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This fella appeared to be looking into the distance and dreaming of better things. But in V.2 he appeared anxious to see what was going on beneath him. V.3 tells what was really on his mind Wink.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:the dream of a lygaeus equestris
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:15 Mar 2013 - 6:28 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Lygaeus equestris, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:87
Voters:ColleenA · WhiteRose1 · LynneJoyce · dven · marktc · ugly · annettep38 · andylea · Lillian · barbarahirst · KarenFB · Hermanus · Badgerfred · saeidNL · unicorn17 · fentiger · mossy · PhillipMinnis · oldgreyheron · sparrowhawk · NaturesHaven · SammyRatFan · User_Removed · jennialexander · mrswoolybill · EAS · SlowSong · EMJAYCEE · danbrann · digital_boi · Ray42 · georgiepoolie · NDODS · Alda · achieverswales · rontear · Arty · RonnieAG · Joline · Irishkate · Stace · FeatherFriend · TonyDy · Brian65 · TrevBatWCC · NigelKiteley · mex · Sylviwhalley · Fefe · Big_Beavis · GeorgePlatis · phil_j · AnnChown · gwynn56 · JuBarney · ChristineD · graceland · Meheecho · AnneWorner · samarmishra · jaktis · accipiter · Philip_H · SUE118 · Niknut · Quoise · janlea · thedaddy · ltj22 · brownsilent · goso · pamelajean · Chinga · leontari · headskiesfly · ChiliMan · Glostopcat · Jat_Riski · Alan_Baseley · gajewski · gallero · pluckyfilly · evelen · costas · LexEquine · crookymonsta · WindowonWildlife ·
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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2295 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 6:30 AM

A great capture Carol, cannot see the Versions, maybe too quick to view your image

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51357 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England145 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 6:38 AM

Sharp and very detailed, Carol. Love the story telling. TongueGrin

Dave

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LynneJoyce
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15 Mar 2013 - 6:42 AM

Cracking series featuring one of my favourite insects.

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ugly
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15 Mar 2013 - 6:54 AM

I do like V1 today...

Dave

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 6:57 AM

When I saw te thumbnail I thought, no this isn't Carol's bug of the day he isn't real he is too big.
But since I couldn't see another bug of quality I looked at last.. Thinking she found a sculpture... BlushBlush
Well there you go you had me onTongueTongueTongueTongue

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 6:58 AM

brilliant set carol belting detail and colours v1 my favourite today love the comp a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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Lillian
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15 Mar 2013 - 7:18 AM

Great set and as usual really colourful
Lillian

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Caziwinkles
15 Mar 2013 - 7:19 AM

I really don't know how you keep finding these little creatures Carol - each set is fab! Love the detail and the colours in today's series. Brilliant! Smile

Carol

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 7:20 AM

V 1 is one of your best.....

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
15 Mar 2013 - 7:26 AM

A lovely love story thanx Carol - very graphic I may add Smile

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Badgerfred
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15 Mar 2013 - 7:30 AM

Super macro's Carol, V1 my favourite,
Fred.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 7:40 AM

Excellent and great captures,Carol,V1 s my favorite,
saeid

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
15 Mar 2013 - 7:41 AM

Aww love bugs !Wink

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 7:50 AM

A set which tells a story ~ nice one Carol.

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oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron Plus Member 8124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 8:00 AM

Strangely scary but beautiful at the same time Carol. Three excellent images.

Mike

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8707 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1218 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 9:02 AM

Master of all he surveys!
Moira

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 9:08 AM

V1 gets the vote today!

Ann

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EMJAYCEE
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15 Mar 2013 - 9:21 AM

Like the storyline and the great set of pics.
Joan.

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danbrann
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15 Mar 2013 - 9:28 AM

Three beauties Carol. I must spend sometime in the sun.

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digital_boi
15 Mar 2013 - 9:30 AM

V1 for me Carol

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 9:35 AM

Excellent macros - v1 I like best - looks as if its pointing up the runway for take off

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44168 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom113 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 9:58 AM

A stunning trio, image number one being my particular favourite. I love the point of view and the wide open space ...

Nathan Grin

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achieverswales
15 Mar 2013 - 10:22 AM

Love V1 Carol but all excellent.

Regards

Trev.

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rontear
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15 Mar 2013 - 10:32 AM

Insect instincts CarolWink
Ron.

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RonnieAG
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15 Mar 2013 - 10:55 AM

Spring activities all aroundWinkWink.......nice work in capturing these shots, Carol.
Ronnie.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 11:07 AM

I thought this was a boat in the thumbnail,
but oh no here we are again with those X certificate pictures!
Three crackers Carol.
KateBlushBlushBlush

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Stace
Stace  7 England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 11:08 AM

top work Carol

Stace

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TonyDy
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15 Mar 2013 - 11:21 AM

Great trio, Carol, in beautiful sunshine - it's pouring here!!!
Tony

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TrevBatWCC
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15 Mar 2013 - 12:02 PM

Love his colours Smile A cracking set, Carol, and think I go for V1 as my fave today Wink
Trev Smile

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Brian65
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15 Mar 2013 - 12:13 PM

Yes i wonder what happens next? Great shots again carol.
brian

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NigelKiteley
15 Mar 2013 - 12:33 PM

Three cracking shots Carol, love the story.

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Sylviwhalley
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15 Mar 2013 - 12:50 PM

Three great shots, Spring has Sprung in Crete it seems!!
Sylvia

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Fefe
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15 Mar 2013 - 1:18 PM

Typical... Tut tutBlushBlush
GrinGrinGrin
Diane

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GeorgePlatis
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15 Mar 2013 - 2:11 PM

Beautiful images, Carol !
George

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AnnChown
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15 Mar 2013 - 2:42 PM

Aha! It's that old magic called love! Loved your description Carol!
Ann

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JuBarney
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15 Mar 2013 - 3:01 PM

You certainly get weird bugs out there; an amazing detailed capture
Ju

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Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
15 Mar 2013 - 4:28 PM

Stunning images
Steve

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AnneWorner
15 Mar 2013 - 4:54 PM

A bug's pov - a grand take on insect photography!

Anne

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samarmishra
15 Mar 2013 - 5:15 PM

Hi Carol, all the three images are equally good, all are winners for me. .Pin sharp images..

Samar..

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accipiter
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15 Mar 2013 - 5:38 PM

A wonderful set and story Carol. A

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Niknut
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15 Mar 2013 - 6:54 PM

Cracking set !!!......impressive clarity !!!

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janlea
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15 Mar 2013 - 8:03 PM

Awesome set of shots Carol Smile
Jan

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ltj22
ltj22  6 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2013 - 8:11 PM

Beautiful macro image, lovely colour tones..Len

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9903 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1720 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 9:52 PM

Great story, tut tut, bug porn again. I really like the wide view in V1, most unusual.

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Chinga
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15 Mar 2013 - 10:56 PM

Wonderful takes! I like to see a bit of BG in V1. Grin
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leontari
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16 Mar 2013 - 10:03 AM

Three great macro, Carol, full of details.
Effrossini

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ChiliMan
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16 Mar 2013 - 11:50 AM

Lol...glad he found the 'better things' Grin

Gorgeous shots, Carol, especially V1! Love the compostion and light there.

Andrew Smile

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16 Mar 2013 - 1:33 PM

Watching the girls go by! I knew it as spring is in the air on Crete!Tongue A fine set of macros that tell a story

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Jat_Riski
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16 Mar 2013 - 1:35 PM

Excellent detailed shots Carol.

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gallero
gallero  4 Venezuela
17 Mar 2013 - 12:31 AM

Esta fotografia es portada en cualquier revista especializada. Muchas felicitaciones por su tranajo..

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17 Mar 2013 - 11:15 AM

Magical

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evelen
evelen  10 England
17 Mar 2013 - 6:23 PM

excellent set of shots carol.
eve.Smile

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LexEquine
LexEquine  9 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 6:26 PM

Beautiful color Shield Bug macro Image Set, Carol ~ Smile

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