the long and winding road.....

Posted by
Thea (Leeuwarden, Netherlands) on 21 June 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

I found out yesterday Gulliver is really called Spit Heath Cercopidae..(with my thanks to LEWIS)
When you have spit dots on your plants in the garden,this is most likely the perpretator :)

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pascale from Brussels, Belgium

hahah die heb je goed gevonden
weet je nu al wat voor een beestje het is :)

21 Jun 2012 5:21am

@pascale: dank je...ja het heet een spuugbeestje!

arvin from sari, Iran

Excellent shot
Very nice
Lovely open

21 Jun 2012 6:37am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

The color and the traitment are very beautiful...

21 Jun 2012 6:55am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


21 Jun 2012 7:06am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Love these secret world shots . .

21 Jun 2012 7:14am

thami from Fès, Morocco

J'aime bien son petit grain de beauté !
Bonne journée lumineuse!

21 Jun 2012 8:28am

Becky from los angeles, United States

Ronnie said it so well... it's like we are peering into a most magnificent secret place.. Amazing work.

21 Jun 2012 8:37am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Elle se promène cette larve ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

21 Jun 2012 8:39am

Ellebelle from Medemblik, Netherlands

Het Spuugbeestje geeft mooi kleur aan het geheel ........
Zoals altijd fraai bewerkt!!

21 Jun 2012 8:40am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

I think I prefer the name Gulliver. Given your title, I wonder if Gulliver is a beetle!

21 Jun 2012 8:47am

@Stephen: Múst be a doubt :)

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Aha, I have a tendency to squash the little b*ggers :0 They seem to particularly like the rosemary plant. Lovely series

21 Jun 2012 9:00am

Mhelene from Paris, France

A superb atmosphere !

21 Jun 2012 9:12am

Hanry from Castricum, Netherlands

Het diertje lijkt zich groen en geel te ergeren, is kennelijk niet op fotograferen gesteld! -:) haha Fraaie opname en zeer passende titel.

21 Jun 2012 9:28am

Willie from Obdam, Netherlands

Weer wat geleerd Thea, zo zie je maar als je goed kijkt is er dichtbij veel te zien, mooie foto!

21 Jun 2012 9:38am

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

A little explorer isn't he.
Wonderful processing!

21 Jun 2012 11:12am

@Don Levesque: :)) Thanks Don !

tataray from france, France

Wow... superbe. jolie composition et belle lumière.))

21 Jun 2012 11:33am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

superb processing

21 Jun 2012 12:03pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A hard road for this cute little bug ... may have to help. A hug!

21 Jun 2012 12:08pm

Universe from Tehran, Iran

Spectacular image & a very good composition. Have a lovely day & Good luck !!

21 Jun 2012 12:16pm

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

This aphid becomes nice under your eye! Phil

21 Jun 2012 12:54pm

B.Sully from Surf City, United States

Oh wow, looks so much better through your lens than in my garden! :) Great processing Thea! :)

21 Jun 2012 1:01pm

@B.Sully: Lol..thank you :)

Lewis from Ljouwert, Netherlands

Ik hoor hem 'stinnen' ;-) Good luck Gulliver!!

21 Jun 2012 1:57pm

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Très belle composition!! j'aime++++

21 Jun 2012 2:01pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Ah, so the plot thickens! Another excellent artistic image.

21 Jun 2012 2:25pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

A fine close up. I didn't know of this creatures behavior in marking plants.

21 Jun 2012 2:39pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great colors and textures ~ a beautiful image! Great information too!

21 Jun 2012 6:20pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful title for this shot Thea! Beautiful colour and texture! ;-)

21 Jun 2012 6:52pm

Carol from Leamington ON, Canada

A perfect little hideaway for this little green bug.... I think he's finally enjoying his time in the spotlight Thea. Perfect lighting and color, very nice!

21 Jun 2012 7:31pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Go, Spit, go - you can do it!
Elton John sings in my head - thanks to you - and it's time to go to bed. Have a nice Midsummer weekend, Thea!

21 Jun 2012 7:56pm

@Marilla: Thank you Mari,wish you the same..and sleep can do it ! :)

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Perfect image with those lovely textures.

21 Jun 2012 8:46pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Another interesting and very artistic composition!

21 Jun 2012 9:35pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

very nice bokeh colors and tone...

22 Jun 2012 2:16am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

artistica composicion muy creativa!

22 Jun 2012 2:40am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Another nicely done shot and I love the title.

22 Jun 2012 4:48am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Nice shot!

22 Jun 2012 4:57am

farNaaz from Iran

Great .

22 Jun 2012 4:33pm