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I found my first tiny clanger of the year yesterday, half the size of my little fingernail, hiding from the wind at the bottom of the pool.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:the clangers return!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:25 Jan 2013 - 5:53 AM
Tags:Clanger, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:95
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
25 Jan 2013 - 6:02 AM

I cannot believe they are so small Carol !! On your photos they look so big Smile Excellent images. I like V1 best where he keep the leave together Smile

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 6:02 AM

They are such fun looking critturs Carol and you have presented them so well. nice work.SmileSmile
Rob

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gajewski
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25 Jan 2013 - 6:07 AM

Cute little guy.
-=\Walter

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ugly
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25 Jan 2013 - 6:52 AM

V2 is a great image...
Right in to its eyes...

Dave

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terryxc
terryxc  2 England
25 Jan 2013 - 6:52 AM

Haha, i've got the clangers on dvd, 3 great shots and i agree with Hermanus, i think version 1 is better.

Terry.

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Ayoob
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25 Jan 2013 - 6:56 AM

Great set of macro images , Carol.............GrinWink

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bobhowell
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25 Jan 2013 - 7:22 AM

Cracking close detail Carol. Bob Smile

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 7:35 AM

Fantastic set of images.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 7:49 AM

When are you going to find a Soup Dragon Carol? Wink A fine set of impressive images.

Albert

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LynneJoyce
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25 Jan 2013 - 7:50 AM

Yay, they're back! Super detail in these.

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barbarahirst
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25 Jan 2013 - 7:51 AM

Looks like he has been knitted
Great images

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
25 Jan 2013 - 8:12 AM

Great set Carol, I can almost hear the sound to go with them lol. spot on detail well done as always, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
25 Jan 2013 - 8:18 AM

It does look remarkably alien Carol. fabulous set of shots.

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Growmore
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25 Jan 2013 - 8:56 AM

My lovely clangers are back and they are spectacular captures Carol.

Gary

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7439 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1026 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 8:58 AM

By way of a Grand Welcome Back...







Grin
Moira

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 8:59 AM

amazing critters and great shot

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Lillian
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25 Jan 2013 - 9:30 AM

Strange beastie this one Carol
but so well captured
Lillian

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cheesey
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25 Jan 2013 - 9:51 AM

Cracking set Carol, V1 is a real gem of a shot.
Cheesey.

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RonnieAG
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25 Jan 2013 - 10:24 AM

Given their size it's a wonder you found him at all, Carol, and to capture him in these shots in such detail is a testament to your lens and skills.
Ronnie.

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achieverswales
25 Jan 2013 - 10:25 AM

So cute V2 for me Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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Brian65
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25 Jan 2013 - 10:28 AM

I thought at first you had dropped a clanger, how silly is thatSmileSmile They are all fantastic Carol.
Brian

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 10:46 AM

Superb detail

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mex
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25 Jan 2013 - 11:16 AM

Stunning V1 wins carol.
cheers phil.

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WhiteRose1
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25 Jan 2013 - 11:33 AM

Wee weevils.. The soup dragon strikes again GrinGrinGrin

Dave

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Irishkate
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25 Jan 2013 - 11:47 AM

Always smile at their name - The Clangers - sounds like a TV programme.
Well captured Carol.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Joline
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25 Jan 2013 - 11:53 AM

The little old men of the insect worldGrinGrin

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prabhusinha
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25 Jan 2013 - 11:58 AM

The ugly Bugly, A great set.

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helenlinda
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25 Jan 2013 - 11:59 AM

Congratulations on the GEA Carol for this delightful capture Carol SmileSmile
Helen

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TonyDy
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25 Jan 2013 - 12:01 PM

Great set again, Carol.
Tony

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Daisymaye
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25 Jan 2013 - 12:17 PM

All very well captured Carol. ......Sandy

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digital_boi
25 Jan 2013 - 1:11 PM

all good V2 good+++ fine work Carol pleasure to view

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 1:29 PM

I thought exactly the same before I even read the title. Spooky Smile

Well captured Carol.

Gerry

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suemason
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25 Jan 2013 - 1:30 PM

Ugly and yet so beautifully captured Carol.

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danbrann
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25 Jan 2013 - 1:54 PM


Quote: Ugly and yet so beautifully captured Carol.

ditto
danny

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hasslebladuk
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25 Jan 2013 - 1:59 PM

What strong shots lovely detail
mike

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AnnChown
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25 Jan 2013 - 2:43 PM

Congrats on the GEA Carol - very well deserved for these images. v1 wins the prize for me!
Ann

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GeorgePlatis
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25 Jan 2013 - 4:58 PM

Great capture Carol! Smile
George

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tonyng
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25 Jan 2013 - 5:01 PM

Creepy looking thing. Nicely captured Carol.

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AnneWorner
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25 Jan 2013 - 5:07 PM

Those bugs seem to like your pool Carol - he is kinda cute. Congrats on the GEA.

Anne

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TrevBatWCC
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25 Jan 2013 - 5:14 PM

Good to see the clangers back! It's not just amazing how you capture these tiny creatures, but how you spot them in the first place if they're as small as you describe Wink
Trev Smile

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25 Jan 2013 - 6:02 PM

Brilliant, I can still do the whistle quite well, and remember all the great times we would watch such a great programme.

Three images worthy of many accolades, well done with your GE.

Regards Nathan

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keithh
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25 Jan 2013 - 6:23 PM

surely this is just not in focus?

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evelen
evelen  9 England
25 Jan 2013 - 6:32 PM

excellent captures as all ways carol.thanks for replying i have turned on my p/m
my email is evelyn.fenn@sky.com
eve.Smile

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tomcat
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25 Jan 2013 - 6:50 PM

Evenin' Carol
Is it Fun Friday?Wink
TongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue

Manged to get above 0C today, but the chill factor, made it feel colder than everSad
Snow forecast for laterSad


Adrian

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25 Jan 2013 - 6:59 PM

Amazing miniscule litle critters!

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marktc
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25 Jan 2013 - 7:35 PM

Sorry I'm late voting Carol these are 3 excellent shots, what a fab looking critter

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25 Jan 2013 - 8:32 PM


Quote: Haha, i've got the clangers on dvd

Terry.

Oh I do wish I hadSad............ Loved itGrin
Lovely Carol!
Diane

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saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 9:48 PM

Fantastic and great macro shots,Carol,V2 is my favorite,
saeid

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
25 Jan 2013 - 10:31 PM

Well Carol, you never dropped a clanger there pleased for you regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 5:03 AM


Quote: Given their size it's a wonder you found him at all, Carol, and to capture him in these shots in such detail is a testament to your lens and skills.
Ronnie.

Can't be said any better than this Carol!
Rgds., Jim

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26 Jan 2013 - 6:16 AM

Three great captures again Carol. I like both them
Effrossini

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Mavis
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26 Jan 2013 - 6:40 AM

So really like the Clangers Carol & Moiras diversion for 5/10 minutes was irresistable Smile You are so clever at your close-ups xx MD

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ChiliMan
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26 Jan 2013 - 10:34 AM

Amazing close-ups, Carol, especially V2! I like the angle there Smile

Incredible how you get considering how tiny these are!

Andrew

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26 Jan 2013 - 11:17 PM

What a cutie... Lovely look of curiosity looking at your camera! GrinGrin
IB

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28 Jan 2013 - 10:25 AM

Cretian climbing clangers craftily caught close up on candid camera Carol, cheeky critters crazy capers crack me up

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
29 Jan 2013 - 12:51 AM

Pleased you got the award, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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29 Jan 2013 - 2:12 AM

Cool weevil shot - nicely done

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