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Everywhere I go I am seeing these beauties.
This one seemed to have fine webbing all over it.

Caught 8 tiny caterpillars munching on one of my leaves yesterday ...I was so angry I plucked off the leaf and binned it
Photo op missed entirely....Blush
Priorities I guess.....

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:11 Jul 2014 - 10:24 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Everywhere
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:15 Jul 2014 - 8:15 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Wildlife / nature
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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
15 Jul 2014 - 8:27 AM

Beautiful Barbara, nice detail and a fine composition,
Fred.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 8:27 AM

A thorny but beautiful subject and one that I as a Scot find myself so at home with: they do seem to have proliferated this year particularly, Barbara.
Very nicely captured.
R.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 8:41 AM

You committed lepidoperacide, you bounder!

Nice sharp image that looks a mite over saturated on my screen.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
15 Jul 2014 - 8:49 AM

They are beautiful indeed

Peter

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 8:58 AM

Wonderful close up Barbara, looks fantastic viewed large you can see every little spike, blooming caperpillers, they ate most of my sweet peas!

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 8:59 AM

Good details and colours for this Barbara.
Regards
Richard

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 9:23 AM

Detail and colour - 10/10. Smile
Joan

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digital_boi
15 Jul 2014 - 9:53 AM

tisk Tongue

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 10:00 AM

Wonderful capture !
George

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jadus
jadus e2 Member 21006 forum postsjadus vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 10:25 AM

There are plenty more caterpillars in the sea Barbara, i wouldn't worry too muchGrin

This is so beautiful. I love the lushness of the colour.

Jade

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Jeddahknight111
Jeddahknight111 e2 Member 2Jeddahknight111 vcard United Kingdom
15 Jul 2014 - 10:30 AM

Nice capture, (pity about the lovely butterflies that had to be sacrificedWink)

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 11:04 AM

Beautifully spiky!
I have a few to come . . .
Regards
Bill

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alligatorpants
alligatorpants e2 Member 3alligatorpants vcard Canada
15 Jul 2014 - 11:09 AM

A beautiful close-up, beautiful colour.

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 11:31 AM

Great deep colours in this Barbara, which is lovely to see. Carry on knocking off the caterpillars, don't want them heading South.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 12:30 PM

A very bold image with arty appeal.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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peekay2001
15 Jul 2014 - 1:19 PM

i wish i could have hair like that! Grin would look good on my balding head.. Grin
an image that invokes the very gentle and sufferable sadness of loss of hair.. (an honest response to the image)

a lovely image.. that bunch at the top is really special..

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6534 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 1:28 PM

There are so many around my favourite spots, time to get a shot for myself, this is a nice one Barbara. - gary

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danbrann
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15 Jul 2014 - 1:35 PM

Great colour Barbara and beautifully presented.

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gss
gss  Romania1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 1:50 PM

At this time until October, that plant is covering all Romania, (from Carpathians to grain cultures and from dunes to the Danube Delta) It is considered the worst weed, but it has a wonderful flower as seen in your well done picture

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 2:46 PM

Why are weeds hardier than many domestic flowers? Great and very colourful image.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 3:21 PM

Birds eat what the thistles have on them, Love this big thistle!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 4:05 PM

You should get plenty of bees coming to the thistles, Barbs, your next photo opportunity Wink Carol

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 4:23 PM

Well, think I'd have photographed the caterpillars before binning them! Wink I really like these wild flowers - a super capture here, Barbs, thistle do very nicely! Grin
Trev Smile

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41054 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 4:39 PM

Murderer! Smile Rather thistles than bind weed though...

Dave

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 4:40 PM

Gorgeous image.

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 5:33 PM

Thistle do nicely Barbara.

JohnSmile

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 6:20 PM

Nice capture Barbara, very Sharp and colourfull. Quite tasty as well it seems.

Dave.

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capto
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15 Jul 2014 - 6:46 PM

Nicely detailed.Smile

ivor

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 7:23 PM

brilliant detail barbara wonderful colour and detail a belter nnice one Wink
andy

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janlea
janlea e2 Member 2janlea vcard United Kingdom
15 Jul 2014 - 7:43 PM

A beautiful capture Barbara, love the colour and great detail Smile
Jan

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1881
1881  2 India
15 Jul 2014 - 8:20 PM

superb detail


SANJEEV

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
15 Jul 2014 - 8:35 PM

Those beautiful colors and bokeh , Barbs ! WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkSmileSmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 9:15 PM

Excellent capture BarbaraSmile

Cliff

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
15 Jul 2014 - 10:12 PM

Lovely capture.
Effrossini

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Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
15 Jul 2014 - 10:57 PM

Superb image.

Fred

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
15 Jul 2014 - 11:27 PM

Wonderful detail and colours , very well taken and presented .

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2014 - 6:11 AM

Great shot - Looks like my last bit of hair!!!!! LOL

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
16 Jul 2014 - 12:41 PM

Hope you took some good macros of those ravenous catterpillars before disposing... Grin
This flower reminds me of a paint brush! Grin It's excellent and very well photographed! GrinGrinGrinGrin
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alansnap e2 Member 10529 forum postsalansnap vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2014 - 9:53 AM

Clyde gets everywhere Barbara! Sorry, couldn't resist, Clyde is the thistle headed mascot of the Commonwealth GamesGrin
Alan

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