Yellow and Red Grasshopper?

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    I hate bugs. Of any kind. But you know they are not so scary through the lens of a camera...

    Here is a weird looking grass hopper I came across visiting a train museum! He was so nice, posed for me, turned, looked up, down, haha

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    Interesting looking fella :)

    While I think they are all great shots (nice and clear.. good use of DoF), something doesn't sit well with me on #2. I think it might be the angle of it. I cant quite put my finger on it.
     
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    These are lubbers. A poisonous grasshopper that eats only select items and not everything like a locust. We get them here in the gazillions. They sometimes litter the roads. The juveniles are more yellow then one day they shed into the black and yellow.



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    Cool thread with some interesting info. Never heard of a lubber.

    The first one has great focus but a big of a distracting background. I prefer the second pic but wish the focus was just a tiny bit forward and maybe with a deeper depth of field. Good stuff. Using a macro lens?
     
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    No! In fact I was using a 35mm!!! I really want a macro lens! I think I would use it more then I know.
    But this guy was pretty big, I mean at least 4 or 5 inches long...
     
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    yeah,
    more contrast in the photos would help. As well as a smaller aperture.
    But this is just peeping.
    They look really nice.
    Never seen any of these weird dudes.
     

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