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I was surprised to see a couple of these beauties flying around in November, they are normally spotted here in the Spring months.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:scorpionfly
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:25 Nov 2013 - 5:35 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Close-up. macro, General, Nature, Scorpionfly, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:72
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 354 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 5:39 AM

Looks like it could cause some damage, Carol.
Beautifully taken.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
25 Nov 2013 - 5:44 AM

But November is Spring here Carol Smile Not the prettiest and most endearing beasty for sure ! Excellent capturesGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 5:49 AM


Quote: But November is Spring here Carol Smile Not the prettiest and most endearing beasty for sure ! Excellent capturesGrin

I only wish it were Spring here, too, Herman Smile

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Ray12
Ray12 e2 Member 194 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 6:08 AM

Two fantastic clos-ups... V1 takes it by a whisker for me. Grin

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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 6:10 AM

Wish it was spring here as well Carol seems so far away. two wonderful captures today hope you are still improving Smile
Rob

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Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
25 Nov 2013 - 6:16 AM

Stunning set of macro images.
Fred

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 6:28 AM

He sure does look mean, great detail Carol, well captured set

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6108 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 6:45 AM

An interesting and rather dangerous looking beast. I like both of these, lovely details and pin sharp as always.

Andy

Oh, and I saw a butterfly on Friday afternoon.....never seen one at this time of year before.

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LynneJoyce
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25 Nov 2013 - 7:05 AM

A rather elegant looking creature nicely captured.

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Caziwinkles
25 Nov 2013 - 7:06 AM

Hmm - could be mean and dangerous! Two super images Carol. Smile

Carol

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 7:13 AM

Wow! Carol fearsome looking critter here, excellent imagesSmile


Cliff

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 7:28 AM

You've captured it's detail beautifully. Hope you are feeling better Carol.Smile

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
25 Nov 2013 - 7:49 AM

Extremely skillfull macro ! --- I too hope you are feeling better ,Carol.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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HarrietH
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25 Nov 2013 - 7:59 AM

Not a nice beastie but a great capture.

Harriet

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Badgerfred
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25 Nov 2013 - 8:10 AM

Super images Carol, 2 great poses,
Fred.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 8:13 AM

He would make a great cartoon character...

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viscostatic
25 Nov 2013 - 8:28 AM

Two beautiful detailed images Carol.

Phil.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8529 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 8:42 AM

V1 particularly good, clean and (appropriately) sharp.
Moira

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tomcat
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25 Nov 2013 - 9:07 AM

Mornin' Carol,
Prefer the detail in V1 - possibly the light

About +4C here and still feeling cold
Just back from taking the two GT boys to the vetsWink - on holiday all weekGrin


Adrian

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 9:25 AM

Could be a Dr. Who creature ~ nice one Carol.

Albert

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DicksPics
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25 Nov 2013 - 9:39 AM

A real mean looking scorpionfly you've captured so well here, Carol!

Richard

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achieverswales
25 Nov 2013 - 9:55 AM

Detail is awesome Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 10:25 AM

Not the loveliest of flying objects, and something I think I'd want to swat! Wink But excellently captured though, Carol Smile
Hope you're feeling better Smile
Trev Smile

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ali63
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25 Nov 2013 - 10:45 AM

He's a beauty Carol,

Ali SmileSmileSmile

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fificat100
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25 Nov 2013 - 11:14 AM

Two excellent shots of this superbly detailed creature, Carol.

Lavina

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TonyDy
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25 Nov 2013 - 11:52 AM

Great close-ups, Carol.
Tony

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sparrowhawk
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25 Nov 2013 - 12:19 PM

magnificent duo

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2013 - 12:25 PM

Two great captures

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digital_boi
25 Nov 2013 - 12:37 PM

V1 Carol excellent

Graham

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 439 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2013 - 2:54 PM

I think the seasons even here in Cornwall are topsy turvy - I have primroses in flower!
Carole

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bricurtis
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25 Nov 2013 - 3:50 PM

Strange insects Carol - not seen one for months over here.
Brian.

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2013 - 6:09 PM

What a fantastic looking insect, Carol.

P.

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evelen
evelen  10 England
25 Nov 2013 - 6:26 PM

two excellent captures Carol .
eve.Smile

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myrab
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25 Nov 2013 - 6:37 PM

I find him quite uglySad but you have captured him perfectly.

Myra

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GeorgePlatis
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25 Nov 2013 - 6:47 PM

Great sharp captures, Carol! Beautiful details of this insect from a great point of view!
George

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jaktis
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25 Nov 2013 - 7:47 PM

Great capture of this special beast

Peter

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Lillian
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25 Nov 2013 - 8:50 PM

Strange and so well captured Carol
feeling better I hope
Lillian

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AlexAppleby
25 Nov 2013 - 9:29 PM

Very nicely taken.

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annettep38
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26 Nov 2013 - 7:26 AM

looks like a nosy fellow Smile
superb capture, great silhouette

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2013 - 10:51 AM

Grabbing the last of the summer then?. Well spotted. paul

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JuBarney
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26 Nov 2013 - 1:40 PM

Amazing and detailed shots;
I don't think I have ever seen one.
Ju

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sweetpea62
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26 Nov 2013 - 4:19 PM

Two excellent captures Carol, I bet they have a nasty bite..Lin

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
27 Nov 2013 - 4:40 AM

Wow! What a beastieCarol! Grin
A very pleasing capture, and well proportioned in my view with respect to the insect size and pose!
IB

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