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Firstly, many thanks to Pete (foggytwo) for giving his User Award to yesterday's bee upload. More bees for you today, this time three different species, all enjoying the same brightly coloured lantana in my garden.

We have gale force 9 winds here today, so no new pics for me!

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:lantana bees
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:22 Jan 2009 - 5:44 AM
Tags:Bee, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, Garden, General, Lantana, Plant, Wildlife / nature
Votes:97
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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BURNSIE
BURNSIE e2 Member 525 forum postsBURNSIE vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 5:47 AM

Great detail, very sharp images
Burnsie

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basu
basu  6 India
22 Jan 2009 - 5:58 AM

very nice macro, good detail..basu

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Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 5:58 AM

Wow, these are fantastic Carol, pin sharp and full of fantastic detail, so well captured and presented.
Bob

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texturencolour
22 Jan 2009 - 6:01 AM

Your images are always informative as well as stunning visually.
jennifer

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iancam  5 England
22 Jan 2009 - 6:02 AM

Three excellent close-ups, Superb colour and detail.
Ian

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 6:15 AM

Excellent images Carol and munber 1 is outstanding.
Tom.

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maratsuikka
22 Jan 2009 - 6:33 AM

excellent closeups,waiting for gale force pics....here some sun next week i hope

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srikanta
srikanta  6 India
22 Jan 2009 - 6:36 AM

Very sharp image, V3 is for me.

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84245 forum postsKarenFB vcard England161 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 6:55 AM

Three gorgeous images, so colourful!

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 7:12 AM

Wow, what details.

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goso e2 Member 7goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 7:20 AM

Terrific macro's again Carol........Bill

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astyag
astyag  712 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 7:24 AM

What a magnificent close up Carol!
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Christopher_Malpas

3 amazieng shots

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viscostatic
22 Jan 2009 - 7:43 AM

Excellent Carol. V2 my favourite.

Phil.

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motorsportpictures

Great shots and great detail...
Scott

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 8:23 AM

Quality macro work again Carol. You should send some of your work to Olympus.

Albert

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casson
casson  8 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2009 - 8:36 AM

Another stunner, Carol, the light on the bee is just lovely, it is raining here in Swindon, not good for photography.
john

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lyntonB
lyntonB  7 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2009 - 8:50 AM

Superb macro set, nice detail and composition. V3 for me.

Lynton

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 8:55 AM

Yet again fabulous all of them
Thanks for the advice
You are one of the photographers that have inspired me to take pictures of flowers
Again Thankyou

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2009 - 9:14 AM

What super sharp images.
Dave

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Rock
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22 Jan 2009 - 9:28 AM

"The Bees Knees"

An expression my Mother used to use to show her delight .

Rock

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 9:35 AM

Three excellent macros - pin sharp and nice and colourful - just what we want with this weather

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JudeC
JudeC  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 9:43 AM

Can't wait for summer - Jude.

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22 Jan 2009 - 9:45 AM

cracking shot makes me pine for summer

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2009 - 9:47 AM

Yes I know the Bees Knees too, I thought it was a Liverpool saying. Those bees are fantastic No 1 again looks drunk with pleasure.
Mavis

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videotec
videotec  5 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2009 - 10:01 AM

Three super images, I particually like V3.
Pete

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jdenman
jdenman  6 Spain5 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 10:25 AM

All three are very nice, it is V2 that stands out for me though, a cracker.
John

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 10:28 AM

Three great shots, stunning detail.
Sylvia

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
22 Jan 2009 - 10:29 AM

Great details indeed

Peter

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
22 Jan 2009 - 11:41 AM

Amazing detail,Carol,and absolutely gorgeous colours.
Cheers
Alan

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GalleryGirl
22 Jan 2009 - 12:31 PM

Lovely colours and detail Carol.
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22 Jan 2009 - 12:42 PM

V1 best then V3 and last is V2..
A great set of shotsvery well taken...

Dave

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Dimitre_P  5 Bulgaria
22 Jan 2009 - 12:45 PM

Absolutely fantastic...

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DolphinLady
DolphinLady e2 Member 854 forum postsDolphinLady vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 2:03 PM

The closeness of these shots is just amazing.
So much beautiful clear detail & the colours are wonderful.
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22 Jan 2009 - 2:30 PM

Stunning details and colours in this set of images.

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cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 2:54 PM

like the colour and detail, v1 is my fav.lesley

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22 Jan 2009 - 2:59 PM

Extremely impressed with the results you have got here in all 3 Carol. Looking around for a camera myself for times when I don't want the weight involved with DSLR's and big lenses, must check this one out Wink
Geoff.

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Ayelet_A  5 Israel3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 4:02 PM

Amazing colours and details. V2 is my favourite.
Well done!

Ayelet

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Nettles  7 England
22 Jan 2009 - 4:09 PM

Superb detail and 3 great shots.
Annette

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
22 Jan 2009 - 5:08 PM

Three superb shots, too difficult to choose a favourite. I fancy some anemones. Gales and torrential rain tonight and tomorrow. ;-(
Freda

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MRSbiscuit60
22 Jan 2009 - 5:32 PM

60th click from me to you, what a lovely trio. Trish

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RTDS
RTDS  5 Cyprus
22 Jan 2009 - 6:07 PM

Wow indeed...excellent set of images Carol.
Really like these macro shots.
V1 is my fav...just awsome that one.
Robert

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teocali e2 Member 6212 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 6:23 PM

A trio of superb captures Carol. Terrific detail sharp detail on the bees and wonderful vibrant colours. V1 for me by a whisker.
Sylvia

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betts  6 England
22 Jan 2009 - 6:45 PM

Cor,,,, this is great Carol, smashing detail and colours.
betts

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22 Jan 2009 - 6:45 PM

superb, love the eye in v2
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unicorn17  5 Scotland
22 Jan 2009 - 6:53 PM

All stunning ,but v3 amazing ! Gill

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foggytwo  1136 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 7:11 PM

You make choosing one very difficult Carol,LOL. These are three fabulous captures once again and the detail in all three is excellent. Forcing myself to select one favourite, I have gone for number one simply because I like the reflection you have caught in the eye.
Pete.

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22 Jan 2009 - 7:16 PM

wonderful

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Traceyflowerpots

Lovely colours and detail, it looks like he is really enjoying his lunch.

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hellsbells8868
22 Jan 2009 - 8:17 PM

Fantastic.

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leginR  6 England
22 Jan 2009 - 8:36 PM


Quote: The closeness of these shots is just amazing.
So much beautiful clear detail & the colours are wonderful.


regards Nigel
Ps & thanks for the C/Cs

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blacky  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 8:50 PM

stunning what more can one say

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SoulOfNature
22 Jan 2009 - 9:01 PM

These are all gorgeous,they are so sharp and full of colour and detail,stunning.

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sneal  7 United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 9:31 PM

Awesome captures, all three of them. Tremendous DoF, lighting and detail.
Steve

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STEVELIN  6155 forum posts Ireland3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 9:38 PM

fantastic images carol detail is amazing
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22 Jan 2009 - 10:30 PM

Superb images, Carol, fantastic definition.
Derek

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whiteswan01
22 Jan 2009 - 10:32 PM

wow stunning clarity
Dawn

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MandsH  7 England
22 Jan 2009 - 11:46 PM

Fantastic detail in these images Carol. Shame you kitten shots didn't work out
Mandy

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leons29  6 South Africa
23 Jan 2009 - 3:13 AM

Wow the detail in 1 and 3 is stunning
Leon

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ray_paul  5 England
23 Jan 2009 - 1:15 PM

wonderful set superb colours and detail great presentation-ray

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chilternsdavid
23 Jan 2009 - 8:20 PM

Great works again,such consistently high quality images,Well done,David

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24 Jan 2009 - 1:00 AM

Excellent detail.
Brian

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CherryMartin
24 Jan 2009 - 3:36 AM

Great clarity, wonderful shots.

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2009 - 11:24 AM

Wow, superb bee shots.
Great detail and such colour !
I particularly love V3 the big bumble.

B.

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2009 - 11:38 AM

Another tremendous trio of marvellous macro shots, you should be very proud of these

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franfoto  6 England32 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2009 - 2:10 PM

Superb work Carol. #3 really shows off the excellent detail.
Fran

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gillykins  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2009 - 9:56 PM

V3 is stunning!
Gill

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