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The hungry "Manickam"!

Posted by
Sriram (Chennai, India) on 25 August 2009 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

The foreteller at Dakshin Chitra!

NIKON D50 1/320 second F/4.0 120 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Oh yes ... I recognize them! I was very surprised when I saw these flying around in India! They are beautiful, but I don't let them tell my future, I don't wanna know ;) Beautiful angle and DOF Sriram!

25 Aug 2009 6:58am

@Monique: Thanks Monique! Its unbelievable that there are still people who put in faith in these greenies to pick up whats gonna be their so called future.

k@ from Paris, France

I love your work, for sure, and this photo is no exception : you have this skill to make absolutely everything interesting and shining ! Look at those colors ! And the focus over his marvelous eye is just terrific. Thanks & brav0 ~ 

25 Aug 2009 7:06am

@k@: Thanks!

hamzeh oliazadeh from Iran

Very good Bravo....

25 Aug 2009 7:11am

Jean-Luc from Lyon, France

wonderful colors for an amazing macro. Perfect shot

25 Aug 2009 8:00am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Nice focus, lovely colours and dof.

25 Aug 2009 8:10am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Great colours. I like the depth of focus in your shot.

25 Aug 2009 8:34am

Gimly from Cairo, Egypt

Such a pretty creature, nice DOF and colours!

25 Aug 2009 9:13am

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Wow those eyes are amazing!!! What a superb shot!!!

25 Aug 2009 10:05am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Lovely! I like very much the DOF and colors, very good framing

25 Aug 2009 10:06am

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece

Very nice shot! Great colors!

25 Aug 2009 10:37am

Nadia Olisa from Canberra, Australia

what a close-up! love the colour too! :))

25 Aug 2009 11:08am

@Nadia Olisa: Thanks!

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Terrific selective focus

25 Aug 2009 12:28pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Nicely captured! Great detail and colours..... ;-)

25 Aug 2009 1:31pm

Masoud Nahali from Tehran, Iran

1000000000000000000000000 stars for this perfect and lovely capture and for the God so !!

25 Aug 2009 2:14pm

@Masoud Nahali: :) thanks a lot!

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Wow, such beautiful colours... great posture and choice of DOF!!!

25 Aug 2009 2:33pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

he is hungry indeed! beautiful greens!

25 Aug 2009 2:40pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Such a pretty bird ! Excellent closeup !

25 Aug 2009 2:48pm

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

brilliant! love the soft background and colors!

25 Aug 2009 3:40pm

Don from spokane, United States

A fine close up with precise focus right where it is needed most. Nice action shot... one that makes an eye-catching image. Very well done.

25 Aug 2009 3:41pm

@Don: Thanks!

BonAngle from Paris, France

Well done ! I love his eye.

25 Aug 2009 4:37pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! Amazing clarity and vibrant colours! Excellent work :))

25 Aug 2009 4:56pm

AmirAli from Tehran, Iran

very very nice. colors & DOF is good. Well done!

25 Aug 2009 5:00pm

Stephane Themeze from Maryland, United States

What a vivid appetite and vivid colors alltogether! Look at his eye!Great catch!

25 Aug 2009 7:37pm

@Stephane Themeze: Thanks!

don from Paris, France

great shot, wonderful depth of focus!!


25 Aug 2009 9:13pm

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

awesome shot 5 stars from me I too love the focus its perfect

25 Aug 2009 10:20pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Beautiful bird, beautiful photo!

26 Aug 2009 12:37am

One from Açores, Portugal

Magnificent close-up with a great depth of field !
Beautiful layout, the colors are magnificent !

26 Aug 2009 1:16am

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW great shot
I love the colours, dof and focus - all spot on

26 Aug 2009 1:27am

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Great shot! Love the DOF...

26 Aug 2009 2:13am

@Sandrine: Thanks!

manola from bassens, France

I love the colors.... nice...

26 Aug 2009 4:42am

saeed from ahwaz, Iran

I like this nice colors and DOF

26 Aug 2009 4:45am

@saeed: Thanks!

NaveenBachwani from Bombay (Mumbai), India


26 Aug 2009 7:00am

Sriram from Brisbane, Australia


26 Aug 2009 12:31pm

ORBIT from Kerman, Iran

ha ha! yeah! he/she looks really hungry!
Perfect shot. : )

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