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I saw these two beetles with their huge antennae perched at the top of these buds, wondering whether to make the descent.

Brand:Olympus
Camera:Olympus FE-210 Check out Olympus Image Space!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:hang on, we're going down!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:27 Jun 2011 - 4:52 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Macro, Nature, Transport, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:80
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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 5:00 AM

Morning Carol, seems like were both up with the Larks this morning, wonderful capture here again.....

Ade

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CherryMartin
27 Jun 2011 - 5:01 AM

Hi Carol, thanks for the vote.
This is a romantic shot. ;0)

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 5:03 AM

Very well captured Carol. You have the busiest bugs..............Sandy

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lesarnott
lesarnott e2 Member 4lesarnott vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 5:03 AM

Great as ever, super x rated macros Carol! Smile
Les

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
27 Jun 2011 - 5:11 AM

You have a lot of great beetles

Peter

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samarmishra
27 Jun 2011 - 5:22 AM

Hi Carol, hope this two are very busy in their work. Captured it very nicely and presented it too...

Excellent capture, vote for V2 and V3....

Samar.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 5:38 AM

Superb close up shots Carol,all very beautiful indeed,very well done,
saeid

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 6:39 AM

Super macro shots of this fine pair making more models for next year.

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 6dmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 6:58 AM

well spotted and well timed capture too Carol, excellent trio.

regards
Yung

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goso
goso e2 Member 7goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 7:03 AM

Well seen, and a first class capture Carol ...Bill

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Carrie_1
Carrie_1  4 Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 7:21 AM

Well caught.
Caroline

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84169 forum postsKarenFB vcard England160 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 7:28 AM

I think my favourite today is version 3 - beautifully uncluttered and they've posed brilliantly for you! Smile

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 7:46 AM

You certainly know how to spot and capture these interesting models Carol. Today I have a favourite - V3.
Joan.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 7:55 AM

My star for you ..... Thanks for brightening my day up

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5250 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 8:01 AM

stu ning shot but rather early for x rated stuff don't you think !! only kidding superb work

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 8:04 AM

brilliant detail wonderful tones and colour carol v2 for me today a cracking close up nice one Wink
andy

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 8:31 AM

beetle business afootWink well captured shot

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
27 Jun 2011 - 8:49 AM

Superb captures Carol.

Len

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 4Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
27 Jun 2011 - 8:57 AM

Three more fabulous close up shots, Carol, all superbly captured with V3 my favourite for today.
Roy

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 9:01 AM

Three great captures - my what huge antennae!! whats one of these called when its at home?

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gingerdelight
27 Jun 2011 - 9:12 AM

Wonderful detail here Carol, well captured.
Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 9:23 AM

Great work as always, Carol, and I do love the title chosen......made me smile.
Ronnie.

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LucienH
LucienH e2 Member 9386 forum postsLucienH vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 9:42 AM

All are excellent, but I like V3 best.

Lucien.

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Alvar
Alvar  7 France2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 9:51 AM

Great set Carol You deserve the award from Barbara
Alvar

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wyatturp
wyatturp  8 England
27 Jun 2011 - 10:07 AM

Wonder why they have long antennae , interesting

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 10:10 AM

Brilliant set as usual Carol.Well done..Lin

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 10:27 AM

Congratulation . A sure winner.

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achieverswales
27 Jun 2011 - 10:58 AM

Excellent Carol V2 for me today!

Regards

Trev.

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53997 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 11:25 AM

Phew, it's all go in the insect world. Smile
Chris

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 11:46 AM

Looks like a duo skydiving team Smile Nicely captured, and timed. You do find the most interesting insect motifs.

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MikeGreaves
27 Jun 2011 - 1:20 PM

Great shot,well composed Smile
Mike

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 2:21 PM

Perfect title!
Jann
xxx

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 2:47 PM

Brilliant Title here Carol!Wink
Superb images, outstanding and well deserving of the UA..congratulations
Lillian

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digital_boi
27 Jun 2011 - 2:50 PM

I really dont know how you spot these but very pleased that you do another 3 corkers Carol alway a joy

Graham GrinGrinGrin

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barmymarny
27 Jun 2011 - 3:37 PM

Nice work Carol. Bet there's plenty of activity there to photograph at the moment.

Marilyn x

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9462 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 3:57 PM

These bugs certainly keep you busy Carol..Mind you they keep themselves bust at the same time...have they no shame.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 4:06 PM

Well, beetles playing piggy-back...different! Wink And what impressive antennae they have too - an excellent set, Carol, well deserving of the UA Smile
Trev Smile

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jonwebber
jonwebber  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 5:28 PM

Great stuff.
jon

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Gray_ina
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27 Jun 2011 - 5:30 PM

Hi Carol, as usual stunning captures, regards gray.

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Mynett
Mynett  5137 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 5:53 PM

such antics.... such keen eyes....Smile

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 3moiral vcard Scotland
27 Jun 2011 - 6:49 PM

Lovely set of shots of these romantic little bugs Tongue. Lovely colour and detail. V2 for me tonight. Moira

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27 Jun 2011 - 7:29 PM

Great work as per Carol

Stace

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 8:08 PM

Superb as always, Carol.
Steve.

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viscostatic
27 Jun 2011 - 8:38 PM

Excellent photography Carol. V3 my favourite today.

Phil.

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bromley-smith
27 Jun 2011 - 9:21 PM

Fabulous images Carol.
Tony

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ChrisWallace
27 Jun 2011 - 9:41 PM

Nice one Carol, and a well executed composition
Chris

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maryg
maryg e2 Member 566 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 11:34 PM

All cracking shots but V2 has to be my fave!

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JustDucky  3 Canada
28 Jun 2011 - 3:03 AM

great series Carol, fine detail, V2 for meSmile
Tammy

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28 Jun 2011 - 5:47 AM

V2 today Carol as it gave me vertigo... Hi Hi Hi...
IB

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