Cuteness

Challenge #7 in the Heart Touching series. Hosted by Donglei.
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Submit something cute and lovely. Make others like it as much as you do. Generally, it should be small, round, soft objects. NO human beings please. Have fun!
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This is my macro shot of a beetle (perhaps a species of ladybird). It's only about 3mm long but I've managed to capture it in 5:1 magnification. I really love the sparkle of its compound eyes! So yeah, it's not really soft, but it's small and I think it's cute!
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Submitted: Tuesday, 17th May, 2011 15:29 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 31st October, 2010
Focal length: 55 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 400
Notes: Hand-held macro shot using reverse-mounted kit lens. Flash-assisted using pop-up diffuser.
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