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I was trying to photograph this beautiful cistus flower one morning, and was amazed at the number of creatures that were paying it a visit, so I thought I would see if I could capture any of them. Here are three creatures that enjoyed the pollen from the flower.

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:cistus visitors
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:28 Apr 2008 - 7:29 AM
Tags:Bee, Bugs, Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, General, Plant, Wild
Votes:66
Voters:Rock · marriedandhappy · StevenPrice · lonely_oryx · KBan · GalleryGirl · Angi_Wallace · Badgerfred · RachelMB · MandsH · User_Removed · John Giddings · piccy · climbing_orchid · peugeot406 · Silverzone · crookymonsta · User_Removed · Sylviwhalley · Artois · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · agednovice · Rylands · Douglas_George · photophantom · hebdens · casson · Bob_V · Delbon · Skye24Blue · User_Removed · CherryMartin · Scaramanga · bayleaf · GrahamBaines · plugin · Cormy · luxaeternam · SandraKay · graceland · dven · brianhaslam · nickyv32 · susanbarton · Nettles · helenlinda · taggart · glyndwr · HUMIE · costas · bunbeam · KKmoments · digiray63 · dawnmichelle · Cabit · JudeC · ChristineL · Bodiewil · microchip · Hop-A-Long · brownsilent · Patricia Fenn · Brilane · BEVZED · Glostopcat · fwatts ·
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marriedandhappy

i really like this pic the detail specially the wrinkles on the petals

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Rock
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28 Apr 2008 - 7:37 AM

Superb !
Rock

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lonely_oryx
28 Apr 2008 - 7:40 AM

3 excellent close ups

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GalleryGirl
28 Apr 2008 - 7:47 AM

Well done on capturing these 3 wee beasties.
Marilyn x

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
28 Apr 2008 - 7:52 AM

3 super images Carol,
Fred.

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RachelMB
RachelMB  942 forum posts England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2008 - 7:54 AM

That beetle (?) looks to be a strange one! Wink Nice shots.

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MandsH
MandsH  8 England
28 Apr 2008 - 8:15 AM

A busy flower - three great shots
Mandy

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piccy
piccy  9 Wales
28 Apr 2008 - 8:33 AM

As bad as Tesco Wink Nice set of visitors.
Freda

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Silverzone
28 Apr 2008 - 9:40 AM

Super, not just a beauty but feeding station as well. Sylvia

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crookymonsta
crookymonsta Plus Member 7731 forum postscrookymonsta vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2008 - 9:41 AM

Three beauties. Sandra

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User_Removed Junior Member 8 England16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2008 - 9:59 AM

Simply superb Carol, especially V1
Andrew

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley Plus Member 8101 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2008 - 10:08 AM

Beautiful series, lovely colours and textures, the insects are great.
Sylvia

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Artois
Artois  9405 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2008 - 10:11 AM

3 superb images

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY

Three excellent images!!!!!!!!! JNC

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agednovice
28 Apr 2008 - 10:27 AM

Three very good snaps.The texture of the petals makes it for me.

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Rylands
Rylands  7 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2008 - 11:23 AM

3 Superb images cant choose between them
Ray

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Douglas_George
28 Apr 2008 - 11:36 AM

Three wonderful shots Carol, love V1, well spotted.

Dougie.

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photophantom
28 Apr 2008 - 12:07 PM

Great perseverance that caught these lovely shots.
Dennis

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hebdens
hebdens  9
28 Apr 2008 - 1:31 PM

great detailed shots, the beetle made me laugh, no finess! Just straight in there.
Tracy

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casson
casson  9 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2008 - 2:05 PM

Great natural shots
john

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Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2008 - 2:20 PM

Three superb images Carol, full of lovely color and great detail.
Bob

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Delbon  7 England
28 Apr 2008 - 2:22 PM

Excellent detail - beautiful photography
Del

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Skye24Blue
28 Apr 2008 - 2:50 PM

All great shots, but I'm drawn to #3.
Mac

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User_Removed
28 Apr 2008 - 2:57 PM

Brilliant series of shots

Dave

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CherryMartin
28 Apr 2008 - 3:06 PM

Butterfly and bee add to wonderful shots.

Last Modified By CherryMartin at 28 Apr 2008 - 3:07 PM

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Scaramanga Plus Member 737 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2008 - 3:55 PM

3 wonderful images well done. Superb detail. 3 different bugs on 1 flower? I think they must still be hybernating up here.

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bayleaf
bayleaf  7 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2008 - 4:13 PM

Super shots Carol, all 3 of them. Well done,

John.

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GrahamBaines
28 Apr 2008 - 5:08 PM

This is a fantastic macro shot, super detail.

Graham

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Cormy
Cormy  7 England
28 Apr 2008 - 5:29 PM

3 Superb Natural History Shots Carol.Really super detail.
Cheers
Alan

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luxaeternam
28 Apr 2008 - 5:34 PM

Absolutely amazing shots. Well done Carol.
Smile Lucy

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graceland
graceland  102521 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2008 - 6:03 PM

3 Great Close ups well taken,well done

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28 Apr 2008 - 6:03 PM

Gosh, you've really spoiled us with these images, Carol. Think v1 is may favourite but they are 3 beauties.
Sandra

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brianhaslam
28 Apr 2008 - 6:16 PM

Very bright and sharp.

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nickyv32
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28 Apr 2008 - 6:39 PM

All super shot, but No 3 for me.

Nicky

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susanbarton
28 Apr 2008 - 6:47 PM

Wonderfully sharp capture and I lover the papery texture of the petals

susan

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Nettles  8 England
28 Apr 2008 - 7:35 PM

Three excellent shots, all with super detail.
A very popular flower.
Annette

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28 Apr 2008 - 8:27 PM

V2 is my favourite Carol
Lovely flower
Helen

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2008 - 8:31 PM

What a lot of detail you have captured in these images, sharp and clear!

Excellent, all three!

Jennn

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costas
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28 Apr 2008 - 10:22 PM

Beautiful, full of life and colour, nice one Carol

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bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2008 - 10:39 PM

all amazing captures
bunSmile

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KKmoments
KKmoments  8 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2008 - 10:48 PM

Three lovely images of a beautiful flower and its visitors... love those petals they're paper fine... Karen Smile

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digiray63  7 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2008 - 10:53 PM

Poor flower having to feed so many ! Lovely captures.
Ray

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viscostatic
29 Apr 2008 - 2:11 PM

Beautiful flowers with the wildlife as a bonus. Excellent.

Phil.

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ChristineL
ChristineL  1039 forum posts United Kingdom
29 Apr 2008 - 3:16 PM

beautiful detail and lovely bugs,
Chris.

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29 Apr 2008 - 6:42 PM

Stunning

Dave

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microchip  7 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2008 - 6:58 PM

Three cracking captures superb detail on the insects, These are super flowers love the way they look like paper,
Alan

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30 Apr 2008 - 6:51 PM

This flower seems to be loved by insects. It is really lovely,
Johanna

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7 May 2008 - 10:45 PM

Three marvellous macro shots, each one deserves an upload in its own right

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14 Jul 2008 - 10:56 PM

another great shot bob well done

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