I took a number of books and field guides with me to France. Of those that I left behind, the one I missed most was my field guide to grasshoppers and crickets: there were many, many species in Provence. Most of the grasshoppers were quite difficult to approach and photograph, but I did manage this picture of one. (All of the pictures in this gallery were taken in the garden of 'La Roque', near Ginasservis in Provence, southern France in 2004.)
Technical Information: Photographed with a Minolta Dimage Z1.|
Copyright Richard Burkmar 2004. Permission is hereby granted for anyone to use this image for non-commercial purposes which are of benefit to the natural environment. School pupils, students, teachers and educators are invited to use and reproduce the image freely. The photographer should be credited where practicable. Use for commercial purposes is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the copyright holder.|
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