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I caught this hoverfly sunning itself on a rose, catching the late evening rays of sun.

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:hoverfly on rose
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:14 Jun 2010 - 4:53 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Hoverfly, Insect, Macro, Rose, Wildlife / nature
Votes:97
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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W1ldside
W1ldside  4 United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 5:00 AM

Fine Detail this morning Carol
Hope your weekend was Cool!
Rick

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tuhin
tuhin  8
14 Jun 2010 - 5:18 AM

Beautiful shot.
Tuhin

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mishu78
mishu78  4 Canada
14 Jun 2010 - 5:20 AM

Great macro shots.All versions are excellent.

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gabriel_flr
14 Jun 2010 - 6:22 AM

Good morning Carol! wow, this the category super-macro, the details are really amazing!
have a nice week and don't forget: no stress!
gabriel

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
14 Jun 2010 - 6:42 AM

Four superb close up shots once again, Carol, cracking details in all.
From the thumbnail I thought it was resting on your hand.
Roy

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RajaSidambaram
14 Jun 2010 - 6:45 AM

Excellent macros, Carol, especially V1, V2 & V4 - Raja.

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JudeC
JudeC  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 6:59 AM

Awesome imegary Carol - Jude.

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Ginamagnolia
14 Jun 2010 - 7:02 AM

Incredible detail and love the colour tones reflected in the rose.
Gina

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Nettles
Nettles  7 England
14 Jun 2010 - 7:24 AM

Great shadows and super detail, an excellent set.
Annette

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7433 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1019 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 7:32 AM

Thought for a moment it was a busy little bee like me Wink
Moira

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viscostatic
14 Jun 2010 - 7:35 AM

Beautiful Carol, particularly V1 and V4.

Phil.

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rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 7:35 AM

Nice macro set.

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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 7:37 AM

First class again Carol...Bill

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 7:39 AM

Awesome detail
10 out of 10 for them all

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
14 Jun 2010 - 7:39 AM

Carol ,I thought I did well getting a couple of bee shots yesterday 'till I saw these totally wicked shots. MAY post them later this week ! gill

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 7:42 AM

Excellent macros Carol

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 7:56 AM

Great clarity, colour and detail. As ever, 1st class images.

Ann

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:09 AM

4 wows but v2 for me today!!!!

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:15 AM

great set I think V2 is the winner

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:17 AM

brilliant set of shots carol fantastic detail and colours v2 for me today a real beauty nice one Wink
andy

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:21 AM

Nice and detail capture Carol. I especially like v2.

regards
Yung

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Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:24 AM

A wonderful set of macros Carol. I especially like V2.

Sue

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
14 Jun 2010 - 8:24 AM

Super macros Carol.
Cheers
Alan

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
14 Jun 2010 - 8:28 AM

Superb Carol< >Bravo > 4 toppers.
cor

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:45 AM

The fine clarity and detail is amazing - four superb images.
Joan.

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gingerdelight
14 Jun 2010 - 9:01 AM

Superb close ups Carol, wonderfully detailed.
Carol

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Silverzone
14 Jun 2010 - 9:08 AM

Superb macro's. Sylvia

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 9:22 AM

superb your trade mark (bugs and things) love em all

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jonathanbp
jonathanbp e2 Member 694 forum postsjonathanbp vcard Indonesia
14 Jun 2010 - 9:46 AM

Exquisite detail - Jonathan

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 10:29 AM

Four stunning shots, great detail.
Sylvia

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
14 Jun 2010 - 10:44 AM

Great close ups, four crackers, super detail

Nicky Wink

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Amanita05
Amanita05  4 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2010 - 11:01 AM

Beautiful Lighting in all these Excellent Photos Carol!! Amazing Detail Captured!!

Alan.

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
14 Jun 2010 - 11:22 AM

wow what a great set the detail is out standing what lens do you use
jj

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 11:31 AM

Wonderful detailed set Carol
Kaleena

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darren41
darren41  4 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2010 - 1:55 PM

Perfect Smile taken from the eyes of a true talented photographer Smile

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paulett
paulett  5 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2010 - 2:01 PM

wow!! what great detail !

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 2:02 PM

Such brilliant macro work Carol, well done indeed!
Bob

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 2:29 PM

Awesome detail, a superb macro........Sandy

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andymark
andymark  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 3:09 PM

all amazing you are so good at what you do

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 3:45 PM

Always a pleasure to view such lovely detailed shots Carol,
Geoff.

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raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
14 Jun 2010 - 3:52 PM

brilliant macro work carol,well done indeed.ray

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 3:57 PM

A big thank you for helping me with Oly (my new camera)! Still not getting anything like as good as you but did manage a bumble bee last week!
Jann
xxx

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 4:12 PM

I am always amazed at the consistently highly detailed shots you manage to produce, Carol, and this set is no exception. very fine work indeed.
Regards, Ronnie.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 4:28 PM

I find it amazing how you capture these, Carol, without them flying off! Excellent of close-ups.
TrevB Smile

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digital_boi
14 Jun 2010 - 4:47 PM

Ver good work again excellent!!!! canot choose on this set all fantastic

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tmann
tmann  9 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 4:50 PM

superb macro!
Outstanding capture!!!

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ironman
ironman  5
14 Jun 2010 - 5:04 PM

All good.Really like V2.

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Stace
Stace e2 Member 6Stace vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 5:15 PM

Lovely set Carol

Stace

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 5:26 PM

Great stuff
jon

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 5:41 PM

Amazing macro's Carol. A

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colmar
colmar  742 forum posts Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 6:34 PM

Four superb macro's ... thats some pair of shades he has !

Colin

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cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 7:13 PM

think v2 is my fav.lesley

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 7:41 PM

Fabulous macro's Carol,these really are superb Smile

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barmymarny
14 Jun 2010 - 9:22 PM

Ditto to all the above!

Marilyn x

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lesarnott  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 10:36 PM

Super sharp image Carol, great detail and skill here, very well done!
Les

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 10:53 PM

These couldnt belong to any one else Carol,,
The clarity is amazing,,

Aidan,,

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 11:22 PM

Good evening, Carol. What camera & lens are You using capturing these 4 "superb & amazing" macros of the Hoverfly on the Rose?? Please, let us all know." No secrets,...O.K. Just foolin'. If You do not want to disclose your equipment, that's alright, of course. Anyway, these captures are all A+ copy. V2 is my favorite. Regards...Peter

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Njfoxon  4 Canada
15 Jun 2010 - 1:52 AM

Your work is truly amazing Norma

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metro074
metro074 e2 Member 4metro074 vcard Australia8 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2010 - 1:58 AM

Beautiful clarity in this set Carol. Well done
Carol

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madbilly
madbilly  5 England4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2010 - 7:14 AM

superb detail as usual Carol

Bill

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2010 - 7:29 AM

I think the camera you're using is magic Carol. V2 for the wonderful hairy detail - excellent all the versions,
Johanna

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Glostopcat
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15 Jun 2010 - 5:49 PM

Four fantastic close ups Carol, the detail and clarity is awesome in all and it's impossible to pick a favourite here

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Dave_Holdham
15 Jun 2010 - 7:32 PM

Superb detailed set

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SueTurner
SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2010 - 10:42 PM

another corker !!

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SandraKay
SandraKay e2 Member 7233 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2010 - 8:48 AM

Love the colours and detail here, Carol.
Sandra

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2010 - 8:49 PM

Another great set Carol and once again V1 for me - Ina

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