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I love the inquisitve look of these mantis faces!

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:funny faces!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:1 Dec 2013 - 6:01 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Macro, Mantis, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:69
Voters:bulbulov · KarenFB · tomcat · Hermanus · andylea · Ray12 · fificat100 · janlea · bobsblues · ANNDORASBOX · viscostatic · cabbie · dven · Ade_Osman · fentiger · NaturesHaven · ddolfelin · Mike_Young · barbarahirst · Philip_H · User_Removed · kuvailija · Badgerfred · GeorgePlatis · LynneJoyce · DicksPics · mrswoolybill · Caziwinkles · sparrowhawk · Arty · richmowil · digital_boi · brian17302 · mistere · Alan_Baseley · FeatherFriend · Fefe · Billyray · AlexAppleby · SlowSong · Joline · Daisymaye · Nikonuser1 · achieverswales · Irishkate · rontear · HarrietH · ugly · Brian65 · TrevBatWCC · mex · ChristineD · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · ali63 · costas · Sylviwhalley · Chinga · EileenH · evelen · annettep38 · alligatorpants · goso · pamelajean · Ridgeway · PaulLiley · georgiepoolie · ChiliMan · Glostopcat · DonMc ·
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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 94422 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 6:08 AM


Quote: I love the inquisitve look of these mantis faces!

Me too!! Grin

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96321 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 6:17 AM

Mornin' Carol,
Love the effect in V3
Just a normal 1st Dec here - temps expected to reach +8C by midday

Adrian

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
1 Dec 2013 - 6:20 AM

Excellent images Carol Smile In V1 it looks kind of like a smile hiding there Smile My favourite one is V2 though - or maybe V3 - no definitely V1 ! GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Ray12
Ray12 Plus Member 2100 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 6:48 AM

Some fantastic images here, so comical at times, but on the other hand, lethal and excellent predators.

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fificat100
1 Dec 2013 - 7:12 AM

Absolutely striking detail on these excellent faces, Carol SmileSmileSmileSmile

Lavina

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janlea
janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 - 7:16 AM

Fantastic set Carol Smile
love them all, but choose V1 as my favourite Smile
Jan

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bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 7:26 AM

Wonderful set carol they do look so funny sometimes like miniature aliens
Rob

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ANNDORASBOX
1 Dec 2013 - 7:31 AM

What a great machro shot

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viscostatic
1 Dec 2013 - 7:33 AM

A great set Carol. I am amazed at how close you can get to these insects.

Phil.

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Ade_Osman
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1 Dec 2013 - 8:08 AM

He's smiling for you Smile

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fentiger
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1 Dec 2013 - 8:12 AM

Fantastic and amusing.

Albert

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 8:29 AM

I think it knows you, Carol.
Fine pictures.

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Mike_Young
Mike_Young Plus Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 8:34 AM

These are great insects, smashing pics Carol

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barbarahirst
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1 Dec 2013 - 8:41 AM

Great images
Each one a winner....

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 Dec 2013 - 9:00 AM

Excellent macro images Carol, a super set,
Fred.

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GeorgePlatis
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1 Dec 2013 - 9:08 AM

Excellent captures and beautiful indeed faces, Carol !Smile
George

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 9:18 AM

I love these guys and you have done them full justice with this set.

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DicksPics
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1 Dec 2013 - 9:20 AM

Four fabulous macros, Carol.

Richard

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Caziwinkles
1 Dec 2013 - 9:27 AM

Ooooh what big eyes you have...!
Superb shots here Carol. Smile

Carol

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sparrowhawk
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1 Dec 2013 - 9:35 AM

superb

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
1 Dec 2013 - 9:49 AM

Fabulous these guys make me smile! Not too cold today .Hope to get some tree hugging photos at lunchtime .Scotland is tying to set a world record for tree huggers ! gxWink

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richmowil
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1 Dec 2013 - 10:17 AM

Nice work Carol!!

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brian17302
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1 Dec 2013 - 10:39 AM

Super Mantis macro photos Grin

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
1 Dec 2013 - 10:42 AM

Excellent macro , Carol ! - Never seen anything like that before. GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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mistere
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1 Dec 2013 - 10:49 AM

They all look like the didn't get the joke, polite but confused, lovely macro work.

Dave.

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Fefe
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1 Dec 2013 - 11:08 AM

Nosey little blighterTongueGrinGrinGrin.................. love the expressionsGrinGrin
Diane

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AlexAppleby
1 Dec 2013 - 11:15 AM

All these little critters have amazing features when you get in close and really look at them (photographing them is the best way to do that, especially with my rather poor eyesight)! They do look a bit like aliens!

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Billyray
Billyray  770 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 11:17 AM

Tremendous macro shots Carol. The detail and colours are excellent.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Ray

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64969 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 11:26 AM

How sweet. I love V4. A proper little poser and lovely colour.
x

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Daisymaye
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1 Dec 2013 - 12:13 PM

Lovely and comical shots Carol.

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Nikonuser1
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1 Dec 2013 - 12:19 PM

Wow!!!!! Carol, only one thing for these image'sSmile


Cliff

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achieverswales
1 Dec 2013 - 12:20 PM

Love them all Carol oh so cute.


Regards

Trev.

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Irishkate
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1 Dec 2013 - 12:51 PM

In the close ups he looks like ET!
Great set Carol - V1 I think for me!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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TrevBatWCC
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1 Dec 2013 - 1:52 PM

I think V1's even smiling at you too! Grin Excellent stuff yet again, Carol Wink
Trev Smile

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Brian65
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1 Dec 2013 - 1:53 PM

Superb macro shots Carol, as always.
Brian

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ChristineD
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1 Dec 2013 - 2:28 PM

Some fantastic images

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ali63
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1 Dec 2013 - 4:27 PM

4 excellent close up's Carol,

Ali Grin

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Sylviwhalley
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1 Dec 2013 - 5:32 PM

LOvely series.
Sylvia

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Chinga
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1 Dec 2013 - 5:54 PM

WONDERFUL!
4 lovely images. V1 has the edge! She's making faces at you! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
IB

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 - 5:54 PM

Fantastic SetSmile

Eileen

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evelen
evelen  10 England
1 Dec 2013 - 6:56 PM

excellent set Carol.
eve.Smile

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annettep38
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1 Dec 2013 - 9:00 PM

very cute Smile I have reserved a special mantis for you... it will come..!

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2013 - 1:25 AM

Nice set Carol.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2013 - 7:21 AM

Now thats really close. Super Carol. paul

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dark_lord
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2 Dec 2013 - 8:38 PM

An interesting little series, it's amazing what you don't see until you look close.

Keith

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Glostopcat
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5 Dec 2013 - 9:28 PM

The camp poses and expressions are so comical, these have made me smileSmile

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DonMc
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18 Dec 2013 - 2:21 PM

Number 4 has it all for me Carol!SmileSmileSmile
Regards Don

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