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A rather handsome hopper that was keen to get in the pictureSmile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:in yer face!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:16 Dec 2012 - 6:07 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Grasshopper, Humour, Humour / fun, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:83
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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
16 Dec 2012 - 6:10 AM

Ah those eyes !! They will make many a lady hopper's knees lame Smile Excellent macro Carol - very enjoyable Smile

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debu
debu  4 India
16 Dec 2012 - 6:26 AM

Superb close-up shots.
debu

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macromal
macromal  2
16 Dec 2012 - 6:34 AM

Carol....This is stupendous, all three, i think i will sell my camera and not bother anymore.....Mal.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 6:46 AM

Full frontals Grin. v2 looks like he's holding out the twig/branch to you. Very characterful.

Dave

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 7:16 AM

I always thought these were shy critters that hopped out the way. You have captured him perfectly Carole brilliant shots.SmileSmile
Rob

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dven
dven e2 Member 8dven vcard United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 - 7:23 AM

How do you get so close?

dven

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 7:41 AM

Amazing macro shots and No. 3 is the one that really stands out for me.

Albert

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 7:59 AM

One of the best grasshoppers I have ever seen. What a bruiser!

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 8:14 AM

Stunning Carol, I'm realy torn between 1 and 3, such very good images....

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 8:15 AM

Great set Carol
has to be V2 for me...what a shot
Lillian

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 8:28 AM

Impressive close detail.
Amazing striped eyes !
I especially love the full shot V3.

B.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 8:45 AM

Torn between 2 & 3 today. What a fine handsome model you managed to find.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85744 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 8:46 AM

Mornin' Carol,
V3 all the way for me - oodles of detailSmile

Giving fine today and about +7C

Clay shoot next to the woods, so no togging again and we don't know if our Dan's football is on or not yet. Depends if the pitch has dried out enough, after Friday's deluge.


Adrian

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 8:49 AM

What a beaut...especially the eyes! FanTAStic close-ups, Carol...my favourite being V3 Smile

A.
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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 8:53 AM

Wow thats the closest I've seen a hopper. Congrats on the stunning detail Carol. paul

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
16 Dec 2012 - 9:04 AM

Hope you up and about Carol, lol. mind you I can't shout myself, did not know hoppers came that big! what a cracking set of detailed macro shots, that is close! well done you excellent all three, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Rock
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16 Dec 2012 - 9:04 AM

In yer Face.

Rock

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 6Badgerfred vcard Wales
16 Dec 2012 - 9:06 AM

Super set Carol, like all 3,
Fred.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 9:22 AM

Your title says it all, Carol: fine macro studies of this critter with what I call his 'Everton Mint eyes'.
Ronnie.

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 2M_squared vcard United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 - 9:44 AM

Wow!

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LucienH
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16 Dec 2012 - 9:51 AM

Wow, outstanding detail in them all.

Lucien.

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tonyng
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16 Dec 2012 - 10:16 AM

Great macro. V1 is seriously close. Grin

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
16 Dec 2012 - 10:20 AM

A great close-upSmile
Effrossini

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achieverswales
16 Dec 2012 - 10:28 AM

All up to your usual excellent standard Carol, V3 is my choice stunning!

Regards

Trev.

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SlowSong
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16 Dec 2012 - 10:42 AM

Phew! I wouldn't argue with him. A handsome set.
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PinkK
PinkK  480 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 11:02 AM

Superb set

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 - 11:41 AM

Great close-ups, Carol.
Tony

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digital_boi
16 Dec 2012 - 11:44 AM

good fun V1 Carol like it V3 is special excellent detail pleasure to view

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Brian65
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16 Dec 2012 - 11:51 AM

WOW!!!!!!
Brian

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 12:23 PM

Just amazing Carol! Excellent set as always, and think V1 & V3 have to be joint faves Wink
Trev Smile

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raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 - 1:13 PM

superb macro work carol,love v3,well done indeed.ray

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CaroleS
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16 Dec 2012 - 1:19 PM

What detail in V2.Smile
Carole

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  7 England
16 Dec 2012 - 1:47 PM

Whoaa!! thats one ugly bug. Great set of shots Carol.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 3:16 PM

V1 is awesome - a set of excellent detail and colour.
Joan.

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NDODS
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16 Dec 2012 - 3:24 PM

Three larger than life images in more ways than one, two or three....

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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EAS
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16 Dec 2012 - 3:30 PM

Can't argue with that title choice! Amazing close-ups.

Ann

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16 Dec 2012 - 3:42 PM


Quote: Carol....This is stupendous, all three, i think i will sell my camera and not bother anymore.....Mal.

I actually sold mine and am now withoutSad well detailed set as always Carol

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Niknut
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16 Dec 2012 - 3:58 PM

Amazing shots !!!!!.....what a brute !!!

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prabhusinha
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16 Dec 2012 - 4:33 PM

A cracker.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 4:43 PM

v3 gets a vote today.... what a great set

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 4:48 PM

OMG that's just Yuk Carol, however V1 is superb SmileTongueWink

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LexEquine
LexEquine  7 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 5:33 PM

Super Hopper Macro Image Set! ~ Peter Smile

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16 Dec 2012 - 5:53 PM

V1 is absolutely amazing, Carol!!!!!

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dasher
dasher  4 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 - 8:04 PM

Is that flash I detect Carol.
Best wishes Robert.

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Irishkate
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16 Dec 2012 - 8:12 PM

Not the prettiest face up close so I'll go for V3.
KateGrinGrin

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 8:35 PM

Excellent images carol v1 looks like the lady next door when she puts her makeup onGrinGrin
mike

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16 Dec 2012 - 9:21 PM

My word Carol, you could not get any closer, a great set..Lin

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
17 Dec 2012 - 1:01 AM

LOVELY! Jumbo V1 is just awesome! Incredibble stripes details in his eyes! Most of all he's green!!!! GrinGrinGrinGrin
You can see I'm happy! IB

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JimV
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17 Dec 2012 - 2:57 AM

Wonderful shots of ths fella', though I have I have difficulty in agreeing with your 'handsome' description of him Carol.
Hope you are doing well and all well with your home with no more worries about losing it.
Rgds., Jim

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17 Dec 2012 - 5:27 AM

Great close up

Peter

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17 Dec 2012 - 5:35 PM

scary TongueGrin

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17 Dec 2012 - 7:50 PM

You ain't kiddin' - that really is upclose and personal. Smile

Anne

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18 Dec 2012 - 7:06 AM

All excellent but v1!!! Heeeeeesh. A

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20 Dec 2012 - 9:18 PM

A stupendous set of close ups Carol, v1 is incredible, what astounding detail. The Big O would be hard pressed to better this with all his expensive equipment!

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20 Dec 2012 - 9:19 PM


Quote: Scary TongueGrin

You obviously haven't seen Adrian Herbert Osmant at close quarters then!!!!WinkGrinTongue

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7 Feb 2013 - 10:11 AM

Great Shot

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