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This golden hover was perched on one of my roses, glistening in the sun, and kept flying off when I approached, However, he always returned to the same rose, where I patiently waited for a few quick shots at him.

Brand:Olympus
Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:hover on rose
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:10 Jul 2011 - 6:01 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Hoverfly, Macro, Rose, Wildlife / nature
Votes:76
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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Joeblowfromoz
10 Jul 2011 - 6:26 AM

Another tremendous image from Carol lol - really like V2 for the front on shot - Jo

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lobski
lobski  3 Philippines1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 6:46 AM

Awesome set of images Carol. V2 really stands out with excellent angle and details!

Fred Grin

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
10 Jul 2011 - 7:02 AM

Great close ups

Peter

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viscostatic
10 Jul 2011 - 7:20 AM

V2 my favourite today Carol. These are insects are so difficult to capture and your patience has been rewarded here.

Phil.

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Shootme
Shootme  5 England
10 Jul 2011 - 7:22 AM

Three great shots, I like v2 the most.

Jim.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 7:35 AM

What wonderful and lovely set of images,Carol.
seid

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 7:42 AM

Myathropa Florae I think, beautifully portrayed here.

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User_Removed
10 Jul 2011 - 8:13 AM

Excellent detail in them all. Smile

Lucien.

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84308 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 8:15 AM

Version 3 is my favourite today - the white has made a wonderful backdrop to show off the details in its wings!

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 8:31 AM

Excellent

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 8:36 AM

OH WOW! you surely have to get an award for this - great set

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 8:40 AM

Great close-up work again, Carol......marvellous detail in the hoverfly.
Ronnie.

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
10 Jul 2011 - 8:43 AM

3 great shots Carol. Lovely colour and detail. V2 is my favourite today. Moira

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 8:44 AM

Really wonderful photography. A great sense of purpose in V2.
jon

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 8:47 AM

You have excelled yourself with this set, Carol! The white Rose makes a great bg. The light, details and colours of the Hover are just superb.

Ann

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 8:56 AM

stunning set

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achieverswales
10 Jul 2011 - 9:38 AM

Good set Carol, V2 today for me.

Regards

Trev.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7454 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1030 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 9:44 AM

V3 for me (it seems to be resting on such a soft, billowing bed).
Moira

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 10:19 AM

Another superb set
V2 for my vote !

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 10:27 AM

No,1 for me Carol,love the detail in those wings.

Aidan,,

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
10 Jul 2011 - 12:05 PM

Hi Carol back online again been off for 2 days, love these captures regards gray.

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raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
10 Jul 2011 - 12:22 PM

superb macro work carol,having trouble with the computer at the moment,will catch
up with your work when its back to normal.ray

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digital_boi
10 Jul 2011 - 12:36 PM

Top class macro shots Carol for sure well up ther with your very very best

Graham GrinGrinGrin

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crookymonsta
crookymonsta e2 Member 6704 forum postscrookymonsta vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 12:56 PM

Three beauties today, Carol, my favourite is V3, great detail in the hover fly set off by those lovely soft petals.
Sandra

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Stace
Stace e2 Member 6Stace vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 1:01 PM

Lovely wing detail Carol

Stace

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Silverzone
10 Jul 2011 - 2:09 PM

Super set, v2 preferred today. Thank you for your comments on my upload today. Sylvia

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 4:23 PM

All brilliant detailed close-ups, Carol, but think it has to be V2 as my fave too Wink
Trev Smile

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Canadiann
Canadiann  4 Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 4:27 PM

Hi Carol, 3 perfect real gems Carol excellent work as always. Love all the details can't decide they are all really superb.
Ann xxx

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videotec
videotec  6 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2011 - 4:48 PM

Excellent images Carol---As usual
Regards
pete

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RickFreid
RickFreid  4 United States
10 Jul 2011 - 5:02 PM

Great macro!

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
10 Jul 2011 - 5:29 PM

Top class images Carol, great detail!

Len

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evelen
evelen  9 England
10 Jul 2011 - 6:05 PM

great closeup shots and detail carol.
eve.

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2011 - 6:08 PM

superb close up, love the colours
bunSmile

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 6:25 PM

nicely captured and presented Carol

Linda

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Bravdo
Bravdo  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2011 - 9:45 PM

Great macro series. Excellent detail and colour.Smile

Barry

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2011 - 12:00 AM

Brilliant Carol excellent detail and colour.Well done..Lin

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Gemma9  5 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2011 - 12:47 AM

Excellent detail, Carol. I like V2 the best.
Gemma

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91909 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2011 - 9:08 PM

A cracking Hover capture Carol.
Brian.

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accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 6:13 AM

Lovely shots. A

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 8:09 PM

v3 'is my top pick,' today, Carol,...Of Three Stellar & lovely Hoverfly Captures. Great Work, here,...indeed.

Ciao...Peter Wink

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2011 - 6:01 PM

A fabulous set Carol, v2 and v3 are my favourites. I managed to snap a hover on a scabious earlier today he may appear on here sometime

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 10:06 PM

"Had to come back & view again your wonderful {3} golden Hoverfly images, & give You my Award, Carol." Have a great Weekend!

Ciao...Peter GrinWink

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