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Sunday fun, and here is a collage that I have made up, consisting of some of the little critters that have been willing to come onto my hand to pose for some piccies.

Brand:Olympus
Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:brave beasties!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:16 Oct 2011 - 5:51 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Insects, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:83
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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2011 - 6:09 AM

It's quite amazing Carol, they seem to trust you. What great captures of each and every one of them.............Sandy

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cjl47
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16 Oct 2011 - 6:15 AM

How do you get the super glue off your hands afterwards. Lol.
A superb set Carol.
Chris

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2011 - 7:13 AM

an amazing set carol fantastic detail brilliant colours two crackers nice ones Wink
andy

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LynneJoyce
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16 Oct 2011 - 7:23 AM

Proof beyond doubt that you speak their language! A splendid set.

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EMJAYCEE
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16 Oct 2011 - 7:39 AM

Good morning Carol - when I saw a montage I thought October had disappeared without trace! A pleasure to view these.
Joan.

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Buffalo_Tom
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16 Oct 2011 - 8:03 AM

There appears to be a little bit of lovin' going on in a couple of images Carol,good montage.
Tom.

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pluckyfilly
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16 Oct 2011 - 8:23 AM

love the little froggie bottom right V1 but a superb duo of montage as usual

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moiral
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16 Oct 2011 - 8:27 AM

A great set of shots Carol. I love how they look so big in the shots you normally put up, but are so tiny when seen on your finger. But stuff holding a spider for a laugh, TongueGrin. My favourite has to be the little frog though. Moira

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Rock
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16 Oct 2011 - 8:52 AM

A hand full of interesting insects !

Great montage.

Rock

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JOKEN
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16 Oct 2011 - 9:04 AM

A superb piece of work.
Ken

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prabhusinha
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16 Oct 2011 - 9:05 AM

I feel like , all the comments above are mine too. Great. Hands up.

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jonwebber
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16 Oct 2011 - 9:12 AM

The frog indeed, a little out of your usual zone.
jon

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viscostatic
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16 Oct 2011 - 9:18 AM

Surely the title should be 'Brave Carol' for having all these beasties on your hand.

Phil.

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SlowSong
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16 Oct 2011 - 9:26 AM

What a lovely set. I feel that we're friends with all of them as you give them such lovely personalities in your pictures. Smile
Chris

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2011 - 9:49 AM

Um, looking at some of these I'd suggest it's not just the bugs that are brave...
Love the little frog bottom right.
Moira

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achieverswales
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16 Oct 2011 - 9:58 AM

Excellent set Carol, patience well rewarded, have my UA for this week.

Regards

Trev.

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saeidNL
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16 Oct 2011 - 10:06 AM

Fantastic and great montage Carol.very well done,
saeid

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EAS
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16 Oct 2011 - 10:06 AM

A simply wonderful array, Carol. I especially like that little frog and the 2 critters in V2!

Ann

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marktc
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16 Oct 2011 - 10:35 AM

a great collection... i too think that you are quite brave

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jabe
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16 Oct 2011 - 10:39 AM

Grin your photography displays the infinite designs of the insect world, apart from the other aspect where they all seem to prefer it from behind Grin

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2011 - 10:41 AM

Well Carol the quality hasnt changed thats for sure,missed being on here but such is life.
Still sorting myself out and want to spend a bit of time sorting the files out,mine on the laptop were all over the place.So new imac new rules,,hahah,,see how that goes,,


Aidan,,

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Delbon
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16 Oct 2011 - 10:54 AM

Another excellent set Carol - beautifully captured and presented

Del

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lonely_oryx
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16 Oct 2011 - 10:55 AM

Excellent presentation

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RonnieAG
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16 Oct 2011 - 11:20 AM

Two excellent montages, Carol: half a vote to each.
Ronnie.

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Cormy
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16 Oct 2011 - 11:25 AM

Fine collections Carol.
Cheers
Alan

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digital_boi
16 Oct 2011 - 12:01 PM

Two superb montages Carol unlike that tight Scotsman from the dark side i will offer 1 whole vote each TongueTongue all shots are excellent nice work as always

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Lillian
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16 Oct 2011 - 12:06 PM

These certainly sent a shiver down the spine..so brave of you Carol
Both wonderful montages
Lillian

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sparrowhawk
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16 Oct 2011 - 12:50 PM

wonderful

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MickyMc
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16 Oct 2011 - 1:20 PM

You have done this well
Mavis

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unicorn17
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16 Oct 2011 - 1:53 PM

Fun to see Carol's Cretian creatures ! AMAZING images .GillWink

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TrevBatWCC
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16 Oct 2011 - 2:51 PM

You got me thinking again it was month end! Wink Amazing images, Carol, and so wonderfully put together in these montages Smile
Trev Smile

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hasslebladuk
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16 Oct 2011 - 3:09 PM

Two stunning montagages fab quality
mike

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zanzibarwinds
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16 Oct 2011 - 3:26 PM

Outstanding collection of great photos Carol.

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AshTree
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16 Oct 2011 - 3:31 PM

Super collection, Carol. Each image is so sharp and detailed and you're obviously taking the shots single handed, so all credit to you! Love the little frog Smile
Theresa

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jaktis
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16 Oct 2011 - 3:49 PM

What a great set of beasties

Peter

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Mike_Young
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16 Oct 2011 - 5:31 PM

Excellent sets of images

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samarmishra
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16 Oct 2011 - 5:54 PM

Hi Carol, this is an excellent set of collage.

Samar..

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JustDucky
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16 Oct 2011 - 6:00 PM

awesome set Carol, how on earth did you get them all to stay on your fingers
Tammy

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RajaSidambaram
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16 Oct 2011 - 6:14 PM

Highly commendable montage,Carol. I wonder how you are able to control these tiny beasts on your thumb tip. They are the friendliest creatures - Raja.

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phil87
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16 Oct 2011 - 6:44 PM

Great collection, super montage,

Phil

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tomcat
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16 Oct 2011 - 6:48 PM

Twenty smashers Carol
No early morning call, this morningSad

I was running lateWink

Adrian

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16 Oct 2011 - 6:52 PM

Great pics from the "bug lady of Crete" - well done Carol ...Bill

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16 Oct 2011 - 7:32 PM

Nature in the hand , well done

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ianrobinson
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16 Oct 2011 - 7:54 PM

A great set well shot everyone.

Ian.

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TerryMcK
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16 Oct 2011 - 8:38 PM

Another superb summary of your macro skills when capturing the small creatures that so often get overlooked. Good work, as usual, Carol.
Terry

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16 Oct 2011 - 8:41 PM

Great work Carol. I think I will go with the 4 larger images in V2.
Brian.

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Peagreen
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16 Oct 2011 - 9:01 PM

Superb set of images, Carol. Brilliant detail and colour. Thanks for sharing them allSmile
Take care, hope you had a good weekend, Pauline

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LexEquine
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16 Oct 2011 - 10:44 PM

"Two wonderfully presented & photographed 'Series of Images,' in these {2} montages," Carol.

~ Peter

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Glostopcat
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16 Oct 2011 - 10:46 PM

I've got to hand it to you Carol this is a cracking collage, what a wonderful collection of little creatures you've captured for us

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17 Oct 2011 - 2:51 AM

Amazing gift you have, Carol, of photography and also of the magical touch you have with the little fellows.
Christina

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17 Oct 2011 - 8:48 AM

Superb work Carol - excellent detail in both and beautifully worked. Marginally V2 for me but I love them both.
Sylvia

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VIKI
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17 Oct 2011 - 9:18 AM

All your montages are brilliant Carol, but this is exceptional. Why? 'coz you've included a finger in each of the piccies.

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17 Oct 2011 - 12:50 PM

Great collage! A

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17 Oct 2011 - 1:30 PM

Your collages are amazing. Never cease to surprise me Carol. Paul

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SJAlfano
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21 Oct 2011 - 5:59 PM

Bugs on fingers. Wonderful, interesting persentation of these little critters.

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