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This tiny fella, about half the size of my little fingernail, was lurking on the underside of a scabious flower, awaiting for an unsuspecting bee to land.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:sharp as a tack!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:5 May 2014 - 5:41 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Spider, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:63
Voters:ColleenA · ddolfelin · andylea · bobpaige1 · cabbie · Len1950 · ali63 · fentiger · tomcat · KarenFB · SimonFletch · DicksPics · Badgerfred · LynneJoyce · Alan_Baseley · dven · Philip_H · janlea · barbarahirst · bobsblues · leontari · Jocelia · EMJAYCEE · exposure · Mollycat · dmhuynh72 · rontear · Nikonuser1 · crookymonsta · ChiliMan · SteveMoulding · Chinga · CarolAnnLauderdale · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · Joline · Daisymaye · ugly · prabhusinha · mrswoolybill · Fred263 · Sylviwhalley · Quoise · GeorgePlatis · Niknut · Irishkate · SlowSong · Granddad · unicorn17 · danbrann · Brian65 · Glostopcat · myrab · sparrowhawk · tonyng · SandraKay · JohnoP · Ridgeway · evelen · annettep38 · BarbaraR · PhilT2 · MikeRC · madbob ·
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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2295 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 6:19 AM

What an a amazing little guy, love the spikes....well spotted...great macro photography Carol

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 6:23 AM

He's the boss - no matter what size he is.
Great pictures.

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Danny1970
Danny1970 Plus Member 252 forum postsDanny1970 vcard United Kingdom
5 May 2014 - 6:24 AM

I'm glad he's not that size in real life Carol...great captureSmile

Danny

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 6:34 AM

to belters carol a i think it's cute two crackers nice ones Wink
andy

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bobpaige1
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5 May 2014 - 6:50 AM

Superb macro Carol,stunning detail .

Bob.

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3662 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:13 AM

Excellent capture Carol,

Ali SmileSmile

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:19 AM

Quite superb.

Albert

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96360 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:26 AM

Mornin' Carol,
A fine shot of this lurking assassin

The sun is shining and the temp is rising to a possible 17C/18C by early pm, so I am shortly to catch the roostersWink

Adrian

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch Plus Member 1SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:29 AM

"Sharp as a Tack" in every sense here, Carol.
Amazing macros, I can't believe my own eyes, given the real size of this bee-killer...

Simon

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:34 AM

These are two superb macros, Carol!Smile

Richard

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
5 May 2014 - 7:35 AM

Superb, well detailed images Carol,
Fred.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:39 AM

WOW!

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janlea
janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
5 May 2014 - 8:35 AM

Stunning captures Carol Smile
Jan

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 8:42 AM

Awesome.......
You just get better and better
How is it possible?

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bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 8:49 AM

Looks a mean beastie Carol great shot.Smile
Rob

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leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
5 May 2014 - 8:52 AM

Sublime colour, amazing detail, two exceptional images, Carol!!!
Effrossini

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Jocelia
Jocelia Plus Member 4Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 8:53 AM

Super duper Carol with magnificant macros.
Certainly a Mr or Mrs Spikey that is for sure…….WinkWinkWink

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 9:14 AM

I wish I knew your secret Carol!! Fantastic images.
Joan.

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exposure
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5 May 2014 - 9:59 AM

Brilliant sharp detail Carol
A lovely image.
Pauline.

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 10:36 AM

Two magnificent pictures Carol. You are indeed the master(mistress) of macro work.
Peter.

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  742 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 10:42 AM

two great shots carol.

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rontear
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5 May 2014 - 10:46 AM

Large !! individual Carol.
Ron

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 10:49 AM

Love this Carol, just one thing to doSmile

Cliff

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 11:07 AM

Holy cr*p...

...stun-ning, Carol. Both.

Andrew

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
5 May 2014 - 11:42 AM

My Dear Carol you inspire me to want to become better at my own photography...
Two wonderful macros...
Regards, Isabel

Last Modified By Chinga at 5 May 2014 - 11:43 AM

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CarolAnnLauderdale
CarolAnnLauderdale Plus Member 1CarolAnnLauderdale vcard United Kingdom
5 May 2014 - 11:51 AM

Amazing macro Carol, the detail is fantastic and everything is pin sharp.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Carol

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Joline
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5 May 2014 - 12:28 PM

Incredible!

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 12:31 PM

Two excellent captures. What a clever little fella he is. Being how small he is it's incredible how they think and plan their next victim.

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prabhusinha
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5 May 2014 - 1:42 PM

Is he angry or hungry, but too good a set.

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Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
5 May 2014 - 3:34 PM

Two stunning macro captures, Carol. Amazing detail.

Fred

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Sylviwhalley
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5 May 2014 - 3:39 PM

Two great captures of this spikey fella.
Sylvia

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
5 May 2014 - 4:05 PM

Excellent closeup shot. Great clarity.

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GeorgePlatis
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5 May 2014 - 4:16 PM

Superb in all aspects!
George

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5990 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 5:12 PM

Great shot !!....looks like a mobile 'cactus', with all those spiky things ??.Smile

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 5:44 PM

Don't know how you get these critters so sharp Carol.
Sterling macro work.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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SlowSong
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5 May 2014 - 5:45 PM

Amazing.
x

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
5 May 2014 - 7:12 PM

Excellent detail ! marmite in suitcase ! Wink

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danbrann
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5 May 2014 - 7:22 PM

I like v1 the best Carol and a Bee would have no chance.

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Brian65
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5 May 2014 - 8:02 PM

They sure are Sharp as a Tack, fantastic images Carol.
Brian

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Glostopcat
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5 May 2014 - 8:07 PM

A couple of brilliant close ups of this spiky little fella, the detail is awesome in both

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myrab
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5 May 2014 - 8:40 PM

Splendid Carol and beautifully presented,

Myra

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5 May 2014 - 9:54 PM

amazing

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6 May 2014 - 12:05 PM

Wow!

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JohnoP
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6 May 2014 - 10:43 PM

Now that scared me Carol! Incredible detail! Smile John

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 11:44 PM

Carol first of all a Big THANK YOU for youre user award.

This fella looks like he would take on anything.
Youre attention to detail is always on the mark.

Aidan,,

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 9:24 PM

..and as hungry as your sharp image. Hardly any critters this year and no shortage of those enemies

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madbob
madbob  9 United Kingdom
16 May 2014 - 7:24 PM

does it bite detail spot on

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