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A damselfly making a great attempt at blending in to its surroundings :
Still not feeling good, I'll see how the day goes, and if no improvement, then a trip to the doctor will be in order for tomorrow Sad

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:damsel on oak leaf
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:19 Nov 2013 - 6:16 AM
Tags:Camouflage, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Damselfly, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:68
Voters:ugly · goso · marktc · 213hardy · Andysnapper · andylea · phillG · Caziwinkles · bobsblues · KarenFB · barbarahirst · mashwood10 · LynneJoyce · SUE118 · Badgerfred · fentiger · kuvailija · AnnChown · Mike_Young · viscostatic · User_Removed · ColleenA · Ray12 · unicorn17 · NDODS · RonnieAG · mrswoolybill · HarrietH · Alan_Baseley · Arty · achieverswales · ddolfelin · CaroleS · ray_paul · FeatherFriend · rontear · richmowil · crookymonsta · TonyDy · leontari · EileenH · RobD · SlowSong · georgiepoolie · Joline · DicksPics · fificat100 · mikbee · GeorgePlatis · ChiliMan · TrevBatWCC · myrab · prabhusinha · MrsS · Philip_H · cabbie · wasper · evelen · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · tomcat · ChristineD · pamelajean · Glostopcat · Nikonuser1 · SandraKay · Chinga · annettep38 · BarbaraR ·
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ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 6:17 AM

V2 for me today Carol...

Dave

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marktc
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19 Nov 2013 - 6:26 AM

2 Magnificent images as always Carol.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 6:32 AM

Super shots Carol, I love how the colours are all of the same tone. Hope you get better soon.

Andy

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 6:55 AM

two wonderful detailed captures carol love the colours and tones v1 for me today a belter nice one Wink
andy

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bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 7:08 AM

Spectacular shots Carol get down the docs today though.
Rob

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Caziwinkles
19 Nov 2013 - 7:08 AM

Almost camouflaged - but not completely! Great images. Get better soon. Smile

Carol

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 7:17 AM

really dont knowhow you see these little guys...
hoping today treats you better.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 7:22 AM

V1 for me, a superb shot. Get well soon.

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 7:30 AM

V1 for me super shot.Smile

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
19 Nov 2013 - 7:42 AM

2 super images Carol,
Fred.

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fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 7:47 AM

No 1 is superb and gets the vote.

Albert

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
19 Nov 2013 - 7:52 AM

Very beautiful and skilled macro !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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AnnChown
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19 Nov 2013 - 7:56 AM

No 1 gets my vote too Carol.

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viscostatic
19 Nov 2013 - 8:10 AM

A beautiful little creature Carol and so difficult to see.

Phil.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 8:38 AM


Quote: Very beautiful and skilled macro !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

Beautifully captured, he does blend in well.....sorry to hear ou are still unwell ...you are like me...suffer for a week before seeing the doctor....now go see him....Grin

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43915 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 8:47 AM

Stunning imagery, pin sharp focusing allowing one to fully appreciate the shape and form of these wonderful creatures without any untoward distraction.

Get well soon Carol

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
19 Nov 2013 - 10:22 AM

First get well my friend, second more superb macro photography, V1 for me Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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ddolfelin
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19 Nov 2013 - 10:27 AM

Up with your best, Carol.
Never mind pictures - get yourself sorted.

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CaroleS
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19 Nov 2013 - 10:35 AM

Great detailed shot CarolSmile

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sparrowhawk
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19 Nov 2013 - 10:58 AM

stunning duo hope that you feel better very soon

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19 Nov 2013 - 11:17 AM

Excellent captures Carol, and beautifully presented!!

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19 Nov 2013 - 12:02 PM

Great shots, Carol.
Tony

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leontari
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19 Nov 2013 - 12:09 PM

No choice Carol. I like them both. They are amazing as always.
Effrossini

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2013 - 12:31 PM

Two great captures.

Eileen

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19 Nov 2013 - 1:47 PM

Well composed, well detailed - stunning stuff, Carol!
Take care.

Richard

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fificat100
19 Nov 2013 - 3:08 PM

Again, two excellent images, well seen and beautifully captured, Carol. A split vote SmileSmile Love the camouflage !

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mikbee
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19 Nov 2013 - 4:03 PM

Prefer the tighter shot of V2 Carol.
Good one.
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19 Nov 2013 - 4:12 PM

Superb macro captures Carol!
George

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ChiliMan
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19 Nov 2013 - 4:35 PM

Yep, most definitely see the doc tomorrow if it persists, Carol.

LOVE your shot in V1 here, by the way. The damselfly may be good enough at camouflage but not good enough to fool your critter radar Wink

Andrew

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TrevBatWCC
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19 Nov 2013 - 4:55 PM

Well, there's certainly nowt wrong with your eyesight, Carol, especially as this chap blends in with the leaf he's on! Wink
Take care, and get the doctor to sort you out Wink
Trev Smile

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19 Nov 2013 - 5:12 PM

2 fab images Carol,
Hope you soon feel better.

Myra

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19 Nov 2013 - 5:27 PM

V1 today,but both are great

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2013 - 6:22 PM

What a slender beauty.

P.

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evelen
evelen  10 England
19 Nov 2013 - 6:27 PM

two excellent captures Carol.
eve.Smile

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19 Nov 2013 - 7:13 PM

Evenin' Carol

V1 is a real treat
Oodles of detail

Cold here - not to many degrees above 0C

Adrian

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19 Nov 2013 - 9:11 PM

2 fabulous images, v2 for me

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19 Nov 2013 - 10:40 PM

Two fabulous images of this beautifully cameouflaged damselfly Carol, whatever is wrong with you there is nothing wrong with the old mince pies!Wink I hope you start to feel better soon, Ed

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21 Nov 2013 - 10:56 AM

First rate macros in this ones Carol! Grin
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22 Nov 2013 - 1:53 PM

well camouflaged with lovely fine stripes. This colour is new to me.

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