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There seem to be quite a number of robber-flies buzzing around at present, this fella had stopped for a while to enjoy his snackSmile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:robber-fly with lunch
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:2 Aug 2013 - 5:45 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:72
Voters:rariyanto99 · Hermanus · Growmore · Andysnapper · dven · ColleenA · mrswoolybill · Lillian · KarenFB · ddolfelin · Caziwinkles · phillG · Badgerfred · fentiger · cjl47 · User_Removed · RonnieAG · WhiteRose1 · barbarahirst · Sreidser08 · Chinga · rontear · EAS · richmowil · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · jabe · HarrietH · SUE118 · sparrowhawk · SlowSong · Irishkate · NDODS · TonyDy · lonely_oryx · Mrsbass · EileenH · marktc · digital_boi · Quoise · crookymonsta · Arty · CaroleS · danbrann · Maiwand · sable · TrevBatWCC · GeorgePlatis · georgiepoolie · myrab · Philip_H · Metro6R4 · prabhusinha · Brilane · LynneJoyce · ChiliMan · graceland · Brian65 · janlea · jaktis · EMJAYCEE · andylea · Alan_Baseley · pluckyfilly · bunbeam · Glostopcat · jovanovic · Daisymaye · alligatorpants · PaulLiley · SammyRatFan · SteveMoulding · Ayoob ·
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rariyanto99
2 Aug 2013 - 5:50 AM

amazing macro picture...Roy

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
2 Aug 2013 - 5:51 AM

Quite a muscular dude this !! Excellent photos Carol !!

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Growmore
Growmore Plus Member 6Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 6:35 AM

Excellent captures Carol evil looking thing, really ugly Smile
Gary

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 6:35 AM

He's definitely been working on his pecs...Grin

The light in V2 is superb Carol and V1 has really captured the moment. Top work as always.

Andy

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 6:41 AM

3 superb images carol, again excellent photography

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Lillian
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2 Aug 2013 - 7:13 AM

That is so much detail Carol
brilliant
Lillian

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 7:16 AM

V1 for me, Carol.
Nasty looking fellow! Lucky they don't grow a foot long.
Yet more macro miracles from you.
Your portfolio is a continuing treat.

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Caziwinkles
2 Aug 2013 - 7:19 AM

Amazing detail Carol. He looks like he is wearing a fluffy fur jacket! Smile

Carol

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
2 Aug 2013 - 7:26 AM

V1 a slight favourite for me in this super set Carol,
Fred.

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cjl47
cjl47  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 7:42 AM

A stunning capturein #1.
chris

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 7:49 AM

The back lighting in V 1 and 2 especially show off the detail so well, Carol: a great find to shoot.
Ronnie.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 8:16 AM

What a strange looking critter ....
as ever well photographhed to show his best .

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Chinga
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2 Aug 2013 - 8:35 AM

Looks deadly! What a beastie Carol!
Love the light in V2! Well spotted....
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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6306 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 8:59 AM

Nice captures Carol!! Wonderful light and detail in each image!!

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2013 - 8:59 AM

Three lovely captures V3 Smile

Eileen

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 9:28 AM

Not my favourite fly but 3 super shots.Smile

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 9:35 AM

amazing set

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65011 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 10:04 AM

He looks a right toughie. Top shots.
x

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 10:12 AM

Three images each with plus points.
Detail in V1, light in V2 and clarity in V3.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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NDODS Plus Member 43923 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 11:08 AM

Images number one and two have been so very well captured, the back lighting adding to the charm and appeal Carol

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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2 Aug 2013 - 11:37 AM

Great set, Carol - I photographed one of these on Kephalonia but didn't know what it was - thanks for the ID.
Tony

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lonely_oryx
2 Aug 2013 - 11:50 AM

I particularly like the lighting in v2

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 12:07 PM

Stunning set Carol - the lighting is fabulous and detail second to non. Incredible photography.

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marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 12:18 PM

Interesting Carol, not seen one of these before. Nicely captured contra Jour

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MandyG
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2 Aug 2013 - 12:48 PM

I love the warmth of the light Smile

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digital_boi
2 Aug 2013 - 1:01 PM

love the light and the detail Carol sorry my UA has gone as v1 is deserving of a few for sure excellent

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Quoise
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2 Aug 2013 - 1:08 PM

Amazing detailed set!

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danbrann
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2 Aug 2013 - 1:50 PM

Another horrible looking critter Carol but what excellent images.

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Maiwand
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2 Aug 2013 - 2:43 PM

Superb closeup shots Carol. Marvellous detail.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 3:40 PM

Trio of excellent macros V1 for me xx

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 4:07 PM

A nasty looking chap, but very nicely caught, Carol, super backlighting Wink
Trev Smile

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GeorgePlatis
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2 Aug 2013 - 4:16 PM

Interesting insect and beautiful captures, Carol ! ThanksWink
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prabhusinha
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2 Aug 2013 - 5:53 PM

3 Awesome against light pics.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 6:03 PM

Yum, look deeeeeeeee-lish!

Three excellent cotre-jour shoots, I rather like the rater threatening feel about V3.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 6:36 PM

I've never one of these before. What an odd body!!

Excellent shots, Carol Smile I really like the one in V2 with the backlit fur Grin

Andrew

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2 Aug 2013 - 7:05 PM

Spot on Carol.
Brian

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2 Aug 2013 - 7:23 PM

A really great light in v1 and 2

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EMJAYCEE
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2 Aug 2013 - 7:30 PM

Those hairy legs - ugh! Great detailed shots though.
Joan.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 7:48 PM

fantastic detail carol wonderful colour and tones v2 for me today belting light a cracker nice one Wink
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2 Aug 2013 - 9:04 PM

I don't know now you do it and come up with the goods day by day

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2 Aug 2013 - 10:36 PM

He's an ugly looking brute Carol, won't win any prizes in a beauty contest that is for sure!
Quote: Those hairy legs - ugh! Great detailed shots though.
Joan.

You are lucky you ain't seen the Tomcat's spindly pasty white pins Joan, he's been sporting shorts in this hot weather, I've seen better legs hanging out of a birds nest!WinkGrinTongue

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4 Aug 2013 - 7:50 AM

3 Great images. V2 has the edge for me. Such a warm feeling. Love the backlighting. paul

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