Monday 18 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike
Depending on where you are from, you’d know this as a Ladybird (UK), or a Ladybug (US). Here we call it the Uğur Böceği (Lucky Bug), and this is my Macro Monday image for this week. Hope you all enjoy it!
Category: Macro Monday
| Tags: insect, ladybird, ladybug, lg g2, macro, macro monday, Macro Photography, photography, POSTADAY, samsung lg-g2, uğur böceği
Very shiny ladybird, indeed. It looks as if it’s made of polished patent leather!
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Tooks me ages to stitch it too
The lady bug looks so shiny. You captured it perfectly.
The magic of my wife’s Samsung phone 🙂
WOW … great phone. 😎
I know… here are three other taken with it. Puts my camera to shame sometimes 🙂
Love your ladybird Spike 😀
love lady bugs. Great picture.
This little insect is my absolute favourite. Love them!!
I like that photo, too. In Italy, they’re considered a “porta fortuna”, literally “it carries luck”.
I’ll be glad to be warm enough to see those little things again!
Beautiful n Great Shot…
Is doesn’t look real, does it. It has a kind of plastic sheen. Good photo.
I approve aphid killers, but when ladybirds swarm they have been known to bite humans! The UK has now, apparently, an invasive ladybird species which — like the grey squirrel — is ousting native species. Can’t remember its colour (yellow?) or number of spots (fewer?!) so wouldn’t know how to recognise it, sadly …
Didn’t know that…. this was taken on top of a hill, high above Skopje, and there there thousands of them. First time I’d ever seen that.
A beautifully taken photograph. Well caught.
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