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More lygaeus equestris, this time awaiting clearance from the control tower for take-off over the small pond and into the distance!

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:awaiting clearance for take-off!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:22 Mar 2013 - 6:06 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Lygaeus equestris, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:86
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 6:29 AM

Nice images as usual Carol, well captured

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 6:30 AM

Amazing..... Its as if they work to your direction and pose in the perfect positions to make a good shot. Brilliant work.

Andy

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LynneJoyce
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22 Mar 2013 - 6:39 AM

Love these guys Carol and can't wait for May to see them again.

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Caziwinkles
22 Mar 2013 - 6:48 AM

Fabulous shots - it's as if these little creatures position themselves just for you! Great title too.

Carol

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leontari
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22 Mar 2013 - 7:03 AM

Amazing shots Carol. Great details.
Effrossini

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davidgibson
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22 Mar 2013 - 7:07 AM

Great detail and presentation DaveWink

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 7:28 AM

Two excellent macrosSmile

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SUE118
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22 Mar 2013 - 7:35 AM

The runway looks very busy, delightful shot's and a great title.

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Badgerfred
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22 Mar 2013 - 7:48 AM

2 super images Carol, excellent colour and detail in both,
Fred.

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marktc
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22 Mar 2013 - 8:05 AM

excellent control of the dof... great work Carol

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 8:06 AM

Very fine macro shots of a colourful critter.

Albert

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
22 Mar 2013 - 9:21 AM

Two lovely photos Carol !! I love the V2 best here Smile

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7394 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom968 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 9:24 AM

V1 is a wonderful composition, explorers discovering a new continent.
Moira

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 - 9:41 AM

Two stunning images
Steve

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JohnChambersPhotography

Lovely detail with stunning colours, like them both

John

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 9:53 AM

Love the title and the excellent images. A pleasure to find I get to give the 30th.

Ann

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WhiteRose1
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22 Mar 2013 - 9:58 AM

Lovely use of dof in v1, Carol, a very good composition.

Dave

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CaroleS
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22 Mar 2013 - 10:08 AM

A good dof in V1 - two very good shots.
Carole

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54226 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 10:22 AM

The close up looks so impressive against that distant background. Two very good and eyecatching shots. Smile

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 10:38 AM

Cant choose today Carol, both are stunners.

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 10:40 AM

Excellent Image!! V1 for me!!

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 10:42 AM

Two wonderful and excellent macro shot,Carol,all very beautiful indeed,
saeid

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Irishkate
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22 Mar 2013 - 11:06 AM

Two superb macros again and I love the way you take so much care to present them.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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gallero
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22 Mar 2013 - 11:45 AM

Me gusta la composicion con la planta y el otro insecto..

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bricurtis
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22 Mar 2013 - 12:02 PM

Great perspective Carol - looks about to jump into the water.Wink
Brian.

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Joline
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22 Mar 2013 - 12:09 PM

A beautiful work of nature.

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Daisymaye
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22 Mar 2013 - 12:12 PM

They are so colourful and lovely patterned. Captured at such perfect moments........Sandy

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NDODS
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22 Mar 2013 - 12:16 PM

Two quite magnificent compositions captured from a great point of view Carol.

Regards Nathan

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AnneWorner
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22 Mar 2013 - 12:58 PM

It looks as if they are eyeing each other and getting ready to do battle Carol Smile

Anne

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RajaSidambaram
22 Mar 2013 - 1:56 PM

I hope you had difficulty in capturing these take off guys.Any how nice V2. - Raja.

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TonyDy
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22 Mar 2013 - 2:46 PM

Excellent shots, Carol.
Tony

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TrevBatWCC
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22 Mar 2013 - 3:02 PM

He's so beautifully coloured, two super shots, Carol, equally delightful Smile
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janlea
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22 Mar 2013 - 4:18 PM

Two wonderful images Carol, lovely colour and detail Smile
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basith
basith  1 Sri Lanka
22 Mar 2013 - 4:39 PM

Excellent captures, lovely colours....
Good sharp with a correct position.

Basith

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Niknut
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22 Mar 2013 - 5:21 PM

Great shots !!......top quality !

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evelen
evelen  9 England
22 Mar 2013 - 6:34 PM

two wonderful captures colours and detail Carol.
eve.Smile

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Louise_Morris
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22 Mar 2013 - 7:08 PM

First rate shots Carol - good on you!! Lou

P.s. Sorry had to edit Carol - gave you an "e" in error on your name GrinGrin

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Sylviwhalley
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22 Mar 2013 - 7:11 PM

Two great shots, title just right.
Sylvia

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EMJAYCEE
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22 Mar 2013 - 7:18 PM

Both are superb Carol.
Joan.

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ChristineD
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22 Mar 2013 - 7:20 PM

Fabulous shots

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GeorgePlatis
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22 Mar 2013 - 7:57 PM

Brilliant Caprures, Carol !
George

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SPARROWHALL
22 Mar 2013 - 9:28 PM

Stunning image with super detail

Tracey

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Lillian
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22 Mar 2013 - 10:02 PM

A real wow pair Carol
well captured
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SandraKay
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23 Mar 2013 - 9:26 AM

These are excellent, Carol. Love the colour.
Sandra

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Chinga
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23 Mar 2013 - 12:13 PM

Exquisite detail on this one. Very well done Carol! Grin
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23 Mar 2013 - 3:37 PM

Brilliant detail and colours Carol, your photograhy has certainly taken off recently!

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Jat_Riski
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23 Mar 2013 - 3:44 PM

Beautiful image of beautiful insect, Carol.

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digital_boi
30 Mar 2013 - 11:19 AM

love the colour and details Carol

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