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I spotted this lovely fella at the same time as the recent dragonfly, he was still covered in dew, a rarity over here Smile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:dew-soaked shield
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:25 Sep 2013 - 6:10 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Shield bug, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:81
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84310 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 6:22 AM

Beautifully caught - I love it's colours and markings!

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 6:24 AM

Incredible set V3 for me, can see more of its legs.GrinGrin

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 6:38 AM

3 amazing images Carol, what an attractive fella....also love the pole dancing stance in v3.....great photography

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jdenman
jdenman  6 Spain5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 7:12 AM

Beautiful macro images, the detail just great................John

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Caziwinkles
25 Sep 2013 - 7:14 AM

Amazing detail - each worthy of individual upload Carol. Smile

Carol

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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4265 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
25 Sep 2013 - 7:16 AM

V2, don't say anything to him Carol but he is .........really ugly.

Harriet

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 334 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 7:20 AM


Quote: 3 amazing images Carol, what an attractive fella....also love the pole dancing stance in v3.....great photography

Shouldn't this be in the pole dancing section, Carol?
Where is the pole dancing section?

Top shot again today - congratulations.

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 7:20 AM

What a beautiful coat he wear's.

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 7:32 AM

A colourful critter with distinctive marking ~ nice one!

Albert

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
25 Sep 2013 - 7:38 AM

Beautiful bug this Carol Smile Lovely images !!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43436 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 7:38 AM

Three wonderfully crisp and fresh captures with great colour and pin sharp detail Carol...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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barbarahirst
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25 Sep 2013 - 7:47 AM

He looks very purposeful in V 3...
A wonderful set

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Ray12
Ray12  175 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 7:51 AM

Brilliant, so crisp & clear, colour & detail is off the scale. SmileSmile
Ray

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 7:52 AM

Great looking critter Carol, excellent set of imagesSmile

Cliff

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
25 Sep 2013 - 7:53 AM

Cute and love the detail ! We had melon every day !!!Wink( Had to put trousers on last night as felt so chilly !)

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pink
pink  111733 forum posts United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 8:01 AM

stunning image Carol, great background as well

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NaturesHaven
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25 Sep 2013 - 8:11 AM

Love v3..great trio..............GrinGrinGrin

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viscostatic
25 Sep 2013 - 8:24 AM

Three delightful images Carol.

Phil.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2013 - 8:32 AM

Lovely set Smile

Eileen

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Danny1970
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25 Sep 2013 - 8:40 AM

A terrific set of imagesSmile

Danny

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mex
mex e2 Member 6mex vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 9:05 AM

3 smashers carol.
cheers phil.

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Ted447
Ted447 e2 Member 171 forum postsTed447 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 9:20 AM

Fantastic set of images.TedGrinGrin

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JohnChambersPhotography

Amazing detail,

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 10:29 AM

We haven't seen so many of these from you recently - lovely set but V3 is my favourite.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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rontear
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25 Sep 2013 - 10:34 AM

Taking a showerWink Carol
Ron

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digital_boi
25 Sep 2013 - 10:45 AM

love the colour Carol three fine captures all winners

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
25 Sep 2013 - 11:06 AM

Amazing detail and all excellent captures Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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TonyDy
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25 Sep 2013 - 11:13 AM

Great trio, Carol.
Tony

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 11:23 AM

I thought v1 was brilliant until I saw v3. A real cracker

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annettep38
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25 Sep 2013 - 11:46 AM

Pearly and enchanted!

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CaroleS
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25 Sep 2013 - 12:28 PM

Love that colour!

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 1:26 PM

A perfect trio.
Joan.

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Daisymaye
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25 Sep 2013 - 1:49 PM

Three excellent images Carol.......Sandy

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 2:25 PM

What a lovely colour he is! Excellent close-up work, Carol, can't pick out a fave, they are all equally stunning shots, so a third of a vote for each! Wink
Trev Smile

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Ayoob
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25 Sep 2013 - 2:42 PM

Three excellent shots with wonderful detail and colours...GrinGrinGrin

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 4:10 PM

Excellent detail and colour in this fine set of images Carol!!

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SlowSong
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25 Sep 2013 - 4:25 PM

I love V3. We don't often see a side view.
x

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LynneJoyce
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25 Sep 2013 - 5:12 PM

Three more crackers. Be grateful for the dew. I resolved to go out to take dewy spiders' webs this morning and guess what - no dew!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 5:19 PM

Three top quality macros of this bug, Carol: the detail could not be better.
Ronnie.

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fificat100
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25 Sep 2013 - 6:34 PM

Excellent macros, Carol. Superlative detail, I especially liked V1 until I looked at V3! Amazing! SmileSmileSmile

Lavina

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Niknut
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25 Sep 2013 - 6:35 PM

Faultless shots !!......wonderful detail & colour !!

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sweetpea62
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25 Sep 2013 - 6:40 PM

Superb detail and light captured Carol..Lin

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2013 - 6:59 PM

V1 is the pick for me, Carol Grin

P.

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AlexAppleby
25 Sep 2013 - 7:36 PM

Wow, wow and wow again. You are showing me up with my fancy camera, and inability to shoot an insect in focus!!! Absolutely brilliant shots.

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Louise_Morris
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25 Sep 2013 - 9:07 PM

Love the autumnal tones to these Carol - that Mother Nature really excels herself sometimes!! GrinGrin

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GeorgePlatis
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25 Sep 2013 - 9:09 PM

Sheer perfection all of them, Carol !
George

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prabhusinha
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26 Sep 2013 - 4:13 AM

Lovely set

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marktc
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26 Sep 2013 - 5:30 AM

Magnificent

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PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2013 - 8:23 AM

Caught them at the right time. The dew adds another dimension. paul

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2013 - 5:19 PM

Three beauts but that's a real stunner in V1, Carol. Such a beautiful bug too Smile

Andrew

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29 Sep 2013 - 7:09 PM

A terrific set Carol, you've captured its colours and markings quite beautifully

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BydoR9
BydoR9  3 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2013 - 9:19 AM

Superb macro! Grin

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