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Another of my clanger friends, I can't resist taking pics of these enchanting little fellas!

Camera:Olympus FE-210 Check out Olympus Image Space!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:powder-puff weevil
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:31 May 2010 - 5:12 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Insect, Mcro, Weevil, Wildlife / nature
Votes:100
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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 4lesliea vcard Australia
31 May 2010 - 5:27 AM

Wow great macro shots and such great detail and colour very nicely done.
Cheers Allen,

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 6:33 AM

Yes, I see he's back again in the limelight!. Three superb close-ups, Carol - doubt if I could choose a favourite - all so good.
Regards, Ronnie.

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paddyman
paddyman e2 Member 566 forum postspaddyman vcard United Kingdom
31 May 2010 - 6:59 AM

super set of images,Alec.

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 7:08 AM

three crackers carol brilliant detail wonderful colour v3 for me today love the light a little beauty Wink
andy

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cassiecat
cassiecat  539 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 7:17 AM

hard to choose a fav, the weevil looks good in them all, i like the light shining through the seed head in v1 and 2, and the lovely definition of the seed head in v3. so will have to share the vote today. can i ask do you do all these handheld or with a tripod? lesley

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gabriel_flr
31 May 2010 - 7:19 AM

I love the warm sunny colour in your picture! all interesting parts are sharp, the background is perfect to emphasize the subject, perfect!
Cheers,
Gabriel

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 7:23 AM


Quote: Hard to choose a fav, the weevil looks good in them all, i like the light shining through the seed head in v1 and 2, and the lovely definition of the seed head in v3. so will have to share the vote today. can i ask do you do all these handheld or with a tripod? lesley

Every one of my shots is hand-held, I don't even own a tripod!

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7328 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom884 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 7:36 AM

I'm definitely drawn to V2, because of the more muted background. Superb as ever.
Moira

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VIKI
VIKI  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 7:42 AM

He looks 'rusty' bless him. All your 'bug' piccies look so full of character Carol. I swear they pose for you!

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viscostatic
31 May 2010 - 7:44 AM

A great picture of the flower head Carol as well as the rusty weevil. V1 my favourite here.

Phil.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 7:48 AM

Three more excellent images Carol.
Joan.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 8:34 AM

An outstanding set Carol - v1 is my pick of the bunch

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
31 May 2010 - 8:39 AM

Ah, Carol. So well taken! *****
cor

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jonwebber
jonwebber  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 8:52 AM

Properly taken and shown, I do like these.
jon

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 8:52 AM

You really have this chap so well trained, lovely portraits.

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nigele1
nigele1 e2 Member 9nigele1 vcard
31 May 2010 - 9:02 AM

Version 2 is my favourite today, but any one of these would make a great poster.

Nigel

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videotec
videotec  5 United Kingdom
31 May 2010 - 9:14 AM

Three super Macro shots Carol, fantastic detail in all of them
Pete

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 6dmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 9:15 AM

Top notch close up images as always carol
regards
Yung

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
31 May 2010 - 9:24 AM

Fascinating insects you manage to capture

Peter

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Mynett
Mynett  5137 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 9:25 AM

I love these clangers Smile looking good on the fulffy seed head here

Linda

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 10:05 AM

" AWARD !!!!! "
Regards Barbs x x x

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5250 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 10:45 AM

superb need i say any more

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metro074
metro074 e2 Member 4metro074 vcard Australia8 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 10:48 AM

Amazing Carol! I can almost feel the texture on these. You are my roll model for macro Wink
Carol

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Old Username was gilbo Scotland
31 May 2010 - 10:54 AM

Always puts a smile on my face !Gill

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Trout_Man
Trout_Man  5 Wales30 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 11:00 AM

Three excellent captures, lovely detail in all Smile Geoff.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 7Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 11:55 AM

Your little pets always amaze me....as does your ability to photograph them so well. V3 is wonderful!

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PinkK
PinkK  480 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 11:57 AM

Amazing detailed set Carol, congrats on the award Smile
Kaleena

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 12:17 PM

Another superb set, Carol, and so difficult to pick a fave - I'm torn between V1 & V3 today.
TrevB Smile

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Dinney
Dinney  5 England2 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 12:26 PM

Three superb macro shots Carol, detail, comp and presentation is first class and without a tripod, you must have steady handsWink
Kev

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 72322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 1:11 PM

A well detailed set again Carol.
Tom.

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PattiW
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31 May 2010 - 1:18 PM

Fabulous set of images! The weevil seems so BIG ! Another wonder set, Patti

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heids
heids  4 Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 1:37 PM

Amazing set of images, such clarity and detail. Stunning

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 1:58 PM

3 beautiful captures Carol. My preference in these is V2 with the lesser bright b/g. All stunning shots though........Sandy

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LexEquine
LexEquine  7 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 2:05 PM

Three superbly-taken & presented macro captures with fine clarity & focus, beautiful color, and wonderful depth-of-field. Great work. Regards...Peter

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PauloNascimentoPhotography

stunning set of macro shots, well done!
Paulo

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Silverzone
Silverzone e2 Member 6Silverzone vcard England
31 May 2010 - 3:35 PM

Superb set, Sorry I didn't have time to comment earlier as have been out looking for new places to explore locally while the weather is nice. Sylvia

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 6dawnmichelle vcard United States
31 May 2010 - 3:41 PM

wonderful close up

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Traceyflowerpots

Fantastic detail Carol and a lovely capture.

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gingerdelight
31 May 2010 - 4:35 PM

More great shots of my very favourite characters!
Carol

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 4:43 PM

My only concern, Why olympus is ignorant about your photographs so long. It is great to see & learn,from every upload.

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Glostopcat
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31 May 2010 - 4:53 PM

Three brilliant close ups Carol, you are indeed a compact camera genius

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bokeh
bokeh  6 Romania
31 May 2010 - 4:53 PM

good set carol,well captured.glad to see your uploads!
mirc

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colmar
colmar  642 forum posts Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 5:14 PM

Superb images all so well captured easily seen why there irresistible to your camera Colin

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Evgenya
Evgenya  4 Russian Federation
31 May 2010 - 5:22 PM

Three excellent captures, Carol.
Regards Evgenya

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andymark
andymark  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 5:38 PM

amazing all of them thay would look good with or with out the bug love the thisle amazing work

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kishanm14
kishanm14  5 India
31 May 2010 - 5:45 PM

CAROL...................................

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Njfoxon  4 Canada
31 May 2010 - 7:38 PM

Where do you find all these little critters, Perfect shots, reminds me of an ant eater Norma

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exposure  91304 forum posts England
31 May 2010 - 7:54 PM

Lovely light & compositions Carol, they remind me of ant eaters(**)
Pauline.

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taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 8:24 PM

LOL ! I like the plant even better than the bug!
Jennnnn

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Hebe  6 United Kingdom
31 May 2010 - 8:33 PM

Wonderfully captured Carol, supurbly detailed.

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ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
31 May 2010 - 8:46 PM

A stunning trio of macro images.
Christine

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teocali e2 Member 6191 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 8:56 PM

Wonderful light, detail and particularly textures Carol - this little bug is a charmer Smile
Sylvia

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31 May 2010 - 9:03 PM

Isn't he a fine sight! Well taken. A

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DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2010 - 9:44 PM

Great set Carol - very good details an colours

Dan

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Dave_Holdham
31 May 2010 - 9:50 PM

Superb detailed set, always enjoy my visit here.

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Image123  4 United Kingdom
31 May 2010 - 9:57 PM

superb
gareth

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 6135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
31 May 2010 - 10:50 PM

Hope he doesn't drop a Clanger, I just love these little fellas
Great set

Nicky x

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samarmishra
1 Jun 2010 - 3:38 AM

Fabulous image as usual. Well captured.

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RajaSidambaram

Another set of excellence from you, Carol. - Raja.

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Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2010 - 2:28 PM

Beautiful shots of the wonderful clangers Carol, much better than calling them weevils. Gary

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digital_boi
1 Jun 2010 - 3:59 PM

all on the money great detail

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