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There are hundreds of little ladybirds around now, such a pleasure to see.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:ladybird on oxalis
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:24 Mar 2014 - 5:25 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, General, Ladybird, Macro, Nature, Oxalis, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:72
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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
24 Mar 2014 - 5:33 AM

Great colours and composition

Peter

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bobsblues
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24 Mar 2014 - 5:55 AM

Morning Carol superb shots v2 excellent Smile
Rob

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2014 - 6:04 AM

V2 for me, too, please Carol.
A terrific example of macro photography at its best.
Well spotted. You did okay too..!!

Simon

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2188 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2014 - 6:11 AM

Two great images Carol, you always manage to get them to pose so nicely...also think V2 is something special....great photography

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2014 - 6:25 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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dven
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24 Mar 2014 - 6:29 AM

Two super shots V2 is my choice

dven

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6100 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2014 - 6:31 AM

Lovely shots Carol, they are a sign that the weather is improving, at last.

Andy

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Caziwinkles
24 Mar 2014 - 6:31 AM

Two brilliant images - the red stands out so well on the yellow.
Hope we see some ladybirds this year - hardly any last year. Smile

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janlea
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24 Mar 2014 - 6:52 AM

Two wonderful images Carol, V2 for me too Smile
Jan

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HarrietH
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24 Mar 2014 - 7:09 AM

Another superb bug photo Carol.

Harriet

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ali63
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24 Mar 2014 - 7:11 AM

2 beautiful captures Carol,

Ali Smile

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43230 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2014 - 7:21 AM

Beautiful colour combinations and a great point of view equates to a great pair of images.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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fentiger
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24 Mar 2014 - 7:27 AM

Two fine macros but No. 2 is the real winner today.

Albert

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2014 - 7:29 AM

It's so lovely when they are about, I've had a couple in doors with me over the Winter months and they've survived. 2 lovely captures.

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Badgerfred
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24 Mar 2014 - 7:30 AM

Super images Carol, V2 also my favourite,
Fred.

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barbarahirst
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24 Mar 2014 - 7:38 AM

Both beauties

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Nikonuser1
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24 Mar 2014 - 7:49 AM

V2 for me today Carol, like both, well capturedSmile


Cliff

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
24 Mar 2014 - 7:54 AM

V2 my fav today ! g x

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24 Mar 2014 - 8:02 AM

Hi Carol
I do like version two ...I havnt seen any ladybirds so far this year....but there are loads of Oxalis out all over...we have had a very dry year this year.
Pauline.

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Jekaro
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24 Mar 2014 - 8:18 AM

Two cracking shots Carol, V2 for me.

Roy

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ddolfelin
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24 Mar 2014 - 8:22 AM

Brilliant colours and photography!
V2 by a whisker.

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DicksPics
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24 Mar 2014 - 8:35 AM

Excellent macro work, Carol - I love V2 where the ladybird looks like it is walking round the edge of a 'volcano'!Smile

Richard

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EMJAYCEE
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24 Mar 2014 - 8:40 AM

No dithering today Carol - it's a big fat vote for V2.
Joan.

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viscostatic
24 Mar 2014 - 8:41 AM

Both beautiful Carol but I am going for the composition of V1 today.

Phil.

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sparrowhawk
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24 Mar 2014 - 9:06 AM

superb v2 for me as i love the angle of view showing the centre of the flower

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Danny1970
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24 Mar 2014 - 9:38 AM

V2 is beautifully captured.

Danny

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CaroleS
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24 Mar 2014 - 9:40 AM

Super detail Carol - they have to share my vote todaySmile
Carole

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Mollycat
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24 Mar 2014 - 10:05 AM

Something we don't have so many of, unfortunately. So its lovely to see yours, especially in V2. Great captures Carol.
Peter.

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kuvailija
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24 Mar 2014 - 10:29 AM


Quote: Two great images Carol, you always manage to get them to pose so nicely...also think V2 is something special....great photography

--- I agree with Colleen! - Excellent images! --- Jukka.

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PhilT2
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24 Mar 2014 - 10:33 AM

Too excellent close ups GrinGrin

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prabhusinha
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24 Mar 2014 - 11:10 AM

Lovely ,lovely & lovely .

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digital_boi
24 Mar 2014 - 11:18 AM

a good sign Carol all well taken

Graham

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TonyDy
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24 Mar 2014 - 11:32 AM

Two excellent shots, Carol, as ever.
Tony

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Daisymaye
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24 Mar 2014 - 12:11 PM

Both lovely shots. Taken so well as only you can do.

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sweetpea62
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24 Mar 2014 - 12:30 PM

Excellent images Carol..Lin

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TrevBatWCC
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24 Mar 2014 - 12:36 PM

It doesn't matter what tiny bugs or other creatures you photograph Carol, you seem to have the knack of getting them to pose nicely for you! Wink Two super images again, but go for V2 as my fave Smile
Trev Smile

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Irishkate
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24 Mar 2014 - 1:46 PM

Brilliant Carol - love V2 - that would be gorgeous in National Geographic.
Ladybirds are much rarer in Scotland unless I'm not looking in the right places.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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jackyp
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24 Mar 2014 - 2:40 PM

Wow what wonderful detail Carol we are on the same wave length lol, its so lovely to see the ladies out and about again hardly saw any last year GrinGrinGrin

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ukgubbi
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24 Mar 2014 - 2:42 PM

I like the spot focus here.Lovely shot.

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BarbaraR
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24 Mar 2014 - 3:03 PM

Two super captures.
So attractive.

B.

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24 Mar 2014 - 3:42 PM

Wonderful and great captures,Carol.very well done,
Saeid

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FlutrByShutrBy
24 Mar 2014 - 4:13 PM

Hello Carol,

Lovely lady bug on your flower. I really like the details. Up to some awesome pictures I see!
Jenn

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24 Mar 2014 - 4:26 PM

Fantastic!

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danbrann
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24 Mar 2014 - 4:27 PM

V2 Carol. Stunning photography.

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pluckyfilly
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24 Mar 2014 - 5:23 PM

2 very good shots of which V2 is my fave by a short head for clarity

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24 Mar 2014 - 5:27 PM

Cracking close up Carol, i seen one last week, but me and the macro lens are waiting

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24 Mar 2014 - 5:31 PM

Wonderful angle of capture in both images, Carol ! Great work!
George

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24 Mar 2014 - 5:42 PM

Outstanding images
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evelen
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24 Mar 2014 - 6:39 PM

two excellent images Carol.
eve.Smile

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pamelajean
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25 Mar 2014 - 12:05 AM

Both very fine close-up images, Carol, and I love them both equally.

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Chinga
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25 Mar 2014 - 2:47 AM

I agree with most of the voters... V2 shows off your subject and the flower beautifully!
Wonderful captures my dear Carol!
IB

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27 Mar 2014 - 7:54 PM

Someone has been nibbling the Oxalis .

Just love version 2 Carol with all the lines on the petals leading into the nectar xxx

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4 Apr 2014 - 9:25 PM

Rather see some ladybirds than ladyboys Carol!Wink V2 for me too it is much sharper and clearer in my eyes

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