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One of the many ladybirds I spotted whilst wandering amongst the sand dunes last week.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:beach lady
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:6 Mar 2013 - 5:44 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Ladybird, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:102
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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amarmishra1910

Superb shot with great details.....

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 5:51 AM

As ever pure joy to see your photos, V2 is an unusual angle, but V1 works for me.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
6 Mar 2013 - 6:04 AM

I am NOT going to crown a Miss Beach Bug today - they are equally lovely ! I love the pattern of the legs in V2 and V3 is as stunning - so - all three win today Smile

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ColleenA
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6 Mar 2013 - 6:08 AM

Oh wow what an amazing macro shot, V 1 and 3 for me, well captured

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 6:09 AM

3 stunning images Carol just amazingly good. I don't have a UA to give you but please accept a virtual one

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Andysnapper
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6 Mar 2013 - 6:33 AM

As always Carol superb shots.

Andy

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 6:39 AM

An excellent trio - v3

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Caziwinkles
6 Mar 2013 - 7:14 AM

Brilliant shots - all three of them. My favourite insect too! You have captured this one VERY well Carol.

Carol

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SUE118
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6 Mar 2013 - 7:16 AM

Superb macro images.

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6 Mar 2013 - 7:35 AM

3 superb captures Carol,
Fred.

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ugly
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6 Mar 2013 - 7:39 AM

V1 first to day...
I have started to see a lot of pixels and nose in some of your images...
Just becareful not to over do crop and zoom in too much could be camera could be crop...

Dave

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 7:41 AM

brilliant detailed set carol wonderful colours and light v3 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
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RonnieAG
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6 Mar 2013 - 7:47 AM

More macro magic from you, Carol.
Ronnie.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 7:57 AM

Some of the very best close-ups of a ladybird that I have seen. Great technique.

Albert

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AnnChown
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6 Mar 2013 - 8:03 AM

Lovely macros Carol!
Ann

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Mar 2013 - 8:09 AM

Great macros and one of my favourite bugs
Steve

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6 Mar 2013 - 8:15 AM

V1 really is exceptional ...........

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mrswoolybill
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6 Mar 2013 - 8:17 AM

V1 - lovely composition, plus she's looking out at the world from her vantage point.
Moira

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6 Mar 2013 - 8:22 AM

Three fantastic and great images,Carol,very well done,
saeid

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6 Mar 2013 - 8:30 AM

Delighted to be 30 on this one.

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sparrowhawk
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6 Mar 2013 - 8:59 AM

wonderful set of shot impossible to choose a favourite

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6 Mar 2013 - 9:08 AM

Superb close ups with fantastic detail.Smile
Joan.

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6 Mar 2013 - 9:40 AM

Three fine poses, Carol, and the flower looks interesting as well.

Dave

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leontari
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6 Mar 2013 - 9:40 AM

Three great close up of this lovely insect. Looks so glairy. Did you polish her before the capture, Carol?SmileSmileSmileSmile
Effrossini

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6 Mar 2013 - 9:42 AM

Super images yet again - great set!! I like them a lot!!
V1 just edges it!!

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6 Mar 2013 - 9:45 AM

Three lovely shots Carol, she is very glossyGrin
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6 Mar 2013 - 10:07 AM

V1 for me Carol, how large in that frame !!!
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6 Mar 2013 - 10:41 AM

Excellent set, Carol.
Tony

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lonely_oryx
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6 Mar 2013 - 10:47 AM

v1 for me. Excellent lighting and detail

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6 Mar 2013 - 11:04 AM

Excellent presentation.

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6 Mar 2013 - 11:14 AM

V2 is something we don't see every day, super sharp trio love V1

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Irishkate
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6 Mar 2013 - 11:20 AM

I'll have to look up your camera to see how you get such amazing close ups!
I f I took an image of a ladybird, I'd need to reduce the image until there were very few pixels left!!!!
Do you use a long lens Carol?
Excellent images.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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6 Mar 2013 - 11:27 AM

So very stunning Carol
perfectly captured
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User_Removed
6 Mar 2013 - 12:01 PM

Outstanding, perfect colours & detail. Smile

Lucien.

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Chinga
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6 Mar 2013 - 12:12 PM

WONDERFUL! Love the angle in V2 and the pose in V1. Carol I have just dedicated my green hopper to you! The bugs master for sure! GrinGrinGrin IB

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achieverswales
6 Mar 2013 - 12:38 PM

All excellent but V2 with this very interesting angle rocks my boat carol, nice to see different.

Regards

Trev.

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6 Mar 2013 - 1:06 PM

A lovely lady she is! Great set, Carol, and torn between V1 & V3 as my faves Wink
Trev Smile

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6 Mar 2013 - 1:26 PM

Top work Carol

Stace

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6 Mar 2013 - 2:25 PM

Beautifully captured images Carol.......Sandy

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6 Mar 2013 - 2:40 PM

Wow Carol. what a wonderful image.

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SlowSong
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6 Mar 2013 - 3:20 PM

Look like she landed with a thump. Super close ups. Smile

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6 Mar 2013 - 3:30 PM

Very nice comp in v1 Carol. I was cleaning up leaves in the garden this past weekend and found where the ladybugs overwinter. There were an amazing number of the under those leaves. A wonderful spring sign.

Anne

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basith  2 Sri Lanka
6 Mar 2013 - 3:57 PM

Excellent macro .
V1 for me.
Well done....

Basith

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6 Mar 2013 - 4:09 PM

Superb macro shots Carol,beautifully taken..Lin

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6 Mar 2013 - 4:23 PM

V1, wonderful!

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6 Mar 2013 - 4:28 PM

Your shots never cease to amaze me Carol, great work always.SmileSmileSmile
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6 Mar 2013 - 4:53 PM

Wow what agrwat set with superb detail and colour. V1 has it for me.

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Lovely detail with cracking colour, v1 for me today.

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6 Mar 2013 - 5:04 PM

Superb detail Carol, what a stunning macro Grin

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6 Mar 2013 - 6:14 PM

Superb images Carol, V1 for me! Smile
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Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2013 - 6:31 PM

Superb set, Carol.

P.

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6 Mar 2013 - 6:49 PM

Three superb images colourful and pin sharp as ever.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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6 Mar 2013 - 6:53 PM

Evenin' Carol,
Has to be V1 & V3 for me todaySmile

Been like a dull November day today, or at least at Nottingham, where I have been on a courseSad

Adrian

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6 Mar 2013 - 7:01 PM

3 wonderful macro's Carol, your usual quality Wink

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6 Mar 2013 - 7:30 PM

Stunning work, Carol, V1 for me, but I do also love the others you have shown, especially V2Grin.

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6 Mar 2013 - 8:36 PM

Three brilliant close ups Carol, these are every bit as good as Brian's ladybird images which i viewed a few moments agoSmile

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6 Mar 2013 - 9:32 PM

V1 for me Carol - super detail and composition.
Brian.

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6 Mar 2013 - 10:53 PM

Excellent set of brilliant captures!
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7 Mar 2013 - 8:24 AM

Brilliant ! Great to see. GxWink

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7 Mar 2013 - 12:38 PM

Un brillo perfecto..

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7 Mar 2013 - 4:59 PM

I WOULD HAVE GAVE THIS MY USER AWARD BUT CAN'T AS I USED IT UP doh but i WOULD HAVE IT IS A SUPER CLOSE UP

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8 Mar 2013 - 12:07 PM

Brilliant macro shots with wonderful details ,Carol..........Sad

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8 Mar 2013 - 7:19 PM

Wonderful Set! ~

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9 Mar 2013 - 7:40 AM

Fantastic macro work, Carol!

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evelen
evelen  9 England
9 Mar 2013 - 6:01 PM

wonderful captures carol.
eve.Smile

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9 Mar 2013 - 9:03 PM

Lovely set. Tack sharp Carol.

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