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There are quite a number of colourful shield bugs now, these two were putting on a display for me, showing off their decorated backs and pink stockings!
Apologies for the lack of comments yesterday, I did at least manage to get round to voting for all your images.

Brand:Olympus
Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:the terrible twins!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:10 Aug 2011 - 5:10 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Colour, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Macro, Nature, Shield bugs, Wildlife / nature
Votes:90
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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tashi
tashi  42 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 5:16 AM

Excellent set of images. Great detail and colour.

Rani

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debu
debu  4 India
10 Aug 2011 - 5:35 AM

Lovely set with brilliant detail wonderful colours.
debu

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 5:43 AM

When seen up close they are quite lovely little bugs. Great detailed images Carol............Sandy

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Alan_Coles
10 Aug 2011 - 6:14 AM

Great images, super detail. Your variety of bugs is pretty amazing.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 6:20 AM

These two are gorgeous, and a wonderful pair of show-offs too.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 6:37 AM

The dance of the shieldbugs.... Excellent Carol.

Andy

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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:09 AM

Lovely patterned little fella's, and captured splendidly Carol ...Bill

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:15 AM

Lovely shots and what lovely legs.

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84312 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:42 AM

Aren't they pretty! Well caught!

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:44 AM

brilliant set carol fantastic detail wonderful colour and light v1 for me today a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:52 AM

A great set Carol (As usual) quite pretty looking shield bugs too

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8292 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:53 AM

oh WOW superb photography

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:54 AM

V 4 is outstanding in the set. They are too small but U presented so good.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:55 AM

A great set But V4 made me smile. Give us a leg up matey !

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
10 Aug 2011 - 8:40 AM

Lovely set of those pretty insects.
JNC

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 8:48 AM

What a set here Carol, look like they were a lively pair pole dancing away!Wink
great shots
Lillian

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 8:50 AM

Like the details and colours in these Carol, well worked

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gingerdelight
10 Aug 2011 - 8:56 AM

These are stunning Carol, and what beautiful colours!
Carol

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 9:03 AM

Your macro work is outstanding
mike

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 9:15 AM

Amazing detail captured in these little bugs.

Albert

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
10 Aug 2011 - 9:32 AM

Stunning detail Carol, quality set of images.

Len

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7308 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 9:43 AM

Fantastic all round images......all in focus...great b/g and complimentary presentation..... great work.

Keith Smile

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 9:45 AM

Lovely detail and markings on these Carol - the exposure is spot on and you have produced 4 excellent shots here Smile
Helen

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
10 Aug 2011 - 10:38 AM

Absolutely superb, Carol - I don't know how you do it so consistently with your compact - you must have very steady hands!!!
Tony

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digital_boi
10 Aug 2011 - 10:40 AM

superb detail in this set Carol by far one of your best sets excellent work

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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wolf1
wolf1  4 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2011 - 10:58 AM

4 Great shots here Carol.
Andy

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 11:04 AM

Wow, Carol this set is perfection. Thought they were having a tiff at first; but obviously notWinkWink
Joan.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95940 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 11:06 AM

Definitely a class act CarolWink

Adrian

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
10 Aug 2011 - 11:18 AM

Great looking bugs

Peter

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JackieB
JackieB  4 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 12:12 PM

These little chaps are great Carol and you have captured them perfectly

Jackie

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
10 Aug 2011 - 12:14 PM

Hi Carol, colourful little bugg.........s well done regards gray.

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 1:31 PM

Fabulous 4 Carol with wonderful detail Wink

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 2:02 PM

the are really cute, as usual a great series
btw I found my cricket

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 2:32 PM

Wearing pink stocking's.....................................didn't know they did that Carol Wink cracking detailed shots again,
Geoff.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 3:19 PM

They always remind me of miniature turtles, superb set of images again Carol....

Ade

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 3:21 PM

Your images just seem to get better and better, Carol Wink Super quality and excellent depth of field to get both in sharp focus Smile
Trev Smile

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8799 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1621 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 4:31 PM

These are incredible, Carol, and deserve more than just a vote, so here's my UA.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
10 Aug 2011 - 5:01 PM

Stunning set of images beautifully presented.

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MikeGreaves
10 Aug 2011 - 5:10 PM

Simply stunning !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mike

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 5:11 PM

Art-decor insects shown to the full and simply wonderful to view.

Rock

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 5:25 PM

Tiny turtle time. Brilliant stuff.
jon

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viscostatic
10 Aug 2011 - 5:32 PM

Two beautiful little creatures expertly photographed.

Phil.

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User_Removed
10 Aug 2011 - 5:33 PM

Wonderful detail in them all, like V1 best.

Lucien.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 5:38 PM

Brilliant set Carol as usual,well done..Lin

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achieverswales
10 Aug 2011 - 6:27 PM

V1 for me Carol, exceptional.


Regards

Trev.

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evelen
evelen  9 England
10 Aug 2011 - 6:38 PM

beautiful set of shots carol. you do capture these creatures wonderfully.eve.

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sparrowhawk
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10 Aug 2011 - 6:44 PM

i'm speechless

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 6:51 PM

Stunning macro's as always, Carol. The detail and comps are superb.
Steve.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6249 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 6:57 PM

Superb set Carol - excellent detail and lovely colours. V1 for me today.
Sylvia

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
10 Aug 2011 - 7:19 PM

As always fun to see your great photography ! Leaves me with aSmile Gill

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
10 Aug 2011 - 8:18 PM

Superb set of shots Carol. But they really need to pull their stockings up - or are they knee lengths TongueGrin. Moira

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 9:48 PM

Sharp with great light and colour Carol, a super set of close ups.
Gary

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 11:08 PM

'Excellent & artistic set of macro captures'...Peter Wink

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Gemma9
Gemma9  5 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2011 - 12:00 AM

Wonderful set, Carol. Lovely colours.
Gemma

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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 2:15 AM

Great images with wonderful details and colours - very well taken

Daniel

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 2:58 AM

V1 BEST SHOT...
What can I say..
You found the bugs life...
Or you got the bug to take the bug...
Dave

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maratsuikka
11 Aug 2011 - 5:39 PM


Quote: When seen up close they are quite lovely little bugs. Great detailed images Carol............Sandy

very lovely,Carol

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2011 - 9:33 PM

beautiful set of captures, the title is perfect
bunSmile

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Peagreen
Peagreen  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 11:09 PM

Superb set, Carol. Wonderful colour and detail. Beautifully capturedSmile
Take care................Pauline

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maratsuikka
12 Aug 2011 - 6:22 AM

I JUST LOVE THESE LITTLE FELLAS

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2011 - 7:41 PM

Four absolute stonkers Carol, the first two versions are by far the best

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