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Still not a lot of choice of subjects to photograph, as it has turned noticeably cooler again, so another hoverfly from a week or so back.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:another hover
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:6 Mar 2014 - 5:51 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Hoverfly, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:61
Voters:ugly · Chinga · Andysnapper · Caziwinkles · ColleenA · LynneJoyce · SUE118 · KarenFB · RonnieAG · barbarahirst · Alan_Baseley · ddolfelin · Badgerfred · GeorgePlatis · viscostatic · dven · User_Removed · unicorn17 · sparrowhawk · Mollycat · AnneB50 · richmowil · Len1950 · CaroleS · Nikonuser1 · ali63 · crookymonsta · rontear · NDODS · Irishkate · mex · digital_boi · Sylviwhalley · PhilT2 · Growmore · kuvailija · EileenH · mikbee · SlowSong · Jefflor · TrevBatWCC · JuBarney · jackyp · Lillian · georgiepoolie · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · myrab · evelen · sweetpea62 · Philip_H · danbrann · EMJAYCEE · cabbie · Brian65 · bricurtis · WhiteRose1 · jaktis · dark_lord · Glostopcat · maratsuikka · annettep38 ·
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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 6:28 AM

Good morning Carol!
You have turned what could have been an ordinary hover fly on a flower into an interesting and creative image full of marvelous details! Grin
The contrast between the dark shining hover fly and that lovely yellow makes it very appealing as a compo!
IB

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 7109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 6:31 AM

Absolutely what Chinga says, a really beautiful set of images. I still find it difficult to understand how you get such pin-sharp images with such depth. Marvellous.

Andy

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Caziwinkles
6 Mar 2014 - 6:46 AM


Quote: Absolutely what Chinga says, a really beautiful set of images. I still find it difficult to understand how you get such pin-sharp images with such depth. Marvellous.

Andy

I too cannot comprehend how you get so close and take such amazing images - the minute I try to step a tad closer they beggars fly off!!
Cracking images - so full of detail. Smile

Carol

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2271 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 7:00 AM

I agree with the above comments....you get the most amazing shots of insects....great photography....these are amazing

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LynneJoyce
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6 Mar 2014 - 7:01 AM

The guys above don't realise that you speak fluent Insect! Lovely shots.

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SUE118
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6 Mar 2014 - 7:18 AM

The details are amazing, love the macro of it's eye.Smile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 7:30 AM

More macro magic, Carol.
R.

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barbarahirst
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6 Mar 2014 - 7:40 AM

Incredible details
3beauties

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ddolfelin
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6 Mar 2014 - 7:53 AM

Wonderful images, Carol.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
6 Mar 2014 - 7:54 AM

Super set Carol, excellent detail in all,
Fred.

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GeorgePlatis
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6 Mar 2014 - 8:11 AM

Excellent captures, briliant light and great details!
George

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viscostatic
6 Mar 2014 - 8:15 AM

Great detail in all three Carol.

Phil.

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User_Removed
6 Mar 2014 - 8:24 AM

All three are outstanding, wonderful indeed.

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
6 Mar 2014 - 8:37 AM

As always amazing detail and wonderful to see. Been
busy and heading to London very soon to see family ! Not too long now !!

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Mollycat
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6 Mar 2014 - 8:57 AM

Amazing masterclass Carol. Icredible pictures.
Peter.

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AnneB50
AnneB50  2117 forum posts Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 9:05 AM

As the others gave said above, you get amazing close ups and fantastic detail and sharpness that I couldn't get with my camera, I think you must speak insect right enough, either that or you have a bottle of what Alice in Wonderland had to make her tiny, so that you can jump up onto the flower beside the insects. Fab set of images.

Anne

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richmowil
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6 Mar 2014 - 9:16 AM


Quote: More macro magic, Carol.
R.

Ronnie has summed up this fine set of images, very well and I agree with him Carol!!!!

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Nikonuser1
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6 Mar 2014 - 10:12 AM

Agree with all the above comments Carol another great set of imagesSmile

Cliff

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ali63
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6 Mar 2014 - 10:19 AM

Wow Carol superb photography, had 2 Bubble bees in the garden yesterday & a Honey Bee GrinGrin

Ali

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NDODS
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6 Mar 2014 - 10:42 AM


Quote: I agree with the above comments....you get the most amazing shots of insects....great photography....these are amazing

Stunning photography Carol

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
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6 Mar 2014 - 10:43 AM

Stunning detail and the joy of the yellow flower.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
6 Mar 2014 - 11:07 AM

superb Carol all three winners

Graham

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PhilT2
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6 Mar 2014 - 11:27 AM

Very good tight macros

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Growmore
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6 Mar 2014 - 11:53 AM

Great macros Carol and great work.

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kuvailija
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6 Mar 2014 - 12:03 PM

That is one of best images , Carol (I think there are a lot of them though). Yes ,Macro Magic indeed ,as someone wrote! Super! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 12:51 PM

Great setSmile

Eileen

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mikbee
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6 Mar 2014 - 1:22 PM

Incredible detail Carol.
Excellent shots.
Mick.

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Jefflor
Jefflor  2 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 3:45 PM

A beauty.

Jeff

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TrevBatWCC
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6 Mar 2014 - 4:09 PM

Just amazing close-up work, Carol, we don't see close-up work like this on the nature programs on TV.... Wink
Getting a bit warmer here - just read in today's paper that temperatures are due to get higher than the Greek islands at the weekend! Smile
Trev Smile

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6 Mar 2014 - 4:18 PM

Amazing detailed shots
Ju

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jackyp
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6 Mar 2014 - 4:34 PM

Stunning detail on this little Hover, all three are superb macros Carol, I dont know how you do it they always move to fast for me Grin

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Lillian
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6 Mar 2014 - 4:48 PM

My, those are sharp images Carol
Well captured all
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evelen
evelen  10 England
6 Mar 2014 - 6:20 PM

great set of images Carol.
eve.Smile

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sweetpea62
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6 Mar 2014 - 6:26 PM

Stunning close up set Carol..Lin

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 6:28 PM

Great set of close-ups.

P.

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EMJAYCEE
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6 Mar 2014 - 6:52 PM

Another set of superb detailed images Carol.
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Brian65
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6 Mar 2014 - 7:42 PM

3 perfect images Carol.
Brian

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6 Mar 2014 - 9:26 PM

Superb trio Carol..... I one today and a butterfly. Things are looking up.Smile
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jaktis
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8 Mar 2014 - 6:44 AM

A powerful close up

Peter

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12 Mar 2014 - 6:22 PM

Wonderful colours and details in these Carol, a real ray of sunshine to brighten up our dayGrin

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