insect in luminous green..... by quietpurplehaze

insect in luminous green.....

....on Hattie's Pincushion aka Astrantia in pink.
I captured this in the gardens of Great Dixter - a riot of flowers of all colours, shapes and sizes.

Posting ahead for tomorrow when we will be travelling home.
Great macro and such detail
June 13th, 2014  
That looks exotic. Don't understand why our flowers are so slow - lots of sunshine and I've been watering!
June 13th, 2014  
Super macro --and an unusual bug !! It's amazing what we can find with a camera in our hand !!
June 13th, 2014  
He almost looks like a jewel on the beautiful flowers. Awesome capture, Hazel.
June 13th, 2014  
Wow, what a shiny bug.
June 13th, 2014  
Stunning picture.
June 13th, 2014  
In agree. Stunning it is! Fav.
June 13th, 2014  
Lovely colours & a large jewelled insect.....beauty & the beast! Safe home as they say in Ireland.
June 13th, 2014  
I agree. Stunning it is! Fav.
June 13th, 2014  
The golden speckles really shine!
June 13th, 2014  
Congratulations on making the Trending Page. Well deserved.
June 13th, 2014  
Fabulous shot Hazel - Fav
June 13th, 2014  
Looks as though he/she has got her nice 'Evening coat' on..
June 13th, 2014  
Fantastic capture, great detail. Have a safe trip home.
June 13th, 2014  
Great detail in the shot Hazel.
June 13th, 2014  
Wonderful capture!
June 14th, 2014  
Such an unusual insect!
June 14th, 2014  
A pretty capture of colours and details and a great insect to find with its jewelled wings. Fav.
June 14th, 2014  
Beautiful, delicate & romantic, lovely colours & interesting insect.
June 14th, 2014  
Godhead Hazel when I first looked at this it looked like an insect that had been beaded, amazing detail in this.
June 14th, 2014  
Stunning macro capture with this beautiful jeweled insect on this beautiful flower!!!
June 14th, 2014  
Great macro and what an interesting looking bug.
June 14th, 2014  
This is an amazing shot!! Doesn't seem real as its so pink and sparkly too! FAV
June 14th, 2014  
Gorgeous picture with all the colors and textures!
June 14th, 2014  
A stunning shot the colours are really good a fav
June 14th, 2014  
Wow, what a fantastic macro shot. Love all the details you captured. FAV
June 14th, 2014  
Super macro capture and an instant FAV from me.
June 14th, 2014  
Fab capture love the colours, reminds me of strawberry meringues a fav for me
June 14th, 2014  
Awesome capture!
June 14th, 2014  
The creature looks a but courgette like! Well captured.
June 14th, 2014  
Great photo Haze; ! I wonder what the name of the bug is?
June 14th, 2014  
Great close up
June 14th, 2014  
Great shot! Fav
June 15th, 2014  
great combo! nicely done
June 20th, 2014  
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