Beetle Basking

Daily Image - 15 May 2011 - Beetle Basking

This magnificent Six-spotted Tiger Beetle (Cicindela sexguttata) and many of his kin were busy feeding and enjoying the heat radiating from the stones as I passed them by whilst on a walk in our woodlot. Their fabulous iridescent colouring sparkles in the sunshine as they flitter from stone to stone.

Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro – ISO 400 – f4 – 1/4000


About gerrycurry

Gerry Curry was educated at Toronto’s Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he received a diploma in Fine Arts - Photography. Gerry is a certified Apple Computer Systems Engineer by profession and as an independent consultant has worked with the graphic arts and pre-press industry, both in south-western Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, for over 26 years. He has been at the forefront of digital imaging from its inception. Gerry teaches primary computer systems maintenance, advanced colour calibration and colour management courses for graphic design, digital fine art and photography students as well as professionals. For several years, in the 80's he was an annual guest lecturer on user-based computer maintenance at the Rochester Institute of Technology - College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Gerry now lives on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, close to Yarmouth, where he shares 30 acres close to the sea with his wife Nancy and their English and Welsh Springer Spaniels. Gerry enjoys tinkering with computers, working his dogs, flyfishing, writing and of course, photography.
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2 Responses to Beetle Basking

  1. Vivian Murphy says:

    Wow, that is pretty beetle! I never saw one that colour before, Thanks for sharing!

  2. Susan Hoover says:

    You had sun? Share it!

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