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The second shield bug that I have spotted this year, slowly they are making a return to the meadow.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:second shield
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:13 Mar 2014 - 5:52 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Shield bug, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature. clode-up
Votes:69
Voters:HarrietH · NDODS · dven · Andysnapper · alistairfarrugia · kuvailija · LynneJoyce · Caziwinkles · User_Removed · SUE118 · gwynn56 · KarenFB · mrswoolybill · Badgerfred · fentiger · barbarahirst · NaturesHaven · Mike_Young · Fotofunguy · sparrowhawk · viscostatic · Mollycat · Chinga · PhilT2 · Nikonuser1 · digital_boi · mex · ali63 · Alan_Baseley · crookymonsta · AlexAppleby · TonyDy · ddolfelin · georgiepoolie · JuBarney · Daisymaye · ColleenA · Len1950 · Fefe · mikbee · prabhusinha · jayrc276 · ukgubbi · CaroleS · TrevBatWCC · kojak · danbrann · Niknut · Brian65 · bluetitblue · bricurtis · SlowSong · GeorgePlatis · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · Philip_H · evelen · myrab · pamelajean · EMJAYCEE · Fred263 · marktc · WhiteRose1 · dawnmichelle · accipiter · maratsuikka · Glostopcat · graceland · annettep38 · costas ·
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ugly
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13 Mar 2014 - 6:09 AM

I do like V3 today.

Dave

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NDODS
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13 Mar 2014 - 6:28 AM

Stunning in every department Carol. Four superb images each one crammed with great detail

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Andysnapper
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13 Mar 2014 - 6:31 AM

Fabulous shots again Carol, those shield bugs are so interesting, lots of lovely textures.

Andy

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LynneJoyce
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13 Mar 2014 - 7:06 AM

Super set of portraits of this handsome, subtly coloured shield bug.

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Caziwinkles
13 Mar 2014 - 7:09 AM

They are so colourful - I always expect bugs to be mainly brown or black or green!
Great images. Smile

Carol

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kuvailija
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13 Mar 2014 - 7:09 AM

All are very good , Carol ,but V3 ismy favourite. Excellent detail and composition ! - You are the master of mac roimages! --- Jukka.

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SUE118
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13 Mar 2014 - 7:22 AM

A beautiful shield to wear, lovely colour's.Grin

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Badgerfred
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13 Mar 2014 - 7:39 AM

Super set Carol, excellent detail,
Fred.

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fentiger
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13 Mar 2014 - 7:40 AM

Amazing pin sharp macro photography. First Class Carol.

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barbarahirst
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13 Mar 2014 - 7:42 AM

Where are they during your winter?

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2014 - 8:25 AM


Quote: Where are they during your winter?

I've no idea!

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sparrowhawk
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13 Mar 2014 - 8:31 AM

absolutely stunning set

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viscostatic
13 Mar 2014 - 8:32 AM

A little beauty Carol and great images of it.

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Mollycat
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13 Mar 2014 - 8:49 AM

Wonderful sharp pictures of this colourful critter Carol.
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Chinga
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13 Mar 2014 - 9:04 AM

Excellent details and great markings on her shield... What a lovely insect Carol!
As per your signature, beautifully captured. Grin
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PhilT2
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13 Mar 2014 - 9:05 AM

Not normally a bug fan......but this guy is cute. Super close up work

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Nikonuser1
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13 Mar 2014 - 9:18 AM

Another super set of images Carol, like them allSmile

Cliff

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digital_boi
13 Mar 2014 - 9:27 AM

V3 for me today Carol

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ali63
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13 Mar 2014 - 10:00 AM

A very pretty bug, it glistens like little jewels,

Ali GrinGrinGrinGrin

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derekv
derekv  7 England
13 Mar 2014 - 10:34 AM

Absolutely Superb, Carol, I should say as usual !

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TonyDy
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13 Mar 2014 - 11:15 AM

Excellent set as usual, Carol.
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ddolfelin
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13 Mar 2014 - 11:25 AM

Brilliant images, Carol.

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JuBarney
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13 Mar 2014 - 11:41 AM

What an amazing bug - incredible shots
Ju

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Daisymaye
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13 Mar 2014 - 11:46 AM

Excellent shots Carol. Each one!

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ColleenA
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13 Mar 2014 - 12:31 PM

Amazing detail Carol, great photography, what a colourful shield bug

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13 Mar 2014 - 1:03 PM

Lovely colourful fella CarolGrin
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mikbee
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13 Mar 2014 - 1:18 PM

Incredible detail again from you Carol.
Super shots.
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13 Mar 2014 - 1:49 PM

Lumix must be delighted to see their limit less pssibilities

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13 Mar 2014 - 1:51 PM

An award is spontaneous

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ukgubbi
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13 Mar 2014 - 2:51 PM

Excellent details. Well captured.

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CaroleS
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13 Mar 2014 - 3:31 PM

Four perfectly detailed shots Carol, well captured.
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13 Mar 2014 - 3:41 PM

I'd be chuffed if any of these were mine, Carol - each one would be worthy of it's own upload Wink Just amazing...
Trev Smile

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13 Mar 2014 - 4:16 PM

So sharp and detailed Carol.

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Brian65
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13 Mar 2014 - 4:56 PM

All superb Carol, top notch.
Brian

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13 Mar 2014 - 5:24 PM

Cracking set Carol - lovely bug.Smile all that hair and the purple tinge, I think it's a Sloe Bug.
Brian.

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13 Mar 2014 - 5:34 PM

He's a pretty one.
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13 Mar 2014 - 5:59 PM

Excellent captures in great details and wonderful light!
George

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13 Mar 2014 - 6:16 PM

Another amazing detailed set Carol..Lin

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2014 - 6:21 PM

Marvellous detail, Carol.

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evelen
evelen  10 England
13 Mar 2014 - 6:24 PM

wonderful captures colours and detail Carol.
eve.Smile

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13 Mar 2014 - 7:35 PM

Close encounters of the hairy kind, Carol, love them all.

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13 Mar 2014 - 7:36 PM

Super set Carol.
Joan

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13 Mar 2014 - 8:05 PM

Fascinating Carol, marvellous detail and wonderful colours!

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13 Mar 2014 - 8:58 PM

Lovely purple and so sharp, Carol.

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14 Mar 2014 - 9:22 AM

So good. well done. A

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16 Mar 2014 - 6:31 PM

Marvellous clarity and hairy details in this brilliant set of macros Carol

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23 Mar 2014 - 11:55 PM

Oh I like this one a lot, lovely colours.
Did not see one in Costa Rica!

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