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One of the prettier moths to be found here in Crete.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:zygaena osterodensis
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:15 Jun 2012 - 5:35 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Moth, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:72
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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84245 forum postsKarenFB vcard England161 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 5:53 AM

Brilliant details, well caught!

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 697 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 6:36 AM

Love these Carol, the 1st one where you can see the probos...proscbos..... the tongue all curled up is brilliant.Grin

Andy

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 6:48 AM

Fantastic and great set of images,Carol, all very beautiful indeed,very well done,
Saeid

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SUE118
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15 Jun 2012 - 7:15 AM

What a lovely coloured moth 3 super shots.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 7:30 AM

Great set of macro images.

Albert

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LynneJoyce
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15 Jun 2012 - 7:46 AM

Lovely moth, worthy portraits.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 7:53 AM

yes ... he is a beauty
V1 is my favourite

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sparrowhawk
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15 Jun 2012 - 8:15 AM

3 gems

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moiral
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15 Jun 2012 - 8:25 AM

It is a pretty moth. 3 good captures Carol. Moira

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 8:49 AM

It is indeed pretty and the details in all 3 images are excellent.

Ann

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digital_boi
15 Jun 2012 - 8:55 AM

Has to be V1 today Carol nice detail good workWinkWink

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman  114484 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 9:05 AM

Oi!!!!........What's your game?....... Muscling in on my moth images, s'not fair......Tongue

I'll let you off with this one though, but only because it's a Burnet we don't get over hereSad Well done you.....

AdeTongue

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SlowSong
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15 Jun 2012 - 9:08 AM

It's just gorgeous. So pretty.
Chris

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 9:12 AM

Like Ade's comment, Carol: three fine shots of this moth, with V 1 perhaps my favourite.
Ronnie.

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exposure
exposure e2 Member 101307 forum postsexposure vcard England
15 Jun 2012 - 9:18 AM

A lovely set of images Carol....hot & humid here...hope it get breezy here over the weekendSmile
Pauline.

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Badgerfred
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15 Jun 2012 - 9:50 AM

Super images Carol, V1 my favourite,
Fred.

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WhiteRose1
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15 Jun 2012 - 9:55 AM

Well captured, Carol, but I do like the composition and detail of v1 particularly.

Dave

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 10:24 AM

Excellent shots Carol lovely detail and tones
mike

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Irishkate
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15 Jun 2012 - 10:25 AM

Beautiful creature. What great colours and you've captured it so well
with loads of detail.
KateGrin

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achieverswales
15 Jun 2012 - 10:51 AM

Stunning clarity Carol it has to be V1 for me.

Regards

Trev.

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AnnChown
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15 Jun 2012 - 11:00 AM

These are excellent images Carol! I think my fave is v2! Great detail and colour...
Ann

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TonyDy
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15 Jun 2012 - 11:12 AM

Very attractive indeed and superbly captured, Carol.
Tony

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STEVELIN
STEVELIN  6155 forum posts Ireland3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 11:45 AM

nice set carol i like v2
steve

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EMJAYCEE
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15 Jun 2012 - 2:02 PM

All good Carol but I like V2 with the moth showing well against the pale flower.
Joan.

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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 4:16 PM

Wow - amazing set - Excellent diagonal in V3, great creativity and composition

Regards, Daniel

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pluckyfilly
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15 Jun 2012 - 4:42 PM

awesome

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sweetpea62
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15 Jun 2012 - 4:44 PM

Brilliant macro,superb details,another great set Carol..Lin

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Lillian
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15 Jun 2012 - 5:08 PM

Great set V2 for the extra colours Carol
Lillian

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ChiliMan
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15 Jun 2012 - 5:52 PM

What a beautiful moth! Excellent captures especially V2, Carol. The detail, colour and exposure there are SUPERB.

Andrew Smile

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2012 - 6:30 PM

Lovely moth and great set of captures.

P.

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
15 Jun 2012 - 7:06 PM

Excellent serie *****Wink
Cor.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8748 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1575 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 7:23 PM

Such an attractive moth, Carol. I really like your V3, beautifully composed with the grass on the diagonal.

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Hop-A-Long
15 Jun 2012 - 7:28 PM

Excellent images, I love the composition of V2.

Andy

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ChristineD
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15 Jun 2012 - 7:43 PM

Fabulous captures

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tomcat
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15 Jun 2012 - 7:49 PM

Thought it was a type of Burnet, which the Moff man of old Sumerzet has confirmedTongueWinkWinkWink

Adrian

PS Don't mention the weatherSad

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
15 Jun 2012 - 8:44 PM

Stunning detail Carol. Lovely set of shots.
Ruth

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goso
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15 Jun 2012 - 9:35 PM

Detail plus Carol - fine work ...Bill

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bricurtis
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15 Jun 2012 - 10:40 PM

V2 on the flower does it for me Carol.
Brian.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 11:08 PM

'v2 is my Top Pick,' Carol, of these three Superlative Macro's~

~ Peter Smile

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16 Jun 2012 - 1:29 AM

Excellent Carol nice work-----Gary--B (milky)

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annettep38
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16 Jun 2012 - 8:05 AM

V2 for me please I like the detail and the perch

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16 Jun 2012 - 12:57 PM

A fabulous set of close ups Carol, I guessed this one was a member of the burnet family. I saw one fairly similar to this at Prestbury Hill the other week but I suppose it must have been a six or five spot burnet aberration

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accipiter
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16 Jun 2012 - 8:22 PM

A superb set of captures Carol. What an interesting shape to the antennae - makes me wonder what the evolutionary drive for that adaptation was. A

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17 Jun 2012 - 1:48 AM

A great series Carol.

David

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