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Unortunately this poor bee came to a sticky end whilst collecting pollen. After I had taken the photos I tried to rescue him, but it was too late Sad

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:the pollen run is over
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:13 Apr 2012 - 6:08 AM
Tags:Bee, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Spider, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:81
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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2101 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 6:22 AM

WAW!!!!!Wink 3 Amazing shot's.Carol, The detail in the wings make them look Brilliant,I like the colour.
NettaSmile

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 6:24 AM

A great set of images...
V3 seems to be the best comp in my eye...
I do think all 3 images tell you a great story of life...
Magic work carole

Dave

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 6:32 AM

Brilliant ! My inspiration is 'luck' most of the time Smile

Barry

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 6:33 AM

I really like them all, but probably my vote would go for v3 with the full flower included SmileSmile
Helen

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 6:35 AM

There's not many spiders would tackle a bee Carol three grate shots of the natural world .
Rob

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:00 AM

Three awesome macros Carol, nature red in tooth and claw. The detail, colours and clarity are brilliant in this set and you've caught the action superbly

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prabhusinha
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13 Apr 2012 - 7:15 AM

A brave end .

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 74167 forum postsKarenFB vcard England159 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:23 AM

Even spiders have to eat! A brilliant capture, the details are amazing - as is the colour of the spider!

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 5SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:24 AM

At first glance I didn't realise it was a spider, what a capture for you and the spider. Shame about the bee.

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LynneJoyce
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13 Apr 2012 - 7:25 AM


Quote: Even spiders have to eat! A brilliant capture, the details are amazing - as is the colour of the spider!

Sad but true. Excellent images and great wildlife reportage.

Last Modified By LynneJoyce at 13 Apr 2012 - 7:26 AM

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:30 AM

Fantastic detail. In all three. Good job the spider is not a bee eater... That is a real cracker, glad to seethat you are inn your best spirits again

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:37 AM

Wonderful and excellent images,Carol,very well done,
saeid

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barbarahirst
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13 Apr 2012 - 7:49 AM

you are featured e2 image at the moment ...Smile

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 8:08 AM

fantastic set carol brilliant detail and colours wonderful light three cracking capture top work Wink
andy

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7327 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom879 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 8:19 AM

Photo journalism in miniature. This is a superb set - V2 particularly strong.
Moira

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 8:19 AM

Wow amazing shot Carol. Sorry you weren't successful with the rescue. Good try. Paul

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4132 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 8:23 AM

Nature in the raw, Carol: sad end to the bee but what spectacular images the event has accorded you.
Intimate detail so well captured.
Ronnie.

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User_Removed
13 Apr 2012 - 8:28 AM

Superb set of macro images Carol.
Alf.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32308 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 8:59 AM

A superb array of images which for me tick all the right boxes, superb.

A rather envious Nathan

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achieverswales
13 Apr 2012 - 9:15 AM

Three jaw dropping images Carol, sad to see the bee in this situation but life goes on.

Regards

Trev.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 9:16 AM

OMG V3 has to be the winner Carol - an exceptional set for detail and storyline

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LucienH
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13 Apr 2012 - 9:18 AM

Outstanding detailed captures.

Lucien.

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goso
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13 Apr 2012 - 9:25 AM

Great trio Carol - fine detail ...Bill

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
13 Apr 2012 - 10:24 AM

A superb serie about the struglle for life Sad
So well taken 10*****

Cor.

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Lillian
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13 Apr 2012 - 10:33 AM

It was not until V3 that I saw what had happened, stunning images
brilliant , and that's nature
Lillian

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EAS
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13 Apr 2012 - 10:40 AM

Perfectly captured set.

Ann

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sparrowhawk
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13 Apr 2012 - 11:05 AM

absolutely wonderful set nature at its rawist !!

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digital_boi
13 Apr 2012 - 11:32 AM

3 excellent captures her Carol these are most certainly some of your very best seems the flue has gone excellent work

Graham GrinGrinGrin

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 12:15 PM

EEEuw, just realised too late what I was looking atWink Three superb macros Carol, with excellent clarity and what colour! Carole

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PinkK
PinkK  480 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 12:27 PM

Superb Carol!!

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Fefe
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13 Apr 2012 - 12:38 PM

Awww so sadSad I sympathise here CarolWink Three absoloute belters.............. Well doneGrin
Diane

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cantona43
cantona43  8851 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 12:40 PM

sad tale but 3 excellent captures pin sharp detail Carol, macro work of the highest quality
Neil

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Joline
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13 Apr 2012 - 12:50 PM

Drama in miniature.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 12:53 PM

#3 for me. Superb shot with good detail and environment

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 12:55 PM

Well spotted Carol......I've a spider shot myself to post once I've processed it, hopefully soon......Shows all the eyes and fangs....Wink

Ade

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
13 Apr 2012 - 1:08 PM

OUTSTANDING your sequence of events captured. Amazing image quality and subjects. Bravo! IB

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SlowSong
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13 Apr 2012 - 1:28 PM

Fantastic set Carol. But how sad. Poor bee. Sad
Chris

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jgmford
jgmford  6 England
13 Apr 2012 - 2:00 PM

Stunning series of close up detail captures Carol, another amazing set of photos from you. deserve all awards given. JeffSmile

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TonyDy
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13 Apr 2012 - 2:13 PM

Brilliant close-ups, Carol - some of your best!!!
Tony

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
13 Apr 2012 - 3:45 PM

Excellent wildlife

Peter

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 3:45 PM

Just stunning Carol colours and detail are spot on. Gary

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danbrann
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13 Apr 2012 - 4:03 PM

As good as I have seen Carol.

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4385 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 4:27 PM

Glad I'm not an insect !!!!!......cracking shot though !!!

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TrevBatWCC
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13 Apr 2012 - 4:46 PM

Oh dear, the poor little thing! Sad But what a super trio of images, Carol, the detail's amazing Smile Think these deserve my UA.... Wink
Trev Smile

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AnnChown
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13 Apr 2012 - 4:54 PM

Oh dear Carol - life in the raw, but all three are great captures of that moment in time.
Ann

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Brian65
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13 Apr 2012 - 5:04 PM

Three WOWS!! again Carol, spot onSmileSmileSmileSmile
Brian

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evelen
evelen  9 England
13 Apr 2012 - 6:37 PM

three stunning shots carol.
eve.

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exposure
exposure  91304 forum posts England
13 Apr 2012 - 7:02 PM

A lovely set of images Carol telling the story of the end of poor bee...
The bee's here seem so docile...
Sun here today but still a bit chilly...supposed to reach 30C very soon..Smile
Pauline.

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AnneWorner
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13 Apr 2012 - 7:44 PM

Those crab spiders are vicious! Poor bee, but a wonderful tribute to it here Carol Smile

Anne

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EMJAYCEE
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13 Apr 2012 - 7:50 PM

Poor bee but provided you with some superb images Carol.
Joan.

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bricurtis
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13 Apr 2012 - 8:35 PM

V3 for me Carol - good clear view of the situation. That's nature.
Brian.

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ChiliMan
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14 Apr 2012 - 11:35 AM

"ChiliMan says WOW"...that's what my User Award says but I don't have it to give to you right now, so this'll have to do.

In my opinion, this is worthy of an HC or an EC. Both Vs 1 and 3, actually.

Bravo, Carol.

Andrew

PS Congrats on the 3 UAs Wink

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pamelajean
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14 Apr 2012 - 4:41 PM

These are amazing captures, Carol, telling a little sad story, so well done, and V3 is my favourite.
Great title, too.

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15 Apr 2012 - 6:35 AM

An outstanding set of captures. A

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15 Apr 2012 - 2:47 PM

Three great shots Carol. You have captured nature beautifully.

Jane

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SandraKay
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18 Apr 2012 - 9:35 AM

V3 stands out here but all 3 are excellent shots.
Sandra

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7221 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2012 - 1:10 AM

I see the bee brought the desert,,a very cool set Carol.

Aidan,,

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