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It seems that love is in the air again in the bugs and beasties world! I have no idea what these insects are but there were quite a few 'pairs' buzzing around in the hedgerow yesterday, along with pairs of grasshoppers, shield bugs and butterflies.

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:autumn love!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:18 Sep 2009 - 5:27 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:82
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 5:38 AM

Good morning Carol, and a fine series.

have a great weekend
Yung

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somnathchatterjee

wonderful capture, you must have a very rare opportunity to capture this. well done. nice presentation too.

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StrayCat
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18 Sep 2009 - 6:06 AM

I like #1 of the three; a bit sharper, and more detail. Good capture.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 6:13 AM

Not surprised there are so many insects around your part of the world at the rate they go at it!! Superb close-up details. V1 for me today.

Ann

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 - 6:19 AM

Another superb set of images, Carol, great presentation and V3 for me.
Roy

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Thushari
Thushari  5 Sri Lanka1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 6:26 AM

Another great set Carol. wonderful detail here.
Thushari

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GordonLack
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18 Sep 2009 - 6:30 AM

Beautifully captured Carol, agree with Straycat V1 & V3 get my vote.
Gordon

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Vicky_Vicky
18 Sep 2009 - 6:42 AM

Amazing shot, well captured. They dont come much better than that!

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Rock
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18 Sep 2009 - 6:52 AM

Must be something in the air !

Three very explicit shots.

Rock

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CherryMartin
18 Sep 2009 - 7:11 AM

great close ups. Should'nt that be in the adult section ? ;0)

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viscostatic
18 Sep 2009 - 7:35 AM

Super work Carol, great detail as always.

Phil.

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ChristineL
18 Sep 2009 - 7:45 AM

Another great set Carol,
Chris.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 7:56 AM

A lovely trio Carol - sex in paradise!!! lol

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Glynn
Glynn  81169 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 8:05 AM

Just a fly by night relationship i think Smile - V1

Glynn

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MandsH
MandsH  7 England
18 Sep 2009 - 8:06 AM

Well captured - no wonder their eyes are bulging!
Mandy

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BURNSIE
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18 Sep 2009 - 8:22 AM

Love on the go, just for the buzz of it.
Well captured.
Kindest Regards
Burnsie

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sparrowhawk
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18 Sep 2009 - 8:26 AM

awesome

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 8:46 AM

Wonderful. Detail and clarity. And they enjoyed . . .
jon

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 9:05 AM

Wow! Another amazing set of images Carol, great way to end the week, well done

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videotec
videotec  6 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 - 9:06 AM

Wonderful captures Carol, amazing detail, Spring is certainly in the air for these little bugs,
Pete

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Mynett
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18 Sep 2009 - 9:09 AM

Oh wow Carol these are amazing and jsut so beautiffully captured

Linda

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18 Sep 2009 - 9:14 AM

Great set Carol.... fab colours

Jon

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18 Sep 2009 - 9:27 AM

Marvellous work Carol...Bill

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
18 Sep 2009 - 9:35 AM

Wonderful set, Romance is in the air again, chilly here today so don't expect our will even venture out today....
Super detail

Nicky x

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
18 Sep 2009 - 9:44 AM

Another series of out of the ordinary images. I like V3 .... why don't we do it on the fruit? JNC

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 - 9:52 AM

Stunning work.
Dave

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User_Removed
User_Removed Junior Member 8 England16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 10:06 AM

Possibly robber or stilt-legged flies Carol. Can't be certain; great captures anyway
Andrew

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 10:33 AM

Well worth my award
Tho' to be honest I would give you one every day if I could
Fabulous work!!

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18 Sep 2009 - 10:47 AM

Cracking shots Carol

Stace

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Buffalo_Tom
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18 Sep 2009 - 10:56 AM

Top shots Carol,love is definitely in the air.
Tom.

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Growmore
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18 Sep 2009 - 10:56 AM

Stunning images and top shots here Carol, superb detail. Gary

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Image123
Image123  5 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 - 11:03 AM

yep incredible set

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TrevBatWCC
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18 Sep 2009 - 12:24 PM

Another amazing set, Carol, and definitely worth an Award.
TrevB Smile

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Portknockie
18 Sep 2009 - 12:42 PM

I think the awards you have for thios shot says it all...

Great work

Don

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raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 - 12:47 PM

outstanding stuff again carol,lovely island crete,your very lucky living
there,i hope to go back next year.ray

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Steve_S
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18 Sep 2009 - 2:05 PM

Great set of captures Carol
Steve

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maratsuikka
18 Sep 2009 - 2:39 PM

congrats on awards my friend

one of the best...

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gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 2:59 PM

Must be in the water......send me some.........Superb detail Carol...I keep wanting to say ''your best yet'' but then you just come up with a better one
Gerry

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Dusan
Dusan  5 Sri Lanka
18 Sep 2009 - 3:05 PM

Excellent close up,Mary,well done He He!!!
Dusan

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 3:31 PM

Wow, what a stunning set of shots of this lovely couple, such fantastic detail and clarity Carol, well worth the awards given.
Bob

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gingerdelight
18 Sep 2009 - 4:06 PM

Terrific captures, but I feel a bit of an intruder watching!
x Carol x

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panda
panda  10 England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 4:25 PM

Superb macros Carol, well captured

Regards Phil

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GalleryGirl
18 Sep 2009 - 5:03 PM

Nicely presented - well captured.
Marilyn x

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danbrann
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18 Sep 2009 - 5:48 PM

They remind me so much of myself at this time of the year. Superb images Carol.

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evelen
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18 Sep 2009 - 6:35 PM

another excellent capture.
eve.

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2009 - 6:45 PM

v1 for me, must be something in the air where you are, must pay a visit LOL! congrats on the user awards.lesley

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Silverzone
18 Sep 2009 - 6:59 PM

Superb. Sylvia

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unicorn17  6 Scotland
18 Sep 2009 - 7:46 PM

birds and bees .. well I never !lots of activity in your garden again - made me laugh . Fantastic photography ! Gill

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18 Sep 2009 - 8:23 PM

I really like V3 here Carol. I like the composition - it's a nice setting.
Brian.

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18 Sep 2009 - 10:09 PM


Quote: Not surprised there are so many insects around your part of the world at the rate they go at it!! Superb close-up details. V1 for me today.

Ann

LOL...ditto on all counts Smile

A.

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derekv  7 England
18 Sep 2009 - 10:42 PM

Fantastic detail and presentation, Carol. Things here not improving yet, thanks for asking.
Derek

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19 Sep 2009 - 5:46 AM

Somehow missed your romantic flies yesterday Carol. They are fabulous shots. And congratulations on all your awards........Sandy

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19 Sep 2009 - 10:08 AM

v1 is outstanding Carol!!
Helen

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2009 - 10:19 AM

Very well spotted and captured - fascinating stuff - Ina

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Dave_Holdham
19 Sep 2009 - 5:23 PM

v3 for me, stunning set, well captured

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20 Sep 2009 - 8:16 PM

Bonking bugs, these could only be yours Carol!

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21 Sep 2009 - 7:34 AM

Superb series Carol - wonderful detail as always. Randy little devils, aren't they!!
Sylvia

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