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This little mantis was playing up to the camera for me!

Brand:Olympus
Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:I'm cute at all angles!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:13 Nov 2011 - 6:00 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Fun, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:86
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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 6:13 AM

Definitely seems to be playing up for you, Carol: love V 2......almost as if it's saying "keep watching, I'm going to let go".
Ronnie.

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
13 Nov 2011 - 6:22 AM

Brilliant macro set Carol ,very well taken and presented...........Grin

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 6:46 AM

What a mischievous smile is there. Fine set Carol. A

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Russell_Charles

Speechless. Fantastic story and brilliantly caught

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illiboy
illiboy  6
13 Nov 2011 - 7:26 AM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 7:34 AM

Top-Trio.

Rock

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 7:48 AM

three cracker carol fantastic detail wonderful light and colours v2 for me today a real stunner nice one Wink
andy

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
13 Nov 2011 - 8:06 AM

He's posing for you quite beautifully Mrs Doolittle ! Lovely captures.Still smiling ! GillSmile

(Moira and I only got wet at the blow hole, on her pf, and I'm hoping her camera didn't suffer too much.Absolutely perfect conditions. There was hardly any wind but amazing wave action!)

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viscostatic
13 Nov 2011 - 8:12 AM

A real star this one Carol. Three beauties.

Phil.

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 8:25 AM

Loves the camera three excellent shots
mike

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 8:38 AM

An excellent trio

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 8:44 AM

A right little performer. Well taken.
jon

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MrsS
MrsS  84527 forum posts England18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 8:44 AM

What a show-off! Smile

(The insect, not you, Carol!) Wink

Fran x

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zanzibarwinds
13 Nov 2011 - 8:45 AM

Nice set Carol

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susanbarton
13 Nov 2011 - 8:48 AM

He does appear to be posing for the camera

Susan

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norton
norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 8:51 AM

A right little poser......well captured images Carol..................

Tony.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7455 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1031 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 8:53 AM

It was a moment before I twigged that he was hanging upside down and not scrambling upwards. Great fun.
Moira

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 8:58 AM

Great set Carol, looks like He's doing a Song and Dance for you.

John Smile

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 9:05 AM

Does it take long to train mantis's (is that how you spell it ?) ? I am asking because the same method might work on locusts, and boy, could you turn that into some business, and not very far from you either ! Smile As usual Carol, top marks !!

Barry

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64539 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 9:13 AM

LOL! Has he been to circus school? Grin Fab.
Chris

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
13 Nov 2011 - 10:52 AM

What a superb set of posing

Peter

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 10:54 AM

does he tap dance as well ? Smile

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 10:54 AM

Its a sexy little pole dancer.

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FeatherFriend
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13 Nov 2011 - 11:05 AM

Fine set again Carol,
Geoff.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 11:28 AM

Very acrobatic little mantis - love V1.
Joan.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 11:30 AM

Excellent and wonderful set of images,well done,
saeid

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Joline
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13 Nov 2011 - 11:35 AM

Quite the little acrobatSmile

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 12:00 PM

nicely taken set carol.
regards
Yung

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 798 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 1:03 PM

Great series, what a poser.
Sylvia

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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 1:21 PM

Very good hang in this set - excellent

Daniel

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Daisymaye
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13 Nov 2011 - 1:43 PM

Great detailed captures Carol..........Sandy

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Chinga
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13 Nov 2011 - 1:57 PM

Looks like she's smiling! Adorable Grin
IB

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cjl47
cjl47  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 2:05 PM

Thanks Carol for your kind comments on my Armistice day effort.
#3 is excellent, looking directly at the camera.

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Silverzone
13 Nov 2011 - 2:11 PM

Fantastic! positively posing. Sylvia

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WhiteRose1
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13 Nov 2011 - 2:20 PM

What a poser. Great captures.

Dave

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TonyDy
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13 Nov 2011 - 2:22 PM

They certainly make good models, don't they, Carol? Well captured.
Tony

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 3:07 PM

Absolutely brilliant, Carol - you've certainly got him well trained to perform for you! Love 'em all, but V2 has to be my fave Wink Definitely one for the favourites, this set...
Trev Smile

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MilanaG
MilanaG  8 Bulgaria
13 Nov 2011 - 3:11 PM

Great model for your shots Smile
Milena

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 3:51 PM

Another fabulous trio of macro's Carol Wink

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91909 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 3:58 PM

Love V2 Carol - I'm sure it knows its having its photo taken.Wink
Brian.

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LynneJoyce
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13 Nov 2011 - 4:17 PM

V2 for me too, that's super cute.

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phil99
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13 Nov 2011 - 4:27 PM

Superb macro work...Phil

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4660 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 4:48 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrin.....brilliant !!!!!!......what a poser !!!!

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achieverswales
13 Nov 2011 - 5:03 PM

Great title and I agree, like them all Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
13 Nov 2011 - 5:39 PM

An excellent trio of macro images, great title.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 5:52 PM

Amazing,Well done Carol..Lin

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95934 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 5:57 PM

Those insects get dafter Carol - all three versions are equally as goodSmile

White cloud and then partial sunshine in our part of Northants.
Possibly had the best morning's togging at the woods, since I have been thereWink

Adrian

PS - See you in the morning, hopefullyTongue

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Samuel_Aron
13 Nov 2011 - 6:23 PM

Fantastic macros!
Sam.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 6:38 PM

What a poser Carol, those insects of yours will do anything to get their five minutes of fame on epz!

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 7:00 PM

'The **v1** upside-down PIx is a Riot,' Carol.

'Wonderful Light, color, tones, details, & Composition,...on all {3} Macro Images.

Ciao~ Pietro Smile

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 7:43 PM

I would agree with you Carol, he does seem to be playing up to the camera but does anything so small have that understanding! I wonderSmile

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Suehh
Suehh  739 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 8:38 PM

I don't know how you do it girl, but you have done it again - brilliantly!

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Peagreen
Peagreen  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 9:30 PM

These are brilliant, Carol. What a poser.Superb captures. Like them allSmile
Take care, hope you had a good weekend, Pauline

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moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
13 Nov 2011 - 10:08 PM

Attending CarolG's pole dancing class, I see Tongue. Great set of captures Carol. Moira

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JOKEN
JOKEN  5 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 10:36 PM

I cannot think of anything to say about these images - it's all been said already.
So I will simply say - MAGICAL.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6249 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 10:44 PM

Brilliant set of captures, Carol - what a little showman/showgirl ! Cannot choose between them and love the title, although would be tempted to give V1 the sub-title of "Tickle My Fancy" GrinGrinGrin
Sylvia

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Dilys
Dilys  3 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2011 - 7:15 AM

Excellent set of macro pictures
Kathy

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digital_boi
15 Nov 2011 - 9:29 AM

brought a smile V2 for me

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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