Ladybird Ladybird Fly Away Home....
Challenge has finished
Ladybirds or Ladybugs (in the U.S.) is this week's insect challenge. These are the ever-popular good guys of the insect world, family Coccinellidae for the entomologically-minded, and aren't really bugs but beetles. There are apparently over 5,000 species, with different numbers of spots (or even stripes), and their basic colour can vary from scarlet red, to orange or yellow. Show us one or more ladybirds outside in their natural environment, chomping through aphids or just enjoying the sunshine on a leaf.... Macro shots welcome, but please, no shots inside, under studio lights. Refer to http://bugguide.net/node/view/340377/bgpage?from=0 for more information about these little beetles. SIZE DOES MATTER! See below.
Show full rules
Saturday, 15th September, 2012 (GMT)
Saturday, 22nd September, 2012 – Friday, 28th September, 2012 (GMT)
Saturday, 29th September, 2012 – Friday, 5th October, 2012 (GMT)
Capture date rules:
Maximum number of entries per user:
Maximum number of entries in challenge:
These entries were provided by the challenge host(s) as samples and cannot be voted on. Upload sample image.
p previous n next
Back to: Challenges homepage
|Orange-tip Butterfly by anisah|
from Nature's Colour Palette
|Windswept juniper by Kreber|
from Wind power
Most popular cameras
In-depth testingLatest Camera ReviewsBeyond the studio testsFeature Articles and VideosPIX VideosTalks, demos and panels712The Canon that canCanon EOS 80D Review373Touchscreen street shooterFujifilm X70 Review2165Upwardly mobileSony a6300 Review338Power ZoomPanasonic Lumix ZS100/TZ100 Review2501Retro through-and-throughFujifilm X-Pro2 Review1140In-depth ReviewLeica QTwo in oneLG G5 camera reviewKirkjufell mountainBehind the Shot: ShreddedTwice as Nice?Canon EOS 7D Mark II Review401Inching forward? Canon PowerShot G5 X Review391You'll be impressedShootout: Tamron 15-30 F2.8 vs. Nikon 14-24 F2.8Return of the Super Rebel?Canon EOS Rebel T6s Review334Can we get much wider?Canon EF 11-24mm F4 L USM gallery741In Fine DetailCanon EOS 5DS / 5DS R Review123Bag ReviewDomke Chronicle: A classic reinvented?Speed BoostSony SLT-A77 II ReviewTouch and goNikon D5500 Review