Saturday, August 10, 2013

Bright Bugs

Mock Orange (Philadelphus pubescens)
 
Summer squash leaf
 
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47 comments:

sylvia kirkwood said...

Gorgeous captures as always, Karen!! Such wonderful colorful flowers and their little "visitors"! Hope you have a beautiful day and a great weekend!!

Minoru Saito said...

Hi! Nice captures. Beautiful macro photos. Wishing you a wonderful weekend.

Lisa Gordon said...

These are wonderful macros, Karen!

beyondzephyr.com said...

Wow..they are gorgeous, and the colors are fantastic!

TexWisGirl said...

beautiful! great shots, karen!

Joop Zand said...

Very nice photographed Karen.... compliments.

Greetings, Joop

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

What fun and beautiful photos. The bugs are beautiful as well as bright -- and have certainly found beautiful homes (or restaurants).

RedPat said...

Wow - love those bugs, Karen!

Terri said...

Nice shots- neon green- love the flowers.

Judy said...

I wonder if you could make those emerald green bugs into earrings...

Birgitta said...

Colorful and great macros!

Christine K. said...

beautiful macro shots! love the colors of the bugs!

Elephant's Child said...

Bright and beautiful.

eileeninmd said...

Colorful insects and beautiful flowers! Lovely photos! Happy Weekend!

Carver said...

Beautiful flower and I love the shot of the insect on the leaf.

DeniseinVA said...

Gorgeous flowers Karen and that macro of the little fly is outstanding. Thank you so much for sharing. Happy weekend to you :)

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

You really and truly take AMAZING photos.

I am not a bug fan, but those are WOW!

Me said...

Nice bug shots! Love the mock orange flower too, my favorite bush you know.

Rambling Woods said...

Love to see flowers and insects

Sandy Carlson said...

These are so very beautiful. I have never seen such blossoms.

Nonnie said...

wow, what a dazzling flower for backdrop of the bright green bug!

A wondering star said...

Your photos captures their beauty perfectly.

Jorunn Norge

Les... said...

wonderful, wonderful macros!

the second one in particular I am totally amazed and enthralled by!

Absolutely fabulous indeed!!
*VVBS*

MyMaracas said...

That little fly in first one is so perfectly placed, he must be posing for you. Beautiful shot!

Randi said...

Beautiful captures of the flowers and the insects!

Leovi said...

Yes, wonderful photos, exquisite colors, which clearly ...!

LindyLou Mac said...

Calling by from FFF, beautiful photos particularly the first one.

Wayne (Woody), whatever said...

Great colors in that first photo, that little green bug is awesome.!

Laura said...

Magnificent Karen! Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro. And yeah, I know you know:-)

Pat said...

Such beautiful creatures when seen up close!

Bee Girl said...

I am always amazed at how gorgeous the smallest of our garden visitors are when we take the time to really look at them! These shots are wonderful reminders of natures beauty, large and itty bitty! Thank you!

Gunilla Bäck said...

Gorgeous shots! I love the metallic green on the bug.

Stewart M said...

The colours on these insects is great - it must be summer!

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Mary said...

I love also the colors on the little bug! Your photos are just gorgeous!

Gemma Wiseman said...

Those little bugs are light rainbows with legs. And the flower in the first photo is a stunning macro.

Debbie said...

beautiful white blooms, there is just something so special about white flowers!!

not found of those green flies (big bitter's) but they do look pretty on the blooms!!

ladyfi said...

Just gorgeous!

Susie Clevenger said...

Great shots...love you were able to capture the insect also!

Karin M. said...

Gorgeous captures...great photo work...compliments....
Best regards, Karin

Jay at The Depp Effect said...

Beautifully captured, those pretty little green guys!

chai-and-chardonnay.blogspot.com said...

Love the pretty liitle bug on the second picture! Great captures!

acreativeharbor.com said...

Beautiful photography of nature's treasures ~ thanks, carol, xo

Our photos said...

Beautiful macro photos!

Hannah said...

The iridescence of the flies comes through great, really pretty green to ornament the white flowers.

lorik said...

That shimmering little green bug looks so lovely on the white and orange flowers. Beautiful shots - both of them.

Thanks for sharing on Mandarin Orange Monday:)

EG CameraGirl said...

Some insects really are colourful, aren't they?

ladyfi said...

How very lovely!