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I watched, and photographed, these two critters inter-acting with each other on a blade of grass.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:inter-action
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:9 Apr 2014 - 5:16 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Ladybird, Macro, Nature, Shield bug, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:71
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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 6:24 AM

Come on, you speak insect, what were they saying?

Three excellent shots.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 6:27 AM

How amazing Carol, you have a wonderful way of always taking us into the insect world...great photography

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 6:33 AM

Superb shots Carol, such an interesting take on close up work, always just that bit different.

Andy

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ubaruch
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9 Apr 2014 - 6:53 AM

Beautiful series !

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 7:15 AM

I must admit I prefer this image rather than a single insect.
There is another world getting on with life that us mortals never have the time to stop and observe.
THANKYOU CAROL!!

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 7:18 AM

Another impressive set of macro images.

Albert

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Badgerfred
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9 Apr 2014 - 7:21 AM

Another super set of images Carol,
Fred.

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SUE118
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9 Apr 2014 - 7:25 AM

Lovely images Carol.Smile

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ade123
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9 Apr 2014 - 7:40 AM

Lovely images Carol
Ade

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janlea
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9 Apr 2014 - 7:40 AM

Three wonderful images Carol Smile
Jan

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 233 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 7:52 AM

Great pictures as always.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 7:54 AM

I agree totally with Barbara's remarks today: interesting to see the two different species together, perhaps just a little wary of each other?
Very fine detail as always from you, Carol.
R.

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
9 Apr 2014 - 8:00 AM

Great images! Wonder who had to leave first ?Wink

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 8:09 AM

Well captured Carol,

Ali GrinGrin

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viscostatic
9 Apr 2014 - 8:12 AM

A beautiful sequence Carol.

Phil.

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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4261 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
9 Apr 2014 - 8:20 AM

Again Carol, fabulous photos.

Maureen

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DicksPics
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9 Apr 2014 - 8:56 AM

A superb trio, Carol - interesting to see the interaction between these two little creatures and, so beautifully captured.
Richard

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Mollycat
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9 Apr 2014 - 9:07 AM

Wonderful pictures of these two, so expertly captured Carol.
Peter.

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Jekaro
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9 Apr 2014 - 9:10 AM

Three cracking shots Carol, fabulous detail superbly captured.

Roy

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7394 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom967 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 9:18 AM

V3 is a bit soft on (not in) the head but I can practically hear the argument going on.
Moira

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 9:23 AM

Another excellent and fantastic set of images,Carol ,all very beautiful indeed,very well done,
Saeid

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Ted447
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9 Apr 2014 - 9:25 AM

Three great images. Ted. GrinGrin

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kuvailija
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9 Apr 2014 - 10:58 AM

I think they had some disagreement about the ownership of the straw. - Anyway ,very beautiful those "tandem"images! --- Excellent ,as always , Carol! --- Jukka.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 11:15 AM

amazing shot - posted a V3 for you re daffodil and thanks you were rightWink of courseSmile

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sparrowhawk
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9 Apr 2014 - 11:35 AM

3 stunners

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mikbee
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9 Apr 2014 - 12:13 PM

Wonderful hairy detail Carol.
Super shots.
Mick.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 12:40 PM

Both being very polite to each other. If you move there and I move here we can do this. Three superb images in a bugs life.

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Irishkate
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9 Apr 2014 - 12:45 PM

Superb images of the interaction - so much clarity.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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9 Apr 2014 - 1:08 PM

Great shots, Carol.
Tony

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danbrann
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9 Apr 2014 - 3:37 PM

Impressively amazing.

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Mike_Smith
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9 Apr 2014 - 3:48 PM

As always Carol, top quality macro photography

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SlowSong
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9 Apr 2014 - 3:58 PM

I hope they made friends. Smile

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GeorgePlatis
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9 Apr 2014 - 4:04 PM

Superb macro images Carol!
George

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Nikonuser1
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9 Apr 2014 - 4:23 PM

Great set of images CarolSmile

Cliff

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 4:42 PM

One is definitely on the 'upside' and one on the 'downside' - looks like an amicable arrangement!
Very good macro shots Carol.
Carole

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 4:54 PM

I am singing the same tune like Lynne Didi.

A Great Set

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Niknut
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9 Apr 2014 - 5:03 PM

Great shots !!Smile

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rontear
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9 Apr 2014 - 5:33 PM

Armoured encounter Carol.
Ron

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evelen
evelen  9 England
9 Apr 2014 - 6:20 PM

wonderful set of shots Carol .
eve.Smile

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Morpyre
Morpyre e2 Member 91622 forum postsMorpyre vcard Wales8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 6:32 PM

would make a great B-movie monster movie Grin

wonderful capture and great detail - amazing to think they are less than a centimetre each in length Grin

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91887 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 8:10 PM

Looks like the shield bug is going to get the Ladybird off that grass Carole. 3 good takes.
Brian.

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gajewski
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9 Apr 2014 - 8:30 PM

This is fascinating. What a great series.
-=\Walter

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2014 - 9:15 PM

Without your wonderful photography we would be far more ignorant of the world around us. Three magnificent images Carol.. Thank you for sharing

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leontari
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9 Apr 2014 - 10:48 PM

Three excellent macros Carol. Amazing details!!!!
Effrossini

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CarolAnnLauderdale
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9 Apr 2014 - 11:14 PM

Superb! So sharp and detailed. SmileSmileSmileSmile
Carol

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Bravdo
Bravdo  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 12:21 AM

Excellent series again pin sharp, great macro work.

Barry

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SimonFletch
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10 Apr 2014 - 5:14 AM

Another great set from you Carol, which builds a story between these two tiny insects.
Stunning macro photography... Smile

Simon

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 6:23 AM

An excellent trio

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akhtarkhan
akhtarkhan  12 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2014 - 6:31 AM

Amazing find, superb timing, incredible macro detail and V1 is brilliant. Very well capture, CarolSmile

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