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I spotted this rather unusual cream coloured grasshopper, enjoying the late afternoon sunshine.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:cream hopper
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:13 Nov 2013 - 5:32 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Grasshopper, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:76
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Ray12
Ray12  175 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2013 - 5:42 AM

WOW...... two fantastic images great colours and details, looks almost like a skeleton, and what biceps... jump a mile with them Grin

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84312 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2013 - 6:01 AM

Wonderful details - I think it's spotted you Carol!! Grin

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2013 - 6:27 AM

two stunners carol nice ones Wink
andy

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2013 - 6:32 AM

Absolutely superb Carol, just amazing creatures and so beautifully captured.

Andy

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Caziwinkles
13 Nov 2013 - 6:55 AM

Two amazing creatures - such detail - outstanding shots. Smile

Carol

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LynneJoyce
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13 Nov 2013 - 7:05 AM

Gorgeous creature, lovely portraits.

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Nikonuser1
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13 Nov 2013 - 7:07 AM

Like both images Carol, 2 great capturesSmile


Cliff

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HarrietH
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13 Nov 2013 - 7:21 AM

Both great (great big eyes he's got, too Grin).

Harriet

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SUE118
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13 Nov 2013 - 7:22 AM

He's a handsome fella, lovely cream tones.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2013 - 7:40 AM

Love the big eyes...perfectly captured Carol...he is an unusual colour, well spotted

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2013 - 7:51 AM

Excellent macro portraits.

Albert

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
13 Nov 2013 - 7:53 AM

A captivating character there!Wink

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barbarahirst
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13 Nov 2013 - 7:55 AM

What a handsome chappie

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mex
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13 Nov 2013 - 8:05 AM

Two of the best carol.
cheers phil.

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moiral
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13 Nov 2013 - 8:16 AM

Looks like an insect bodybuilder. 2 good captures Carol. Moira

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Badgerfred
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13 Nov 2013 - 8:19 AM

Two super images Carol, V2 a slight favourite,
Fred.

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viscostatic
13 Nov 2013 - 8:22 AM

What a beautiful creature. Top quality macro work Carol.

Phil.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2013 - 8:48 AM

Two fantastic and great image,
saeid

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danbrann
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13 Nov 2013 - 8:57 AM

Detailed to perfection.

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Quoise
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13 Nov 2013 - 8:59 AM

Excellent as always Smile

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pentaxpatty
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13 Nov 2013 - 9:22 AM

Super macro and happy birthday to you. PattyGrin

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2013 - 9:39 AM

amazing colour well camouflaged and great detail. paul

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Irishkate
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13 Nov 2013 - 10:15 AM

Carol this is an exquisite macro - so sharp and detailed
and I love the colour harmony.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2013 - 10:28 AM

Yes, two super captures of this fine hopper.
As Kate above said, love the brown tones all through.

B.

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richmowil
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13 Nov 2013 - 11:08 AM

Excellent detail in these fine images, Carol!! So well presented!!

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fificat100
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13 Nov 2013 - 11:18 AM

Two really stunning, superbly detailed captures, Carol; your usual excellent high standard SmileSmile

Lavina

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WhiteRose1
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13 Nov 2013 - 11:30 AM

v1 is beautifully lit giving excellent detail, Carol.

Dave

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TonyDy
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13 Nov 2013 - 11:46 AM

Many of 'em, Carol - 21 is a wonderful ageWink - superb images,too.
Have a great day in the sunshine?
Tony

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achieverswales
13 Nov 2013 - 12:37 PM

Two stunner's Carol with V2 having the edge for me.

Regards

Trev.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2013 - 12:48 PM

Two great imagesSmile

Eileen

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AnneWorner
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13 Nov 2013 - 12:56 PM

It looks very well fed Carol!

Anne

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Mike_Young
13 Nov 2013 - 1:08 PM

A lovely pair Carol.

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TrevBatWCC
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13 Nov 2013 - 1:52 PM

It's like he's thinking 'Will these poses do?' Grin Brilliant work, Carol Wink
Trev Smile

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TrevBatWCC
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13 Nov 2013 - 2:02 PM

Almost forgot...a Very Happy Birthday, Carol! SmileSmile
Trev Smile

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ali63
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13 Nov 2013 - 3:50 PM

Superb image Carol, Happy Birthday SmileSmileSmileSmile

Ali

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myrab
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13 Nov 2013 - 4:07 PM

2 fabulous images Carol,

Myra

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Brian65
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13 Nov 2013 - 4:28 PM

Top class work again Carol. In case I forget have a great day tomorrow.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Brian

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Niknut
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13 Nov 2013 - 4:43 PM

Cracking shot !!........lovely detail in it's 'armour-plating' !!!!

Best wishes for your birthday Carol xxxSmile

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SlowSong
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13 Nov 2013 - 5:05 PM

Big strong boy.
x

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13 Nov 2013 - 5:06 PM

Firstly Carol, please except my apologies for my stupidity, of course I know that your Birthday is tomorrow, and of course I should have waited to upload your image on the right day... However as you and so many others know I like to be different as well as stupid...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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13 Nov 2013 - 5:14 PM

Two cracking images Carol - a bit of a burly beast.Smile
Brian.

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GeorgePlatis
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13 Nov 2013 - 5:30 PM

Excellent captures, beautiful colours and great details, Carol!
George

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JuBarney
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13 Nov 2013 - 7:17 PM

Happy Birthday Carol - for tomorrow.
Cracking shots
Ju

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13 Nov 2013 - 8:19 PM

Well spotted and captured

Peter

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13 Nov 2013 - 8:20 PM


Quote: Excellent captures, beautiful colours and great details, Carol!
George

Pam 😄😄😄

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13 Nov 2013 - 10:57 PM

This is quite amazing, so much detail. - gary

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14 Nov 2013 - 12:27 AM

Brilliant details Carol. Happy Birthday..Lin

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14 Nov 2013 - 12:57 AM

Guy or gal this is so lovely and is a great impact shot.
Do hope you have a lovely birthday.
Its the 14th here while you are still in the land of nod.
Wake up to all your birthday greetings…….WinkWinkWink

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14 Nov 2013 - 2:07 AM

Two wonderfully crisp captures, Carol Smile

Superb detail on the body and hind leg in V2 'cos of the light on it.

Andrew

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14 Nov 2013 - 4:29 AM

What a cute design on its leg.

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14 Nov 2013 - 4:49 AM

As good an image as ever from you Carol.

Happy birthdayGrin
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14 Nov 2013 - 6:07 PM


Quote: Two cracking images Carol - a bit of a burly beast.Smile
Brian.

Thought you were talking about the Big O for one moment Brian!Wink Two fantastic detailed close ups of this huge hopper, he's a big boy that is for sure. I don't know how you consistently manage to find critters that complement their background, Tomcat has to resort to using a groundsheet from Next!Tongue

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annettep38
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14 Nov 2013 - 10:54 PM

must be a hay hopper as in dried grass Smile
well spotted

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