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Enjoy Bank Holiday Monday, everyone, I shall be heading down to the beach today, with camera, of course Wink

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:robber-fly
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:26 Aug 2013 - 5:53 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Robber-fly, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:71
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2162 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 6:00 AM

Oh wow Carol, what an amazing macro, the detail is superb...another great set of captures

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fificat100
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26 Aug 2013 - 6:07 AM

Two superb macros. You've caught fantastic details in these. Ace work, Carol.

Lavina

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
26 Aug 2013 - 6:11 AM

Those eyes are amazing and the battering ram on the forehead scary Smile Great photos Carol !!

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KarenFB
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26 Aug 2013 - 6:22 AM

Lovely details - right down to its moustache (I hate moustaches, you never know what they are hiding!!) Smile

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prabhusinha
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26 Aug 2013 - 6:26 AM

Incredible take, you have overstretched ur TZ 7 beyond the limit that Panasonic thought of.

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ddolfelin
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26 Aug 2013 - 6:45 AM

Wow.
Looks like the host at the Ugly Bug Ball.
I don't like moustaches either but, if I had a face like that, I'd grow a big one!
Well done, Carol - very good.

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Caziwinkles
26 Aug 2013 - 7:30 AM

Two brilliant images Carol - he looks a little bow-legged in V2! Smile

Carol

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LynneJoyce
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26 Aug 2013 - 7:33 AM

Fine capture of this handsome beast.

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 7:59 AM

fantastic detail and comp carol wonderful tones v1 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Badgerfred
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26 Aug 2013 - 8:08 AM

2 super macro images Carol,
Fred.

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RonnieAG
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26 Aug 2013 - 8:11 AM

The markings and patterns in the eyes in V 1 are so well captured, Carol.
Ronnie.

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moiral
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26 Aug 2013 - 8:36 AM

Nicely captured Carol. Moira

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richmowil
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26 Aug 2013 - 8:39 AM

Nice images Carol !! I like them a lot!! Have a great day!!

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SlowSong
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26 Aug 2013 - 8:49 AM

It looks rather inquisitive. Top shots.
x

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barbarahirst
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26 Aug 2013 - 8:51 AM

How wonderful....
Enjoy your beaching

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DicksPics
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26 Aug 2013 - 8:51 AM

Close encounters...........
Two great images, Carol!

Richard

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NaturesHaven
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26 Aug 2013 - 8:55 AM

Wish I was coming with ya.............GrinGrinGrin

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GeorgePlatis
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26 Aug 2013 - 9:09 AM

Brilliant captures and great details, Carol !
George

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WhiteRose1
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26 Aug 2013 - 9:12 AM

A hairy monster, Carol.

Dave

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NDODS
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26 Aug 2013 - 9:32 AM

Two cracking captures of this rather scary looking insect. Image one being my particular favourite, the detail in the compound eye is incredible Carol

Regards Nathan Grin

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 - 9:40 AM

Two lovely captures (30 Smile )

Eileen

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Irishkate
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26 Aug 2013 - 10:09 AM

You never fail to amaze with the detail in your critters.
I too think that you can make that camera speak.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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CaroleS
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26 Aug 2013 - 10:15 AM

Wow - what detail!

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Quoise
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26 Aug 2013 - 10:28 AM

Amazing detail!

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mrswoolybill
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26 Aug 2013 - 10:47 AM


Quote: I shall be heading down to the beach today, with camera, of course

I bet you're the only person who actually welcomes insects getting at the sandwiches!
Moira

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TonyDy
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26 Aug 2013 - 11:13 AM

Great shots, Carol.
Tony

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lonely_oryx
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26 Aug 2013 - 11:24 AM

Great portrait in v1

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PattiW
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26 Aug 2013 - 11:42 AM

Amazing detail in these two interesting beasties. Truly Carol, I don't know how you do it! Awesome! Patti

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HuddersfieldHil
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26 Aug 2013 - 12:14 PM

He definitely looks the criminal type Carol Grin That beard he has is surely a disguise SmileSmile Super shots as alwaysSmile

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tomcat
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26 Aug 2013 - 12:30 PM

Getting ready for some dirty deed no doubt (the fly, not youSmile)

Cloudy start today Carol, but should be up to +24C this afternoon

Adrian

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26 Aug 2013 - 2:07 PM

Very good captures, shame they are over sharpened a tad, maybe they are just a small area of the original pic?
Nice all the same. Wink

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EMJAYCEE
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26 Aug 2013 - 2:57 PM

Nice pics Carol and enjoy the beach.
Joan.

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dmhuynh72
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26 Aug 2013 - 3:12 PM

two stunning macro Carol.
regards
Yung

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leontari
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26 Aug 2013 - 3:14 PM

Two great macros Carol and those eyes are amazing!!
Effrossini

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raygregson
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26 Aug 2013 - 3:17 PM

hi carol,superb pin sharp images,well captured.ray

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Lillian
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26 Aug 2013 - 4:01 PM

Has to be V1 for such a sharp image Carol
Lillian

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sparrowhawk
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26 Aug 2013 - 4:09 PM

wonderful shots

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achieverswales
26 Aug 2013 - 4:10 PM

Awesome macro images Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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AlexAppleby
26 Aug 2013 - 6:08 PM

Not sure how you manage to get these shots with a Lumix - I couldn't that's for sure! Well done, and I love seeing these beasties so close up!

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evelen
evelen  9 England
26 Aug 2013 - 6:28 PM

great set of images Carol.
eve.Smile

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26 Aug 2013 - 6:39 PM

V1 is an awesome close up of this ugly brute, I snapped one of these killing and eating a fly the other day but they did not turn out anywhere near as good as these have

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26 Aug 2013 - 7:07 PM

Spot on as always Carol. Enjoy the beach, don't get burnt.
Brian

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janlea
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26 Aug 2013 - 7:39 PM

Two fantastic images Carol, the eyes in V1 are awesome Smile
Jan

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ali63
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26 Aug 2013 - 8:05 PM

2 great imagesSmileSmile

Ali

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26 Aug 2013 - 9:21 PM

Excellent Carol..Lin

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27 Aug 2013 - 8:42 PM

amazing Carol.

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Chinga
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28 Aug 2013 - 2:56 AM

He looks like an alien from some other Galaxy!
What an interesting insect with such a bizarre face!
Well shot Carol, don't know where you find them... IB

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29 Aug 2013 - 7:25 AM

Brilliant shot. Fantastic detail and perfect composition.

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