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I caught this amorous couple doing what comes naturally on the fruit of my passionflower yesterday.

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:passion on a passionflower
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:17 Aug 2010 - 5:58 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Insect, Passionflower, Shield bug
Votes:82
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RTDS
RTDS e2 Member 6RTDS vcard Cyprus
17 Aug 2010 - 6:30 AM

Excellent set of captures Carol.
All have great details and colours.
Robert

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 6:43 AM

cracking set of detailed captures carol v3 for me today nice one Wink
andy

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gabriel_flr
gabriel_flr e2 Member 4gabriel_flr vcard Germany
17 Aug 2010 - 6:51 AM

It is a pleasure to look over your macros Carol, everywhere sunshine! Perfect details and composition! here it is raining, and it is raining and i cannot see the end...
Gabriel

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
17 Aug 2010 - 7:02 AM

The passion takes over

Peter

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sallybea
sallybea e2 Member 441 forum postssallybea vcard United Kingdom
17 Aug 2010 - 7:04 AM

Great macro Carol, love the title and the colours
Sally

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cassiecat
cassiecat e2 Member 639 forum postscassiecat vcard England46 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 7:19 AM

v1 for me.the fruit would never ripen on mine, although it was really the neighbours which grew through the fence, shame one of the extreme frosts got it. lesley

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 7:30 AM

Fruitful love........ Smile
What else to do on a passion flower?
Hope you have a nice day, warm and sunny!
Johanna

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VIKI
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17 Aug 2010 - 7:41 AM

Wow they look happy!!!

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Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 961 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 7:43 AM

A passionate capture eh?
Paul

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Ray42
Ray42 e2 Member 6Ray42 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 7:48 AM

Nice one Carol - Must be something in the water to start this kind of frenzy but then it is a passion flower!!! lol

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Cor
Cor e2 Member 5Cor vcard Belgium
17 Aug 2010 - 7:49 AM

A superb V1 > Amor < > Amor >>> +++++
Cheers.
cor

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84360 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 7:52 AM

Brilliantly caught!

Being curious, just a few questions - Can you eat these fruit? What do they taste like? and What do they look like inside? (perhaps a photo opportunity! Wink)

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 7:58 AM

I seems that their life consists of bonking and eating ~ who would be a bug? Wink Great macro work as ever.

Albert

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6261 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 8:04 AM

Wonderful light, warm rich tones and great textures Carol - V1 for me - just.
Sylvia

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MickyMc
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17 Aug 2010 - 8:15 AM

Hope their liaison was fruitful
Mavis

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 8:22 AM

Its all too much for an ancient granny !!!
Have really enjoyed the comments on these great shots as well

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EAS
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17 Aug 2010 - 8:36 AM

Surely the only place for lustful bugs to be? Torn between V1 & V2 - me, that is, not the bugs!

Ann

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sparrowhawk
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17 Aug 2010 - 8:54 AM

stunning ! maybe they should get a room

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 8:54 AM

Love abounds - great set Carol.
Joan.

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Trout_Man
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17 Aug 2010 - 9:00 AM

Three excellent captures, all have good detail and colour Smile Geoff.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 9:04 AM

Do they ever stop for breath? Fabulous set.
Moira

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niksig
niksig e2 Member 4niksig vcard United Kingdom
17 Aug 2010 - 9:05 AM

Super macro,Ilike the way they blend in with the back ground,I'm not sure whats going on in V3.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 10:42 AM

Excellent macro work once again, Carol....such detail captured. Excellent stuff!
Ronnie

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Gray_ina
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17 Aug 2010 - 11:13 AM

Wow these are a great set of shots super , gray,

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accipiter
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17 Aug 2010 - 11:24 AM

A delightful and superbly executed set of images Carol. A

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Anjantoo
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17 Aug 2010 - 11:42 AM

Another superb set Carol, the heat must put the bugs in Crete into orgy mode!
Jann
xxx

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
17 Aug 2010 - 12:33 PM

Great set!
I especially like V2. The shape formed by the bugs on the flower is so unusual.
JNC

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digital_boi
17 Aug 2010 - 12:43 PM

heheh great title Carol seems the power of the passion flower works well great captures love em

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WindowonWildlife
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17 Aug 2010 - 1:38 PM

Excellent detail as always Carol and another fine set Smile

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 2:36 PM

Another excellent set Carol
Kaleena

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pluckyfilly
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17 Aug 2010 - 2:36 PM

O WOW well seen and such a great set again

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franfoto
franfoto e2 Member 7franfoto vcard England32 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 3:37 PM

They chose the right flower for a bit of passion didn't they? Smile
great detail as usual in all shots Carol.
#3....a right little orgy going on Lol.
Fran

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Jemzull
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17 Aug 2010 - 4:15 PM

v3 is very good beautiful colours Smile
Jemma

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graceland
graceland  102378 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 4:24 PM

great capture

hope you enjoy the fruit

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danbrann
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17 Aug 2010 - 4:30 PM

I have just been out and bought some passion fruit Carol. I will let you know if it does the trick.

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nickyv32
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17 Aug 2010 - 5:18 PM

I thought it was just the Greek ones Carol but the French ones were all at it as well, they sure have fun, didn't see a gang **** over there though

Nicky x

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raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
17 Aug 2010 - 5:18 PM

superb trio carol,amazing captures.ray

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samarmishra
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17 Aug 2010 - 5:58 PM

Hi Carol, Fabulous shot... Excellent details... Superb Carol..

Samar....

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lonely_oryx
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17 Aug 2010 - 6:55 PM

Excellent set again

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Growmore
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17 Aug 2010 - 7:07 PM

Superb sharp detail Carol, lovely colourful images here. Gary

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LexEquine
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17 Aug 2010 - 8:01 PM

Love Passion Flowers, Carol. Set of excellent macro captures with fine color & details. V1 "tickles my fancy, the most." Regards...Peter

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17 Aug 2010 - 8:08 PM

V2 for me today. very busy and very late today. Sylvia

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nigele1
nigele1 e2 Member 10nigele1 vcard
17 Aug 2010 - 8:48 PM

Your observational skills and composition are just great. Number 2 for me this time - wonderful perspective and use of focus.

Nigel

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Stace
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17 Aug 2010 - 11:07 PM

Excellent Carol

Stace

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bunbeam
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18 Aug 2010 - 2:05 PM

brilliant, lovely colours
bunSmile

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22 Aug 2010 - 10:40 PM

Top work as always Carol, now I know why the passion flower gets its name!

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