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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
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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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 e2 Member 5Growmore 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 e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 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 e2 Member 2201 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 e2 Member 338 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 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
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2 Aug 2013 - 7:26 AM

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

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cjl47
cjl47 e2 Member 6cjl47 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 7:42 AM

A stunning capturein #1.
chris

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 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 e2 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
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
2 Aug 2013 - 8:35 AM

Looks deadly! What a beastie Carol!
Love the light in V2! Well spotted....
IB

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 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 e2 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 e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 9:35 AM

amazing set

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64595 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 e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom74 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
NDODS e2 Member 43500 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom105 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
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
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
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
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 e2 Member 448 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

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Quoise
Quoise e2 Member 1298 forum postsQuoise vcard United Kingdom
2 Aug 2013 - 1:08 PM

Amazing detailed set!

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10476 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
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 e2 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 e2 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 e2 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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Brian65
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2 Aug 2013 - 7:05 PM

Spot on Carol.
Brian

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jaktis
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2 Aug 2013 - 7:23 PM

A really great light in v1 and 2

Peter

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
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
andy

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8293 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
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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PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
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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