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Sorry, can't resist these beautiful eyes Smile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:more of those eyes!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:9 Jan 2013 - 5:35 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Eyes, General, Hoverfly, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:77
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
9 Jan 2013 - 5:44 AM

Had it not been for you Carol, I never would have known that there are insects with Zebra eyes !! You enlighten my mind like no guru can Smile ---but then you are a photo guru Smile Excellent photos - my favourite is V1,V2,V3 and V4,

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 6:34 AM

Wowsers, stunning set Carol, V1 is just amazing.

Andy

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 6:51 AM

V2 and V3 for me...
V1 stunning but I feel you starting to lose detail...
The hairs and pollan seem to blur out on the body I think you are at camera max here...
Great work you are becoming a master in macro...

Dave

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
9 Jan 2013 - 6:53 AM

Another set of amazing images Carol.

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 7:02 AM

Four amazing macros Carol can't choose between them .Smile
Rob

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StrayCat
StrayCat e2 Member 1014648 forum postsStrayCat vcard Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 7:14 AM

I like them all, but 2 and 3 are my favs.

Cheers,
Denny

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 7:34 AM

Wonderful.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
9 Jan 2013 - 7:34 AM


Quote: Had it not been for you Carol, I never would have known that there are insects with Zebra eyes !! You enlighten my mind like no guru can Smile ---but then you are a photo guru Smile Excellent photos - my favourite is V1,V2,V3 and V4,

I have to agree with Herman, Carol, a splendid set of four, have a good day, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinWink

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 7:53 AM

brilliant detailed set carol belting colours v1 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 8:09 AM

Awesome close-ups ~ great photography Carol.

Albert

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
9 Jan 2013 - 8:21 AM

Excellent macro's Carol,
Fred.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 8:27 AM

Super series, love the detail in the compound eye in V1.

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 - 8:59 AM

All superb captures, really difficult to choose any single image
Steve

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 9:04 AM

has to be V2 such a great set
but so close ..wonderful
Lillian

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 9:08 AM

Another Stunning and great macro shots,Carol,V2 and V3 are my favorite,
saeid

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
9 Jan 2013 - 9:16 AM

A superb set of close up Carol. V2 and V3 are my favorite

Effrossini

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41034 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 9:35 AM

v2 pips v3 for the diagonal comp, Carol. Lovely detailed set.

Dave

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 9:57 AM

V1 for me today. Superb portrait

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:27 AM

Nice bright colours for such a dull day Carol. Well done.

Gerry

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:37 AM

Wonderful array altogether.

Ann

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 11:31 AM

Great macros Carol with V2 and V3 being my favourites.
As Tibetan says we learn a lot from you.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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9 Jan 2013 - 12:00 PM

Great close-ups of great eyes, Carol.
Tony

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capto
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9 Jan 2013 - 12:02 PM

Wonderful set, a pleasure to view.

ivor

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
9 Jan 2013 - 12:34 PM

Amazing! just away to pm you! gWink

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 1:07 PM

Fantastic closeup of this little beastie! Patti SmileSmileSmile

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 1:16 PM

WOWWW. Not just beautiful eyes but fanTAStic shots in V1 and V2, Carol!

Pretty little fella, huh?

Andrew Smile

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mex
mex e2 Member 6mex vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 1:26 PM

4 of the best carol.
cheers phil.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 2:45 PM

They are like Everton Mints CarolGrinGrinGrin
V2 my fave!
I put an explanation of the location of that little lodger if you have time to nip back............. it is very small thoughTongue
Diane

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Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 3:43 PM

What a superb set Carol, some fantastic work.
Bob

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sparrowhawk
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9 Jan 2013 - 3:51 PM

superb

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 3:56 PM

Beats me how you get these without them flying off! Wink Brilliant work as always, Carol Smile
Trev Smile

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User_Removed
9 Jan 2013 - 4:23 PM

A superb set of macro images Carol.
Regards, Alf.

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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
9 Jan 2013 - 5:01 PM

No idea how you capture this macros.
V1 is fine .

Basith

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 - 5:03 PM

Superb again Carol, dont know how you do it, they are always spot on.
Brian

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 5:33 PM

Stunning set of images, the quality and detail beggar belief! Terrific!

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 6:21 PM

They are extraordinarily beautiful Carol - very well taken!
Ann

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achieverswales

Every one a winner and equal votes today Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 7:09 PM

Wonderfully detailed macro's Carol, excellent work Smile

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Growmore
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9 Jan 2013 - 7:21 PM

Dam good detailed macros Carol, it's great work.

Gary

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85908 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 7:26 PM

Evenin' Carol

The tight crop in V1, as much as I love it for the eyes, has introduced a tad of noiseWink

Blue skies today and about +9C - going chilly now thoughSad

Adrian

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 8:32 PM

I remember this fly Carol - fantastic eyes. OO Smile
Brian.

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:29 PM

The detail is just amazing
mike

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
9 Jan 2013 - 11:50 PM

I don't have a favourite because they are all superbly taken, however, I really like your flowers ... sorry too much detail creating brain overload have no real desire to see quite so much Wink ... Carol GrinGrinGrin

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JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 4:26 AM

Every time I visit your site I do so with a mixture of anticipation and trepidation Carol, your macro photography is so wonderful, while at times I feel I'm too close to these beasties for comfort, another fine set!
Rgds., Jim

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Silverzone
10 Jan 2013 - 12:36 PM

Super detail. Also interesting to see other bugs feeding off bugs. Sylvia

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tonyng
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10 Jan 2013 - 9:49 PM

Lovely macros. V2 for me.

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samarmishra
11 Jan 2013 - 1:07 AM

congratulation for the award a well deserved shot.. loved the V1,2,3. Excellent shot..

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 9:22 AM

Absolutely cracking set.

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11 Jan 2013 - 11:11 PM

Phenomenal detail and clarity in these stupendous close ups Carol, the eyes of this little hoverfly really are amazing. Adrian Herbert Osmant will be quaking in his huge boots now that he sees he has some stiff competition in the field of macro photography!Tongue

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 11:41 PM

Wow Carol, this is one of your very best. Would deserve ten awards.

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Chinga
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13 Jan 2013 - 12:46 PM

Amazing Micros! WOW! IB

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