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We have been having some very damp mornings recently, so I decided to go out early and see if anything was about. I spotted a number of ladybirds in the long grass, covered in dew, so decided they would make a good subject.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:dew-laden ladybird
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:3 Mar 2014 - 5:49 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Dew, General, Ladybird, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:71
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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 5:52 AM

Superb photography Carol, each of your three captures are beautifully focused with superb clarity and colour.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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prabhusinha
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3 Mar 2014 - 5:53 AM

A Vitallstatistic in nature. A shield bearer.

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ade123
ade123 e2 Member 2208 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 5:58 AM

A really amazing piece of macro work Carol
Ade

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 354 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 6:23 AM

All three are top notch, Carol.
I wonder if they notice the weight of water they are carrying?

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6108 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 6:35 AM

Those are remarkable shots Carol, beautifully done.

Andy

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Caziwinkles
3 Mar 2014 - 7:05 AM

Three brilliant images - all are 'spot' on!! Wink

Carol

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SUE118
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3 Mar 2014 - 7:13 AM

Beautiful captures and so sharp.Smile

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mistere
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3 Mar 2014 - 7:22 AM

Super captures Carol. Excellent macro work.

Dave.

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Lillian
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3 Mar 2014 - 7:23 AM

Wonderful set Carol
Lillian

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 7:32 AM

Three beauties.....
Strangely in my weekend paper they featured a photographer that takes photos of insects with droplets of water...you have missed that boat now
What have I told you!!!!!!!
Unless you try you will never get published!!!!!!

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LynneJoyce
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3 Mar 2014 - 7:33 AM

Bejewelled Ladybirds, how wonderful!

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User_Removed
3 Mar 2014 - 8:02 AM

Three beautifully detailed captures.

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digital_boi
3 Mar 2014 - 8:04 AM

great capture the dew must weigh more than them for sure 3 good ones Carol

Graham

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Mike_Young
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3 Mar 2014 - 8:12 AM

Brilliant shots Carol

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philgood
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3 Mar 2014 - 8:16 AM

Lovely set of Ladies, nice one Smile

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GeorgePlatis
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3 Mar 2014 - 8:22 AM

Wonderful captures, great details and sublime light, Carol!
Regards,
George

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janlea
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3 Mar 2014 - 8:31 AM

A stunning set Carol, wonderful detail and colour Smile
Jan

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viscostatic
3 Mar 2014 - 8:32 AM

Beautiful little insects and great images of them Carol.

Phil.

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Badgerfred
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3 Mar 2014 - 8:36 AM

Fine set Carol,
Fred.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 9:03 AM

3 excellent dew drenched subjects and so well captured, Carol.
R.

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Mollycat
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3 Mar 2014 - 9:30 AM

Three superb captures Carol. Wonderful work.
Peter.

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kuvailija
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3 Mar 2014 - 10:01 AM

Fantastic macro again , Carol .- I love those droplets (among other things). GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 10:31 AM

Excellent captures Carol, like the droplets on themSmile


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Ridgeway
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3 Mar 2014 - 10:43 AM

A shot like this could bug you but you seemed to have nailed this one Carol..Love the water,

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sparrowhawk
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3 Mar 2014 - 10:53 AM

oh wow! superb work i love v2 but all are top notch

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Irishkate
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3 Mar 2014 - 11:22 AM

I love that curved blade of grass in V2 bearing your little lady.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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3 Mar 2014 - 11:47 AM

Lovely close-up set, Carol.
Tony

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Fefe
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3 Mar 2014 - 12:35 PM

That must be like carrying buckets of water around!
Great captures Carol!
Diane

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EileenH
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3 Mar 2014 - 1:10 PM

Beautiful set Smile

Eileen

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ali63
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3 Mar 2014 - 1:37 PM

These are beautiful Carol,

Ali GrinGrin

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sweetpea62
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3 Mar 2014 - 2:01 PM

Superb Carol..Lin

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ColleenA
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3 Mar 2014 - 2:55 PM

Oh wow Carol, a delightful set, just love the dew drops on the little ladybird....wish I had another UA....great photography as usual

Last Modified By ColleenA at 3 Mar 2014 - 2:56 PM

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dark_lord
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3 Mar 2014 - 2:58 PM

Beautiful captures Carol, those dew drops are superb.

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Brian65
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3 Mar 2014 - 4:05 PM

Simply SUPERB!! Carol.
Brian

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Niknut
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3 Mar 2014 - 4:47 PM

Lovely shots !!......impressive clarity !!

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myrab
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3 Mar 2014 - 4:47 PM

They make a perfect subject Carol,
3 super shots.

Myra

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EMJAYCEE
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3 Mar 2014 - 4:49 PM

Your choice of subject with all the dew is good Carol. Lovely captures.
Joan.

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1881
1881  2 India
3 Mar 2014 - 5:27 PM

Really a nice photography,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,





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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2014 - 6:21 PM

Great to see with the water droplets.

P.

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evelen
evelen  10 England
3 Mar 2014 - 6:21 PM

great set of shots colours and detail Carol.
eve.Smile

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danbrann
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3 Mar 2014 - 7:08 PM

It's the early bird that gets the best shot. Outstanding Carol.

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pluckyfilly
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3 Mar 2014 - 7:21 PM

Good set Carol, the ladybirds are so small you did well to get so much detail

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AnneB50
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3 Mar 2014 - 9:20 PM

Brilliant shots Carol, can't wait to see a few of these here.

Anne

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4 Mar 2014 - 2:55 AM

Very brilliant. love the details.

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mashwood10
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4 Mar 2014 - 8:58 AM

How could I NOT award these !!!!! Just wonderful Carol. Love them !!

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4 Mar 2014 - 11:02 AM

Fabulous Carol. A

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Chinga
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4 Mar 2014 - 1:11 PM

Brilliant takes Carol! Respect! Grin Tremendous sharp macros!
Love the green reflected in the dropplets as well. IB

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TrevBatWCC
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4 Mar 2014 - 4:20 PM

Cracking set, Carol, and being covered in water droplets makes it different and stand out from the usual shots we see Wink
Trev Smile

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12 Mar 2014 - 6:17 PM

Three stunning macros Carol, the detail and clarity is incredible and the colours simply glorious.

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