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Not a lot of insect life around here at present, but I can always be sure to find a shield bug!

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:return to the favourites
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:8 Jul 2010 - 5:29 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Insect, Macro, Shield bug, Wildlife / nature
Votes:105
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metro074
metro074 Plus Member 5metro074 vcard Australia8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 5:36 AM

A superb detailed set Carol. The colours are clean and crisp. Excellent composure and well presented. As soon as this bug came up I knew it was you. Well done
Carol

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 5:53 AM

Wonderful set of image,all very beautiful indeed,V1 is for me.
saeid

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RajaSidambaram

This tidy shield bug with pleasing colors, punctate thorax & abdomen, so well captured, Carol.V1 is holistic. - Raja.

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Jekaro
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8 Jul 2010 - 6:31 AM

Another four superb close up images, Carol, all deserve a vote.
Roy

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W1ldside
W1ldside  5 United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 6:36 AM

Just knew this was yours C....
Bright and Punchy work
Regards Rick

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 6:47 AM

Gorgeous markings and they show up so well in your piccies!

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brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 6:48 AM

Wow Carol, this is a great image, a beautiful shield bug on terrific bg.
Your camera is an amazing thing! Or is it the photographer??? Grin
Johanna

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dven
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8 Jul 2010 - 7:05 AM

Its the photographer, a great set i l do like v1

dven

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 Plus Member 735 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 7:33 AM

Knew it was your from thumbnail Carol, quality capture all of them.

regards
Yung

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pluckyfilly
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8 Jul 2010 - 7:44 AM

awesome detail

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KBan
KBan  10469 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 8:04 AM

lovely detail Carol
keith

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 8:35 AM

brilliant set carol fantastic detail and colours v1 for me today nice one Wink
andy

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viscostatic
8 Jul 2010 - 8:48 AM

Gardeners may not like them but they are the cutest and most beautiful of bugs. Great photography Carol.

Phil.

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alighalam
alighalam  5 Iran, Islamic Republic of1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 8:48 AM

Great closeup set,very well done.
Ali

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5147 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 9:00 AM

A superb set of macro shots of the shield bug....quite a colourful character it is too. Nice work, Carol.
Ronnie.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8638 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1166 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 9:09 AM

Elegant and perfectly colour-coordinated, as only a bug can be.
Moira

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91952 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 9:14 AM

What a beauty - wonderful pattern and colour - love the whole set Carol.
Brian.

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costas
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8 Jul 2010 - 9:41 AM

Lovely pin sharp shots, And pleased to know your leg is getting better.

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Stace
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8 Jul 2010 - 9:56 AM

Cracking set Carol.......they have got a lovely shine to them

Stace

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PhilT2
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8 Jul 2010 - 10:10 AM

Amazingly colourful little critter.........beautifully photographed

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prabhusinha
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8 Jul 2010 - 10:19 AM

Amazing details in all 4 frame.

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 10:24 AM

Didn't think you'd any room for improvement but these have to be amongst your very best yet!! Wonderful colours and patterns and tremendous detail.

Ann

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MickyMc
MickyMc  7 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 - 10:46 AM

He is a nice shiny boy
Mavis

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 11:11 AM


Quote: Knew it was your from thumbnail Carol, quality capture all of them.

regards
Yung

I quite agree - great set Carol APU

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Sylviwhalley
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8 Jul 2010 - 11:14 AM

Great series beautiful colours and as always great detail.
Sylvia

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videotec
videotec  6 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 - 11:47 AM

Four amazing close-ups Carol (AGAIN)--the detail in all of these is Fantastic, well done.
Pete

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 12:02 PM

I must say I prefer these to nasty flies! And what a colourful character he is, Carol, a stunning set.
TrevB Smile

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Joline
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 12:35 PM

He is so perfectly color coordinated. He looks like a jungle dancer in full dress.
How is your bite injury doing?

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EMJAYCEE
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8 Jul 2010 - 1:11 PM

Another great set of sure fire winners.
Joan.

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tmann
tmann  10 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 1:41 PM

Great set - V1 detail and lighting are perfect!
Thomas

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danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10512 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 1:45 PM

They look such pretty things.

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 1:55 PM

Close or what, a wonderful image. - gary

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PattiW
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8 Jul 2010 - 2:31 PM

Absolutely wonderful capture and presentation of this little beasty! Patti

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SteveMoulding
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8 Jul 2010 - 2:39 PM

Stunning set of macro's. The detail and colour are superb.
Steve.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 2:44 PM

Fabulous set Carol... They sure come in a multitude of colours. Seems like no two are the same..........Sandy

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Silverzone
8 Jul 2010 - 4:06 PM

Stunning colours on this little shield bug. Super set. Sylvia

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Gray_ina
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8 Jul 2010 - 4:25 PM

These are a great set super gray.

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Cor
Cor  6 Belgium
8 Jul 2010 - 4:41 PM

V3 on top , so well taken..... as always*****
cor

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accipiter
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8 Jul 2010 - 5:13 PM

Superb set of shots Carol! A

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8 Jul 2010 - 5:25 PM

Very impressed with the stunning detail you get from your compact Carol, makes me wonder whether it' worth splashing out on a £500 macro lens for my D300 Wink
Geoff.

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Suehh
Suehh  839 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 6:03 PM

Stunning images of the pretty little bug. You sure do take this kind of image so very well - no-one does it better.

Sue

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8 Jul 2010 - 6:07 PM

Cute little bugger Carol. Hope you are feeling better...
Greg

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teocali
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8 Jul 2010 - 6:45 PM

Superb series again Carol. Wonderful detail, textures and colours. Love the patterning on this little bug - reminds me of Aztec designs and colours. Particularly like V3.
Sylvia

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barmymarny
8 Jul 2010 - 7:27 PM

Nicely captured colours and patterns.

Marilyn x

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bayleaf1
bayleaf1  4 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 - 7:46 PM

A super set.
John.

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Dave_Holdham
8 Jul 2010 - 8:21 PM

Stunning detailed images, well captured

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lonely_oryx
8 Jul 2010 - 8:42 PM

You are a master of insect photography

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Hebe
Hebe  7 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 - 9:09 PM

Such wonderful colours you have captured Carol.

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8 Jul 2010 - 9:24 PM

Lovely detail & light Carol, a lovely set of images.
Pauline

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unicorn17  6 Scotland
8 Jul 2010 - 9:43 PM

lovely colours in these great images .Gill

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Steve_S
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8 Jul 2010 - 10:02 PM

A real beauty Carol and a great set
Steve

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bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 - 11:09 PM

what a pretty coloured bug.. superb captures
bunSmile

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8 Jul 2010 - 11:43 PM

What a cracking set of close ups of this colourful and beautifully marked little guy

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cameragirl  1043 forum posts United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 - 11:48 PM

Excellent images and wonderful detail in each!

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2010 - 1:17 AM

Fine set of images,as detailed as ever,

Aidan,,

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Brilane
Brilane  8 Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2010 - 3:50 AM

Colourful little creature.
Brian

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gabriel_flr
9 Jul 2010 - 6:10 AM

Superb capture Carol, excellent!
Cheers,
Gabriel

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samarmishra
9 Jul 2010 - 6:12 AM

Hi Carol,
Really a stunning image, great details in the image. Superb one.

Samar

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cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2010 - 3:14 PM

think v3 is my fav.lesley

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jgmford
jgmford  7 England
9 Jul 2010 - 10:17 PM

Another Stunning series of close up detail captures Carol, great colours. All great
Jeff

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Gezina
Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2010 - 9:09 AM

Interesting colours and pattern - I like the shield bugs - great set Carol but V3 if I had to choose - Ina

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gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2010 - 7:10 PM

Is'nt nature amazing ....stunning images Carol
Gerry

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nickyv32
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13 Jul 2010 - 8:21 AM

Now he is a pretty boy, we only seem to have the green ones here

Nicky

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RTDS
RTDS  6 Cyprus
13 Jul 2010 - 6:34 PM

Excellent captures like allways Carol.
The details are fantastic.
Robert

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sallybea
sallybea  441 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Jul 2010 - 9:48 PM

Wish we had some of these bugs in my neck of the woods, wonderful detail and colours, nice one!
Kind regards,
Sally

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14 Jul 2010 - 2:39 PM

Fantastic shot, Carol.
Sandra

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avocet
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18 Jul 2010 - 5:20 PM

Wow, great clarity. Thanks for your recent comment.

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