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A large hopper that I spotted in the garden yesterday, he was enjoying the sunshine and quite willing to pose for a photo shoot.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:handsome hopper
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:17 Feb 2014 - 6:13 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Grasshopper, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:78
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2193 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2014 - 6:17 AM

What amazing eyes he has, love the patterns on his body...amazing images Carol

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6101 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2014 - 6:29 AM

Fantastic shots Carol. A really remarkable looking animal.

Andy

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annettep38
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17 Feb 2014 - 7:03 AM

Excellent detail in this well camouflaged hopper

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annettep38
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17 Feb 2014 - 7:05 AM

I just can't resist his sunglasses

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debu
debu  4 India
17 Feb 2014 - 7:07 AM

A superb shot with brilliant detail and colour.
debu

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Caziwinkles
17 Feb 2014 - 7:15 AM

These are stunners Carol - his eyes are amazing - watching you intently too. Smile

Carol

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SUE118
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17 Feb 2014 - 7:16 AM

They will start charging you for all the photo shoots you do. 2 lovely captures.

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KarenFB
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17 Feb 2014 - 7:29 AM

Gorgeous details!

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
17 Feb 2014 - 7:33 AM

Excellent images ! v2 scary !

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2014 - 7:42 AM


Quote: What amazing eyes he has, love the patterns on his body...amazing images Carol

Pretty much what I was going to say.

Albert

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Lillian
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17 Feb 2014 - 8:14 AM

Now that is a pair of great shots Carol
but V1 is a stunner
Lillian

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Rock
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17 Feb 2014 - 8:16 AM

Wonderful work.

Rock

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viscostatic
17 Feb 2014 - 8:23 AM

Excellent Carol. Often better to get them in the winter when they have less energy to hop off.

Phil.

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Mollycat
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17 Feb 2014 - 8:27 AM

Two wonderful images Carol, like the pov on V2.
Peter.

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barbarahirst
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17 Feb 2014 - 8:38 AM

what a beauty he is ... so intricate
V2 wins my vote today

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Badgerfred
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17 Feb 2014 - 8:46 AM

Super images Carol, great detail,
Fred.

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mrswoolybill
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17 Feb 2014 - 9:20 AM

V2 is the better angle, face to face.
Moira

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digital_boi
17 Feb 2014 - 9:23 AM

yes V2 it is Carol but both excellent indeed

Graham

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ali63
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17 Feb 2014 - 9:26 AM

I love his mint humbug eyes great capture Carol,

Ali GrinGrin

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2014 - 10:02 AM

Handsome indeed. Such fine detail. Excellent. paul

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rontear
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17 Feb 2014 - 10:44 AM

Very good Carol, love your POV on V2.
Ron

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prabhusinha
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17 Feb 2014 - 10:47 AM

Lovely Details

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AlexAppleby
17 Feb 2014 - 10:51 AM

The title sums it up perfectly - he really is a handsome chap!

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Fefe
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17 Feb 2014 - 11:16 AM

V2 for me Carol! Great povGrinGrin
Diane

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Nikonuser1
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17 Feb 2014 - 11:44 AM

Love his eye Carol, 2 super imagesSmile

Cliff

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TonyDy
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17 Feb 2014 - 11:54 AM

Great shots, carol - he's very obliging!
Tony

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Chinga
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17 Feb 2014 - 12:11 PM

This curious little hopper was just featured on e2 Photo Gallery!
Love the psycadelic eyes and those pretty paterns on the body... Grin
IB

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SlowSong
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17 Feb 2014 - 12:13 PM

Wonderful. So alien.
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Irishkate
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17 Feb 2014 - 12:29 PM

Astounding detail once again.
Beautiful patterns and such an expressive face!
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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CaroleS
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17 Feb 2014 - 12:47 PM

Two super shots CarolSmile

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Mike_Smith
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17 Feb 2014 - 1:40 PM

Two cracking pictures Carol, you really do get the best from that camera, amazing quality

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HarrietH
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17 Feb 2014 - 1:59 PM

He has "zebra" eyes. For some strange reason even unknown to myself, I don't like grasshoppers but as far as grasshoppers go this one is a handsome chap. Grin Now I have to stop myself from humming "she's got Bette Davis eyes".

Maureen

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myrab
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17 Feb 2014 - 2:08 PM

And very handsome he is Carol, good shots.

Myra

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TrevBatWCC
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17 Feb 2014 - 3:07 PM

You've certainly got him well trained, Carol! Wink Two excellent and well detailed images, up there amongst your best...he and you just have to merit my UA...Smile
Trev Smile

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mikbee
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17 Feb 2014 - 3:20 PM

Excellent close ups Carol.
Super shots.
Mick.

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pluckyfilly
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17 Feb 2014 - 3:48 PM

this is - stunning Smile

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Niknut
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17 Feb 2014 - 4:53 PM

Superb shots !!!......lovely the 'Humbug' stripey eyes !!!!!!!!......wonder if it's like looking through vertical blinds ????.GrinGrin

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LynneJoyce
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17 Feb 2014 - 5:23 PM

I love these beauties. We get them in Spain and they are such good models. Cracking shots.

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GeorgePlatis
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17 Feb 2014 - 5:36 PM

Top quality captures in great detail and wonderful angles, Carol !
Regards,
George

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2014 - 6:22 PM

Very handsome indeed, Carol.

P.

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evelen
evelen  9 England
17 Feb 2014 - 6:30 PM

excellent captures Carol.
EVE.Smile

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Maiwand
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17 Feb 2014 - 6:38 PM

Superbly detailed and exposed Carol. Terrific shot.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2014 - 6:55 PM

Two great capturesSmile

Eileen

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marktc
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17 Feb 2014 - 7:44 PM

Magnificent Carol, really superb

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kfrances
17 Feb 2014 - 8:10 PM

We have thousands of them but nothing like the beauty of this one, Superb image.

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Brian65
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17 Feb 2014 - 8:17 PM

The UAs say it all Carol. Fantastic shots.
Brian

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dark_lord
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17 Feb 2014 - 8:53 PM

Great stuff.
V2 looks very menacing Grin

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JuBarney
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17 Feb 2014 - 9:31 PM

Superb shots; he looks prehistoric with metal armour.
Ju

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RonnieAG
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17 Feb 2014 - 9:59 PM

SmileSmileSmile.
R.

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ukgubbi
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18 Feb 2014 - 12:43 AM

The eyes are enchanting. Fine details of this beautiful creature.

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18 Feb 2014 - 6:14 PM

Two tremendous detailed close ups of this beautifully marked little hopper Carol, you've really excelled yourself here. Ade Osmant had better watch out when he makes his return to epz, he's got some stiff competition from you now!Grin

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