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Day 03 May 2012: Photos Of Insects

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nik111 e2
6 332 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 12:00AM
Today, we want to see what insects you've photographed.

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Ade_Osman e2
11 4.5k 36 England
3 May 2012 1:10AM
Thought I'd go with something a very common, but very difficult to shoot as they don't sit still for any length of time and because of their long legs, trying to get they whole of them sharp is a near impossibility, hence the reason I concentrated on the body & head in these images. Enjoy or run behind the settee and hide Wink

Ade

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brian1208 e2
11 10.4k 12 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 6:15AM
A few from my files

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llareggub 4 743 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 6:30AM
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JonnyNI e2
3 673
3 May 2012 7:11AM
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franken e2
12 3.2k 4 Wales
3 May 2012 7:40AM
One from me.

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alant2 e2
4 163 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 7:55AM
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Don't have a macro lens - use my 300mm zoom
alant2 e2
4 163 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 7:56AM
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Another with the 300 zoom
alant2 e2
4 163 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 7:58AM
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and again! taken by a local stream
KarenFB 8 4.3k 163 England
3 May 2012 7:58AM
I have so many to choose from!

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Volucella bombylans (a hover fly which mimics the white tailed bumble bee!)
alant2 e2
4 163 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 7:59AM
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Taken on the local "Butterfly Walk".
KarenFB 8 4.3k 163 England
3 May 2012 8:00AM
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Ladybird on blossom.
kaybee 10 3.9k 24 Scotland
3 May 2012 8:00AM
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Not macro shots of the insects - but the first time
my grandson 'met' a butterfly ....... a facinating experience
Ade_Osman e2
11 4.5k 36 England
3 May 2012 8:26AM

Quote:Not macro shots of the insects


And there was me thinking they were insects Tongue

What an incredibly high standard of images that have been posted so far, especially like the one of Kaybee's Grandson.......Well done guys and gals, think I might have to post a few more to in order to compete later on Wink

Ade
cattyal e2
9 6.1k 6 England
3 May 2012 8:33AM
Hey - one I can enter a couple of my favourite pics in and they're alive for a change Smile


A Maybug or Cockchafer

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And a Honey Bee

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