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where are you ?

Posted by
Mariana Maoduš (Waterloo, Canada) on 20 March 2010 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS 1/125 second F/4.0 ISO 80 6 mm


"The moment always dictates in my work. What I feel, I do. This is the most important thing for me. Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see. I never calculate or consider; I see a situation and I know that it's right, even if I have to go back to get the proper lighting."
~ Andre Kertesz

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Very funny! That's great. Wonderful macro! :)

20 Mar 2010 5:12am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

5 stars ! Creative and simply gorgeous. I've no idea how you did this. VERY beautiful, Mariana !

20 Mar 2010 5:46am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

You deserve a huge congrats for this stunning macro Marianna!!!

20 Mar 2010 6:29am

Richard T from Leicester, United Kingdom

Ha! ''These males are so easy to fool ...''

Excellent ... richard

20 Mar 2010 6:43am

jpla from St Barthélemy d'Anjou, France

Jolie macro ! Bon samedi

20 Mar 2010 7:11am

k@ from Paris, France

Wow, this is a superb story more than only wonderful macro : the fact you got the couple upside down is super ! Did you turn the image ? The green is so bright, a delight !

20 Mar 2010 7:12am

@k@: thx K . NO , I I took this shot like that , no turning :))

NaDu from Köln, Germany

Don't worry, I'm here :). Wonderful crisp macro, insects are beautiful animals.

20 Mar 2010 7:12am

Jean-Luc from Lyon, France

mmmmm délicious , delicious because the green , the light , the composition , well all is perfect , and yes , where are you :-) the title)
Have a wonderful week end , S

20 Mar 2010 7:49am

PATRICK from miramas, France

just fantastic !!!!!!!!!!!!!5*
good week-end

20 Mar 2010 7:53am

Lyl and Roll from Besançon, France

Really funny and nicely done !

20 Mar 2010 8:14am

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

Ha ha ha! Very funny indeed. And what a great "being there on the right place at the right time" shot!

20 Mar 2010 8:48am

oscar from Barcelona, Spain

wow wow wow... IM PRE SI O NANT

20 Mar 2010 8:54am

Lilly from La Ménitré, France

Very funny capture !! Great macro with a excellent title !!

20 Mar 2010 9:15am

Larry Lefever from Lititz, United States

This is fantastic! Funny and an excellent capture!

20 Mar 2010 9:26am

Lemi Hacıoğlu from Istanbul, Turkey

great photo..

20 Mar 2010 9:32am

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

Beautiful!!!! Now, I want to try macro shotsssss!!!1

20 Mar 2010 10:23am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Excellent close up. Lovely colour

20 Mar 2010 10:36am

amirreza from tehran, Iran

nice macro

20 Mar 2010 10:46am

philippe from dijon, France

Une pure merveille de photographie........ je suis fan absolu ! bravo et bon week-end.

20 Mar 2010 11:20am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

excellent macro

20 Mar 2010 11:23am

Emmeji from France

J'aime beaucoup !!! Le titre est très drôle !

20 Mar 2010 12:16pm

tede from Aubenas 07, France

Part of hide and seek! Splendid macro. Nice day.

20 Mar 2010 12:49pm

Laurens Kuipers from Enschede, Netherlands

Nice macro photo!

20 Mar 2010 1:04pm

Shar from Regina, SK, Canada

Creative title! Great shot!

20 Mar 2010 1:31pm

Don from spokane, United States

A fine shot of these two playing hide-and-seek. At first I thought it to be a reflected image. Fine detail and color. Excellent close up.

20 Mar 2010 1:46pm

Photome from Uden, Netherlands

5 stars Mariana! Good title and super shot.

20 Mar 2010 1:52pm

Sugata from Newark, United States

Amazingly sharp details!

20 Mar 2010 2:25pm

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

wonderful macro, n it has a story to tell too. well done Mariana

20 Mar 2010 2:32pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

This kind of behavior bugs me : ] best...jerry

20 Mar 2010 2:42pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

5 stars for this fabulous shot

20 Mar 2010 2:49pm

shelle from United States

Holy Moly that is beautiful and eye catching!!

20 Mar 2010 3:01pm

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A perfect picture with a funny title! Good macro! The excellent color

20 Mar 2010 3:07pm

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

Very well done, Mariana. In search of insect intimacy.

20 Mar 2010 3:31pm

Martin from North Platte, United States

another winner, your detail just kills me omg.

20 Mar 2010 3:39pm

Julie from Easton, United States

Excellent macro!

20 Mar 2010 3:43pm

Accio from Singapore, Singapore

haha, lovely image, great caption!

20 Mar 2010 3:45pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

A creative and wonderful macro, with a funny title

20 Mar 2010 3:53pm

faisal from New York City, Bahamas

wow. what a shot.

20 Mar 2010 4:14pm

tce76 from Saint Laurent de Brèvedent, France

Une macro réellement impressionnante.

20 Mar 2010 4:52pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is WONDERFUL. 5*

20 Mar 2010 4:56pm

Sai from Thane, India


20 Mar 2010 5:47pm

@Sai: thx Sai :)

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

You've really transported us into another world. Fabulous.

20 Mar 2010 6:12pm

Florence from Paris, France

A fantastic macro Mariana ! Colors are simply gorgeous, pure. And you've caught them at decisive moment, it really tells a story. Well done for this clever crop and title.

20 Mar 2010 6:20pm

SOUL AFLAME from The bosom of Mother Nature, United Kingdom

Absolutely stunning clarity, detail and colour, M.

20 Mar 2010 6:25pm

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

i love the colors and the atmosphere here

20 Mar 2010 6:26pm

tataray from St Laurs, France

Extraordinaire et superbe ... Bonne soirée.

20 Mar 2010 6:27pm

FAN from Besancon, France

fantastic & so funny !

20 Mar 2010 6:53pm

dany from Nice, France

great and funny macro , fantastic !

20 Mar 2010 7:24pm

@dany: Thx Dany . I see you are very new on AM3. Love your photos and very special style .

Michael from Shell Village, United Kingdom

First class photography... an image I'd expect to see in the NG magazine.

20 Mar 2010 7:38pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Great concept, title and image. Really fun to look at.

20 Mar 2010 7:43pm

Jaap from Heerenveen, Netherlands

Great and very humorous macro. Excellent colors and detail.

20 Mar 2010 8:18pm

fabrizio from Rome, Italy

wow explosive photo. great

20 Mar 2010 8:57pm

JoeB from Brampton, Canada

A good change from your usual two legs, four legs, what I like is the brilliance of the colours.

20 Mar 2010 8:57pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

wow ! a great great macro, Mariana ! superb focus and composition with the two insects ( as its double* ) beautiful colors, great details !

20 Mar 2010 9:14pm

manel from Girona, Spain

Un macro y reflejo perfectos.

20 Mar 2010 10:43pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

LOL love the title, but wow what a brilliant macro, Love this 5 stars

21 Mar 2010 12:55am

Mirza Ahmad from Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nice capture, funny caption.

21 Mar 2010 1:05am

Chris.B from Olburgen, Netherlands


21 Mar 2010 9:37am

Thierry Masson from orly, France


21 Mar 2010 10:12am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Excellent photo-work ! This has everything.

21 Mar 2010 10:31am

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

:-) ! Funny and insolite ! Superb clarety and stunning colors ! Well composed and captured !

21 Mar 2010 11:01am

Ekios from Une des iles du salut, Guyana

Aaaaaah I LOVE the colors, and the picture is funny too ! :)

21 Mar 2010 12:21pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Always delighted to see some dots of colour here, but this one is really superb!

21 Mar 2010 12:52pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

wonderfully composed , a beautiful macro, mariana!

21 Mar 2010 3:43pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Good to see you do a macro now and then! Very good too! :))

21 Mar 2010 3:55pm

Pomme from France

Une partie de cache cache sur fond d'émeraude :)

21 Mar 2010 4:52pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Amazing shot!

21 Mar 2010 6:47pm

K.B.R from Switzerland

Fantastic, I am surprised by this beautifull macro, !!!!!!!!
Great shott

21 Mar 2010 8:08pm

NANNE from DAMWOUDE, Netherlands

That''s a real good question, MARIANA!

Very, very nice photo!


21 Mar 2010 9:07pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Awesome! Even insects play Hide & Seek. :)

21 Mar 2010 10:30pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States


22 Mar 2010 12:03am

John from Geneva, United States

The three stooges of bugs - each keeps running to the other side of the leaf only to find no one there.
Stunning color and clarity, Mariana. Beautiful beyond words.

22 Mar 2010 3:12am

rian from mobile, United States

lol! wonderful capture & title.. the thumbnail initially looked like a reflection.. :D

22 Mar 2010 4:03am

Cory from Phoenix, United States

Great macro.

22 Mar 2010 5:15am

oncho from granada, Spain

Excelente macro

22 Mar 2010 1:42pm

Howard F. from South Pasadena, Calif., United States

Wonderful shot and Mother Nature has set this up with perfection, nice shot.

22 Mar 2010 5:21pm

☾éline from New York City, United States

Great shot ! Funny title : )

22 Mar 2010 8:43pm

@☾éline: thx Celine !

shoti from somewhere in, China

terrific macro! really great work!

23 Mar 2010 2:09am

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Awesome macro shot ! The color tones are beautiful, excellent details.

23 Mar 2010 3:07am

steve-stefedesign from Liverpool, United Kingdom

Lovely macro , love the colour

23 Mar 2010 1:48pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


23 Mar 2010 8:07pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

cute! great title ;)

24 Mar 2010 12:35am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This is gorgeous and something of a departure from your usual subjects. It's very cool to keep things fresh and the creativity flowing. Bravo!

24 Mar 2010 3:26pm

@Steve Rice: thx Steve .. but why departure ? You know I have a lot of macros , bugs and flowers in my portfolio ! I love these kind of shots too, but people are number 1 :))

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Beautiful macro. Almost a mirror an dlovely light and details.

25 Mar 2010 1:49pm

Ansie from Paarl, South Africa

such fun - a wonderful capture!

25 Mar 2010 9:17pm

@Ansie: thx Ansie again :) I am glad we found each other ;)) See ya again !!!!! cheers !

Ernest from Sydney, Australia

This is a very interesting phoo. Perfect light. Perfect compsoition. Amazing.

25 Mar 2010 11:35pm

josm from san jose, Costa Rica

Excellent macro composition ... love the light !

26 Mar 2010 3:50pm

@josm: thanks a lot Josm ;)

Klaus from Germany

brilliant .. love the strong greens, the bluring background .. realy excellent

11 Apr 2010 4:11pm

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
1/125 second
ISO 80
6 mm