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These little crab spiders seem to be lurking everywhere at present, this one was hanging onto the end of a grass stalk, appearing to be showing off his prey to meSmile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:another killer crabbie!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:5 Jun 2012 - 5:21 AM
Tags:Bee, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Crab spider, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:84
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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 5:25 AM

Wow -- life and death before our eyes.
-=\Walter

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
5 Jun 2012 - 6:22 AM

The drama! The vivid details of nature at it's best...
Fantastic photo documentary Carol! IB

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dven
dven e2 Member 9dven vcard United Kingdom
5 Jun 2012 - 6:38 AM

Three stunners

dven

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 6:57 AM

Three cracking shots carol love V3 .
Rob

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abovelifesize

Nice

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41025 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England132 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 7:30 AM

Harsh reality caught on camera. v3 is the winner for me, Carol.

Dave

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
5 Jun 2012 - 7:32 AM

Amazing images Carol, a cracking capture of events.

Len

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 7:45 AM

three brilliant detailed captures carol wonderful colours and tones v1 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9470 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 8:04 AM

A most impressive set Carol.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 8:14 AM

Three crackers Carol..................... V1 V3 for meGrin
Diane

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 8:49 AM

Excellent predator portraits. We have lots of these in Spain too.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 8:52 AM

Three fantastic and excellent capture,Carol,very well done,
saeid

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom957 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 8:53 AM

The insect world equivalent of a lion, I guess.
Moira

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 9:01 AM

A predatory little so and so very well taken.
jon

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 697 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 9:19 AM

How do they manage to take prey so much bigger than themselves....?

Another great and gory series Carol.

Andy

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skewey
skewey  831 forum posts England
5 Jun 2012 - 9:45 AM

Three great captures Garol.

Paul

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
5 Jun 2012 - 9:50 AM

Well spotted and captured.
Delighted to be vote #30 Smile

Last Modified By M_squared at 5 Jun 2012 - 9:50 AM

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 10:05 AM

That's some meal it's bagged for itself, Carol: exceptional photography, capturing this sort of activity.Ronnie.

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2012 - 10:11 AM

Nicely captured and composed and great detail, Carol. Particularly like V1 & V3.

P.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 10:40 AM

Well captured Carol and interesting to see the progress...V3 for me
Lillian

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54173 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 10:44 AM

Super detail. I'd be proud too to have caught such a satisfying dinner. Smile
But fancy having a dinner the same size and yourself. Sometimes I do feel as if I've eaten my own weight in food. Grin
Chris

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maryg
maryg e2 Member 566 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 10:44 AM

IMpressive set, each excellent, I particulalry liked V3 with the diagonal composition.

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 10:47 AM

Great shot but not for the bee.

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bulbulov
bulbulov  2 Tunisia
5 Jun 2012 - 10:49 AM

In simple words it is wonderful.

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jabe
jabe  3 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 10:55 AM

Grin Have you any birds to swallow the spider Grin

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 11:00 AM

Rather gruesome, but that's nature.
Super detailed captures of the kill.
Especially admire V3.
Well done Carol.

B.

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digital_boi
5 Jun 2012 - 11:03 AM

V3 is the clear winner here today Carol fine detailed capture and love the marking on the wee spider

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
5 Jun 2012 - 11:08 AM

Great set, Carol - particularly No 3.
Tony

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achieverswales
5 Jun 2012 - 11:14 AM

Excellent view on nature Carol V3 for me, and it hit 30 degrees in the UK once in 1250 AD

Regards

Trev.

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
5 Jun 2012 - 11:38 AM

My little chicks are gone, hope it wans't one of these greedy gits Sad. Good captures Carol. Moira

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 11:55 AM

What amazing markings; I hadn't noticed them before!
Ann

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
5 Jun 2012 - 12:23 PM

Wonderful images Carol, all spot on in my bookSmileSmile
Brian

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91885 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 12:31 PM

The bees a gonner Carol - I like the composition in V3.
Brian.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 1:07 PM

it even has some sort of a pirates coat of arms on the back, with big teeth!!!
I just love it Smile

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85836 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 2:09 PM

V3 for me today CarolSmile

Weather has been reasonable so far today

Adrian

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 3:37 PM


Quote: Super detail. I'd be proud too to have caught such a satisfying dinner. Smile
But fancy having a dinner the same size and yourself. Sometimes I do feel as if I've eaten my own weight in food. Grin
Chris

LOL...excellent Grin

Superbly timed captures, Carol, and the crabbie is really pretty, huh?

Now I know that Nature does as Nature will, but I still feel sorry for the poor bee Sad

Andrew

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tashi
tashi  32 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 3:49 PM

Wow! Well spotted. Great capture.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 4:35 PM

You certainly have a knack for capturing these events, Carol Wink Stunning set as always Smile
Trev Smile

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 5:05 PM

Amazing find Carol - life and death - the eternal game.

Anne

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2142 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 5:44 PM

Three brilliant detailed set Carol
NettaGrin

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42284 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
5 Jun 2012 - 6:17 PM

Well done Carol - this is a brilliant set. Lou

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
5 Jun 2012 - 7:02 PM

Beautiful details on the spider

Peter

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 7:06 PM

Three excellent shots here Carol with good sharp detail.
Gary

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5 Jun 2012 - 9:09 PM

Lovely detail Carol....Love V3.
Pauline.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 9:28 PM

Brilliant macrowork Carol, nature red in tooth and claw, just as good as those that the Big O uploaded earlier today

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2012 - 10:00 PM

Fascinating Carol
Jim

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JimV
JimV e2 Member 8JimV vcard Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2012 - 3:01 AM

He's nothing if not ambitious Carol, I guess that will keep him going in food for at least a week, and you have captured the action brilliantly!
Rgds., Jim

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2012 - 12:28 PM

Munch munch. Great macro Carol. paul

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sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2012 - 6:32 PM

Superb set Carol,well done..Lin

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 2:46 PM

Wow, he looks really dangerous, even if he's just a bluffer.
Johanna

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 7:39 PM

'Three Superb, beautiful, & well togged macro Bee & Floral Images,' Carol~

Ciao~ Peter

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