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Whilst wandering in the meadow yesterday in search of bugs and beasties I was surprised to find a wild scabious in flower. On further investigation I saw two or three lygaeus equestris, one of which was willing to do a photo shoot with me.
No1 is my fave. A great set.
Another great capture Carol, is that a Small flower or a big bug?
Quote: Another great capture Carol, is that a Small flower or a big bug?
The flower is about 1" in diameter. Carol
In my book that makes for quite a large bug,, but well spotted none the less, my adventures in bug hunting thus far have been limited to flying bugs, and one earwig.
another great set carol you must be having some lovely weather over there .Keep them coming we love them .Rob
3 Excellent shots well done
v1 is superb Carol!!!
Love the flower and the bug. Excellent as ever Carol.
I think you go to an insect trainer for your shots Carol . Another lovely set. V2 for me. Moira
Quote: Quote:Another great capture Carol, is that a Small flower or a big bug?The flower is about 1" in diameter. Carol
That's quite small for the scabious Carol - we have them growing in a meadow area on the way to work and they are much larger than that.
Splendid detail as ever
Hi Carol, excellent set of images of this little colorful bug. Very well captured..
Hi Carol, you became the summer symbol for me with these amazing insect shots! no track of winter in your pics...
wish you a very Happy New Year,
your normal standard, as usual carol
Macro photographs of the best.
Great combination of a find, Carol.
v1 my fav today . All great to see. Operation Crete now underway with Hamish instructed and I'll get the history books from the library again ! Gill
Three cracking shots Carol - That's novel. A shield beetle in a Father Christmas outfit!!! LOL
Now you are showing off Carol ! Scabious in December indeed . Wonderful blossom and a sharp bug . Three great images xxx
As great as ever Carol !!!
V1 for me for sure
But a lovely set
Wow, excellent detail here.
v1 is my fav.lesley
As always, so well captured, Carol. It's V 1 for me too....such excellent detail in both insect and flower.
a superb close up and what an unusual lygaeus equestri.
Its amazing anything is growing in this weather .
A beautiful close up shot. Have a good day Carol. Sue
Another wonderful set of close ups.
Yesterday was 5" of snow here! You have wonderful weather there Carol, and three super macro shots. Really summery feeling with that purple Scabious. Beautiful.
Another wonderfully photographed beasty and flower! Patti
superb as allways carol,all the best to you for the new year.ray
Excellent closeup shot of the flower and bug Carol. Top shot.
Hi Carol. great captures, regards gray,
Love your macro shots. V1 is my favorite in the set.
Another excellent set of close up captures Carol.
Wonderful colours and details in them all.
A colourful beetle on one of my favourite wild flowers. View 2 for me today. Sylvia
great set - where did the last week go
Enjoyed viewing all your uploads from over Christmas, Carol, excellent work.
Hope you had a great Christmas,
A Trio of excellent macro's Carol,fine work as always
Quote: A Trio of excellent macro's Carol,fine work as always
best wishes for the New Year Carol
three real stunners carol cracking detail v1 for me today nice one
Wonderful light, detail and colours Carol - makes my thoughts wander to Summer.
Thanks Carol. It was -5 on Boxing Day. Beautiful though.
I see your photo's are your usual excellant standard, Superb set of shots.
Hope you and your family have a happy and healthy New Year.x
A lovely bug on a delicate flower. You manage to make this look easy Carol. A
Love these three Carol, Numbers 1 and 3 for me. Wonderful captures once again.
Great set Carol, like the little red one I found in France, hope you are ok
3 excellent macro captures well done.
Excellent set Carol,every year I look forward to visiting a small wood on the west of the IW, in early autumn it has a large amount of Devils bit scabious which attracts a wonderful array of insects, thank you for all your insect posts this year, I have enjoyed them so much.
Beautiful set.Well done.
Very fine macrowork indeed Carol, the detail and colours are fabulous
Your bugs bring always a summer feeling into this space! Nice trio,
Have a happy and joyful year 2011!
Three superb detailed images
Excellent set Carol............Sandy
A fine trio,
Another three superb shots, Carol, beautifully captured.
Happy New Year
Superb set Carol such wonderful sharp detail and colour. Gary
Excellent & lovely set of macro captures, Carol. Those flowers do look lovely, at this time of the year, in 'the northern hemisphere.'
Quote: Scabious in December indeed
Ha ha. Unexpected maybe but very colourful.
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