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Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:what happened next?
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:9 Nov 2010 - 5:31 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Dinner, Insect, Photo journalism, Preying mantis, Shield bug, Wildlife / nature
Votes:82
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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 5:35 AM

A great set, Carol, catching the mantis eyeing up and catching it's meal. Nature in the raw for sure, and so well documented in these fine shots.
Ronnie.

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mishu78
mishu78  4 Canada
9 Nov 2010 - 5:36 AM

Excellent close up shots! Wonderful work.

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lesliea
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9 Nov 2010 - 5:42 AM

Very nice set of images well captured,
Allen,

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tashi
tashi  42 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 5:46 AM

Excellent series! Fantastic capture. Congrats.
Rani

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debu
debu  4 India
9 Nov 2010 - 5:50 AM

Lovely set of images.
debu

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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 6:10 AM

Thank you for what I am about to receive - munch munch - terrific catch again Carol, and splendid pics...Bill

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 6:24 AM

really good series of macro shots again carol keep up keeping us entertained .rob

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 - 6:39 AM

What a fantastic series of shots, Carol, nature in the raw for sure.
Roy

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wyatturp
wyatturp  8 England
9 Nov 2010 - 6:49 AM

Always interesting to view Carol, well done

DougSmilex

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84284 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 7:02 AM

Well caught! I have never seen such a hairy shield bug!

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gingerdelight

A story superbly told in pictures Carol. Great detail.
Carol

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 7:35 AM

A tremendous set of the action, Carol! Can't help but think that Shield Bug had a bit of a death wish!

Ann

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 7:38 AM

Just amazing macro shots.

Albert

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viscostatic
9 Nov 2010 - 7:47 AM

An excellent series whyich tells a story - great nature photography Carol.

Phil.

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 7:58 AM

I bet this was hard to spot, but well done for doing so. Great set!!!!

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
9 Nov 2010 - 7:59 AM

Morning Carol, this is a stunning set of shots gray.

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sparrowhawk
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9 Nov 2010 - 8:01 AM

awesome no other word for it Carol

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 8:04 AM

Excellent shots carol
mike

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 8:09 AM

You could have warned me ... havent even had breaky yet
Think I might give it a miss
Fabulous documentary piccies
First class as ever

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
9 Nov 2010 - 8:14 AM

Superb serie, again and again +++++
cor

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 - 8:19 AM

Well thats nature, well documented
Mavis

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pluckyfilly
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9 Nov 2010 - 8:38 AM

great story here Carol

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Lillian
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9 Nov 2010 - 8:45 AM

Fantastic set and all beautifully captured Carol, love Bill's comment!well done
Lillian

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 9:11 AM


Quote: A great set, Carol, catching the mantis eyeing up and catching it's meal. Nature in the raw for sure, and so well documented in these fine shots.
Ronnie.

I quite agree

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ChristineL
9 Nov 2010 - 9:30 AM

Gruesome, but very interesting. Well captured Carol,
Chris.

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Silverzone
9 Nov 2010 - 9:50 AM

Brilliant sequence captured. Sylvia

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digital_boi
9 Nov 2010 - 10:07 AM

good work V4 certainly does answer the question my Fav is V1 waiting to pounce great stuff love em click
Graham

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susanbarton
9 Nov 2010 - 10:37 AM

A really great set Carol life goes on ....for some!

Susan

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Freila
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9 Nov 2010 - 10:42 AM

I know what was coming but still had to look. Great set of images.
Freila

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 10:54 AM

great set real nature.

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 11:37 AM

That's Cruel but what a picture story. Great Carol.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 11:39 AM

Raw nature captured so expertly.
Joan.

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Joline
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9 Nov 2010 - 11:55 AM

Survival of the fittest...

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 12:11 PM

Perfect storytelling Carol!
Jann
xxx

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
9 Nov 2010 - 1:34 PM

An epic,even.I think you are sitting on a best seller there,Carol.
Cheers
Alan

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bluetitblue
9 Nov 2010 - 4:27 PM

Well done Carol good work V3 for me great images

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jonwebber
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9 Nov 2010 - 5:25 PM

I have to agree with the others here, great photography, well taken and displayed.
jon

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TrevBatWCC
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9 Nov 2010 - 5:32 PM

Brilliant, Carol. It certainly looks to be enjoying its meal!
TrevB Smile

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WindowonWildlife
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9 Nov 2010 - 5:40 PM

Four wonderful images here Carol,excellent detail and comps.

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graceland
graceland  92378 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 5:55 PM

Well done super close ups

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
9 Nov 2010 - 5:56 PM

What excellent 4 images well shot and all pin sharp great work Carol.
jj

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crookymonsta
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9 Nov 2010 - 6:07 PM

Beautiful detail in all of them and excellent story telling.
Sandra

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lonely_oryx
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9 Nov 2010 - 6:19 PM

Extremely well caught series

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ChrisWallace
9 Nov 2010 - 7:33 PM

A well seen and produced set of images Carol, My preference is for #1. The composition and the feeling of something about to happen is great.
Chris

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HobbitDave
9 Nov 2010 - 7:52 PM

They don't call them Preying Mantis for nothing, Carol. Another super series with a story behind it. Love it!
Dave.

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
9 Nov 2010 - 7:54 PM

Awwww, poor wee thing. Great set of shots. Moira

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2010 - 7:56 PM

like to see it unravelling. as an individual v1 is my fav.lesley

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9 Nov 2010 - 8:02 PM

marvelous observations here Carol

Linda

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9 Nov 2010 - 8:57 PM

Lunch !

Superb work.

Rock

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bromley-smith
9 Nov 2010 - 9:19 PM

Superb images Carol.
Tony

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9 Nov 2010 - 9:26 PM

Brillant captures Carol.
Vanda

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samarmishra
10 Nov 2010 - 2:29 AM

Hi Carol, this is a great set of images.. Excellent sequential set.. great as usual..

samar..

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photophantom
10 Nov 2010 - 6:19 AM

outstanding series Carol
Dennis

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nickyv32
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10 Nov 2010 - 11:13 AM

Great set Carol, well thats nature for you, bet you wish a giant one of these would come along...

Nicky x

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10 Nov 2010 - 8:38 PM

So very, very well observed and captured Carol.
David

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gabriel_flr
11 Nov 2010 - 5:18 AM

Wow, this is macro wild life Carol, excellent captures!
Gabriel

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11 Nov 2010 - 6:59 AM

Great set Carol. I find the camouflage that mantids achieve in different habitats quite amazing. A

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12 Nov 2010 - 7:47 AM

Carol you should publish a book about all the Cretan Creepers (sounds good, doesn't it?)
Fabulous set once again,
JOhanna

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13 Nov 2010 - 9:13 PM

A terrific set of natural history images, I thought that the little fella would end up as lunch!

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