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Silly Sunday, and some more comic capers from a pretty little shield bug, aving fun on a passionflower tendril.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:more shield capers!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:20 Jan 2013 - 6:12 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Fun, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:95
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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 6:19 AM

These little bugs are so fascinating Carol and you capture them perfectly. well done.Smile
Rob

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
20 Jan 2013 - 6:25 AM

Such lovely photos Carol - and of course V2 is my favourite Smile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 6:28 AM

These shield bugs seem to come in such a wonderful variety of colours and like Herman I find V 2 the best mainly because of all the detail and pattern on it's top surface (not very technically put, but you'll know what I mean, Carol).

Ronnie.

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84271 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 6:39 AM

Such a pretty little bug, brilliantly caught!

It looks lovely and warm with you Carol! Smile

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Ayoob
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20 Jan 2013 - 6:51 AM

Like all ,Carol-just amazing .......GrinGrinGrin

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 7:06 AM

Amazing and amusing and perfectly captured!

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
20 Jan 2013 - 8:14 AM

Well spotted and captured Carol,
Fred.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 8:24 AM

Colourful little critters and so well photographed.

Albert

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STEVELIN
STEVELIN  6155 forum posts Ireland3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 8:48 AM

good set carol v2 for me good colour and detail.
well taken
steve

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
20 Jan 2013 - 8:54 AM

You must be over run with these chaps Carol, lol. have you got any vegetation left lol. three great detailed macro shot, like all three well taken and presented as usual, there comes a point carol, were you can not upstage your self further ha ha ha regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 9:04 AM

OH! YES!!! Love the set presented today, I don't think anybody could have done better

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rontear
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20 Jan 2013 - 9:07 AM

Helter skelter shield bug Carol. Great POV.
Ron.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 9:08 AM

I guess this is the Shield Bug's Helter Skelter. Three lovely shots.

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samarmishra
20 Jan 2013 - 9:13 AM

Hi Carol, again three excellent images but 2day the V2 and V3 are the winner among the three. Fantastic images...

Samar..

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
20 Jan 2013 - 9:28 AM

This looks like a weird seed head in the thumbnail - I might have known it was a bug as it was your shot Carol. Great set of sheildbug shots.

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 9:44 AM

brilliant detail and comp carol v1 for me today a real gem nice one Wink
andy

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Hop-A-Long
20 Jan 2013 - 9:45 AM

excellent set of captures Carol. Good detail and composition in all of them.

Andy

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 9:45 AM

What a pretty chap this one is
And how obliging to choose the wonderful scenery to play with.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 10:31 AM

Mornin' Carol
V2 & V3 would be my preferences this morningSmile
Looks like he is on a helter-skelterWink

Big hugs for the User award - they are always specialTongue

Snowing at the moment, that fine stuff, coming down at 45 degrees
I reckon it is about -2C, so it is settling on what is already there

Off to the woods soonGrin

Adrian

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 11:03 AM

Looks like it is doing its morning excercises

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digital_boi
20 Jan 2013 - 11:18 AM

good set brought a smile V1 wins for me today

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
20 Jan 2013 - 11:32 AM

Love the set but V2 my choice Carol they are very cute to look at.

Regards

Trev.

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Stace
Stace e2 Member 6Stace vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 11:34 AM

3 excellent shots Carol

Stace

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Brian65
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20 Jan 2013 - 11:47 AM

3 Cracking good images Carol, love V2.
Brian

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Lillian
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20 Jan 2013 - 11:50 AM

Three good shots Carol
but V2 for me
Lillian

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TonyDy
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20 Jan 2013 - 12:02 PM

Great set, Carol.
Tony

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 12:02 PM

V2 for me Carol but a fine set indeed,
Geoff.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 12:07 PM

Love V2 - it's such an artistic shot with those lovely pinks and greens
and curling tendrils of the plant. I like this fellow.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 12:42 PM

Going around and around, love V2
Carole

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 - 12:44 PM

Three great images -V1 is most unusual
Steve

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davidgibson
davidgibson e2 Member 830 forum postsdavidgibson vcard England
20 Jan 2013 - 1:03 PM

Super images carol presentation spot on as always. Dave Wink

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JOKEN
JOKEN  5 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 1:04 PM

I am in constant admiration of your work
Ken

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 1:09 PM

Wonderful, Carol, and so expertly captured of course Smile Three cracking shots, and think I go for V2 as my fave Wink
Trev Smile

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Growmore
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20 Jan 2013 - 1:14 PM

Well good well sharp and well beautiful Carol.

Gary

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
20 Jan 2013 - 1:15 PM

Three great close up Carol. I would say like an acrobat. I like them all.
Effrossini

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33098 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 1:16 PM

Quality really is your forte Carol.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 1:36 PM

LOL...well done on catching this fella in action, Carol Grin

This one's really pretty beautiful! Love the shot in V2.

Andrew

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 1:38 PM

Lovely exposure and sharpness great shots
mike

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 2:24 PM

Just as well you are a fan of these little fellows as there seem to be endles numbers of them in your neck of the woods! A great set once again.

Ann

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 3:12 PM

It should have been 3-2-1 in order, bu a great set.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
20 Jan 2013 - 4:03 PM

Amazing and perfectly captured

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 4:19 PM

Love the detail in V2 Carol.
Joan.

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pamelajean
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20 Jan 2013 - 4:35 PM

The tendril is a wonderful playground for the shield bug, and makes for some very special images. Vs 2 and 3 are my favourites. I like the neat way the bug sits within the tendril in V3, but the detail of its markings is beautiful in V2.

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Joline
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20 Jan 2013 - 5:13 PM

You could start an insect circus with all the antics you see.

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WindowonWildlife
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20 Jan 2013 - 5:53 PM

Fabulous trio Carol, v2 for me it's superb Wink

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Sylviwhalley
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20 Jan 2013 - 6:23 PM

Three great shots, he balances well.
Sylvia

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gingerdelight
20 Jan 2013 - 7:40 PM

Wonderful little acrobat! I particularly like V1, well captured!

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Traceyflowerpots

This is fantastic as always Carol ... great detail, natural colours and light.

It is also great to be back, I have been so busy lately, I have just started a photography group in our area, it is doing so well Smile

Tracey x

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Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 9:37 PM

What a superb set Carol, fantastic work.
Bob

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annettep38
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20 Jan 2013 - 10:57 PM

I love the spring loaded version Smile
Gorgeous!

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 11:27 PM

Yes, great colours and detail, lovely set with V1 as the best choice.
Johanna

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 5:24 AM

Way down here I have nothing to add Carol,it has all been said, wonderful macro work as always!
Rgds., Jim

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 8:08 PM

'Superb color macro Shield Bug Set!' ~ Peter Smile

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Chinga
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24 Jan 2013 - 11:36 AM

Wonderful shield bug shots, I also like the curly perch! Lovely! Grin IB

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24 Jan 2013 - 6:11 PM

A very amusing set of images showing this shield bugs comic capers. It's a pity you didn't find a pair getting amorous on the plant as you'd then be able to say that they were sharing a tendril moment!Grin

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