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No, it's not the end of the month yet! However, I decided to show you a selection of shield bugs that I have come across and photographed this year. V.2 shows my four favourites.

Brand:Olympus
Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:shield bug selection
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:21 Sep 2011 - 5:49 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Shield bugs, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:80
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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 6:14 AM

Beautiful bugs beautifully presented.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 697 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 6:34 AM

So many different types and so well captured and presented.

Cheers

Andy

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 6:56 AM

What a nice set of photos...
You could sell them like post cards now...
Love it...
Dave

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Lillian
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21 Sep 2011 - 7:38 AM

And everyone is different! Carol perfectly presented and such sharp images
like both of these framed images..perfect!
Lillian

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 7:47 AM

there was me thinking that it was the end of another month! v1 for me.lesley

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franken
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21 Sep 2011 - 8:33 AM

These are wonderful!

Ken

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 8:38 AM

Amazing variety of bugs in the excellent montage.

Albert

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barbarahirst
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21 Sep 2011 - 8:46 AM

you have been a busy lass

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crookymonsta
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21 Sep 2011 - 8:46 AM

Just a quick peek from Hawaii to see how you are doing, same high quality as ever, I see!
Sandra

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gingerdelight
21 Sep 2011 - 9:05 AM

Just like precious jewels! I particularly like the one down in the bottom left-hand corner, very pretty!
Carol

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 9:30 AM

Wha t a fab collection the detail is amazing
mike

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EAS
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21 Sep 2011 - 9:33 AM

Wonderful!

Ann

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 945 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 9:51 AM

Wow what a wonderful array of colours
Mike

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 9:52 AM

Seeing all these in the one frame does bring home the fact that there are so many different forms of the species: two excellent montages, Carol.
Ronnie.

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digital_boi
21 Sep 2011 - 10:09 AM


Quote: Seeing all these in the one frame does bring home the fact that there are so many different forms of the species: two excellent montages,

Carol.
Ronnie.

fully agree nice work Carol a pleasure to view

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54172 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 10:22 AM

What a fantastic variety. I've only ever seen the green backs over here. They all look hand painted.Smile
Chris

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 11:10 AM

Great set. I have an image of a shield bug, from my garden, that is identical to the 3rd one on the top row

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TonyDy
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21 Sep 2011 - 11:20 AM

Fantastic, Carol.
Tony

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 11:22 AM

Yes It is a mid day meal, & scrumptious too. I am again tempted 2 have copies.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6212 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 12:35 PM

A pair of terrific Shield Bug montages Carol, though before I read your comment I had a horrible suspicion that September had flown!!!!!!!Wonderful textures and colours. Super work.
Sylvia

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
21 Sep 2011 - 12:58 PM

Clap clap clap!
Congratulations on the best collection of bugs I have ever seen!
I take my hat off to you, they are delightful! IB

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danbrann
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21 Sep 2011 - 1:16 PM

Two wonderful collages Carol.

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barmymarny
21 Sep 2011 - 1:55 PM

Brilliant! Great selection and well put together.
Another User Award to your collection.

Marilyn x

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accipiter
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21 Sep 2011 - 2:10 PM

An astonishing selection and all brilliantly captured - well done. A

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cjl47
cjl47  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 2:27 PM

I checked my calendar. lol.
Both superb but how you pick favourites from these crackers i don't know.
I'm fed up of putting up portraits from last weekend, back to flowers tomorrow methinks.
Oh, by the way, have a UA Hat Trick.
chris

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FeatherFriend
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21 Sep 2011 - 2:44 PM

All superb Carol, must admit I agree with your choice in V2 but they are all 1st class,
Geoff.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 3:22 PM

{2} really superb & artistically presented Montages, Carol. v2 is my favorite, today.

Ciao~ Peter Smile

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TrevBatWCC
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21 Sep 2011 - 3:31 PM

When I saw the thumbnail, you got me thinking what date it was today! Wink Two stunning montages, Carol, and seeing V1 shows us just how many wonderful different varieties you have Smile Well deserving of the Awards Wink
Trev Smile

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raygregson
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21 Sep 2011 - 3:36 PM

superb montage carol,good work indeed.ray

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pluckyfilly
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21 Sep 2011 - 3:55 PM

I do truly enjoy your montage images and here are two beauties again

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bricurtis
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21 Sep 2011 - 4:04 PM

Two wonderful images Carol - you make me so envious with the varieties of your Shield bugs.
V2 - four crackers, and in V1 I do like the more patterned ones in the 4 corners. Great stuff.
Brian.

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SteveMoulding
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21 Sep 2011 - 4:15 PM

Two superb montages with all the shield bugs under the sun.
Steve.

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SUE118
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21 Sep 2011 - 4:23 PM

Brilliant selection of these very pretty bugs.Smile

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Stace
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21 Sep 2011 - 5:17 PM

top set Carol

Stace

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moiral
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21 Sep 2011 - 5:24 PM

What gorgeous little bugs Carol. I also would favourite the top 2 of your 4. Congratulations on your awards. Moira

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2011 - 5:30 PM

What a wonderful lot of little monsters!
jon

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Niknut
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21 Sep 2011 - 5:43 PM

Impressive stuff !!!!!!!.....love the 'stripy' fella' in lower centre ?????

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jaktis
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21 Sep 2011 - 6:19 PM

WHat a great set of bugs you have

Peter

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ChiliMan
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21 Sep 2011 - 6:29 PM

Going from left to right, Nos. 2 and 3 of your four favourites are my favourite. Of those four.

From V1, my favourite shields are 1, 6, 11, 13 and 16.

Your collections always astound me.

Andrew

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
21 Sep 2011 - 7:14 PM

Fabulous clear images Carol . As always great to see. Gill

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achieverswales
21 Sep 2011 - 8:41 PM

Love them all Carol, congrats on awards.

Regards

Trev.

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Suehh
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21 Sep 2011 - 10:23 PM

A wonderful collection- congrats on all the awardsGrin

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Anjantoo
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21 Sep 2011 - 11:57 PM

Never realised they came in so many different designs and colours.
Jann
xxx

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22 Sep 2011 - 12:46 PM

brilliant and everyone so different

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norton
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22 Sep 2011 - 9:09 PM

Superb images Carol all excellently captured and presented, nice work....................

Tony.

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Peagreen
Peagreen  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2011 - 9:55 PM

Love them all, Carole. Beautifully captured and presentedSmile Fantastic work!!!!!
Take care, Pauline

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23 Sep 2011 - 7:28 PM

Excellent work Carol.
Ron

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Delbon
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25 Sep 2011 - 10:55 AM

Beautiful presentation Carol - excellent photography

Del

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evelen
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25 Sep 2011 - 6:13 PM

wonderful colection. carol.eve.

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25 Sep 2011 - 9:31 PM

Two cracking collages Carol, what a wonderful variety of shield bugs you've captured for us, I've only ever seen a few different types over here

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27 Sep 2011 - 7:39 AM

What variety Carol - I seem to find green, green or even green !!!!
Beautifully presented images
Helen

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VIKI
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28 Sep 2011 - 7:21 AM

Who would have thought that a group of 'bugs' could look so great?

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2011 - 12:37 PM

Not seeing no,2 just black,,a while ago ur page took agaes to load and then froze,,maybe just my laptop,,I love the variety in these little guys,,never knew there was such a variety,,thanks Carol,,
I did answer ur Q, on the turles,,just under your comment,,

Lovely presentation,,

Aidan,,

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viscostatic
30 Sep 2011 - 5:00 PM

Each one beautiful Carol.

Phil.

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