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I managed to coerce this tiny little cricket/grasshopper onto a stem of grass for a few shots, he wasn't too happy about it, and looked like he was about to leap down at any moment. I managed to get these three before he leapt away into the undergrowth.

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:put me down!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:25 Jun 2009 - 5:18 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:104
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 5:20 AM

2 awesome captures. Fabulous detail in both. ......Sandy

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CherryMartin
25 Jun 2009 - 5:25 AM

3 wow shots, great close ups.

Last Modified By CherryMartin at 25 Jun 2009 - 5:25 AM

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PeelNStick
PeelNStick  10 United States4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 5:37 AM

Excellent macro shots. Fantastic.

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 6:00 AM

3 absolute smashers Carol. Such detail!

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 6:02 AM

All good but V1 is outstanding against the blue sky.
Well taken Carol.
Tom.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
25 Jun 2009 - 6:23 AM

Cracking details

Peter

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 6:26 AM

Wonderful capture Carol with excellent detail and I like the brown b/g in v2.
regards
Yung

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cjl47
cjl47  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 6:26 AM

A nice set, good detail.
chris

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Warriorpoet
25 Jun 2009 - 6:30 AM

3 terrific close ups

Dave

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 6:35 AM

All lovely but do like the "expression" on its face and that blue sky bg in V1.

Ann

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Dorothea
Dorothea  9 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2009 - 6:36 AM

Great macro shots

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
25 Jun 2009 - 6:39 AM

Fabulous detail and colour. V1 for me.
Roy

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MaryMac
MaryMac  8258 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 6:48 AM

wow what a great shot the details and the focus is spot on
Mary

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raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
25 Jun 2009 - 7:11 AM

brilliant work,well done carol.ray

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 7:18 AM

Superb macro Carol
Helen

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 7:19 AM

love the POV in v3.lesley

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KevinWalsham
25 Jun 2009 - 7:20 AM

simply bril well timed and the composed. v2 for me

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maratsuikka
25 Jun 2009 - 7:21 AM

its so little...STUNNING,Carol

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motorsportpictures

Another set of 3 fabulous shjots.
Scott

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 7:29 AM

Stunning beautifully captured macro shots.

Albert

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 7:29 AM

first class
detail



linda

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 7:35 AM

I the fact you get so close up to your subject especially their faces. Lovely as usual Carol.

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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 7:44 AM

Worthy of the National Geographic pages Carol.......Bill

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viscostatic
25 Jun 2009 - 7:47 AM

Wonderful colours and detail Carol.

Phil.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 7:52 AM

amazing shots Carol ! can i ask how you put three shots on at a time?

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MandsH
MandsH  7 England
25 Jun 2009 - 8:01 AM

He's gorgeous and so photogenic - three great shots
Mandy

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 8:01 AM

You have excelled yourself this time - 3 absolute corkers - deserves my award but alas I had used it up on Ina's owl - See I told you Jessops had a new delivery in!!!! lol

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7130 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 8:11 AM


Quote: Amazing shots Carol ! can i ask how you put three shots on at a time?

Can't pm you for some reason, let me have your e-mail address and I'll explain

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 8:16 AM

You have already the RC and I am not at all surprised
What amazes me is how beautiful these little critters are

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2009 - 8:35 AM

Hello Carol, you are producing some stunning images, keep up the good work.
Dave

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casson
casson  8 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2009 - 8:35 AM

Superb macros, lovely detail
john

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wyatturp
wyatturp  9 England
25 Jun 2009 - 8:47 AM

The blue sky works super

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challicew
challicew  6 South Africa1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 8:52 AM

Again...superb close ups!

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maryg
maryg e2 Member 666 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 9:19 AM

Superb detail and colors !
Mary

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10474 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 9:21 AM

I do not know how you can get so much clarity in your images carol. Everyone of them is so sharp.

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User_Removed Junior Member 8 England16 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 9:33 AM

Beautifully detailed captures Carol, and wonderful control in what must have been quite harsh light
Andrew

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DolphinLady
25 Jun 2009 - 9:41 AM

These are fantastic macro shots Carol.
Wonderful detail.....is he covered in pollen or is it someone elses eggs all over his head & legs?
Hilary

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mikaela4
mikaela4  5 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2009 - 9:51 AM

Superb captures
Mikaela

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Stace
Stace e2 Member 6Stace vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 9:52 AM

Excellent Carol, love POV in v3

Stace

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SoulOfNature
25 Jun 2009 - 10:02 AM

Carol these are just brilliant macro shots,very good detail.

Jean x

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MNPHOTO
MNPHOTO  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 11:05 AM

this is amazing

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Rachel99
Rachel99  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 11:11 AM

Just brilliant! Glad to bring up your half century

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Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 12:10 PM

It's all been said what can i say, but fantastic work. Gary

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Scaramanga
25 Jun 2009 - 1:31 PM

The first one is amazing, incredible colours and details.

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glyndwr
glyndwr  766 forum posts Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 2:46 PM

Pin sharp as usual Carol.

Robert

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Portknockie
25 Jun 2009 - 3:13 PM

Great colours and the detail is so so sharp....

Superb work and you did well to keep it still for the shot...

Don

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 3:19 PM

What brilliant captures Carol, such wonderful color and detail.
Bob

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 3:55 PM

Spot on, Carol!
Jennnn

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 4:12 PM

3 fabulous shots.

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ChristineL
25 Jun 2009 - 5:05 PM

super sharp detail Carol, well seen and captured,
Chris.

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lonely_oryx
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25 Jun 2009 - 5:25 PM

Superb detail, as is your norm

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franken
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25 Jun 2009 - 7:02 PM

A superb macro.

regards
Ken

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gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 7:28 PM

I think you're actually a pro. with the best NIKON or CANON money can buy.....time you owned up Carol
Gerry

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pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 7:43 PM

superb I agree with Gerrymac

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Traceyflowerpots

Fantastic close up and detail, a lovely looking cricket/grasshopper.

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Dinney
Dinney  6 England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 9:04 PM

Absolutely stunning shots Carol, the detail and colours are superb.
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25 Jun 2009 - 9:35 PM

Stunning set of macro shots. Superb detail and colour.
Steve.

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Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2009 - 9:51 PM

For some unknown reason V3 for me.
Jann
xxx

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unicorn17  6 Scotland
25 Jun 2009 - 10:44 PM

Brilliant captures Carol ! Gill

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2009 - 11:13 PM

3 wonderful captures
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PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jun 2009 - 3:30 AM

Fabulous set with amazing detail! God bless, Patti

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kishanm14  5 India
26 Jun 2009 - 11:22 AM

wonderful blue backgraund.

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jun 2009 - 1:32 PM

Marvellous macrowork Carol, the detail, colours and clarity are outstanding.

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roverrat e2 Member 6roverrat vcard Germany5 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jun 2009 - 6:21 PM

Super detail Carol, love the contrasting blue sky.
Alex

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jocneilson
27 Jun 2009 - 3:57 PM

WOW . click yours JOC.

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Steve7962
Steve7962  6 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2009 - 10:58 PM

Great Image.

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29 Jun 2009 - 2:06 PM

You only need a couple for a round 100 , So here is one, a great sharp well coloured image

William

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29 Jun 2009 - 5:19 PM

Well worth the 100, excellent macro work Carol..shortlisted,
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1 Jul 2009 - 7:31 AM

Your work is outstanding as usual Carol. Great detail in all 3 . Why should you bother to change your camera when you get great images like this xxxx Smile

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