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A rather more appealing beetle than the one I upoaded recently, yet another rescue from the pool!

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:bit better beetle!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:27 Jan 2010 - 5:47 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Fashion, General, Portraits / people, Wedding / social
Votes:86
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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colmar
colmar  742 forum posts Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 5:51 AM

Almost reaching out to catch him in v3 .... three grand images Colin

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mgraj
mgraj  6 India
27 Jan 2010 - 5:51 AM

good details

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cambsman
cambsman  5 Cyprus2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 6:18 AM

Hey Carol. Again as always pin sharp ! Please dont tell me that you took this with your little compact ! It will make me feel so inadequate !

Glyn

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astyag
astyag  712 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 6:26 AM

Best Beetles Carol! very well done, excellent composition
Astyag

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
27 Jan 2010 - 6:30 AM

Another great close up

Peter

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 6:47 AM

Such fabulous detail in all 3!!!

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RajaSidambaram
27 Jan 2010 - 7:21 AM

I wonder how this beetle co-operates with you for such macros with maximum possible clarity. You did it again - Raja.

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clicknimagine
27 Jan 2010 - 7:57 AM

three wonderful images, superb tones...

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
27 Jan 2010 - 8:00 AM

3 great shot, he looks a real bruiser, super close ups

Nicky Smile

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goso
goso e2 Member 7goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 8:01 AM

Love his whiskers Carol - finely detailed macro's...Bill

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 8:11 AM

An award for you
These are awesome ....
Well done you !!!!! Smile
Just a bit of a windeup !

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 8:19 AM

Great pics of , I'm sure, a grateful beetle. The plates of Chitin somehow remind me of the skin of a Javan Rhinoceros! Well done. A

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kishanm14
kishanm14  5 India
27 Jan 2010 - 8:22 AM

V3 for me Carol.

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 8:24 AM

3 more top-notch captures. Hope he survived the apparent fall in No3? V1 is my favourite. Like the pose, the clarity and the light in it especially.

Ann

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gingerdelight
27 Jan 2010 - 8:27 AM

Your pool certainly keeps you supplied with "models"!! Love these, especially V2 which shows up those really unusual antennae.
Carol

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Image123
Image123  5 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2010 - 8:34 AM

great set carol
Gareth

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picturistic
27 Jan 2010 - 8:35 AM

beautiful set Carol, pin sharp and great comps, well done

Adrian

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 8:39 AM

Impressive set of close-ups Carol.

Albert

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 9:07 AM

Excellent detailed set once again Carol!

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 9:19 AM

Three top macos Carol - are you sure they were rescued from the pool and werent having a craft swim without permission!!!! lol

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Thushari
Thushari  5 Sri Lanka1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 9:36 AM

Three wonderful shots Carol, great details and well presented.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 9:59 AM

magnificent Carol am i right in saying it's a female stag beetle ?

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 10:18 AM

I can't get over the detail in these shots, Carol. Absolutely amazing.
Ronnie.

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Dusan
Dusan  5 Sri Lanka
27 Jan 2010 - 10:26 AM

Excellent set Carol.
Well presented.

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paddyman
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27 Jan 2010 - 10:27 AM

Super images Carol,you really do well with that little camera of yours,,Alec.

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
27 Jan 2010 - 10:27 AM

A beautyset from insectparadise.
cor.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 11:01 AM

Superb focus here!
JEnnnnnn

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glyndwr
glyndwr  766 forum posts Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 11:22 AM

Carol, do you swim in the pool with all these beasties, my wife (also Carol ) would run a mile.

Robert

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 12:00 PM

Do you drug all of these bugs and things Carol. I don't think I have seen such continued clarity on this site. Bloody marvelous.

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Joline
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27 Jan 2010 - 12:16 PM

A big brawny fellow isn't he!

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6212 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 12:21 PM

Magnificent Carol - love all three versions - smashing detail, light and textures. He reminds me of Darth Vader from Star Wars!!! LOL
Sylvia

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 12:52 PM

Superb macro work.

Rock

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
27 Jan 2010 - 1:06 PM

Is it John,Paul,George or Ringo ?
Cheers
Alan

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Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 2:05 PM

Such amazing clarity and so well detailed Carol, some fantastic macro work.
Bob

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MandsH
MandsH  7 England
27 Jan 2010 - 2:09 PM

SUperb detail, they certainly seem to like your pool
Mandy

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Silverzone
27 Jan 2010 - 2:34 PM

Love the detail in this set, he is quite a hansom chap. Sylvia

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Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 637 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 2:38 PM

Fabulous, reminds me of something off Starship Troopers. (Google)

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 3:18 PM

You do seem to do a lot of rescuing, Carol! Your subjects are obviously very grateful in the way they pose for you.
TrevB Smile

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91887 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 3:49 PM

Super detail Carol - V1 & V3 for me. Both seem to work better on the muted B/G.
Brian.

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rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 3:53 PM

Wonderful set. Magnificent details.

RJ.

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iancam
iancam  5 England
27 Jan 2010 - 4:03 PM

Congratulation on your win in the Xmas draw Carol. Great set

Ian

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Amanita05
Amanita05  4 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2010 - 5:23 PM

Incredible Clarity present in these Images Carol!
All 3 are Excellent!

Alan.

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 5:38 PM

Wow for V3, they are all good but the little blighter seems to be diving for cover there.
jon

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2010 - 6:28 PM

Excellent so sharp and poor chap in No3 he looks about to fall
Mavis

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 7:41 PM

amazing exposure and detail - thanks for the revisit Carol I appreciate it

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
27 Jan 2010 - 8:59 PM

Amazing ! gill

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 9:06 PM

Wow Carol the detail in V1 is just wonderful - great shot - Ina

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chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 9:07 PM

Outstanding Carol, such fine detail, 3 excellent images.
David

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27 Jan 2010 - 9:13 PM

Stunning set of images, excellent detail.
Christine

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WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2010 - 10:11 PM

Three superb images Carol,fabulous detail and comp !! Excellent macro work...

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27 Jan 2010 - 11:04 PM

3 crackers here Carol, superb detail as always,
Geoff.

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photophantom
28 Jan 2010 - 5:24 AM

impeccable macros Carol
Dennis

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28 Jan 2010 - 3:26 PM

Superb macro images Carol stunning detail . Gary

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viscostatic
28 Jan 2010 - 4:46 PM

What a beauty - love V3.

Phil.

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Glostopcat
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29 Jan 2010 - 4:11 PM

Three awesome macro shots, the detail and clarity is amazing. He certainly is a fine looking specimen

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