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There's not a lot in the way of insects to be found now, but I did manage to spot another shield bug at the weekend.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:another autumnal shield
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:8 Oct 2012 - 5:41 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Shield bug, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:59
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 6:34 AM

V1 for me today carol...
I think the comp is better...
Lots of detail and textures...
A magic image....

Dave

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 6:41 AM

Very nice Carol, another interesting beastie.

Andy

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 6:44 AM

Two grand close ups of this beautifully marked minibeast Carol, nothing less than we'd expect from you

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84270 forum postsKarenFB vcard England162 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 7:06 AM

Beautiful markings - it looks quite a small bug!

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 7:25 AM

Another terrific pair of images Carol, Its v1 for me today, superb.

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
8 Oct 2012 - 7:30 AM

Lovely brown shades and love the Shield markings too ! Visited our Botanics and managed to get some butterfly shots . Saw 2 butterflies this weekend !!!!
Rare sights indeed ! Gill

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 7:37 AM

Nice subtle shades of brown & beige. Maybe this is an old shield bug - we wrinklies tend to favour camouflage colours?

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 7:43 AM

You've captured the marking and tones so well.

Ann

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achieverswales

Like both Carol excellent macro captures again.

Regards

Trev.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
8 Oct 2012 - 8:12 AM

2 super images Carol, great detail,
Fred.

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 8:15 AM

super tones and colours carol brilliant comp and detail v1 for me today a belter nice one Wink
andy

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 8:30 AM

hasnt he gorgeous colours ... V1 is my favourite

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33063 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 8:51 AM

Two wonderfully captured images Carol, each crammed with an assortment of gorgeous colour, detail, light, tones and textures. Version 1 being my particular favourite also GrinGrinGrinGrin

Regards Nathan

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 9:09 AM

A little beauty in browns.
(My Philip pointed out our first sighting of a Shield Bug
on the bungalow wall this morning, 'one of Carol's' he called it !

B. Smile

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41033 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 9:10 AM

Reminds me of fossilised trilobytes, nicely macroed, Carol.

Dave

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 10:11 AM

two well detailed images

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digital_boi
8 Oct 2012 - 10:38 AM

V1 for me this morning Carol

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 10:46 AM

Two lovely images and I always love when they harmonise
with the background as they do here.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
8 Oct 2012 - 11:13 AM

Very good macro shots like both, not seen one like that! unusual colour and markings,Regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 11:25 AM

Two cracking close-ups, Carol, and think V1 has to be my fave too Wink
Trev Smile

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 11:57 AM

Black and Tan today Carol and lots of very good detail.
Joan.

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bricurtis
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8 Oct 2012 - 12:09 PM

Lovely little bug Carol.
Brian.

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gingerdelight

Beautiful! Love its little antennae!
Carol

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 2:28 PM

A set identified even at thumbnail.

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Daisymaye
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8 Oct 2012 - 3:02 PM

Two excellent detailed captures Carol......Sandy

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Fefe
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8 Oct 2012 - 4:55 PM

Two lovely shots Carol, V1 is my fave too................. Pity there isn't a slug in the bgWink
Diane

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8 Oct 2012 - 4:57 PM

Excellent macros great detail Carol.

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8 Oct 2012 - 6:54 PM

Very nice close ups Carol. Moira

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 - 7:29 PM

I seem strangely attracted to these shield bugs!

This ones a beauty! Like something from prehistory.

(And certainly nothing like the one I saw on our bungalow wall this morning Wink)

P.

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1881  2 India
8 Oct 2012 - 7:36 PM

Cracking shot indeed.
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maratsuikka
8 Oct 2012 - 7:37 PM

LUMIX HAS SPOKEN

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 8:31 PM

So big and impressive work Carol.
regards
Yung

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WindowonWildlife
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8 Oct 2012 - 8:47 PM

A difficult choice Carol, but V1 just edges it for me Smile

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 7:10 AM

oh dear , my comment yesterday got lost Sad
a very cute little shield bug, I bet he was hard to spot! (or stripe Smile)

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9 Oct 2012 - 3:34 PM

Two excellent detailed captures Carol,well done..Lin

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elainebaker
10 Oct 2012 - 10:21 PM

Great detail in both images. Well shot. Elaine

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