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This lygaeus equestris is the first pole dancer to be spotted this year Smile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:new year pole dancer
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:21 Feb 2014 - 6:08 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Lygaeus equestris, Macro, Nature, Pole dancer, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:70
Voters:cabbie · prabhusinha · ColleenA · ugly · Andysnapper · LynneJoyce · Caziwinkles · ddolfelin · NDODS · dven · SUE118 · fentiger · Mike_Young · KarenFB · NaturesHaven · barbarahirst · georgiepoolie · User_Removed · Badgerfred · gss · AnneB50 · mrswoolybill · Len1950 · PhilT2 · helenlinda · mex · rontear · gallero · Irishkate · Nikonuser1 · Greyheron · RonnieAG · digital_boi · Arty · Mollycat · mikbee · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · ali63 · viscostatic · Joline · Alan_Baseley · TrevBatWCC · gwynn56 · WhiteRose1 · basith · kuvailija · myrab · Fefe · danbrann · GeorgePlatis · SlowSong · Niknut · 1881 · Philip_H · evelen · EileenH · ChristineD · pamelajean · dark_lord · crookymonsta · bricurtis · maratsuikka · pluckyfilly · nrzam · alligatorpants · richmowil · DicksPics · ukgubbi · brian17302 · Glostopcat ·
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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 6:12 AM

Just following U

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 6:24 AM

Just Devine Carol, she is a beauty, love your bg, great photography

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 6:30 AM

What a wonderful beastie, the pattern and colours are lovely. I'm definitely going to treat myself to a macro lens this year, I'm inspired, thanks Carol.

Andy

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 7:03 AM

Two delightful shots of one of my favourite bugs.

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Caziwinkles
21 Feb 2014 - 7:07 AM

Great images - love the colours. Wonderful pole dancing in V2! Smile

Carol

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ddolfelin
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21 Feb 2014 - 7:11 AM

Great pictures, Carol.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43907 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 7:12 AM

Two of the very best Carol, superb clarity and colour.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 7:15 AM

A GOOD addition to your team, lovely legs. WinkWink

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 7:18 AM

Quality macro photography.

Albert

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Mike_Young
Mike_Young Plus Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 7:26 AM

A couple of splendid images Carol, top notch in every way

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 8:21 AM

love the detail in V1 especially

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
21 Feb 2014 - 8:35 AM

Super, well detailed images Carol,
Fred.

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AnneB50
AnneB50  2117 forum posts Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 9:05 AM

Lovely detailed shots, especially his/her underside in v2.

Anne

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PhilT2
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21 Feb 2014 - 9:54 AM

An ugly bug but great photography

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 10:12 AM

Getting off to a good start with this one Carol SmileSmile
Helen

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 11:26 AM

What a lovely contrast she makes with the greenery.
Two beautifully presented images.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 11:48 AM

A super looking bug Carol, great captureSmile


Cliff

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2014 - 11:57 AM

Superbly crisp images of your pole dancer, Carol.
R.

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digital_boi
21 Feb 2014 - 12:02 PM

two fine captures Carol

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Mollycat
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21 Feb 2014 - 12:15 PM

Beautifully done Carol.
Peter.

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mikbee
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21 Feb 2014 - 12:45 PM

This must be the closest I have got to a pole dancer Carol,
without the bouncer telling me to step back !!
Good shots.
Mick.

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ali63
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21 Feb 2014 - 1:04 PM

Excellent images Carol.

Ali Grin

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viscostatic
21 Feb 2014 - 1:13 PM

Great close-ups Carol. Beautiful colours in this tiny creature.

Phil.

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Joline
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21 Feb 2014 - 1:16 PM

He looks like he has a brand new costume for the season.
I am so impressed with your close ups.....I need a tutoring session with youSmile

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TrevBatWCC
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21 Feb 2014 - 1:47 PM

I just love his colours! Two cracking close-ups, Carol, excellent detail Wink
Trev Smile

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WhiteRose1
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21 Feb 2014 - 2:11 PM

Lovely clarity and colour against that bg, Carol.

dAve

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kuvailija
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21 Feb 2014 - 2:49 PM


Quote: Lovely clarity and colour against that bg, Carol. --- I agree ,but would like to add the very beautiful bokeh too! - Excellent ,Carol !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

dAve

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myrab
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21 Feb 2014 - 2:55 PM

Love the bug and love the title.

Myra

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Fefe
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21 Feb 2014 - 4:26 PM

Well YOU certainly cheered me up todayGrinGrinGrinGrin
Thankyou CarolSmile
Diane

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danbrann
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21 Feb 2014 - 4:31 PM

Difficult to find any fault with it Carol.

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GeorgePlatis
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21 Feb 2014 - 4:46 PM

Excellent captures in great clarity, Carol!
Regards,
George

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Niknut
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21 Feb 2014 - 5:18 PM

Superb shots !!......cracking quality !!

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1881
1881  3 India
21 Feb 2014 - 6:02 PM

Great images


Thanks

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2014 - 6:11 PM

A rising star! Grin

P.

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evelen
evelen  10 England
21 Feb 2014 - 6:39 PM

two wonderful shots Carol.
eveSmile

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ChristineD
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21 Feb 2014 - 6:44 PM

splendid images, v1 for me

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2014 - 6:44 PM

Beautiful imageSmile

Eileen

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pamelajean
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21 Feb 2014 - 7:42 PM

V2 appeals to me, Carol, it's good to see that different angle, and the underneath of the bug.

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dark_lord
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21 Feb 2014 - 8:07 PM

Both super captures. An amazing looking insect.

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bricurtis
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21 Feb 2014 - 9:02 PM

That's a beauty Carol - never seen one over here.
Brian.

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21 Feb 2014 - 9:40 PM

Superbly dealt with

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21 Feb 2014 - 11:13 PM

Cracking detail Carol!! Two stunning images!!

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22 Feb 2014 - 12:09 AM

A dynamic duo, Carol.
Richard

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23 Feb 2014 - 12:04 AM

2 Super detailed macro images

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24 Feb 2014 - 6:37 PM

Wonderful clarity and details in these macros Carol, the weather is starting to improve over here a little bit now. I've seen a bumble bee, a male brimstone butterfly and plenty of flowers beginning to bloom

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