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One of the many different varieties ofcrickets and hoppers that are to be found here in Crete.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:cute cricket
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:28 Dec 2012 - 6:12 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Cricket, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:83
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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RajaSidambaram
28 Dec 2012 - 6:32 AM

Fantastic macros, Carol. Long re-curved whip like antennae, bulbous eye, double striped leg all well captured in V1. - Raja.

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senn
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28 Dec 2012 - 6:48 AM

two stunners here

Last Modified By senn at 28 Dec 2012 - 6:48 AM

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
28 Dec 2012 - 6:56 AM

Two excellent photos Carol !! Our crickets are dark brown or black, so these multi coloured ones are a treat to see!! This one will definitely win the Miss long antennae competition !

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marktc
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28 Dec 2012 - 6:56 AM

Another wonderful pair of images Carol. How you doing?

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macromal
macromal  3
28 Dec 2012 - 7:00 AM

What is there to say Carol...except these two shot`s are brilliant, and by the way "Thanks".......Mal.

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BIGRY1
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28 Dec 2012 - 7:57 AM

Very well spotted and very well executed. These are excellent images!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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barbarahirst
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28 Dec 2012 - 8:15 AM

what a handsome chappie .... love his antennae especially

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 8:19 AM

brilliant detail and light carol wonderful colours can't split theses two half a vote each today two crackers nice ones Wink
andy

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Rock
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28 Dec 2012 - 8:19 AM

Fine macros.

Rock

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84313 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 8:20 AM

A strange critter! Its body doesn't look long enough!! Smile Brilliantly caught, the details are wonderful!

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Badgerfred
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28 Dec 2012 - 8:22 AM

Super images Carol, love the detail,
Fred.

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Norfolkboy
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28 Dec 2012 - 8:41 AM

Great detail, Carol.
Colin

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
28 Dec 2012 - 8:43 AM

Super set of shots Carol. Love no1 the detail is amazing.
Ruth.

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Richsr
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28 Dec 2012 - 8:44 AM

Good details and colours in these Carol
Regards Richard

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LynneJoyce
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28 Dec 2012 - 8:58 AM

Cute indeed, love those long back legs and the splendid armour plating.

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lonely_oryx
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28 Dec 2012 - 9:10 AM

V2 today - I really like the diagonal composition

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rontear
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28 Dec 2012 - 9:34 AM

V1 an absolute cracker Carol, worthy of my awardSmile
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RonnieAG
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28 Dec 2012 - 9:36 AM

What extraordinary antennae: excellent shots, Carol.
Ronnie.

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Mick_Clayton
28 Dec 2012 - 10:16 AM

Very nice with good detail

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edwood
edwood  6 Scotland
28 Dec 2012 - 10:34 AM

Great detail

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hasslebladuk
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28 Dec 2012 - 10:53 AM

Two stunning shots Carol
mike

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Irishkate
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28 Dec 2012 - 10:59 AM

Two corkers again Carol. What strong wings and those antennae are amazing.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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accipiter
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28 Dec 2012 - 11:05 AM

Stunning captures of another beautiful insect - well done. A

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 11:10 AM

Gosh, he's a wee beauty! Expertly captured, of course.

Ann

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WhiteRose1
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28 Dec 2012 - 11:22 AM

Wonderful close up detail, Carol, love the way the antennae curve round below the stalk giving a good balance to the composition.

Dave

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SUE118
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28 Dec 2012 - 11:22 AM

Pole dancing crickets wonderful. x

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digital_boi
28 Dec 2012 - 11:23 AM

2 winners Carol excellent work

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NDODS
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28 Dec 2012 - 11:28 AM

Two images worthy of so many accolades Carol.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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28 Dec 2012 - 12:05 PM

Great shots, Carol.
Tony

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prabhusinha
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28 Dec 2012 - 12:17 PM

V1 for to day, An amazing set.

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2012 - 12:26 PM

A dandy guy with a fine set on antennae, Carol.

P.

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Silverzone
28 Dec 2012 - 12:40 PM

Great pair of images. Sylvia

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Glostopcat
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28 Dec 2012 - 1:07 PM

V1 is a most impressive macro shot and as good as any you are likely to see on here today.

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Daisymaye
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28 Dec 2012 - 1:10 PM

Two super images Carol. My favorite is V1, his bright eye and long feelers make him rather cute.......Sandy

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Joline
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28 Dec 2012 - 1:38 PM

He certainly is a stately fellow.

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sparrowhawk
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28 Dec 2012 - 1:42 PM

wonderful shot and hope you enjoyed your christmas !

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EMJAYCEE
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28 Dec 2012 - 2:55 PM

All your little buggies pose so nicely for you Carol.Smile
Joan.

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 3:20 PM

Two cracking shots Carol with V1 being my choice for the click. The detail is superb, I had no idea their legs were so long and now realise how they can jump so far.
Ray

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ChristineD
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28 Dec 2012 - 4:10 PM

Two fabulous captures, the detail is amazing right down to the toe nails.
All the best for 2013

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AnneWorner
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28 Dec 2012 - 4:13 PM

I wonder if it is as large as the ones we have here in Texas Wink

I held one on the palm of my hand once and cannot forget how it almost hurt when it pushed off - they have some powerful back legs.

Anne

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pamelajean
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28 Dec 2012 - 4:15 PM

Strange little feet in V1, dangling below the stem. I think that one's my favourite, although the choice was difficult.

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Niknut
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28 Dec 2012 - 5:07 PM

"Cute" ????.....bet it'll rip yer arm off from 12" away ?????.......cracking shots though !!!!.Grin

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28 Dec 2012 - 6:04 PM

Two stunning close ups Carol!
Ann

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28 Dec 2012 - 8:11 PM

This one is a ' dumpy' one Carol. Smile
Brian.

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28 Dec 2012 - 9:36 PM

Two brilliant images Carol ,lovely detail.
we are going to get a few storms also next week...a bit of a shower at the mo.
Pauline....

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28 Dec 2012 - 10:32 PM

Two cracking images Carol. Well captured.

Jane

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JimV
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29 Dec 2012 - 7:05 AM

What an extraordinary insect and what extraordinary shots to show him off Carol, the detail is quite unbelievable!
Rgds., Jim

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
29 Dec 2012 - 3:33 PM

Your getting quite good at upstaging yourself Carol, lol. very well done love them both, hope you have a Happy new year, regards and best wishes Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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29 Dec 2012 - 9:24 PM

....Amazing shot Carol....absolutely stunning quality.
....Mike

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2012 - 1:00 AM

I'm looking aat him Carol and thinking how much thought does he give to jumping.
Has he a local map or is it pot luck for them,the poor sod could end up in a birds nest,,some legs on him...

Beautifully detailed shot of this fella,,W0W,,

Aidan,,

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30 Dec 2012 - 1:58 PM

That is some great antennaes

Peter

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annettep38
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31 Dec 2012 - 8:01 AM

A cross between a frog and a cricket?
Very cute indeed!

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