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Here is a selection of the many varieties of shiled bug I have come across in the past couple of months.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:shield selection
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:2 Aug 2012 - 5:46 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Shield bug, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:70
Voters:LynneJoyce · Ade_Osman · michelle30 · fentiger · Sandipb · Alan_Baseley · Ray42 · Badgerfred · SUE118 · andylea · annettep38 · KarenFB · dven · WhiteRose1 · NaturesHaven · moiral · EMJAYCEE · martinjp · Deep_Bhatia · User_Removed · barbarahirst · Rock · Graham_P · mex · mrswoolybill · digital_boi · sparrowhawk · TrevBatWCC · EAS · RonnieAG · Arty · Lillian · Irishkate · achieverswales · NDODS · TonyDy · Joline · FeatherFriend · crookymonsta · AnnChown · katie9 · johnriley1uk · SlowSong · bagman · helenlinda · Niknut · danbrann · Growmore · akhtarkhan · prabhusinha · evelen · ChristineD · Louise_Morris · Snapitt · pluckyfilly · Philip_H · Norfolkboy · pamelajean · sweetpea62 · Ayoob · DitoInacio · CaroleS · jabe · Mike_Young · ChiliMan · norton · tomcat · Chinga · Glostopcat · LexEquine ·
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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 5:51 AM

Love shield bugs, such a smart and colourful lot, very nicely captured here. You have given me more varieties to look out for when we're in Spain.

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Ade_Osman
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2 Aug 2012 - 5:52 AM

That's handy uploading next to me this morning......LOL.....Good set here Carol, take a look next door though and you'll see I've been using a compact Tongue

Ade

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michelle30
2 Aug 2012 - 6:26 AM

great shot Smile

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michelle30
2 Aug 2012 - 6:27 AM

all of them great Smile

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 6:34 AM

A fine set of super sharp images ~ great variety too.

Albert

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 7:17 AM

An excellent set Carol - quite a nice variety of shield bugs

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Badgerfred
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2 Aug 2012 - 7:23 AM

Super collection Carol, excellent detail in all,
Fred.

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SUE118
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2 Aug 2012 - 7:30 AM

Beautiful selection.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 7:30 AM

brilliant set carol wondeful colours fantastic detail v1 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 94441 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 7:39 AM

A lovely selection, well caught.

I've not seen many this year!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51313 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 7:43 AM

A whole batallion of armour plated bugs, Carol. Lovely markings and detail.

Dave

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
2 Aug 2012 - 8:10 AM

Quite a variety of shield bugs you have there. Good captures Carol. Moira

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 8:13 AM

Such a variety and all captured beautifully.
Joan.

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 8:19 AM

oh they are so pretty. hard to choose ..
my favourite!

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Deep_Bhatia
2 Aug 2012 - 8:27 AM

A beautiful set. Lovely details, colors and texture, Carol.


Deep

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barbarahirst
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2 Aug 2012 - 8:42 AM

All deserving ther own upload

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Rock
Rock Plus Member 13Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 8:52 AM

We will be in Greek waters soon so when ashore I hope I come across your insets like these !

Grand work.

Rock

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digital_boi
2 Aug 2012 - 9:39 AM

another fine set here Carol V1 stands out for me love the light

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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sparrowhawk
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2 Aug 2012 - 9:48 AM

wonderful set of shots Carol one tiny little niggle tho i want them over here Pleeeeease

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TrevBatWCC
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2 Aug 2012 - 10:31 AM

What an amazing collection! Such beautiful close-ups, Carol, would be hard, and unfair, to pick a fave from all these, so they all get a share of my vote! Wink
Trev Smile

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RonnieAG
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2 Aug 2012 - 10:37 AM

Top notch for detail, Carol: a wonderful set.
Ronnie.

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Lillian
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2 Aug 2012 - 10:53 AM

Great set Carol, never realised they were so bright
Lillian

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Irishkate
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2 Aug 2012 - 11:02 AM

V1 & V7 win the beauty contest.
The whole set is wonderful and maybe I'll know
what a shield beetle looks like in future and
impress my grandchildren!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
2 Aug 2012 - 11:02 AM

Equal marks Carol! All excellent.

Regards

Trev.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44035 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom111 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 11:31 AM

A really superb selection of high quality photographs depicting these gorgeous Shield Beetles, the images are bursting with natural colours, detail and warming light.

Regards Nathan

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TonyDy
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2 Aug 2012 - 12:03 PM

Superb selection, Carol.
Tony

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Joline
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2 Aug 2012 - 12:05 PM

These are beautiful shields.....such variety.

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AnnChown
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2 Aug 2012 - 2:48 PM

What a wonderful selection of these beautiful bugs Carol! Fabulous detail and colour.
Ann

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SlowSong
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2 Aug 2012 - 4:14 PM

Their colours and patterns seem to be endless. Really pretty.
x

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helenlinda
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2 Aug 2012 - 5:09 PM

Super selection Carol - v6 here is my favourite SmileSmile
Helen

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danbrann
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2 Aug 2012 - 5:11 PM

Through your good work even I now know it is a shield bug.

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Growmore
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2 Aug 2012 - 5:54 PM

Fantastic set of well sharp shield bugs Carol.

Gary

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akhtarkhan
akhtarkhan  12 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 6:10 PM

Brilliant capture, amazing detail and fantastic colours. Very nice Bug!Wink

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prabhusinha
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2 Aug 2012 - 6:16 PM

A treasure hunt for entomologists.

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 6:16 PM

Wish I could get a bit more dof like this Carol, think I may consider getting a compact, cracking set,
Geoff.

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evelen
evelen  10 England
2 Aug 2012 - 6:34 PM

wonderful selection of shots carol.
eve.Smile

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ChristineD
2 Aug 2012 - 6:52 PM

A fine set of super images

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Louise_Morris
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2 Aug 2012 - 6:56 PM

Excellent set Carol. Hope you are OK, Lou

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 7:22 PM

Excellent set Carol but you chose the best to lead with no disrespect meant they are all goodSmile

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Norfolkboy
2 Aug 2012 - 8:18 PM

A fantastic set, Carol.
Colin

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9899 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1713 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 9:28 PM

I enjoyed viewing them all, Carol, what a variety, all cracking shots too.

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sweetpea62
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2 Aug 2012 - 10:44 PM

All superb Carol,excellent detail,well done..Lin

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Ayoob
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3 Aug 2012 - 1:50 AM

Great set of images ,Carol ...........GrinGrinGrin
Like all of them well done..........Wink

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DitoInacio
3 Aug 2012 - 4:46 AM

A great selection, Carol. All are beautiful, its a bouquet of colors, textures and i love the attention you pay for bokeh, sublime.

regards

Dito

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CaroleS
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3 Aug 2012 - 9:28 AM

What a selection! A really first class set.
Carole

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norton
norton  11 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 9:25 AM

Superb selection Carol all excellent captures.................

Tony.

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Chinga
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5 Aug 2012 - 1:57 PM

Pretty special set! Love the patterns and colours. IB

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Glostopcat
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5 Aug 2012 - 3:03 PM

A splendid selection of shieldbug images Carol, you've really spoiled us with the high quality of this set

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LexEquine
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9 Aug 2012 - 10:49 PM

'Superb & Beautiful Macro Set,' Carol!~~ Wink

~ Peter

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