A while back I was doing a backyard safari with the kids - some form of school mini-beast project no doubt.
We found this cricket in the plants that grow between the rocks. We thought it was a bit to marco to be collected for the project, so I took some pictures instead.
Initially I was not pleased with the result - way to much movenment from me, the wind, the grass and the cricket. But its slowly dawned on me that I rather liked the image. It may not be sharp, but it does seem to capture the atmosphere of the find.
So here it is:
You can find more macro shots at Macro Monday.
Enjoy the close ups.
If you are new to my photo-blog you may not yet have had time to visit my other blog - its a wordy effort that comes out about once every two weeks. You can find the latest post here. Some people suggest its a decent read!