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A double rescue from the pool yesterday, a bee and a weevil! Both were fished out on the same stick, and placed in the sun to dry off, along with the compulsory photo shoot!

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:double trouble
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:17 Sep 2010 - 6:23 AM
Tags:Bee, Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Insect, Rescue, Weevil, Wildlife / nature
Votes:74
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 8863 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 6:31 AM

four cracking shots here Carol, stunning detail to all
Neil

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 6:32 AM

4 good close up shots well taken and saved,not sure about the weevil.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
17 Sep 2010 - 6:42 AM

Great captures of this rescue

Peter

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 6:57 AM

Ha Ha--- Bay Watching again.

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 7:36 AM

4 wows here Carol!!!!

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gabriel_flr
17 Sep 2010 - 7:37 AM

Wow Carol, this is an insect thriller, a wonderful set worth for the cover of a good photography magazine!
Gabriel

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 7:42 AM

Good morning Carol I really look forward to your uploads every day. I shall miss them next week as I'm on holiday in Scotland. Wonderful images and you are like me I rescue insects. Have a good weekend and look after yourself. Regards Sue

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 7:46 AM

These two really look great.
Lucky you are around to rescue them...
Cant decide between the four so a quarter vote each

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RajaSidambaram
17 Sep 2010 - 7:51 AM

Thank the rescued duo for allowing you to take 4 close-ups.Nice set, Carol.
- Raja.

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
17 Sep 2010 - 7:57 AM

Hi Carol Great shots hope you wear your life savers jacket when saving these from the pool ,lol, regards gray.

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 8:06 AM

WHAT A GREAT SHOT TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE
MIKE

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 8:10 AM

Top shots of your rescued bugs Carol.
Joan.

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Oleg_Lobzin
17 Sep 2010 - 8:27 AM

Brilliant set. The details are so good that the visible texture of the shell and hairs.
Regards, Oleg.

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
17 Sep 2010 - 8:50 AM

A great set ( Every day ! ) +++++
cor

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goso
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17 Sep 2010 - 9:08 AM

A belter of a set again Carol...Bill

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lesliea
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17 Sep 2010 - 9:12 AM

Very nice macro , well captured.
Allen,

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Tracy_Young
17 Sep 2010 - 9:17 AM

superb set, busy pool you have Smile

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Silverzone
17 Sep 2010 - 9:31 AM

Superb. I love v3 for the comedy aspect! Sylvia

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 9:32 AM

I hereby give you the lifesavers award for wee beasties - well done Carol and a great set of Macros

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 9:33 AM

the rescues provide you with great photo ops. v2 is my fav.lesley

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videotec
videotec  5 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2010 - 9:35 AM

another great set from you Carol, Your images are always SOOO sharp, well done.
Regards
Pete

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mrswoolybill
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17 Sep 2010 - 9:36 AM

V4 for the different body language - different reactions to predicament. I love the idea of your routine for this - fish 'em out, line 'em up, shoot...
Moira

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
17 Sep 2010 - 10:10 AM

Looks a bit like walking the plank to me! Fun to see ! Gill

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gregl
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17 Sep 2010 - 10:42 AM

Lifeguard and photographer. Is there no end to your talents Carol?

Greg

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 10:51 AM

They are playing hide and seek in #3.

Super capture

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 11:00 AM

I bet all these bugs love you for rescuing them, Carol! I can see now why they seem so happy to pose for you. Another excellent set, as always.
TrevB Smile

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nigele1
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17 Sep 2010 - 11:35 AM

What a lovely sequence, both insects seem to reflect the dryness of their surroundings at the end of Summer.

Nigel

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Sylviwhalley
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17 Sep 2010 - 12:26 PM

Great shots, well rescued.
Sylvia

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Gemma9
Gemma9  5 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2010 - 12:29 PM

Great close up shots!

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EAS
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17 Sep 2010 - 12:47 PM

Seems only right they pay up for being rescued! wonerful detail, as always.

Ann

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 2:40 PM

Seems bees and weevils are not the best of friends. Excellent photography.
jon

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Daisymaye
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17 Sep 2010 - 3:00 PM

You have many excellent rescue photos. These four are fabulous Carol............Sandy

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samarmishra
17 Sep 2010 - 3:09 PM

Hi Carol, this rescue and the shot is fantastic..

Samar.

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danbrann
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17 Sep 2010 - 3:33 PM

I know what he's after.

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RonnieAG
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17 Sep 2010 - 3:35 PM

Interesting b/g story to the shoot, Carol. Both seem to have survived the ordeal and are drying off nicely, and giving you time to capture them so well. They also seem to be mutually indifferent to the other's presence. Good rescue work and photography.
Ronnie.

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17 Sep 2010 - 4:16 PM

Well done Carol a great rescue, fantastic detailed set. Gary

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akhtarkhan
akhtarkhan  12 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 4:39 PM

Hi Carol, Cracking set of macro shots. All telling a story minute by minute. Well done.
Akhtar

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SlowSong
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17 Sep 2010 - 5:25 PM

Superb set these. They don't seem in the least interested in each other, thank goodness.
Chris

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RTDS
RTDS  5 Cyprus
17 Sep 2010 - 5:53 PM

Another excellent set of captures Carol.
Great details in them all.
Robert

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Dinney
Dinney  6 England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 6:42 PM

Superb detail as always Carol.
Kev

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WindowonWildlife
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17 Sep 2010 - 6:55 PM

Four Superb images Carol,wonderfully detailed !!

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bluetitblue
17 Sep 2010 - 6:59 PM

V2 for me some geat images well done.

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pluckyfilly
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17 Sep 2010 - 8:33 PM

you must be the angel of rescue - great images your delight since you did the good deed and rescued these lucky critters - my delight in viewing the result

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nickyv32
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18 Sep 2010 - 8:13 AM

Great set Carol, if I was in difficulties, hope you are around at the time, V2 for me as well

Nicky x

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sparrowhawk
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18 Sep 2010 - 11:28 AM

carol it's so not playing fair you get 2 bugs while i get none ! i'm gonna sulk and throw my toys out of the pram now !! no seriously these are wonderful shots

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digital_boi
18 Sep 2010 - 11:48 AM

nice ones again has the feel of a mexican standoff they way they seem to be skirting each other click good detail and textures again

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maratsuikka
18 Sep 2010 - 5:31 PM

congrats on Steves UA Carol

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Glostopcat
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19 Sep 2010 - 2:33 PM

Epz's answer to Pamela Anderson strikes again! Well rescued and photographed Carol

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pamelajean
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19 Sep 2010 - 4:03 PM

I particularly like V3, one on top and one underneath. With a pool to rescue little critters from, you don't need to go hunting in the undergrowth.

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brownsilent
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20 Sep 2010 - 8:09 AM

Catch me if you can... Smile
Johanna

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