro shot. vote
Greg Harp09-Nov-2006 05:15
Stunning macro. Voted
Guest 08-Nov-2006 23:23
Love that purple eye! What great colours!
Shayne08-Nov-2006 16:21
Well captured!!!!!
Nicki Thurgar08-Nov-2006 09:37
LOL, PADers get into all sorts of contortions for their art ;o) I love those wings & reflections, great capture!
Guest 08-Nov-2006 07:47
Like it a lot, this translucent insect full of light and reflected... Original and beautiful.
shatterbug08-Nov-2006 07:41
Effort well rewarded! What an interesting looking insect...great job to capture this!
Bryan Murahashi08-Nov-2006 03:45
Beautiful capture and reflections. Nice colors in its wings. V.
Gary Winters08-Nov-2006 03:43
It's a beauty, well worth the risk you took. What we'll do for PAD!
Guest 07-Nov-2006 22:53
Great capture, look at its eyes....never seen one like this before.
Neil Horner07-Nov-2006 21:14
great colours and reflection Sheila, don't faaaalllllll...........
Carole Stevens07-Nov-2006 21:03
He's a gorgeous Lace-wing Sheila, I love the way he's looking at himself what a stunning capture these are beautiful insects we have had loads all Summer but I havent been able to photograph them!V!
Thierry Lucas07-Nov-2006 20:38
Very nice capture
Guest 07-Nov-2006 20:24
Very interseting multiple reflection. Never seen a such bug!
Olaf Herrig07-Nov-2006 18:59
Nice macro work!
royalld07-Nov-2006 18:25
I like the double reflection in the glass. Nice aerial work.
Jackdad07-Nov-2006 15:32
I like the ruby red eyes... careful on that ladder now Sheila!
Tom Munson07-Nov-2006 15:22
Beautifyl shot Sheila. I think this is called a lacewing. V
Herb 07-Nov-2006 15:12
Cool catch
petesie07-Nov-2006 14:43
I wish I had been there....."Sheila on a ladder" would have been my PaD! This is fantastic, Sheila. I thought so even before I saw the reflections. (Be careful)
AL07-Nov-2006 14:30
Incredible luminous-like color and double reflection. And "eye"-popping too :-) Great catch and please be careful!
Guest 07-Nov-2006 12:11
Very toxic looking dont get too close
Yvonne07-Nov-2006 11:43
Its a great shot Sheila!!! gmv definitely!
Bryan Ramsay07-Nov-2006 11:36
Super color, Very nice, the eyes are great, don't apologize for this shot!! GMV -BJ
Zak07-Nov-2006 10:57
laine8207-Nov-2006 10:07
remember mine...feed it mashed potato & sour cream :>) I love those beady eyes which are quite large compared to their head size !!
Sue Robertson07-Nov-2006 09:55
Great shot!
Guest 07-Nov-2006 09:31
Great fun! You did well under the circumstances, and the colours are beautiful.
Susan Leigh07-Nov-2006 09:24
...and he's watching you..twice ;-)
Nicely captured..up a ladder!! the things you do for a picture LOL
olivier bruning07-Nov-2006 09:09
Guest 07-Nov-2006 09:09
gosh the things we go through to get the pic!
firstly....gorgeous...i didn't see the 'three' of them until i saw your title. must have some steady hands to shoot this at 1/30s and being on the ladder!
Victoria07-Nov-2006 08:59
Wow, yes, so truely brilliant shot with reflections , VOTE