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A selection of shield bugs that I spotted/photographed last year. I hope to spot them all again this year, and maybe some new species, too.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:a showing of shields
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:17 Mar 2014 - 5:25 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Shield bug, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:67

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
17 Mar 2014 - 5:31 AM

You do find great specimens

Peter

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prabhusinha
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17 Mar 2014 - 5:34 AM

Looking cute more & more.

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andylea
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17 Mar 2014 - 6:16 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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ugly
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17 Mar 2014 - 6:26 AM

A great set of images.
Well taken and put together.

Dave

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ddolfelin
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17 Mar 2014 - 6:29 AM

An impressive collection, Carol.
Our dominant type is a plain lime green colour.

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LynneJoyce
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17 Mar 2014 - 6:31 AM

A fantastic collection of beautiful beasties.

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NDODS
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17 Mar 2014 - 6:48 AM

A stunning collection of incredibly detailed and so very well photographed Shield Bugs, each one perfect in its own right.

Superbly processed and presented Carol.

Regards Nathan

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Caziwinkles
17 Mar 2014 - 6:59 AM

Excellent - both in the photographing of and the presenting of - a fabulous image. Smile

Carol

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fentiger
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17 Mar 2014 - 7:22 AM

Very fine examples of top quality macro photography.

Albert

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Nikonuser1
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17 Mar 2014 - 7:41 AM

A excellent collection of shield bug images CarolSmile

Cliff

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janlea
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17 Mar 2014 - 8:02 AM

Beautiful work Carol, love all of them Smile
Jan

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Rock
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17 Mar 2014 - 8:08 AM

Superb Lass !

Rock

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Badgerfred
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17 Mar 2014 - 8:20 AM

Excellent collection Carol,
Fred.

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mrswoolybill
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17 Mar 2014 - 8:32 AM

I never realised there were so many sorts!
Moira

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Mollycat
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17 Mar 2014 - 8:36 AM

Superb set and all beautifully photographed. Knights of old would love these colours for there own shields. Well done Carol.
Peter.

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ColleenA
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17 Mar 2014 - 9:00 AM


Quote: Excellent - both in the photographing of and the presenting of - a fabulous image. Smile

Carol

For a moment I thought it was your month end presentation...a wonderful selection of bugs, beautifully put togrther

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CaroleS
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17 Mar 2014 - 9:22 AM

I love them all - a super presentation Carol.
Found one on my camellia over the weekendSmile (Yes the camera came out in double quick time).
Carole

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Ted447
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17 Mar 2014 - 9:36 AM

Fantastic set of images Carol. Ted. GrinGrin

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sparrowhawk
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17 Mar 2014 - 10:13 AM

what an amazing collection of these little guys you have captured Carol everyone superb in its own right

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rontear
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17 Mar 2014 - 10:16 AM

The insect world of variety !! Carol.
Ron

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Irishkate
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17 Mar 2014 - 10:37 AM

I'd never heard of Shield Bugs until joining Epz - now we have a Stunning Showing of Shields
beautifully presented. Quite amazing patterns.
Kate GrinGrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
17 Mar 2014 - 10:50 AM

got me in a panic there Carol thought I had lost most of the month excellent display of bugs

Graham

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TonyDy
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17 Mar 2014 - 10:54 AM

Superb set, Carol - all pin-sharp.
Tony

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pluckyfilly
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17 Mar 2014 - 11:47 AM

another great montage Carol

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TrevBatWCC
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17 Mar 2014 - 12:34 PM

What a wonderful variety and collection of shields here, Carol, and how clever of you to get them all to pose facing the same direction!! Grin A super presentation Smile
Trev Smile

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EMJAYCEE
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17 Mar 2014 - 1:33 PM

Nature and photography beautifully presented. Smile
Joan.

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mashwood10
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17 Mar 2014 - 1:37 PM

Fabulous Carol. A great montage.

PamGrinGrinGrin

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Chinga
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17 Mar 2014 - 1:48 PM

Amazing the diversity you find in your beautiful Island! Spectacular set of images Carol! Macro photography of outstanding quality! Grin
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mex
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17 Mar 2014 - 1:54 PM

excellent carol, well done.
cheers phil.

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mikbee
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17 Mar 2014 - 3:57 PM

A first class show indeed Carol.
Well put together.
Good work.
Mick.

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Niknut
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17 Mar 2014 - 4:14 PM

Terrific shots !!.....what an impressive variety !!Smile

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danbrann
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17 Mar 2014 - 5:33 PM

They make a superb set because they are all going in the diagonal direction.

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hasslebladuk
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17 Mar 2014 - 5:43 PM

Excellent images Carol
mike

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Philip_H
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17 Mar 2014 - 6:15 PM

Thought it was the end of the month for a moment there! Grin

P.

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evelen
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17 Mar 2014 - 6:20 PM

wonderful montage Carol.
eve.Smile

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GeorgePlatis
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17 Mar 2014 - 6:21 PM

A wonderful collage of great macro captures, Carol!
George

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17 Mar 2014 - 6:26 PM

Wonderful and great images,carol,very well done,
Saeid

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Mike_Smith
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17 Mar 2014 - 6:43 PM

The quality of these shots is outstanding, really well done

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bricurtis
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17 Mar 2014 - 7:57 PM

Brilliant montage Carol - love every bug in it. Very envious.!!!
Brian.

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ali63
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17 Mar 2014 - 7:59 PM

Outstanding set Carol,

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17 Mar 2014 - 9:10 PM

An amazing collection, Carol, the sheer number of shields is mind-boggling.

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AnneB50
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17 Mar 2014 - 10:52 PM

You could produce big information posters about these creatures, you'd make a fortune! Lovely selection.

Anne

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18 Mar 2014 - 3:37 AM

Viewing this one was like opening up a book on Heraldry, Carol..!
Congratulations on your presentation, the collection of Bugs 'shields' is admirable, to say the least.

Simon

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Brian65
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18 Mar 2014 - 5:40 PM

Top class work Carol, thank you for sharing.
Brian

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viscostatic
21 Mar 2014 - 5:01 PM

Beautiful creatures and great images Carol.

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23 Mar 2014 - 11:57 PM

What a poster!! Love it!

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4 Apr 2014 - 9:09 PM

What a marvellous collection of different varieties Carol, an entimologists dream to view this magnficent montage

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