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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
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
Voters:CherryMartin · Ade_Osman · Daisymaye · lesarnott · jaktis · samarmishra · saeidNL · LynneJoyce · nikshot · jennialexander · phillG · CaroleS · dmhuynh72 · goso · Carrie_1 · cjl47 · SUE118 · KarenFB · Alan_Baseley · EMJAYCEE · barbarahirst · sparrowhawk · andylea · pluckyfilly · Len1950 · Jekaro · Ray42 · gingerdelight · RonnieAG · Shroomer · User_Removed · Alvar · pronabk · sweetpea62 · EAS · prabhusinha · achieverswales · SlowSong · Greyheron · georg · AnneWorner · crookymonsta · MikeGreaves · Big_Beavis · Arty · Anjantoo · mex · Lillian · digital_boi · barmymarny · danbrann · TrevBatWCC · dven · jonwebber · Gray_ina · Mynett · Glynn · lifesnapper · graceland · moiral · Niknut · Stace · beckybookins · SteveMoulding · Louise_Morris · viscostatic · bromley-smith · ChrisWallace · johnriley1uk · maryg · JustDucky · Chinga · PhillipMinnis · pamelajean · Silverzone · MikeRC · Glostopcat · evelen · bunbeam · mrswoolybill ·
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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 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 Plus Member 6Daisymaye 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  5 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
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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  5 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
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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  735 forum posts 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
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27 Jun 2011 - 7:03 AM

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

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Carrie_1
Carrie_1  5 Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 7:21 AM

Well caught.
Caroline

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 94422 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 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 Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE 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 Plus Member 6barbarahirst 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 Plus Member 6268 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  637 forum posts 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
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27 Jun 2011 - 8:31 AM

beetle business afootWink well captured shot

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Len1950
Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
27 Jun 2011 - 8:49 AM

Superb captures Carol.

Len

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Jekaro
Jekaro Plus Member 5Jekaro 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  7 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 Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 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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User_Removed
27 Jun 2011 - 9:42 AM

All are excellent, but I like V3 best.

Lucien.

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Alvar
Alvar  8 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  9 England
27 Jun 2011 - 10:07 AM

Wonder why they have long antennae , interesting

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 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
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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 Plus Member 64969 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 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
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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  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2011 - 2:21 PM

Perfect title!
Jann
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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian 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  10517 forum posts15 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 Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 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  6 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
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27 Jun 2011 - 5:53 PM

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

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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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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
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27 Jun 2011 - 11:34 PM

All cracking shots but V2 has to be my fave!

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JustDucky  4 Canada
28 Jun 2011 - 3:03 AM

great series Carol, fine detail, V2 for meSmile
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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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