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A couple of weeks ago I uploaded two images of an ant-lion with its wings open, today he insisted that I take his photo with them closed!

Brand:Olympus
Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:ant-lion
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:18 Jul 2011 - 4:59 AM
Tags:Antlion, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:91
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 5:05 AM

A great set, unusual green eyes. All well captured Carol..........Sandy

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 5:16 AM

Fascinating beastie with lovely eyes - V3 for me today.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
18 Jul 2011 - 5:37 AM

What a beauty this one! I love v2 and v4 for beautiful elegant pose. My favorite today has to be V3 for the beauty of the body almost tranlucent showing through the wings and the face and eyes details. Quite a mean look! Not easy to capture as they are quite small... Great images!!!
IB

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
18 Jul 2011 - 5:46 AM

Great captures Carol, amazing detail and what huge eyes.

Len

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cjl47
cjl47  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 6:19 AM

How do you find them all.
chris

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6101 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 6:32 AM

Carol, the third shot in this excellent series is stunning. Great detail.

Andy

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paddyman
paddyman  566 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Jul 2011 - 7:06 AM

Its got its eye on you Carol,nice set of images,well done..
Alec.

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 7:15 AM

Madam Bigeye - well put in scene!
Johanna

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Shootme
Shootme  5 England
18 Jul 2011 - 7:28 AM

What a great set, and an interesting beastie, v3 is a cracker.

Jim.

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 7:34 AM

Rather wonderful photography, the name is well scary, an ant the size of a lion . . .
jon

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 8:06 AM

Excellent captures Carol

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 8:08 AM

He's quite a gorgeous looking creature reallyGrin

Wet and miserable over here Carol

Adrian

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 8:17 AM

Only ever came across these little fellows in "Moomintroll" books where he was a dangerous and terrifying creature! He actually looks pretty and not in the least what I assumed he must be!

Ann

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1024 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 8:26 AM

V1 in particular is a gem, gorgeous tones of green and gold right through the frame.
Moira

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 8:41 AM

I love all 4 of these Carol!!!!

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 8:46 AM

Unusual insect with such lovely green eyes. Great Set. Carole

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 8:49 AM

brilliant set carol wonderful detail and tones v2 for me today a belter nice one Wink
andy

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digital_boi
18 Jul 2011 - 8:51 AM

great set again Carol V1 and V3 stand out for me today nice close up work again!!!

Graham GrinGrinGrin

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ianrobinson
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18 Jul 2011 - 9:03 AM

a great set well spotted.

Ian.

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acousticmist
18 Jul 2011 - 9:09 AM

Great close ups......................Martin

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danbrann
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18 Jul 2011 - 9:12 AM

and yet more outstanding images.

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 9:23 AM

unusual looking fly and a superb series carol.
regards
Yung

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barbarahirst
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18 Jul 2011 - 9:33 AM

Where on earth do you find these photogenic critters...
Love them all

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sparrowhawk
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18 Jul 2011 - 10:04 AM

superb

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gingerdelight
18 Jul 2011 - 10:07 AM

Amazing! Superbly captured as always!
Carol

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achieverswales
18 Jul 2011 - 10:09 AM

Excellent Carol, love the eye contact, V1 for me.

Regards

Trev.

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Maiwand
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18 Jul 2011 - 10:43 AM


Quote: Great captures Carol, amazing detail and what huge eyes.

Len

My thoughts exactly.
Ron

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 10:47 AM

What big eyes he has! Smile I like how you always manage to capture these creatures looking like they're posing to order to have their photos taken! Wink Yet another brilliant set, Carol Smile
Trev Smile

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TonyDy
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18 Jul 2011 - 11:19 AM

And very good he looks too!
Great set.
Tony

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Gray_ina
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18 Jul 2011 - 11:28 AM

Morning Carol. what a super set as ever regards gray.

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Jat_Riski
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18 Jul 2011 - 11:55 AM

Excellent capture Carol.

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Stace
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18 Jul 2011 - 12:39 PM

Super set Carol

Stace

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 12:42 PM

Always something new Carol ~ top class macros.

Albert

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TerryMcK
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18 Jul 2011 - 1:19 PM

Impressive macro work, Carol. As always!
Terry

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viscostatic
18 Jul 2011 - 1:22 PM

What beautiful big green eyes. I wonder what his view of the world is. Great images as always Carol.

Phil.

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EMJAYCEE
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18 Jul 2011 - 1:29 PM

Your excellent standard well maintained in this super set Carol.
Joan.

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raygregson
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18 Jul 2011 - 1:33 PM

great set carol,love v3.ray

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Lillian
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18 Jul 2011 - 2:39 PM

Until seeing your images Carol had NO idea there were so many ...'thingies' in and around us!Smile
What a set
Lillian

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 3:12 PM

Another set of beautiful Macro images Carol.Well done..Lin

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pluckyfilly
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18 Jul 2011 - 3:45 PM

V2 and 4 today but another great set

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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 5:22 PM

Excellent set, Carol - I like them all - the details are impressive - well done

Daniel

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churchill123
18 Jul 2011 - 5:55 PM

Beautiful set gorgeous light xx

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Rock
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18 Jul 2011 - 7:00 PM

Grand work Lass.

Any reply yet ?

Rock

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whiteswan01
18 Jul 2011 - 7:00 PM

WOW as per norm missed yr shots hope u are well
Dawn

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Louise_Morris
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18 Jul 2011 - 7:41 PM

Belters Carol - every one of them! Lou

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Samuel_Aron
18 Jul 2011 - 7:51 PM

Excellent captures!
Sam.

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bricurtis
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18 Jul 2011 - 9:04 PM

It has such beautiful green eyes Carol.
Brian.

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18 Jul 2011 - 9:06 PM

Great set of images - Elizabethxx

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Pegon  978 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2011 - 10:43 PM

A superb set Carol, excellent detail captured.
Pete.

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Gemma9  5 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2011 - 11:41 PM

Wonderful set, Carol
Gemma

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ccb
ccb  626 forum posts United States2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2011 - 12:59 AM

Stunning series, Carol. I guess that is where the term "bug-eyed" came from!
Christina

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AnneWorner
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19 Jul 2011 - 2:11 PM

Another insect new to my eyes. The delicate wings remind me of the wings of the lacewings; such delicate insects.
Anne

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20 Jul 2011 - 12:40 AM

Great set and great work.Grin

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22 Jul 2011 - 2:39 PM

Superb set - v1 and v3 for me. A

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23 Jul 2011 - 12:40 PM

What a gorgeous green eyed critter he is Carol, I guess he belongs to the lacewing family

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