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This little fella looked as though he dressed in a hurry, and put his red waistcoat on back to front Smile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:the red waistcoat!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:1 Feb 2013 - 5:58 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:81
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
1 Feb 2013 - 6:15 AM

What a handsome beasty you are sharing this morning Carol !! I think I prefer V2, but both are amazing photos Smile have a great day Smile Saw some more baboons on the way back from Montagu yesterday, but thought I'd spare you and Kathryn the pain and did not stop to grab a photo of them Smile

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terryxc
terryxc  1 England
1 Feb 2013 - 6:16 AM

Two great Images Carol, i wouldn't like to choose one, i think they are both fantastic..

Terry.

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 6:22 AM

As usual a great set from Carol.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 6:35 AM

Obviously off to a very posh do indeed. The ugly bugs ball possibly?

Fabulous shots Carol and yet again something different and interesting. Superb.

Andy

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Ayoob
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1 Feb 2013 - 6:52 AM

Excellent macro shots ,Carol..........GrinWink

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 7:06 AM

Two cracking images Carol, v1 is especially good!

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 7:09 AM

Two excellent close-ups of this colourfully clad little critter. Well captured, Carol.

Lavina

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 7:19 AM

Looks like a Butlins Red Coat. Have a good weekend.

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 7:34 AM

brilliant colour and detail carol love them both two crackers nice ones Wink
andy

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Lillian
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1 Feb 2013 - 7:36 AM

Two great shots Carol
Lillian

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 7:59 AM

An eye catching little critter beautifully photographed.

Albert

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 8:13 AM

Fine duo

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 8:19 AM

Two Great and fantastic image,Carol,very well done,
saeid

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41033 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 8:23 AM

Spot on, Carol. GrinGrin

Dave

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leontari
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1 Feb 2013 - 8:25 AM

An excellent capture Carol. Brilliant detail and colour
Effrossini

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LynneJoyce
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1 Feb 2013 - 8:29 AM

What a smartly attired bug.

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 8:39 AM

V2 for me,is it a kind of Froghopper im not great on bugs ? Grin

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7404 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom988 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 9:02 AM

Both are composed to give space for the antennae to explore. Smile
Moira

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Badgerfred
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1 Feb 2013 - 10:07 AM

These are excellent Carol, V1 my favourite,
Fred.

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Fefe
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1 Feb 2013 - 10:32 AM

Well he looks extremely dapper Sally I must say.................... Lovely little manGrinGrin
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achieverswales
1 Feb 2013 - 10:37 AM

Beautiful markings on it Carol, two good captures.


Regards

Trev.

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Brian65
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1 Feb 2013 - 10:42 AM

Great shots again Carol, you always get them spot on.
Brian

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EAS
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1 Feb 2013 - 11:02 AM

Super colours.

Ann

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RonnieAG
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1 Feb 2013 - 11:40 AM

He must be like me in the morning, getting an odd pair of socks onWinkWink.
Brightly attired wee chap.
Ronnie.

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TonyDy
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1 Feb 2013 - 11:45 AM

Two more great close-ups, Carol.
Tony

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Daisymaye
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1 Feb 2013 - 12:44 PM

Both great shots Carol. Lovely colour and pattern.......Sandy

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 1:34 PM

He sure is gorgeous - that red speaks volumes: eat me, don't eat me?? Wink

Anne


(The butterfly emerged from its chrysallis in the garage yesterday afternoon - what to do? Have it inside right now and he has taken sugar water from my fingers - but, feed a butterfly till spring flowers bloom?? What's a soul to do?)

Anne

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AnnChown
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1 Feb 2013 - 3:10 PM

I thought he was a ladybird, but he's not, is he? Two great shots of this very smart bug in his waistcoat.
Ann

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digital_boi
1 Feb 2013 - 3:58 PM

like both probably V2 slightly more

Graham

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 5:01 PM

'Superb Color & Clarity on both Macro's' ~ Peter

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
1 Feb 2013 - 5:03 PM

I found one in my garden landed on my hand and bit me, got a flick up the bum for his trouble!, so I never got a photo, like both of these Carol, it did hurt lol. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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1 Feb 2013 - 6:33 PM

A very eye-catching little fella which has been wonderfully observed. For me image number one has more appeal Carol.

Regards Nathan Grin

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evelen
evelen  9 England
1 Feb 2013 - 6:41 PM

two excellent shots colours and detail carol.
eve.Smile

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bobsblues
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1 Feb 2013 - 6:54 PM

Brilliant carol v2 me thinks .SmileSmile
Rob

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tomcat
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1 Feb 2013 - 7:57 PM

Evenin' Carol
A tad late on parade this eveningSad (me I mean)

V1 for the detail

Not been a bad day at all - the high winds abatedSmile

Adrian

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bobhowell
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1 Feb 2013 - 8:02 PM

Spot on! SmileSmileSmileSmile

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Irishkate
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1 Feb 2013 - 10:29 PM

Back to front or not , he 's looking good!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Chinga
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2 Feb 2013 - 9:47 AM

Never seen anything like it! Lovely insect Carol! GrinGrin
IB

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tonyng
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2 Feb 2013 - 12:56 PM

Fascinating stuff. Where do you find all these insects. I must be going to the wrong places. Neat capture Carol.

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suemason
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3 Feb 2013 - 1:44 PM

Prefer V2 but both well captured macros Carol.

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2013 - 5:23 AM

Love both shots, but even more your description Carol......priceless!!
Rgds., Jim

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4 Feb 2013 - 6:27 PM


Quote: Evenin' Carol
A tad late on parade this eveningSad (me I mean)

V1 for the detail

Not been a bad day at all - the high winds abatedSmile

Adrian

Too much information Adie, do we really need to hear about your bowel problems!!!WinkGrinTongue

Two cracking close ups of the colourful little chap, he certainly is smartly attired and looking rather dapper

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