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A shield bug trying to attract my attention, he obviously wanted to make an appearance on ePZSmile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:I'm over here!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:9 Dec 2012 - 5:55 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Macro, Shield bug, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:81
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
9 Dec 2012 - 6:12 AM

He got your attention and made it onto epz in style !! I am amazed how the colours in the bug blends in with the background !! Your photos always amazes me Carol Smile

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Toni29
Toni29  4 Australia
9 Dec 2012 - 6:23 AM

Lovely capture.

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bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 6:25 AM

Superb work Carol definately a star on epz.Smile
Rob

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macromal
macromal  3
9 Dec 2012 - 6:40 AM

Tremendous bug shot`s Carol....i am thinking of getting another camera and will be looking more closely at the one you are using....Mal.

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rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 6:59 AM

Some image Carol !! fills the frame with it's beauty !!
Ron.

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96344 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 7:00 AM

Mornin' Carol

V1 for me today
Love the belly shot and that diffused backgroundSmile

Please accept my thanks for your generous award, given to yesterday's L-ttTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue

Not been out yet, but I know it is fine at the momentSmile

Adrian

PS - Off to find something from yesterday's session to uploadWink

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 7:42 AM

And a star is born

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44035 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom111 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 7:57 AM

Two extraordinarily beautiful images of this larger than life Shield Bug. Every microscopic detail is simply superb. Version 1 for me today Carol.

Regards Nathan

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 8:18 AM

A very colourful pole dancer.. Excellent detail and light.

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
9 Dec 2012 - 8:48 AM

A pole dancer who waves too, clever bug WinkGrin. Moira

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
9 Dec 2012 - 8:51 AM

Excellent Carol, great detail,
Fred.

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Norfolkboy
9 Dec 2012 - 9:13 AM

Great macro, Carol.
Colin

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3276 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 9:17 AM

Great POV and angle...........GrinGrin

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 593 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 9:27 AM

You couldn't miss all those red legsSmile
Carole

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65054 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 10:26 AM

Hi little bug. SmileSmileSmile

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 10:28 AM

v1 is superb and the title s brilliant too 11 great work

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 11:20 AM

One of your best Carol,
Geoff.

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 11:22 AM

Excellent work once again lovely detail
mike

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raygregson
raygregson Plus Member 7raygregson vcard United Kingdom
9 Dec 2012 - 11:39 AM

superb pin sharp images carol,have a great festive season.rayWinkWinkWink

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 11:47 AM

Super, wonderful detail on the bug.
Lovely toning soft b/g too.

B.

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TonyDy
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9 Dec 2012 - 11:52 AM

Super shots, Carol.
Tony

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lonely_oryx
9 Dec 2012 - 12:01 PM

A very sexy pole dancer. Grin Brilliantly captured

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 12:10 PM

It's the colours which grab my attention here.
Those salmon pinks, corals and greens and all fused in with their b/g.
Always a beautiful presentation.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
9 Dec 2012 - 12:10 PM

Awesome clarity and colour Carol, excellent macro work.

Regards

Trev.

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
9 Dec 2012 - 12:25 PM

What colours, clarity and detail. Amazing shot as always! Ann.

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 12:46 PM

Wonderful!

Ann

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  671 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 1:10 PM

As ever, Carol, interesting, well-taken macro work.
Terry

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
9 Dec 2012 - 1:46 PM

Amazing that you get them to pose Carol! Now to get them to wave at you... that's going OTT!!! GrinGrinGrin
IB

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 2:43 PM

Excellent macro shot Carol,great colour and detail..Lin

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 2:54 PM

Two wonderful captures of this acrobatic shield bug, Carol, and he certainly does appear to be waving to you in V1! You at your very best again here, and I'm afraid I'm going to have to give you and your shield bug my UA...Wink
Trev Smile

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fificat100
9 Dec 2012 - 3:36 PM

Two excellent captures. Superb detail and colour.

Lavina

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exposure
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9 Dec 2012 - 4:17 PM

Lovely tones & detail Carol.
Rain forecast for tonight & tomorrow here...
Pauline.

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headskiesfly
9 Dec 2012 - 4:31 PM

Amazing close up.
Rick

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ChristineD
9 Dec 2012 - 4:39 PM

Superb work, fabulous detail

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
9 Dec 2012 - 5:13 PM

Excellent details

Peter

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Brian65 Plus Member 6Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
9 Dec 2012 - 5:34 PM

Perfect in everyway Carol.
Brian

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WindowonWildlife

Two absolute BELTERS Carol, excellent work Wink

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9 Dec 2012 - 6:48 PM

Superb work as always.

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marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 7:54 PM

Hi Carol... two brilliant captures as usual... sorry i didn't get to you image until late.

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5963 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 8:43 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrin !!....great shot !!

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9 Dec 2012 - 8:51 PM

Hilarious - great title Carol and super shot! Smile
Ann

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 9:09 PM

Great macro Carol, but I was hoping to see the colourful other side of himSmile
But must say a great shot in both
Lillian

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10 Dec 2012 - 2:30 PM

This is amazing Carol.

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Ayoob
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11 Dec 2012 - 12:26 AM

Superb detail and capture...........GrinGrin

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LexEquine
LexEquine  9 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2012 - 6:54 PM

"{2} Fabulous color Macro's, here!" ~ LEx Wink

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12 Dec 2012 - 4:59 PM

A very comical close up capture Carol, this little chap is definitely playing up to the camera

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BydoR9
BydoR9  4 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 - 8:21 PM

Excellent macro!

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