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My passionflower seems to attract all kinds of bugs and insects, I found this little ant climbing up one of the many tendrils yesterday.

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:ant on tendril
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:30 Apr 2010 - 5:22 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Insect, Tendril, Wildlife / nature
Votes:118
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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maratsuikka
30 Apr 2010 - 5:25 AM

FANTASTICOS,Carol,FANTASTICOS

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 5:32 AM

Excellent Carol,the plant would have been a fine subject on its own.Well done.
Tom.

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jaktis
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30 Apr 2010 - 5:34 AM

Cracking details of the ant and a great composition

Peter

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30 Apr 2010 - 6:03 AM

Three bottlers Carol - great macro's...Bill

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84284 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 6:17 AM

Ants are so difficult to capture - they are never still! These are lovely images.

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 4lesliea vcard Australia
30 Apr 2010 - 6:23 AM

Very nice macro great detail.
Allen,

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Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 - 6:34 AM

Another three fantastic close up images, Carol, I am drawn to V3 today.
Roy

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 6:36 AM

this set shows how skilled you are at capturing such tiny bugs in the finest of detail, a wonderful set here Carol

Linda

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 6:43 AM

Stunning, Carol. The detail is absolutely amazing.

Ann

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Goodley
Goodley  4 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 - 6:51 AM

amazing detail,well done,
kev.

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MartinAgius
30 Apr 2010 - 7:06 AM

well captured

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SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 627 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 7:24 AM

Great set Carol.... love the comp in v1

Jon

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 7:40 AM

Well spotted. 3 great shots!!!

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viscostatic
30 Apr 2010 - 7:52 AM

A very unusual subject on EPZ and I can understand why but you have done so well here Carol to get this level of detail.

Phil.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 8:06 AM

Top quality macro work Carol - and a well deserved UA

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 8:08 AM

He is soooo very very cute
The detail you have captured is just superb
Pity I cant give you 3 clicks

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nigele1
nigele1  10
30 Apr 2010 - 8:10 AM

Even in the UK passionflowers seem to attract insects, but this is a great shot of a Cretan ant, as usual yu have he detail and composition working together.

Nigel

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sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 8:10 AM

just mind blowing Carol ! love em

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 8:12 AM

three stunning captures carol fantastic detail and colour cant pick a favourite here they are all top class Wink
andy

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
30 Apr 2010 - 8:25 AM

He's a cutie Carol.Well spotted and taken.
Cheers
Alan

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fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 8:34 AM

What super images!

Albert

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 7436 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1024 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 8:36 AM

All are brilliant. But V1 has the look of a sentry on the look-out.
Moira

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Silverzone
30 Apr 2010 - 8:43 AM

It seems to be performing an ant ballet! Beautifully captured. Sylvia

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 9:06 AM

Great series Carol, so difficult to photograph as they're so tiny.

have a great weekend
Yung

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Image123  5 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 - 9:20 AM

superb set
gareth

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ann_g
ann_g  10 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 - 9:33 AM

Wow, that's fabulous

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 9:35 AM

AMAZING - I just marvel at your expertise!
Joan.

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
30 Apr 2010 - 10:01 AM

That is brilliant! ( All 3 ) BRAVO +++++
cor

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milky e2 Member 11milky vcard Wales
30 Apr 2010 - 11:11 AM

Great detail & colour in image V3 but all excellent-------Milky

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digital_boi
30 Apr 2010 - 11:31 AM

all 3 are just superb excellent work

Graham

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
30 Apr 2010 - 11:47 AM

Cracking shots gray

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 1:37 PM

I think there are too many of your bugs have been on the passion flower Carol however this one is exceptional.

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 1:39 PM

Excellent set Carol!
Kaleena

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 2:12 PM

Amazing captures. Your close-ups are really awesome. Love all of these.........Sandy

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 2:49 PM

Sorted. Semi transparent ant in all its glory. Well taken indeed.
jon

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panda
panda  10 England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 3:15 PM

Hi Carol, what an absolutely brilliant shot, amazing timing, they move so fast don't they. I am in awe!

Regards Phil

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30 Apr 2010 - 3:48 PM

Three stunning shots.
Sylvia

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RajaSidambaram
30 Apr 2010 - 4:02 PM

Expert macros of this ant - Raja.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 4:20 PM

Can't say I've ever seen any ants before on here - but they are constantly on the move and very difficult to capture I would imagine. But, excellently captured here, Carol, amazing shots.
TrevB Smile

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gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 4:25 PM

Superb as usual...v1 my fav. if I have to choose
Gerry

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unicorn17  6 Scotland
30 Apr 2010 - 4:34 PM

So entertaing! great photography as usual. gill

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 4:38 PM

Stunning macro work Carol, three crackers!
Bob

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30 Apr 2010 - 4:58 PM

my favourite little critters - well taken

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 6:03 PM

v1 is my fav, although v3 shows the advantage of having extra legs.lesley

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RTDS
RTDS  6 Cyprus
30 Apr 2010 - 6:22 PM

An excellent set of macros Carol.
All images are superb,excellent details.
V1 is my fav.
Robert

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30 Apr 2010 - 6:36 PM

Fabulous set of images! Great work. A

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videotec  6 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 - 7:45 PM

Fantastic captures Carol, The votes and comments say it all--Brilliant
Regards
Pete

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jocneilson
30 Apr 2010 - 7:58 PM

wow ditto to all above. very well done .


THANKS . Click yours JOC..

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30 Apr 2010 - 8:12 PM

this is an excellent set of macro shots Carol, stunning detail and colour
Neil

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Suehh
Suehh  739 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 8:55 PM

Such a good macro of such a tiny creature. Wonderful.

Sue

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30 Apr 2010 - 9:15 PM

Hello Carol good to be back. These are superb macro images and excellent work of this tiny little ant and the detail is amazing. Gary

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 - 10:29 PM

3 superb captures
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Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2010 - 11:00 PM

Love the shapes...brilliant!
Jann
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DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2010 - 12:56 AM

Great details in this close up set, Carol -wanderful composition for the whole set - Congratulations

Dan

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samarmishra
1 May 2010 - 2:39 AM

Excellent image with great details.

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1 May 2010 - 8:59 AM

An ant with his own fairground, love it

Nicky

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Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2010 - 9:39 AM

Very well captured trio - Ina

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raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
1 May 2010 - 11:20 AM

fantastic once again carol.ray

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HobbitDave
1 May 2010 - 12:33 PM

What a super set, Carol. Another top shot series of a little beastie!
Dave.

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photophantom
1 May 2010 - 12:36 PM

excellent Carol
Dennis

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1 May 2010 - 12:45 PM

Stunning work with the Olympus FE-210 again Carol, this is macro photography of the very highest calibre

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heids  5 Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2010 - 9:11 PM

Fantastic detail in each shot. Amazing!

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GlenD  7 United States
6 May 2010 - 4:48 AM

My passion flowers can't get going!! Caterpillars are tearing them up right now, but that's what I put them there for. Brilliant shots yet again Carol
Great stuff
Glen

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10 May 2010 - 2:53 PM

A first class set - really made me smile.
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