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A montage of the different variety of bugs I have captured enjoying the warm spring sunshine over the past month or so. V.2 is a selection of shield bugs I have seen and captured.

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:spring into action!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:6 Jun 2010 - 5:37 AM
Tags:Bonking bugs, Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Insect, Spring
Votes:95
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Imagephotographics

Great set of images - love the collection in V2

Chris

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 5:50 AM

Love your montages and always look forward to viewing them towards the end of any month. What a wonderful selection you have here, full of action, detail and colour!!

Ann

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RajaSidambaram

Excellent reviews, Carol. V1 & V2 are stunning montages. Could be printed as posters for Biology students - Raja.

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gabriel_flr
6 Jun 2010 - 6:28 AM

Congrats. Carol, these scenneries make the spring interesting, love is so beautiful Wink
Greetings,
Gabriel

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 6:33 AM

Superb collections and nicely presented. Paul

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 6:49 AM

I love all your montages Carol. They are always so interesting and decorative.

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 6:58 AM

No one does these collections better Carol.Excellent as usual.
Tom.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
6 Jun 2010 - 7:02 AM

Great compilations

Peter

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MoragM
MoragM  4 Scotland
6 Jun 2010 - 7:18 AM

I love bugs! These are superb - well captured. Morag

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 7:20 AM

two pages of wonderful work all individually worth a vote Carol

PS the month ends come all to fast somehow.... Smile

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 7:37 AM

great work carol and so nicely put together
regards
Yung

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viscostatic
6 Jun 2010 - 7:58 AM

Two beautiful sets of photographs Carol.

Phil.

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paddyman
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6 Jun 2010 - 8:07 AM

two super sets of your work Carol.you must be well pleased with them,well done.Alec.

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LynneJoyce
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6 Jun 2010 - 8:18 AM

Just knew these had to be yours - excellent as ever.

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lesgoodey
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6 Jun 2010 - 8:34 AM

Excellent set of pictures.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 8:36 AM

as always very well presented shots

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 8:46 AM

I look forward to the montages - and two more excellent ones today

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6212 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 8:53 AM

A pair of stunning montages Carol - wonderful detail, colours and textures as always.
Sylvia

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 8:57 AM

Great stuff
jon

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 9:00 AM

v2 is my fav.lesley

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Paintman
Paintman e2 Member 7830 forum postsPaintman vcard United Kingdom172 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 9:07 AM

Two excellent sets of bug pics. I like v2 the best.

Alan.

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 9:07 AM

An amazing collection of bugs!
Kaleena

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Greyheron
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6 Jun 2010 - 9:17 AM

Superb viewing Smile

Mike

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91887 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 9:24 AM

Two super montages Carol - got to be the shield bugs of V2 for me.
Brian.

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6 Jun 2010 - 9:27 AM

Amazing pics, one and all, Carol...Bill

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 9:40 AM

I love it when you do your montage of images, well done Carol all very sharp and interesting as always.

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
6 Jun 2010 - 9:42 AM

Great set of bonkers !!. two great montages, love the Shield bugs

Nicky

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Dave_Holdham
6 Jun 2010 - 9:56 AM

Superb captures and presentation, great work

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Nettles
Nettles  7 England
6 Jun 2010 - 10:04 AM

As always, two fantastic montages. The bugs in version 1 seem to be enjoying themselves, and what a great, varied and colourful selection in both.
Annette

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
6 Jun 2010 - 10:14 AM

In Dutch whe say > Proficiat < *****
cor

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Amanita05
Amanita05  4 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2010 - 10:52 AM

Each one of these is a Gem in it's own right Carol!!!
Very, Very Attractive Presentation!!

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
6 Jun 2010 - 11:06 AM

Great title Carol and fun to see the couples and singles! Are you going to set up a critters dating agency ? Gill

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sparrowhawk
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6 Jun 2010 - 11:36 AM

awesome i just love your shots of all these creepy crawlies and bugs

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barbarahirst
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6 Jun 2010 - 11:48 AM

Have you got something on your mind perhaps ?????

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andymark
andymark  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 11:50 AM

all just amazing work

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Image123
Image123  5 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2010 - 11:54 AM

superb collection Carol
Gareth

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Trout_Man
Trout_Man  5 Wales30 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 11:56 AM

What more can you say...a pleasure to view Smile Geoff.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 12:38 PM

A lot of people say "ugh" but you make the wee beasties so appealing.
Thanks for opening our eyes Carol.
Joan.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 1:42 PM

I would have never known of most of these bugs if not for you Carol. Now I find myself allways looking for bugs. Wonderful detailed images.........Sandy

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SlowSong
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6 Jun 2010 - 2:55 PM

A superb collection. You really do these bugs a big service showing them in such a brilliant way.
Chris

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digital_boi
6 Jun 2010 - 3:39 PM

both montages are spot on love em both click click

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 4:00 PM

Two wonderful montages, Carol...you do excel at these bug images, and also at presenting them like this.
TrevB Smile

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gingerdelight

Superb montages Carol, very well done!
Carol

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SandraKay e2 Member 7233 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 5:46 PM

Think V1 would be banished to the top shelf in a bug-world newsagent's shop, Carol. Wink Fabulous macro work in both montages.
Sandra

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6 Jun 2010 - 6:11 PM

Definitely!
Johanna

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 7:09 PM

Two excellent montages, Carol. Each shot is so good - in fact if they were mine they would keep me going here for weeks, by dishing out one at a time.
Regards, Ronnie.

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Glostopcat
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6 Jun 2010 - 7:31 PM

A brilliant bonanza of bonking bugs Carol, these montages could only be yours!

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6 Jun 2010 - 8:11 PM

I'm not a great fan of shied ugs, but the variery of colour and pattern in v2 is quite amazing and gets my vote
Helen

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Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 8:13 PM

Both brilliant but just love the colours and detail of the shield bugs!
Jann
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WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 8:26 PM

ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT Carol !! Superb work and detail on both V1 & V2

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CaroleA  8 England3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 9:01 PM

80 votes and only posted this morning! But well worth every plaudit and comment - and I spotted this as the Featured E2 Photo which was lucky as I'd have missed it otherwise. Excellent photo x 18!

Carole

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6 Jun 2010 - 9:06 PM

Two stunning Montages, great work.
Christine

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Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2010 - 9:41 PM

Lovely work Carol. Every buggy capture a winner and the two montages wonderful.

Sue

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madbob
madbob  8 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2010 - 5:36 PM

must be the time year well captured

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9 Jun 2010 - 5:50 AM

Two stunning montages. 'Whole lotta lovin---'. Excellent work. A

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sallybea
sallybea  441 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 - 8:28 AM

Wonderful set of montages - all of them show you have a deep understanding of nature and these little 'critters'. Fantastic detail and composition, high praise definitely deserved.
Sally

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