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A bee alighted on my decorative geranium whilst I was enoying the sunshine on the verandah, of course my camera was at hand Smile
Apologies if I didn't comment on your image yesterday, but ePZ was on a go slow again Sad

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:bee on geranium
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:28 Aug 2012 - 5:26 AM
Tags:Bee, Close-up / macro, Close-up macro, General, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:71
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 5:44 AM

Two amazing macros, Carol.
-=\Walter

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howdog
howdog e2 Member 525 forum postshowdog vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 5:49 AM

Once again Carol two outstaning macro shots!Great detail so clean and sharp.Well doneSmile
Iain

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
28 Aug 2012 - 6:10 AM

Lovely, clear and with so much details! Superb! Grin
IB

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 6:31 AM

Two lovely bee shots. I gave up on EPZ yesterday too!

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 596 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 6:34 AM

Wow, amazing detail and look at that eye.

Andy

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Curtain
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28 Aug 2012 - 6:49 AM

Lovely shots Carol.
Nick

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32328 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 6:55 AM

Two stunning variants Carol, however I shall have to say the square crop is rather brilliant.

Regards Nathan

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 6:58 AM

Great captures Carol wonderful detail.Wink
Rob

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 7:00 AM

Two very impressive and enjoyable captures.

Albert

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 5SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 7:20 AM

Brilliant macro.

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 74167 forum postsKarenFB vcard England160 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 7:28 AM

Brilliantly caught - the details are stunning!

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Deep_Bhatia
28 Aug 2012 - 7:42 AM

Nice images, Carol. i love v1. Deep

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 7:55 AM

This one is beautifully captured, doing a bit of a spread-eagle balancing act, sharp and so full of detail.
Carole

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 7:57 AM

Fantastic furry detail that stands out against the background.
V1 for me!

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
28 Aug 2012 - 7:57 AM

Excellent!
JNC

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 6Badgerfred vcard Wales
28 Aug 2012 - 8:02 AM

2 super images Carol, excellent detail in both, V1 a clear favourite,
Fred.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 8:11 AM

Fantastic and great captures indeed,very well done,
saeid

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2012 - 8:15 AM

Great close-up and super detail and colours.

P.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 8:18 AM

A busy little bee resting on a beautiful perch. Excellent image Carol.
Joan.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 8:22 AM

Two marvellously detailed shots, Carol, with V 1 showing more of the bloom the one for me.
Ronnie.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 8:37 AM

stunning detail

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7328 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom880 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 8:51 AM

Excellent, glistening detail, plus a super composition.
Moira

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 10:21 AM

What can I say... catch light in the eye of a bee????? Totally magnificent Carol, lost for words here!"

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digital_boi
28 Aug 2012 - 10:24 AM

V1 by a natts whisker both excellent superb workWink

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 10:26 AM

Composition, crop, and presentation of v2 wins it for me, Carol, lovely detailed captures.

Dave

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SlowSong
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28 Aug 2012 - 10:51 AM

How beautiful - both. That eye's amazing.
x

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TonyDy
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28 Aug 2012 - 11:08 AM

Super, detailed close-ups, Carol.
Tony

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 11:23 AM

Great V1 but V2 won't load Carol, think epz needs some maintenance work Sad
Geoff.

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achieverswales
28 Aug 2012 - 11:24 AM

Awesome macro photography Carol, V1 is my choice for the extra detail, the site is better today! I sent a message asking why the site was slow and had a message back today stating they do not know why, a great answer from a business that only keeps going because we pay. Wonder what they would think if everyone decided to stop paying and just stay on here as a free member!

Regards

Trev.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom71 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 12:12 PM

Powerful looking bee!
Great macro image.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Lillian
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28 Aug 2012 - 12:47 PM

Agree here with Trev's comment about the slow site!!!
But seriously Carol both these images are special
so detailed and great colour
Lillian

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LucienH
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28 Aug 2012 - 1:35 PM

Wonderful detailed capture.

Lucien.

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 8PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 1:48 PM

Amazing detail here Carol in this beautifully captured image, love the flower beneath! Patti SmileSmileSmile

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danbrann
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28 Aug 2012 - 2:11 PM

Your usual high standard one more Carol.

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Fefe
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28 Aug 2012 - 3:32 PM

Awwww I just love those big oval black eyesGrin Lovely work Carol!
Diane

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 4:30 PM

These bee two stunning close-ups, Carol, you could count all the hairs on it's back and legs! Wink I think these deserve at least one UA, so here's mine...Smile
Trev Smile
P.S. Hope you got a nice top-up to the tan yesterday! Wink

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LexEquine
LexEquine  7 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 4:41 PM

'Superfine Dual color Macro's!!' ~ LEx

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exposure
exposure  91304 forum posts England
28 Aug 2012 - 4:48 PM

Beautiful detail in both images Carol..
Lucky you a few spots of rain!!!!!Oh I wish....Smile
Pauline.

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 6:01 PM

Two excellent macro shots carol. The detail is terrific as is the colour. V1, the square format is my favourite.
Ray

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katie9
katie9 Junior Member 5 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2012 - 6:37 PM

beautiful clear close up
Katie

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Ade_Osman
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28 Aug 2012 - 6:47 PM

Excellent as always Carol

Ade

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28 Aug 2012 - 8:54 PM

Outstanding.

David

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 9:00 PM

Cracking details Carol. I have had the usual ePz slowdown too that always accompanies site changes.Sad
Brian.

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28 Aug 2012 - 9:11 PM

Two superb shots Carol. Excellent detail.

Jane

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28 Aug 2012 - 10:38 PM

A super cracker esp V 1.

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Old Username was gilbo Scotland
28 Aug 2012 - 10:46 PM

Amazing detail! Great to see. V. V. busy just now !! Gx

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29 Aug 2012 - 8:06 PM

Fabulous furry detail and clarity in these Carol, I bet all those positive comments you've received have given you a real buzz

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30 Aug 2012 - 11:10 AM

Could not ask for better than these two, Regards leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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