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Still delving into the archives, today yet another pretty shield bug.

Camera:Olympus FE-210 Check out Olympus Image Space!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:another shield
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:10 Feb 2012 - 6:18 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Shield bug, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:95
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 6:33 AM

All 3 images work well. These Shield Bugs have never-ending variety in their designs!

Ann

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 596 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 6:36 AM

Ann is correct, they are infinitely variable and interesting. The edge of this one looks as though its been painted. Super work as always Carol.

Andy

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 6:59 AM

fine work as ever, Carol: very good detail, colours and surface texture captured on this shield bug.
Ronnie.

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Glyn1
Glyn1  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 7:01 AM

3 amazing close ups Carol, fantastic detail and colour.

Glyn

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 7:06 AM

Love this one's subtly coloured, elegant attire, very smart and beautifully captured, of course.

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 7:13 AM

V1 today..
Love the colours...
A very sharp clear image...
Very nice DOF...
GREAT CAMERA SKILLS AGAIN...
MAGIC WORK...

Dave

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 5SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 7:19 AM

They are so pretty have a good weekend Carol.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 7:24 AM

Three excellent shots Carol - v1 in particular is outstanding

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 74167 forum postsKarenFB vcard England160 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 7:39 AM

I really like its colours and markings - well caught!

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Rock
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10 Feb 2012 - 7:57 AM

All perfect !

Rock

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 7:58 AM

What amazing patterns this one has
I love V3 .. so much attitidude ... if a bug can have attitude!Wink

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betts
betts  6 England
10 Feb 2012 - 7:58 AM

Love all three shots Carol, excellent colour and detail.
betts

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 8:12 AM

Wonderful markings and the light shows them off a treat. I like your aggressive head-on confrontational style in v3 GrinGrinGrinWink.

Dave

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 8:28 AM

Fine detail and texture - well captured Carol - Carole

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goso
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10 Feb 2012 - 8:30 AM

Three bobby-dazzlers Carol - top work ...Bill

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 8:38 AM

I wonder whose work this could possibly be????....Tongue

Well done Carol

Ade

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LucienH
LucienH e2 Member 9386 forum postsLucienH vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 8:38 AM

Excellent captures of this colourful bug, I like V1 best.

Lucien

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 8:39 AM

Another fine set Carol great detail. Paul

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England205 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 8:57 AM

A good set of captures Carol, good details and tones too
regards Richard

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exposure
exposure  91304 forum posts England
10 Feb 2012 - 9:48 AM

A Lovely set of Shield bug images Carol...I cant find any bugs in the garden at the moSmile
Pauline.

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 9:57 AM

V1 has perfect DOF.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 10:07 AM

almost cuddly from the thumbWink but terrific shot with outstanding detail

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53989 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 10:14 AM

He's a pretty one. Smile

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gingerdelight
10 Feb 2012 - 10:25 AM

Nature's little works of art! Great images Carol!
Carol

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Hop-A-Long
10 Feb 2012 - 10:49 AM

These bugs are so interesting, different colours and textures.
Lovely macro shots, I do like V1 for the angle you have caught him on.

Andy

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phil99
phil99 e2 Member 743 forum postsphil99 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 11:26 AM

You're so lucky to live in such a wonderful spot . wonderful macro work as usual .....Phil

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 - 11:38 AM

Three more excellent shots, Carol.
Tony

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Joline
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10 Feb 2012 - 11:57 AM

They certainly come in a myriad of designs and colors.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 12:03 PM

What a beauty, he has his coat of arms painted on his shield I think Smile

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dasher
dasher  4 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 - 12:54 PM

I do like these shield bugs and your lovely sharp images.Thanks for your comments on Butchart gardens.Truly amazing setup.They were originated by the wife of the quarry owner when the quarrying ran out.

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RajaSidambaram
10 Feb 2012 - 1:26 PM

The patterns on the shield well presented (V1), Carol. Impressive colors - Raja.

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 6dmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 1:43 PM

I like pattern on this bug and 3 fine capture carol
regards
Yung

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 2:27 PM

Late, late, late again. Hope I'll be late for my funeral Smile

Superb Carol, but what else.

Barry

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 32142 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
10 Feb 2012 - 2:34 PM

Lovely set again Carol - good light on them and nice & sharp! Lou

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 2:53 PM

You've captured wonderful detail here Carol. He has such a funny face! Smile
Ann

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 3:30 PM

Ohhh...VERY pretty shield bug indeed, Carol. V1 clearly the winner here if a winner had to be chosen.

Andrew

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tomcat
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10 Feb 2012 - 3:35 PM

V1 for me Carol

Awoke to a couple of inches of snow and the drive to work, was a tad irksome, but hey ho, this small contract is completed on time and I have been at home since 1.00pmGrin

Adrian

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 3:36 PM

Gotta love them all, but v3 is my favorite with that direct confrontational pose Smile

Anne

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 3:51 PM

He certainly is a colourful character! A great set, and think V3 has to be my fave, with him looking towards the camera Wink
Trev Smile

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  7 England
10 Feb 2012 - 4:09 PM

Beautiful colours and markings On this lovely bug Carol, . Great set of shots.
Ruth

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achieverswales
10 Feb 2012 - 4:11 PM

Stunner Carol V1 for me.

Regards

Trev.

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PinkK
PinkK  480 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 4:25 PM

Great set Carol!

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samarmishra
10 Feb 2012 - 4:39 PM

excellent set of images, but the winner is the V1. Excellent set indeed.. great presentation too..

samar.

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4391 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 4:49 PM

Superb shots !!!.....lovely detail in this beautifully marked beetle !!!!

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jonwebber
jonwebber  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 4:50 PM

Wonderful decoration these little creatures go in for . . .
jon

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JOKEN  5 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 6:12 PM

Remarkable as ever.
ken

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hasslebladuk
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10 Feb 2012 - 6:19 PM

Excellent shots detail is amazing
mike

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lesarnott
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10 Feb 2012 - 6:19 PM

Magical as ever! Grin

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
10 Feb 2012 - 6:46 PM

Cracking details and the POV for v3 is superb

Peter

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LexEquine
LexEquine  7 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 7:30 PM

'Three Superb & well togged Shield Bug Macro's,' Carol~

I think v1,...tops my List, today~

Have a nice Weekend~

~ Peter

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agingrocker
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10 Feb 2012 - 7:57 PM

Super detail and lighting Carol
Antony

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10 Feb 2012 - 9:18 PM

Very nice captures of this pretty little bug Carol. Moira

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 11:38 PM

Three real stonkers, what a beautifully marked little critter he is. I don't think i've seen this type before, what a wonderful range of different species of shield bug you have on your Island

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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2012 - 12:09 AM

Fantastic strong details, Carol - Excellent presentation

Daniel

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digital_boi
11 Feb 2012 - 6:10 AM

great markings and colour in this little fellow Carol

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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11 Feb 2012 - 11:19 AM

Superb setGrinGrin
Diane

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tonyng
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11 Feb 2012 - 7:06 PM

A fine set of images. Love them.

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saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2012 - 10:14 PM

A superb captures,very well done,
saeid

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norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2012 - 11:02 PM

Excellent set of close up images Carol, V3 for me, well captured...................

Tony.

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mashwood10
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28 Feb 2012 - 12:34 PM

AMAZING SET ! CONGRATULATIONS !

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