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Silly Sunday is here again, and this mantis wishes to say hello to everyone who visits ePZ today Smile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:hi, everyone!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:8 Sep 2013 - 5:21 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Macro, Mantis, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:75
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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Ray12
Ray12 e2 Member 175 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2013 - 5:28 AM

Beautiful macro... lovely detail & colour Grin

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2013 - 5:31 AM

Nice close up work first version looks best.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
8 Sep 2013 - 5:47 AM

Hi Mantis & Carol !! Lovely close up in V1 - V2 is also special Smile

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LynneJoyce
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8 Sep 2013 - 5:50 AM

Good morning Mantis, have a great day!

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2194 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2013 - 5:59 AM


Quote: Good morning Mantis, have a great day!

Amazing detail in V1 he does look rather scary, another excellent set Carol

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Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
8 Sep 2013 - 6:08 AM

Magnificent shot, Carol. It is really spectacular.
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capto
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8 Sep 2013 - 6:45 AM

A fine set, excellent detail.Smile

ivor

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Curtain
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8 Sep 2013 - 6:47 AM

Great images Carol.
Nick

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2013 - 6:52 AM

Take me to your leader.
Very 'Alien' in V1, Carol - but beautifully produced.

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Badgerfred
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8 Sep 2013 - 7:29 AM

Fine set Carol, V1 is really close and my favourite,
Fred.

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User_Removed
8 Sep 2013 - 7:44 AM

Now, that is close, all outstanding captures.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2013 - 7:48 AM

Perhaps No. 1 is too close, I prefer 2 and 3 ~ great macro captures.


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termite53
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8 Sep 2013 - 7:52 AM

Crikey, I won't sleep tonight now..Will leave the light on...a cracking macro....

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2013 - 8:00 AM

I was just eating my breakfast when I clicked on this Carol thought he was going to jump out and join me Tongue, cracking macro .Smile
Rob

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KarenFB
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8 Sep 2013 - 8:02 AM

Goodness, that's close! Brilliantly caught!

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Caziwinkles
8 Sep 2013 - 8:19 AM

Wow! Superb macro work - does look abit alien like! Smile

Carol

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howdog
howdog  625 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2013 - 8:52 AM

Fine set of shots, V1 Smile

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NDODS
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8 Sep 2013 - 8:56 AM

The film Alien comes to mind Carol...

Three great close ups of this rather charming fella, each image is stuffed with incredible detail, and crisp colour.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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tomcat e2 Member 95919 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2013 - 9:10 AM

Hello Mantis

Methinks Autumn is upon us Carol
Bit of a mixed bag today and only expected to reach +15C at the most

Adrian

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TonyDy
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8 Sep 2013 - 9:16 AM

The X-Files come to Crete!
Great set, Carol.
Tony

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AlexAppleby
8 Sep 2013 - 9:23 AM

Excellent close ups - talk about blending in with your background - he must have been hard to find!

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barbarahirst
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8 Sep 2013 - 9:26 AM

Well......hullo to you too

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HarrietH
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8 Sep 2013 - 9:27 AM

Thank goodness I am not its prey. Wonderful macro.

Harriet

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digital_boi
8 Sep 2013 - 9:28 AM

v1 brought a smile Carol good one

Graham

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DicksPics
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8 Sep 2013 - 9:42 AM

Three super images for Sunday, Carol!
Excellent macro work.

Richard

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viscostatic
8 Sep 2013 - 9:46 AM

I find these creatures quite creepy Carol but the detail here is fantastic.

Phil.

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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
8 Sep 2013 - 9:55 AM

Amazing macro and wonderful detail in v1 Carol.

Basith

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lonely_oryx
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8 Sep 2013 - 9:58 AM

I am in total awe at v1

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 - 9:59 AM

Great captures. Smile

Eileen

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2013 - 11:36 AM

Hello to you Mr Mantis - you're a cool guy lettin gus get so close
and I love your pose in V2 - maybe your a Miss Mantis!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
8 Sep 2013 - 11:41 AM

WOW in your face capture Carol, but V2 for me.

Regards

Trev.

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SiHunt_GrafficSnapZ

Hi Man (tis), cool dude. Si.

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TrevBatWCC
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8 Sep 2013 - 12:14 PM

Well, hello Mr Mantis! Grin It's getting hard to say something different about your uploads, Carol, so I'll just reiterate what I've said before - amazing close-ups! Smile
Trev Smile

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8 Sep 2013 - 1:44 PM

He doesn't really look composmantis in that extreme close up in v1, a great set of entimological images with a humorous touch to them

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sparrowhawk
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8 Sep 2013 - 3:18 PM

v1 all the way Carol though all atre top quality shots!!

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Silverzone
8 Sep 2013 - 3:20 PM

Only a mother could love view 1! but I love view 2. Thank you very much for my user award today much appreciated. Sylvia

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ChristineD
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8 Sep 2013 - 3:34 PM

Three superb macro images

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sweetpea62
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8 Sep 2013 - 4:27 PM

Three brilliant shots Carol..Lin

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pluckyfilly
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8 Sep 2013 - 5:14 PM

I dont know what I would do if one came close to me Carol

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Niknut
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8 Sep 2013 - 5:20 PM

OMG !!!!!....what a brute !!!......cracking shots though !!Grin

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ChiliMan
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8 Sep 2013 - 5:51 PM

Awww...he's averting his eyes so methinks he's a bit shy Grin

Helloooo, Mr. Mantis Smile

That is one amazing ULTRA CLOSE shot in V1, Carol!! Awe. Some.

Andrew Grin

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Lillian
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8 Sep 2013 - 6:42 PM

Great set and hello back
Lillian

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8 Sep 2013 - 6:46 PM

Thats close - love these critters Carol.
Brian.

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jaktis
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9 Sep 2013 - 5:25 AM

WHat a close up

Peter

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ali63
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9 Sep 2013 - 8:46 PM

Brilliant work Carol, he's cute in a strange sort of way Tongue

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9 Sep 2013 - 11:53 PM

Wow, that's close. Superb detail, Carol.

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12 Sep 2013 - 12:45 PM

Had to be clicked when I saw the thumbnail.
Very cool Carol.

Aidan,

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14 Sep 2013 - 10:47 AM

Wow, that's close. Super capture, he looks a real beast ...

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9 Oct 2013 - 12:11 PM

Carol, this is pure class !! A MARTIAN HAS LANDED !!!!


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