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Caught this fella staring at me rather menacingly (not really!), I think he was offering his services as yet another model for me!

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:in yer face!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:7 Jun 2010 - 4:55 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Grasshopper, Humour / fun, Insect, Wildlife / nature
Votes:96
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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gabriel_flr
7 Jun 2010 - 5:05 AM

Mr. Green is so funny, i guess he loves you Wink Keep smiling Mr. Green!
Very impressive portrait, i was looking for such insects these days but here is not so warm like in Greece...
have a nice week Carol,
Gabriel

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 4lesliea vcard Australia
7 Jun 2010 - 5:06 AM

He's posing for you, very nice macro shots well captured I like them all.
Cheers Allen,

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 5:23 AM

How big is he,guessing by the width of the post about 4/5 inches,blimey would keep out of his way,good images Carol.
Tom.

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Stace
Stace e2 Member 6Stace vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 5:56 AM

Excellent set Carol, v2 stands out for me

Stace

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 6:16 AM

Excellent captures Carol. I can't believe how well bugs stay still for you. Amazing...........Sandy

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 - 6:21 AM

Four brilliant close up captures, Carol, can't choose a favourite as all deserve a vote each.
Roy

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RajaSidambaram

He wanted his exclusive montage by Carol. Hence the second visit to your garden - Raja.

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W1ldside
W1ldside  4 United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 6:38 AM

Hi C ~ Guess this was to be expected after message left for you following my comments left on my last upload "Swaledale"......
Nice up close and poysonal image ~ Good detail
Have a smashing day
Rickster

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andymark
andymark  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 6:49 AM

all amazing shots great work carol as alway

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 6:53 AM

Oh, look at him - amazing!
Johanna

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 7:20 AM

v2 for the pose gets the vote, but full on scariness in v1.lesley

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viscostatic
7 Jun 2010 - 7:29 AM

What a beautiful hopper, even though he looks quite menacing in V1. Great macro photography as always Carol.

Phil.

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
7 Jun 2010 - 7:50 AM

If he could talk I wonder what he'd be saying to you ? Fun to see -always puts a smile on my face ! Gill

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 8:02 AM

I think you have quite a reputation with the bugs near you and they all want to pose for you!!!!!!!!!!!!

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 8:18 AM

he is a bit in yur face I am going with V2 but fab set

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 8:31 AM

4 great macro shots Carol, v1 for me
Steve

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 8:31 AM

Rather awesome pictures. A real demonstration of bug eyed.
jon

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 8:33 AM

My what a whopper!!! - great macros as usual - it probably thinks as Raja says - wants his own montage

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 8:40 AM

oh wow Carol superb once again but i just love v1

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 8:42 AM

That's some beastie!! Wonderful macro set as always, V1, for the superb facial detail, I think.

Ann

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Silverzone
7 Jun 2010 - 8:46 AM

Great captures, view2 is my favourite today. Sylvia

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User_Removed
7 Jun 2010 - 8:58 AM

Smile please, excellent detailed capture.

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
7 Jun 2010 - 9:01 AM

A fine serie so well taken +++++
cor

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 9:10 AM

amazing

Linda

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 9:36 AM

I am in love ...What a wonderful critter you have found
Great shots

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paddyman
paddyman e2 Member 566 forum postspaddyman vcard United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 - 9:41 AM

You seem to have bugs all over the place out there Carol,nice set of images once again brill,well done,Alec.

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 9:42 AM

What a handsome model you found Carol Smile An excellent detailed set!
Kaleena

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HobbitDave
7 Jun 2010 - 10:46 AM

Love the title and love the picture, Carol. One more for your book! Wink v.1 is just superb.
Dave.

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 11:03 AM

Stunning, great detail, what a poser.
Sylvia

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 11:10 AM

Do you know all of these by name Carl. You do seem to be friends with them all. A fantastic set of images.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
7 Jun 2010 - 11:16 AM

Nice with a great reputation that makes the insects to queue for posing

Peter

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PauloNascimentoPhotography

another superb of macro work, V1 for me, well done!
Paulo

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 11:48 AM

Superb Carol.
Joan.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 11:52 AM

He has a cool set of chompers!

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barmymarny
7 Jun 2010 - 12:36 PM

V2 and V3 for me today.

Marilyn x

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 1:20 PM

beautiful series Carol.

regards
Yung

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tmann
tmann  9 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 1:44 PM

another superb set but V1 is just outstanding!
It is like it posed just for you!!
Stunning!

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digital_boi
7 Jun 2010 - 2:30 PM

V1 for me also but all very very good indeed

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 - 3:29 PM

Wow you take the most amazing pictures. He is looking right at me in No 1
Mavis

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johnjones
johnjones  4 England
7 Jun 2010 - 3:34 PM

what a brill set great detail spot on
jj

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 3:40 PM

Wonderful set, Carol, but just has to be V1 as my fave! You certainly know how to charm these creatures into posing for you!
TrevB Smile

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Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 3:54 PM

Stunning macro work as usual Carol, love them all!
Bob

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zanzibarwinds
7 Jun 2010 - 3:58 PM

Nice set again Carol. The details on its body are great,.

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Nettles
Nettles  7 England
7 Jun 2010 - 4:43 PM

Did you super glue his feet to keep him still that long !
A super set of shots Carol.
Annette

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Amanita05
Amanita05  4 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 - 5:40 PM

Close & Very Personal!!! Close- Ups don't get much better than this!!
Well Done!!

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videotec
videotec  5 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 - 5:58 PM

What a fantastic set of Macro shots Carol---as usual
Regards
Pete

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 6:32 PM

Very Very Impressive Carol !! Superb macro work....

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colmar
colmar  742 forum posts Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 7:06 PM

Four cracking images with such grand detail but that so aptly titled image in v1 superb !

Colin

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Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2010 - 8:16 PM

You are so good at these buggy captures. Another amazing set.

Sue

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goso
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8 Jun 2010 - 1:13 AM

By Jiminy, that's a cracker set again Carol...Bill

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maratsuikka
8 Jun 2010 - 5:37 AM

V1 FANTASTICOS,CAROL

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
8 Jun 2010 - 7:23 AM

Great set Carol , love the head on view

Nicky

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Portknockie
8 Jun 2010 - 7:39 PM

I like v one for the comp...but v two for the detail of the hopper..

Don

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snapperbryan06

Very ,Very Good i love your shots,Bryan.

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Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2010 - 8:37 PM

What a handsome chap,,super detail Carol,

Aidan,,

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samarmishra
9 Jun 2010 - 3:51 AM

Hi Carol,
Excellent image, very patience subject. Seems the bug is ur old friend and on ur request posed for u. Really excellent.

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Mavis
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9 Jun 2010 - 10:12 AM

Great close ups Carol . He has an amusing face xxx

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bunbeam
bunbeam  8 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2010 - 9:17 PM

amazing set
bunSmile

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2010 - 9:18 PM

Four real belters Carol, v1 is tremendous

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SandraKay
SandraKay e2 Member 7233 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2010 - 8:42 AM

Ha ha! Such a handsome chap. - shown off to perfection.
Sandra

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