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Some more pics of these what I consider to be enchanting little fellas, doing what comes naturally! I thought they looked like they were sitting up like they were riding a motor bike, hence the title!

Have a great Bank Holiday weekend, hope the sun shines for you all.

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:riding pillion!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:2 May 2009 - 5:52 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:94
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 5:56 AM

Shouldn't this be in the adult section!! LOL Super images pin sharp with lovely light on their shiny backs.
Paul

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 6:15 AM

They look like miniature anteaters....Wonderful detail...No wonder you have so many bugs to take pictures of Carol....lol. Really awesome captures....Sandy

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Paul_Walding
2 May 2009 - 6:28 AM

These are super macros, great colour and details......Paul

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motorsportpictures

Amazing macro's so well detailed.
Scott

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kishanm14
kishanm14  5 India
2 May 2009 - 6:46 AM

Excellent micro images Carol.

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SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 627 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 6:57 AM

Super sharp Carol.... can't help thinking about the "Clangers" seeing these Smile

Jon

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madbilly
madbilly  5 England4 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 6:59 AM

super duper x rated bug pics. You could get a job with bbc wildlife programme

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7308 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 7:17 AM

They look like cartoon characters............I never saw Bugs Bunny up to these games !!!

Fantastic Macro shots.

keith

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RTDS
RTDS  5 Cyprus
2 May 2009 - 7:21 AM

Awsome...superb captures like allways Carol.
Excellent details.
Robert

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 7:39 AM

v3 for me, like the long noses.lesley

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helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 7:43 AM


Quote: Super sharp Carol.... can't help thinking about the "Clangers" seeing these Smile

Jon

I agree with Jon on this
Great macro images Carol
Helen

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 8:06 AM

outstanding ! hope your feeling on top form now
cove
Steve

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ChazB
ChazB e2 Member 964 forum postsChazB vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 8:27 AM

These things look a bit unusual! A great capture and close-up.
Charlotte

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 8:38 AM

Funny looking things - good clear shots (as usual)

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
2 May 2009 - 8:40 AM

Very top!
Cor.

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 8:42 AM

X rated again - such funny little creatures, and so well captured and I agree about the motor cycle, lovely shots

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bayleaf
bayleaf  7 United Kingdom
2 May 2009 - 8:55 AM

Super captures.
John.

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KarenFB
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2 May 2009 - 8:57 AM

Well caught!!

(I think someone has stolen all my bugs.................! Sad)

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
2 May 2009 - 9:02 AM

Brilliant title and he looks as if that is a loving cuddle too.
Mavis

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GalleryGirl
2 May 2009 - 9:36 AM

Haha. Love the title. Great close-up.
Marilyn xx

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2 May 2009 - 9:42 AM

Glad she didn't have a headache tonight Carol - top macro's.....Bill

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teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 10:01 AM

Magnificent macro captures Carol. Terrific detail and textures and great action! LOL Love the title too and your presentation is perfect as always.
Sylvia

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MRSbiscuit60
2 May 2009 - 10:01 AM

They look like little ant-eaters!!! Three great shots Carol. You must have fantastic eye-sight to find so many different tiny creatures!!
Trish

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SueTurner
SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 10:17 AM

very good all three of them, love the title too !! LOL

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 10:23 AM

Amazing, as ever! It has certainly opened my eyes to the variety of insect life since I discovered your great images.

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dawnUK
dawnUK  6 United Kingdom
2 May 2009 - 10:32 AM

lovely macro shot cant make my mind up wether they remind me of little ant eaters or the clangers (old childhood programme)..lol well detailed capture.
Dawn

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dawnUK  6 United Kingdom
2 May 2009 - 10:33 AM

only just noticed someone else mentioned clangers too..lol

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Stevekriti
2 May 2009 - 10:42 AM

Sharp as ever carol--there really is no hidding place for bugs when your around is there!
Still cant help thinking they look like "The Clangers" though!

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Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 10:50 AM

The pillion rider certainly has that LOOK on his face.Excellent captures Carol.
Tom.

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2 May 2009 - 12:02 PM

I'm beginning to understand why you seem to have such an unlimited supply of bugs to photograph! Three great shots and fun title.
Greg

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sunshot
sunshot  9 United Kingdom
2 May 2009 - 12:43 PM

doing what comes naturally!!!! LOL

i have no idea what they are doing....but the detail as ever is outstanding carol, well done

marc

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Silverzone
2 May 2009 - 1:34 PM

Superb set. Sylvia

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2 May 2009 - 2:18 PM

Extraordinary detail, in V1 the faces have a cartoon-like character. Actually I'm thinking of the Clangers, but I don't remember them doing anything like this!
Moira

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gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 3:04 PM

Must be something in the water where you are Carol.....your insects are always ''at it''....brill.detail in them all....great job
Gerry

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 3:16 PM

What fantastic shots Carol, bugs making more bugs, such great work.
Bob

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Ayelet_A
Ayelet_A  6 Israel3 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 4:19 PM

Riding a motorbike! Good one Carol - that one will keep me amused for long Wink
They remind me of ant-eaters for some reason...Cracking shots in any case lol

Ayelet

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norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 4:31 PM

Three excellent macro's Carol,well captured..........................

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CherryMartin
2 May 2009 - 4:42 PM

Wow, bug sex! You don't see that everyday. Great close ups Carol.

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2 May 2009 - 5:57 PM

Nice set,
Alan

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viscostatic
2 May 2009 - 6:23 PM

They really are comical little creatures. All good Carol but V2 just a shade above the others.

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2 May 2009 - 6:30 PM

Outstanding Carol

Stace

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2 May 2009 - 6:53 PM

Riding Pillion !

Great captures !

Rock

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microchip  7 United Kingdom
2 May 2009 - 6:58 PM

Excellent closeups Carol each is good in its own merit,the detail and colour is superb, and possibly doing what they were doing gave you a little extra time for the shotSmile,
Alan

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SoulOfNature
2 May 2009 - 7:33 PM

Absolutely brilliant macro work !!! OMG to V3 lol.

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foggytwo
foggytwo  1136 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 7:54 PM

Wonderful macro shots Carol with excellent detail. Like the title.
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2 May 2009 - 7:58 PM

3 great detailed captures Carol
Steve

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franfoto  6 England32 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 8:04 PM

Love all three of these Carol, great macro work.
cool title.
Fran

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Rachel99  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 8:23 PM

THree more goodies! Well done Carol

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2 May 2009 - 9:26 PM

great set Carol

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2 May 2009 - 9:46 PM


Quote: Super sharp Carol.... can't help thinking about the "Clangers" seeing these

Jon

I agree. Lovely work.
Jan

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bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
2 May 2009 - 10:46 PM

what amazing creatures, they look like yellow clangers
bunSmile

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Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 10:57 PM

LOL lovely trio, got a shot of a weevil today and boy they are minute - hats off to you Ina

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old timer  1055 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2009 - 3:40 PM

You sure like your bugs, Carol! Smile
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3 May 2009 - 4:14 PM

Stunning set of macro shots. Excellent pin sharp detail and lovely colour. Superb.
Steve.

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betts  6 England
3 May 2009 - 4:32 PM

Well i agree with Gerry here Carol, they all at it were you are,,,,,,,,
fantastic shot, stunning detail,,,
betts

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nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
3 May 2009 - 8:45 PM

Must be living in Greece that makes them all do that, I only find them in ones over here, great set of shots Carol

Nicky

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3 May 2009 - 9:53 PM

Love, love, love.... love is all you need!
Great detailed captures, super close ups!
Johanna

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kraziteach
3 May 2009 - 10:25 PM

great images, but I like V3 best.
Hope you are well
Pam

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4 May 2009 - 7:32 AM

Great structure

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iancam  6 England
4 May 2009 - 7:45 AM

Superb close-ups Carol
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4 May 2009 - 7:54 PM

A cracking close up of these clangers cuddling and clinging on - Its' a good job Bunbeam didn't find them as she'd have put them on one of her toy motorbikes! lol

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