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I captured this bee relaxing on a marigold in the garden yesterday

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:bee on marigold
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:6 Oct 2010 - 5:27 AM
Tags:Bee, Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Insect, Wildlife / nature
Votes:92
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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tashi
tashi  42 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 5:32 AM

Absolutely fantastic. The colour is excellent, so is the capture. Congrats. I like all three, with V1 leading.

Last Modified By tashi at 6 Oct 2010 - 6:36 AM

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 5:34 AM

What amazing macro shots with wonderful colour andetail.V1 is my favorite,
saeid

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mishu78
mishu78  5 Canada
6 Oct 2010 - 5:41 AM

Excellent macro Carol! Amazing job.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 6:00 AM

Great close-up work, Carol......very difficult to pick a winner here, I like them all equally. So I guess they'll to share my single non transferrable vote!!!
Ronnie.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
6 Oct 2010 - 6:28 AM

Great close ups, I like the leg in V2

Peter

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gabriel_flr
6 Oct 2010 - 6:42 AM

What a cracking set, i am unable to pick a winner carol, so good are all three, congratulations!

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 6:46 AM

Brilliant work as usual!!!

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2010 - 6:55 AM

Three superb close up shots, Carol, all with fabulous details and I can't choose a favourite.
Roy

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 7:26 AM

As if that little face is saying "Good Morning!"
Three wonderful images Carol,
Johanna

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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 7:31 AM


Quote: Brilliant work as usual!!!

I'll second that...Bill

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 7:37 AM

v2 for the angle and the peek a boo look.lesley

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 7:38 AM

Brilliant macro. hope you are well Carol. Best wishes Sue.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 7:52 AM

What awesome images .. you never cease to amaze me
V2 gets a vote today ... that is soooo cute

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 8:02 AM

three wonderful captures carol cracking detail and colours v2 for me today nice one Wink
andy

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 8:05 AM

Enviable macro photography.

Albert

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
6 Oct 2010 - 8:10 AM

V2 >V1> V3 . So well taken, lovely warm colours. 10/10
cor

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
6 Oct 2010 - 8:37 AM

Great macro shots there Carol, super little bee, I see he has been to Specsavers.....

Nicky x

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paddyman
paddyman  566 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Oct 2010 - 8:38 AM

Super collection once again Carol,nice to see you are getting the sun,its raining hard here this morning :-(
Alec.

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videotec
videotec  6 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2010 - 8:56 AM

Three brilliant macro shots Carol, deserves three votes,
Regards
Pete

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MickyMc
MickyMc  7 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2010 - 9:01 AM

He looks as if he is coming for you, Did you duck? LOL
Mavis

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HobbitDave
6 Oct 2010 - 9:08 AM

Whoa! This is wonderful! The amazing 'plus' with how you work is the amount of DOF you can get with what you use (never ceases to amaze me), Carol. If there was onther word I'd use it, but 'awesome' springs to mind!
Dave x

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 9:09 AM

fantastic set of shots

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bokeh
bokeh  6 Romania
6 Oct 2010 - 9:20 AM

fantastic capture,well spotted
mirc

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8481 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1078 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 9:21 AM

Eyeball to eyeball. This is superb.
Moira

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 9:34 AM


Quote: Eyeball to eyeball

And a nice splash of colour - excellent shots

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Cormy
Cormy  7 England
6 Oct 2010 - 9:43 AM

Love No.2.Nosey little Bug(ger).
Cheers
Alan

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RajaSidambaram
6 Oct 2010 - 10:14 AM

Lively eyes,antennae,fore legs & the wings are all so well captured, Carol.
- Raja.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 10:16 AM

Very cute little face! Wonderfully detailed close-up images and great colour too. Torn between V1 & V2 as my favourite.

Ann

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jase147
jase147  4 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2010 - 10:36 AM

3 brilliant shots , great detail and colour

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan  4 England15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 10:37 AM

Three good macro shots .

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digital_boi
6 Oct 2010 - 10:43 AM

three excellent ,macros Carol all stand alone as terrific captures 100 pints each

Graham

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barmymarny
6 Oct 2010 - 11:04 AM

Superb detail Carol. You were brave!

Marilyn xx

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stephenscott
6 Oct 2010 - 11:27 AM

Nice set of excellent detailed images..

Steve..

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 12:22 PM

V2 is exceptional....what a fine close-up.

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akhtarkhan
akhtarkhan  12 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 1:34 PM

Superb set of images. Excellent detail and vibrant colours well exposed. V1 my favourite.
Akhtar

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 2:16 PM

Again like most cannot pick one better than other excellent
mike

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 3:52 PM

Macro photography in absolute scale, fantastic.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 4:40 PM

What a beautiful brightly coloured flower, no wonder he was attracted to it! A super set of close-ups, Carol.
TrevB Smile

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 5:26 PM

A bit of hide and seek in V2, just lifts it above the others.
jon

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bluetitblue
bluetitblue e2 Member 5bluetitblue vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2010 - 6:09 PM

Good macro work V1 for me.

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
6 Oct 2010 - 7:07 PM

3 great shots, but V2 brilliant. Moira

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8293 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 7:34 PM

Oo-er how brilliant is this - what a superb set Carol

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foggytwo
foggytwo  1136 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 7:54 PM

Fabulous close up here Carol,superb detail. It would be unfair to select one as the favourite as they are all great.
Pete.

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Ayelet_A
Ayelet_A  6 Israel3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 7:55 PM

Hello Carol!
It has been an age - I've been a busy bee in uni Wink
(sorry for the bad pun),
Anyhow - Wonderful macro shots, you're certainly braver than I am!
Beautiful work.

Ayelet

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 8:35 PM

Perfect captures Carol, especially V3, love the wings.
Jann
xxx

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gingerdelight

Amazing images Carol, and what a cute little face!
Carol

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6 Oct 2010 - 8:54 PM

Amazing macro images Carol, such awesome detail and colour

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bricurtis e2 Member 91911 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 9:09 PM

Well I'll beeee - V3 for me. Poetic.Smile
Brian.

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unicorn17  6 Scotland
6 Oct 2010 - 9:25 PM

All amazing especially v3 ! so great to see. Gill

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EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 10:17 PM

A cracking set of images with such superb detail - epecially like V3.
Joan.

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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2010 - 11:42 PM

Well taken Carol - V1 & V2 are brilliant

Daniel

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7 Oct 2010 - 1:29 AM

Excellent shots Carol. Super detail and colour............Sandy

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RTDS
RTDS  6 Cyprus
7 Oct 2010 - 7:43 AM

Excellent set of captures Carol.
Great details in them all.
Robert

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Canadiann
Canadiann  4 Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2010 - 7:51 PM

Excellent colour and clarity on these especially love V1 this time. As always you make me so envious. lol
Ann xxx

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2010 - 1:39 AM

Out of the 3 of them Carol I have to go with no,2.
Brilliant,

Aidan,,

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samarmishra
8 Oct 2010 - 4:25 AM

Simply a great detailed macro Carol. Superb shot..

Samar..

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6249 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2010 - 7:28 PM

A trio of great captures Carol - what a cute little face he has! Love V2 with the coy look! LOL
Sylvia

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10 Oct 2010 - 12:39 AM

Three fantastic close ups Carol, the eye contact is exceptional.

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Dinney
Dinney  6 England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2010 - 8:56 AM

Superb set Carol,lovely colours and detail.
Kev

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