Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

I'm over here!

Versions (Variants)Version Help

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

Upgrade to e2

Tired of clicking to see a large version? Upgrade to e2 to browse all photos automatically at their largest size.
Add Comment

A shield bug trying to attract my attention, he obviously wanted to make an appearance on ePZSmile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:I'm over here!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:9 Dec 2012 - 5:55 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Macro, Shield bug, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:81
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

Comments

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
9 Dec 2012 - 6:12 AM

He got your attention and made it onto epz in style !! I am amazed how the colours in the bug blends in with the background !! Your photos always amazes me Carol Smile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Toni29
Toni29  3 Australia
9 Dec 2012 - 6:23 AM

Lovely capture.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 6:25 AM

Superb work Carol definately a star on epz.Smile
Rob

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

macromal
macromal  2
9 Dec 2012 - 6:40 AM

Tremendous bug shot`s Carol....i am thinking of getting another camera and will be looking more closely at the one you are using....Mal.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 6:59 AM

Some image Carol !! fills the frame with it's beauty !!
Ron.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95919 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 7:00 AM

Mornin' Carol

V1 for me today
Love the belly shot and that diffused backgroundSmile

Please accept my thanks for your generous award, given to yesterday's L-ttTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue

Not been out yet, but I know it is fine at the momentSmile

Adrian

PS - Off to find something from yesterday's session to uploadWink

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 7:42 AM

And a star is born

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43282 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 7:57 AM

Two extraordinarily beautiful images of this larger than life Shield Bug. Every microscopic detail is simply superb. Version 1 for me today Carol.

Regards Nathan

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3187 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 8:18 AM

A very colourful pole dancer.. Excellent detail and light.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
9 Dec 2012 - 8:48 AM

A pole dancer who waves too, clever bug WinkGrin. Moira

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
9 Dec 2012 - 8:51 AM

Excellent Carol, great detail,
Fred.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 9:13 AM

Great macro, Carol.
Colin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 3253 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 9:17 AM

Great POV and angle...........GrinGrin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 9:27 AM

You couldn't miss all those red legsSmile
Carole

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64470 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 10:26 AM

Hi little bug. SmileSmileSmile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 10:28 AM

v1 is superb and the title s brilliant too 11 great work

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 11:20 AM

One of your best Carol,
Geoff.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 11:22 AM

Excellent work once again lovely detail
mike

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
9 Dec 2012 - 11:39 AM

superb pin sharp images carol,have a great festive season.rayWinkWinkWink

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 11:47 AM

Super, wonderful detail on the bug.
Lovely toning soft b/g too.

B.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
9 Dec 2012 - 11:52 AM

Super shots, Carol.
Tony

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 12:01 PM

A very sexy pole dancer. Grin Brilliantly captured

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 12:10 PM

It's the colours which grab my attention here.
Those salmon pinks, corals and greens and all fused in with their b/g.
Always a beautiful presentation.
KateGrinGrinGrin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

achieverswales
9 Dec 2012 - 12:10 PM

Awesome clarity and colour Carol, excellent macro work.

Regards

Trev.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
9 Dec 2012 - 12:25 PM

What colours, clarity and detail. Amazing shot as always! Ann.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 12:46 PM

Wonderful!

Ann

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 1:10 PM

As ever, Carol, interesting, well-taken macro work.
Terry

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
9 Dec 2012 - 1:46 PM

Amazing that you get them to pose Carol! Now to get them to wave at you... that's going OTT!!! GrinGrinGrin
IB

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 2:43 PM

Excellent macro shot Carol,great colour and detail..Lin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 2:54 PM

Two wonderful captures of this acrobatic shield bug, Carol, and he certainly does appear to be waving to you in V1! You at your very best again here, and I'm afraid I'm going to have to give you and your shield bug my UA...Wink
Trev Smile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 3:36 PM

Two excellent captures. Superb detail and colour.

Lavina

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

exposure
exposure e2 Member 101411 forum postsexposure vcard England
9 Dec 2012 - 4:17 PM

Lovely tones & detail Carol.
Rain forecast for tonight & tomorrow here...
Pauline.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

headskiesfly
9 Dec 2012 - 4:31 PM

Amazing close up.
Rick

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
9 Dec 2012 - 4:39 PM

Superb work, fabulous detail

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
9 Dec 2012 - 5:13 PM

Excellent details

Peter

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
9 Dec 2012 - 5:34 PM

Perfect in everyway Carol.
Brian

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 6:04 PM

Two absolute BELTERS Carol, excellent work Wink

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 6:48 PM

Superb work as always.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 7:54 PM

Hi Carol... two brilliant captures as usual... sorry i didn't get to you image until late.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4627 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 8:43 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrin !!....great shot !!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 8:51 PM

Hilarious - great title Carol and super shot! Smile
Ann

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 9:09 PM

Great macro Carol, but I was hoping to see the colourful other side of himSmile
But must say a great shot in both
Lillian

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2012 - 2:30 PM

This is amazing Carol.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
11 Dec 2012 - 12:26 AM

Superb detail and capture...........GrinGrin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2012 - 6:54 PM

"{2} Fabulous color Macro's, here!" ~ LEx Wink

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 4:59 PM

A very comical close up capture Carol, this little chap is definitely playing up to the camera

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

BydoR9
BydoR9  3 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 - 8:21 PM

Excellent macro!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.