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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
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samarmishra
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
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
3 Aug 2010 - 6:26 AM

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

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cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
3 Aug 2010 - 6:27 AM

Stunning set of macro images well done


Bob

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
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
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
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

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

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330bmw  5 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2010 - 7:03 AM

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

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W1ldside
W1ldside  4 United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
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
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
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
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
cjl47 e2 Member 6cjl47 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
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
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
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
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2010 - 7:51 AM

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

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Tracy_Young
3 Aug 2010 - 7:58 AM

outstanding shots

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2010 - 8:02 AM

How amazing !!

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
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
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84354 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2010 - 8:07 AM

Wonderful details!

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
3 Aug 2010 - 8:08 AM

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

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photophantom
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

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
unicorn17  6 Scotland
3 Aug 2010 - 10:39 AM

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

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nigele1
nigele1  10
3 Aug 2010 - 11:01 AM

Fabulous beast and fabulous pictures.

Nigel

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HobbitDave
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
tmann  9 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
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
MickyMc  7 United Kingdom
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
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
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  4 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2010 - 3:00 PM

great set of macro images

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Silverzone
3 Aug 2010 - 4:16 PM

Superb set. Sylvia

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TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
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  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2010 - 5:24 PM

Marvellous photography.
jon

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evelen  10 England
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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3 Aug 2010 - 6:44 PM

Simply wonderful.

Rock

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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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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  8 Australia
4 Aug 2010 - 9:53 AM

WOW! Superb macro! You do these so well!

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viscostatic
4 Aug 2010 - 7:19 PM

Amazing detail Carol, especially V1.

Phil.

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madbilly  6 England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2010 - 7:09 AM

V1 certaily has the WOW factor for me

Bill

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fossilized
fossilized  1079 forum posts United Kingdom
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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franfoto  7 England32 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2010 - 10:43 PM

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

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6 Sep 2010 - 10:23 AM

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

.....Mike

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