Its not cricket, grasshopper
May Macro Mayhem #2
This macro insect shot was loads easier than the damselfly, as it obligingly kept still for me as I stuck the camera just in front of it.
I really don't know much about insects, so you are going to have to forgive me. I think that this is a tiny cricket, rather than a grasshopper, I say this because of the length of its antennae. However, it could easily be something else entirely....
It is currently sitting in the flower cup of a potentilla fructicosa and is not more than a 3 millimetres long, excluding its antennae. So I'm guessing that it is not a fully grown, whatever it is :-)
Tomorrow is of course Wednesday, which means that it is Wide Angle Wednesday again. The theme this week, set by Chantler63 is 'Opposites'. The aim is to use a wide angle to show things that contrast greatly, you can see more about the challenge here. Feel free to join in, the more the merrier!
I don't have a dedicated wide-angle lens at the moment, so a little ingenuity is required with the iPhone. Now, all I need to do is get my thinking cap on ...