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Caught these two eyeing each other up, looking as if they were about to go into battle!
Happy weekend everyone.

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:duel at dawn
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:5 Jun 2010 - 6:03 AM
Tags:Bug, Clanger, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Insect, Weevil, Wildlife / nature
Votes:76
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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photophantom
photophantom e2 Member 6108 forum postsphotophantom vcard Philippines3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2010 - 6:18 AM

battle of the Champions!
Dennis

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dven
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5 Jun 2010 - 6:20 AM

As usual Carol, you have produced another lovely set

dven

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SurreyHillsMan
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5 Jun 2010 - 6:35 AM

Love these "Clangers" Smile

Jon

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VIKI
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5 Jun 2010 - 6:41 AM

They look very occupied!!!! Brilliant!

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PaulLiley
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5 Jun 2010 - 7:14 AM

Excellent macro. They certainly having a go at each other. Well caught. Paul

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2010 - 7:35 AM

Wonderful macro work, as ever from you!

Ann

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debu
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5 Jun 2010 - 7:44 AM

Excellent work.
Debu

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viscostatic
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5 Jun 2010 - 7:52 AM

An excellent sequence Carol.

Phil.

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unicorn17
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5 Jun 2010 - 8:13 AM

These ones don't seem so friendly at all ! Fun to see. Gill

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lesliea
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5 Jun 2010 - 8:18 AM

Great macros well captured.
Allen,

Last Modified By lesliea at 5 Jun 2010 - 8:19 AM

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Silverzone
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5 Jun 2010 - 8:20 AM

Super set of clangers. Sylvia

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2010 - 8:27 AM

fantastic set of detailed captures carol v1 for me today nice one Wink
andy

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jonwebber
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5 Jun 2010 - 8:31 AM

Sorted! The King of the castle wins. Why are duels always at dawn??
jon

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2010 - 8:35 AM

I get the impression that where you live is teeming with bugs! Very impressive macro photography.

Albert

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2010 - 8:43 AM

They are really ugly little critters, but so photogenic Smile Another superb set Carol!
Kaleena

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2010 - 8:58 AM

Confrontation - wonderful captures.
Joan.

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colmar
colmar e2 Member 742 forum postscolmar vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2010 - 9:01 AM

Wonderful to witness with such clarity ( as ever ) .... you expand our knowledge daily with these excellent macro , hope your weekend is a great one Colin

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accipiter
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5 Jun 2010 - 9:07 AM

Outstanding Carol. A

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RajaSidambaram
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5 Jun 2010 - 9:38 AM

You know, Carol, these weevils are trying to present a winning cup for an excellent macro specialist - Raja.

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barbarahirst
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5 Jun 2010 - 10:18 AM

Superb as ever

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barmymarny
barmymarny e2 Member 4barmymarny vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2010 - 10:43 AM

Well captured duelling.

Marilyn x

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Stace
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5 Jun 2010 - 11:14 AM

Excellent set Carol

Stace

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WindowonWildlife
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5 Jun 2010 - 11:21 AM

Macro at its best Carol,stunning detail as always and another fabulous set of 1st class images....

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danbrann
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5 Jun 2010 - 11:30 AM

They really are such horrible looking creatures but so well photographed.

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pluckyfilly
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5 Jun 2010 - 11:46 AM

excellent capture of these lickle spacemen

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andymark
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5 Jun 2010 - 12:37 PM

all just amazing great work

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zanzibarwinds
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5 Jun 2010 - 1:26 PM

Nice set yet again Carol.

John

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5 Jun 2010 - 1:34 PM


Quote: They really are such horrible looking creatures but so well photographed.

My thoughts too Carol,
Geoff.

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SlowSong
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5 Jun 2010 - 2:06 PM

These are so cute. You can't help but make up little stories about them.
Chris

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Daisymaye
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5 Jun 2010 - 2:25 PM

You're the bug lady! Great set of images, all superb........Sandy

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Amanita05
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5 Jun 2010 - 3:46 PM

Love the Title!!! Love the Photos!!
Well Done Again!!

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Bob_V
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5 Jun 2010 - 3:57 PM

What a superb set of images of a bug confrontation Carol, excellent work.
Bob

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TrevBatWCC
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5 Jun 2010 - 5:03 PM

Excellent set as always, Carol...was there a winner?
TrevB Smile

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gabriel_flr
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5 Jun 2010 - 5:36 PM

I bet on the fat one Wink Excellent sport scennery, you are the macro mama Carol!
have a nice evening,
Gabriel

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Nettles
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5 Jun 2010 - 5:54 PM

Looks like they are playing hide and seek.
A superb set of shots Carol.
Annette

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Mynett
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5 Jun 2010 - 8:58 PM

superb

Linda

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ChristineD
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5 Jun 2010 - 9:30 PM

Brilliant set of images,love this little bug.
Christine

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5 Jun 2010 - 11:06 PM

Excellent, as per usual, Carol...Bill

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nickyv32
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6 Jun 2010 - 9:41 AM

Love No 4, I can still here the Clangers every time you put a shot on here, hope you are well

Nicky

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Glostopcat
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6 Jun 2010 - 7:30 PM

A top set of macros Carol, it looks like pistols at dawn in v1!

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