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Two different species of shield bug having a game of follow the leader on a blade of grass.

Brand:Olympus
Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:follow the leader
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:3 Apr 2011 - 5:46 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Shield bug, Wildlife / nature
Votes:78
Voters:Patricia Fenn · LynneJoyce · James_C · cjl47 · jabe · cabbie · RajaSidambaram · dven · cassiecat · lammie · KarenFB · helenlinda · EAS · Ray42 · andylea · Rock · pluckyfilly · User_Removed · jennialexander · Trout_Man · sparrowhawk · moiral · Badgerfred · TheRiverRat · Alvar · Arty · prabhusinha · saeidNL · Alan_Baseley · phil_j · dmhuynh72 · DJLeroy · digital_boi · SlowSong · susanbarton · achieverswales · RonnieAG · Gray_ina · bricurtis · PinkK · mex · raygregson · Daisymaye · DanielD · Len1950 · chase · johnriley1uk · gingerdelight · EMJAYCEE · pamelajean · TrevBatWCC · samarmishra · diamondgeaser · Dave_Holdham · SUE118 · Louise_Morris · Silverzone · WindowonWildlife · unicorn17 · hary60 · Glostopcat · mishu78 · goso · Jekaro · sable · Peagreen · Ridgeway · HobbitDave · jaktis · mrswoolybill · JJamree · tomcat · bunbeam · barbarahirst · viscostatic · crookymonsta · AlanWillis · pronabk ·
Views:253
Unique Views:87
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Patricia Fenn
3 Apr 2011 - 5:50 AM

MorningSmile

A super capture. You really are an expert at these bugs, Carol.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 5:54 AM

Well observed and well captured. There's obviously a Shield Bug Convention going on.

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cabbie
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3 Apr 2011 - 7:18 AM

Another great set of bugs Carol well done

Bob

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RajaSidambaram

Nice color contrasted bugs, Carol. Captured with usual Carol style. Your Oly gets regular feast of super bugs - Raja.

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dven
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3 Apr 2011 - 7:27 AM

Another set of nice bugs

dven

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cassiecat
cassiecat  739 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 7:30 AM

lynnes comment made me smile. v2 for me for the clarity of both bugs.lesley

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 8:05 AM

Lovely colourful images Carol I like the over/under version 3 best of all
Helen

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 8:06 AM

The continuing adventures of your local Shield Bug population are amusing and as always, well captured. I rather like the upstairs, downstairs look of V3.

Ann

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 8:16 AM

A great set

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 8:18 AM

cracking set of detailed cptures carol v2 for me today a belter nice one Wink
andy

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Rock
Rock  13 England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 8:19 AM

Winners !

Rock

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 8:38 AM

I like the idea in V3 but this is a great set again

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Trout_Man
Trout_Man  6 Wales30 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 8:53 AM

A great set of images Smile Geoff.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 8:57 AM

you are the master at work with these shot yet again a superb set from you

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
3 Apr 2011 - 8:58 AM

Lovely set of shots Carol. I like the green bug's little pink antennae. Think I like V2 best today. Moira

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Badgerfred
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3 Apr 2011 - 9:09 AM

Superb images Carol,
Fred.

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TheRiverRat
3 Apr 2011 - 9:14 AM

Great shot, an inspirationGrin

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Alvar
Alvar  8 France2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 9:33 AM

Yet another great set Carol.Smile
Alvar

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prabhusinha
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3 Apr 2011 - 10:16 AM

$ outstanding images, Esp V 3

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 10:34 AM

Fantastic and excellent set of images,very well taken too.
saeid

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  742 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 11:01 AM

glad to bring it up to 30, another stunning set.
regards
Yung

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digital_boi
3 Apr 2011 - 11:11 AM

Well deserved UA today Carol love V3 the overpass/underpass shot a wee cracker love it click

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susanbarton
3 Apr 2011 - 11:35 AM

Great shot Carol I think spring is in the air again

Susan

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achieverswales
3 Apr 2011 - 11:43 AM

Hi Carol
nice set again, I like V1 the most very sharp capture!

Regards

Trev.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 12:02 PM

Superb detail captured again in these shots, Carol. with V 1 my favourite. Very well done and congrats. on the UA.
Ronnie.

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  7
3 Apr 2011 - 12:15 PM

Hi Carol a great set of bug-----s, lol gray

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bricurtis
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3 Apr 2011 - 12:40 PM

Great set Carol - V2 at a push.
Brian.

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raygregson
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3 Apr 2011 - 1:51 PM

superb again carol,top class macro work.ray

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Daisymaye
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3 Apr 2011 - 2:06 PM

Another superb set Carol........Sandy

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DanielD
DanielD  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2011 - 2:28 PM

Brilliant set of captures - V3 and V4 look fantastic for me as a composition and details

Daniel

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3 Apr 2011 - 2:30 PM

A wonderful set of images, top shots carol.

Len

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EMJAYCEE
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3 Apr 2011 - 4:15 PM

Great set Carol. I never realised there was such a variety of these little bugs.
Joan.

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pamelajean
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3 Apr 2011 - 4:26 PM

I love shield bugs, how lovely to see two together, V2 is my favourite.,

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gingerdelight

Superb as ever Carol, well taken!
Carol

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3 Apr 2011 - 5:29 PM

Brilliant work, Carol, and an excellent detailed set as always Smile
Trev Smile

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samarmishra
3 Apr 2011 - 6:11 PM

Hi Carol, this is an excellent set of images, vote is divided equally.. Excellent as usual.

Samar..

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Dave_Holdham
3 Apr 2011 - 6:56 PM

Superb detailed set, could be hide and seek? Smile

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Louise_Morris
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3 Apr 2011 - 7:33 PM

Absolute crackers Carol! Hope you are feeling better now, Lou

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Silverzone
3 Apr 2011 - 7:53 PM

Superb set, my vote goes to v3 for the balancing act! Sylvia

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unicorn17  6 Scotland
3 Apr 2011 - 9:25 PM

Such fun to see this set Carol! Love the very colourful one ! great photography as always .Gill

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hary60  6 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2011 - 10:38 PM

As always aexcellent set well done
Harry

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sable  7 England7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2011 - 10:29 AM

An interesting set of images with your usual excellent narrative - Elizabeth xx

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Peagreen
Peagreen  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2011 - 12:47 PM

Another superb set, Carol. Wonderful colour and detail. Looks like a game of 'Catch me if you can' .GrinBeautiful capture and presentation , as usual. Congratulations on User Award. Smile
Take care, hope you are feeling better,
Pauline

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2011 - 2:58 PM

No,3 for me Carol but all are stunning.

Aidan,,

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HobbitDave
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4 Apr 2011 - 5:03 PM

Brilliant set, Carol, all great shots but like Aidan above, v.3 (only just) for me today.

Dave.

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JJamree
JJamree  4 Malaysia
5 Apr 2011 - 3:14 PM

nice moment & well captured

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