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This robber fly seemed to be begging me to take some pics, he ket buzzing around and landing on a wooden post in front of me. At one stage he even landed on the camera!

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:close-up robber fly
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:3 Aug 2010 - 6:15 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Insect, Macro, Robber fly, Wildlife / nature
Votes:81
Voters:samarmishra · cabbie · Jekaro · EAS · Toonman · User_Removed · brownsilent · goso · RajaSidambaram · 330bmw · W1ldside · andylea · gabriel_flr · jaktis · cassiecat · cjl47 · jennialexander · RachelMB · johnriley1uk · SurreyHillsMan · VIKI · Tracy_Young · barbarahirst · dmhuynh72 · KarenFB · Cor · photophantom · prabhusinha · gingerdelight · mex · pluckyfilly · Mavis · danbrann · costas · Arty · unicorn17 · nigele1 · Riyaz · HobbitDave · Joline · SlowSong · mrswoolybill · tmann · MickyMc · EMJAYCEE · Daisymaye · samlw68 · Silverzone · TrevBatWCC · Gray_ina · accipiter · jonwebber · evelen · dawnmichelle · Rock · Yewtree · Stonemushroom · Glostopcat · Stace · bricurtis · franken · Misteree · viscostatic · pamelajean · bromley-smith · bunbeam · madbilly · TerryMcK · FeatherFriend · derekv · fossilized · flowerted · JG123456 · lonely_oryx · SteveMoulding · SandraKay · franfoto · maratsuikka · leginR · crookymonsta · MikeRC ·
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samarmishra
samarmishra Plus Member 6samarmishra vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2010 - 6:21 AM

Hi Carol,
This is really amazing, a real stunning image, a superb pin sharp clarity image...

Samar

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Jekaro
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3 Aug 2010 - 6:26 AM

Simply stunning details captured, Carol, a superb set of close up images.
Roy

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cabbie
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3 Aug 2010 - 6:27 AM

Stunning set of macro images well done


Bob

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EAS
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3 Aug 2010 - 6:29 AM

Amazing detail of one very ugly little guy!! Great set. V3 for me today amongst 4 great images.

Ann

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brownsilent
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3 Aug 2010 - 6:45 AM

Uh, there is some hairy detail here Carol! What a biesty!
Johanna

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goso
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3 Aug 2010 - 6:47 AM

These are stunners Carol - good work...Bill

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RajaSidambaram
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3 Aug 2010 - 7:02 AM

He wanted to rob your camera. But you have robbed the intricate details of this Robber fly - Raja.

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330bmw
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3 Aug 2010 - 7:03 AM

Super close-up images spot on nice and clear well done..
Mark

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W1ldside
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3 Aug 2010 - 7:07 AM

Hi Cas ~ Dunno how you sleep easy at night Kid ....
The Insect world with Imagination is full of Monsters just lurking everywhere and remind sme of that Kids program from Decades ago "The Land of Giants" where a bunch of Humans were living in their world but the scale of us to them had been reversed?
Nightmares Eeeeek! But another great Image whatever the reaction....
Rick

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andylea
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3 Aug 2010 - 7:10 AM

stunning set of captures carol fantastic detail cracking colours v2 for me today nice one Wink
andy

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gabriel_flr
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3 Aug 2010 - 7:16 AM

Excellent climbing position and details Carol!
have a nice day,
Gabriel

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jaktis
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3 Aug 2010 - 7:23 AM

This has cracking details

Peter

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cjl47
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3 Aug 2010 - 7:30 AM

Wow Carol, its like the film, THE FLY.
Stunning close up. With a compact as well.
chris

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Buffalo_Tom
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3 Aug 2010 - 7:47 AM

Scary...
Tom.

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SurreyHillsMan
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3 Aug 2010 - 7:50 AM

Yuk!.... lovely detail Carol

Jon

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VIKI
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3 Aug 2010 - 7:51 AM

Scary Carol but great shots!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Tracy_Young
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3 Aug 2010 - 7:58 AM

outstanding shots

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barbarahirst
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3 Aug 2010 - 8:02 AM

How amazing !!

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dmhuynh72
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3 Aug 2010 - 8:05 AM

Superb carol, v1 nand v2 looks like he is posing for you to have a shot.

regards
Ynug

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KarenFB
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3 Aug 2010 - 8:07 AM

Wonderful details!

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Cor
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3 Aug 2010 - 8:08 AM

A stunning serie Carol, top +++++
cor

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photophantom
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3 Aug 2010 - 8:34 AM

tremendous macros
Dennis

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prabhusinha
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3 Aug 2010 - 8:38 AM

Raja commented the best.

Wonderful series.

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gingerdelight
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3 Aug 2010 - 8:59 AM

Superbly detailed!
Carol

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pluckyfilly
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3 Aug 2010 - 9:28 AM

great set horrible subject meant in the nicest possible way

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Mavis
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3 Aug 2010 - 9:45 AM

Glad they are not as big as they seem Carol . Amazingly sharp xx

Wont as for seed LOL xx

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danbrann
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3 Aug 2010 - 10:01 AM

I'm afraid I would have just let him have the camera but then we would not have seen this most wonderful image..so full of detail and vigour and some superb light coming through.

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unicorn17
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3 Aug 2010 - 10:39 AM

What a show off he is! Fabulous images asalways . Gill

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nigele1
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3 Aug 2010 - 11:01 AM

Fabulous beast and fabulous pictures.

Nigel

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HobbitDave
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3 Aug 2010 - 11:44 AM

Wow, the detail in v.1 is amazing, Carol. Wonderful shot. He looks very cuddly Wink
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Joline
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3 Aug 2010 - 12:20 PM

Scary.....like something out of a sci-fi movie.

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SlowSong
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3 Aug 2010 - 1:01 PM

Marvellous shots.
Chris

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mrswoolybill
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3 Aug 2010 - 1:30 PM

Definitely scary. What do you feed your bugs on, they seem to be getting bigger!
Moira

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tmann
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3 Aug 2010 - 1:43 PM

wow!!!!\
the detail on V1 is out of this world (v1 is my fav)
love v4 too!
Well done!
Thomas

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MickyMc
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3 Aug 2010 - 1:46 PM

Amazing shots, fab detail as always
Mavis

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EMJAYCEE
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3 Aug 2010 - 1:52 PM

The detail and clarity you achieve is amazing Carol!
Joan.

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Daisymaye
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3 Aug 2010 - 2:46 PM

Awesome captures Carol. Do you attach a magnifying glass to your camera? Kidding, lol...........Sandy

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samlw68
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3 Aug 2010 - 3:00 PM

great set of macro images

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3 Aug 2010 - 4:16 PM

Superb set. Sylvia

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3 Aug 2010 - 4:18 PM

Your bugs and flies do seem very cooperative, Carol! Amazing set, but it does look rather scary that large!
TrevB Smile

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3 Aug 2010 - 4:24 PM

Hi another amazing set, super gray.

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3 Aug 2010 - 5:06 PM

An outstanding set of images Carol. A

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jonwebber
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3 Aug 2010 - 5:24 PM

Marvellous photography.
jon

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evelen
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3 Aug 2010 - 6:29 PM

excellent set of shots.
eve.

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dawnmichelle
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3 Aug 2010 - 6:36 PM

outstanding shots as always Carol

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Rock
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3 Aug 2010 - 6:44 PM

Simply wonderful.

Rock

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Glostopcat
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3 Aug 2010 - 8:13 PM

Four awesome close ups Carol, you've captured some amazing detail with that little Olympus of yours. He's an ugly looking little critter that is for sure!

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3 Aug 2010 - 9:58 PM

Great set Carol

Stace

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bricurtis
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3 Aug 2010 - 9:58 PM

V1 for me Carol - looks really menacing.
Brian.

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3 Aug 2010 - 10:19 PM

A truly amazing set.

Ken

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Misteree
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4 Aug 2010 - 9:53 AM

WOW! Superb macro! You do these so well!

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viscostatic
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4 Aug 2010 - 7:19 PM

Amazing detail Carol, especially V1.

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madbilly
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5 Aug 2010 - 7:09 AM

V1 certaily has the WOW factor for me

Bill

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fossilized
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6 Aug 2010 - 11:46 AM

Haha... looks a bit of a poser. Well captured.
Jean

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7 Aug 2010 - 3:02 PM

#1 to #3 left me speechless

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9 Aug 2010 - 10:43 PM

O M G, this one scared the life out of me. Brilliant.
Fran

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MikeRC
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6 Sep 2010 - 10:23 AM

jeez....scary stuff Carol....cracking shot though.

.....Mike

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