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I can't resist photographing skippers, this pair proved most obliging.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:golden skippers
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:20 May 2014 - 5:36 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Skipper, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:78
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 5:47 AM

Stunning images carol....and a matching pair...great photography

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JohnoP
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20 May 2014 - 5:57 AM

Beautiful set Carol....love V3! Smile John

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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 6:03 AM

Beautiful shots Carol top notch photography.SmileSmile
Rob

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ade123
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20 May 2014 - 6:17 AM

Beautiful images Carol

Ade

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Andysnapper
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20 May 2014 - 6:33 AM

What a lovely set of images Carol, the light is superb.

Andy

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macromal
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20 May 2014 - 6:38 AM

WoW!!.....I have never seen these insects before, great shot Carol as always.....Mal.

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SimonFletch
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20 May 2014 - 6:48 AM

Suberb macro worker here, Carol.
You certainly had some beautiful light for these.
Not sure about 'obliging', they both look as if they are eyeing you up Wink

Simon

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 6:51 AM

brilliant set carol belting colour and detail v3 for me too a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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kuvailija
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20 May 2014 - 7:10 AM

A beautiful couple of Skippers ! GrinGrinGrin Excellent , Carol! --- Jukka.

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bobpaige1
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20 May 2014 - 7:15 AM

Superb macro Carol,beautiful detail.

Bob.

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DicksPics
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20 May 2014 - 7:20 AM

First class photography, Carol!

Richard

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barbarahirst
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20 May 2014 - 7:29 AM

Two!!!!!!....
Whoah

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TimMunsey
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20 May 2014 - 7:42 AM

What a funky photo, V1 for me.

Tim

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Lillian
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20 May 2014 - 7:53 AM

great set Carol
so lovely with the angle and what great colours
Lillian

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Badgerfred
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20 May 2014 - 8:02 AM

Super set Carol,
Fred.

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senn
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20 May 2014 - 8:06 AM

superb images !..

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Mollycat
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20 May 2014 - 8:15 AM

Didn't realise they had such large eyes. Superb photography, your usual high standard Carol.
Peter.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 8:18 AM

Agree with all the above, Carol, an for me today it's V that really stands out.
R.

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ddolfelin
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20 May 2014 - 8:25 AM

Splendid, award winning, bug portraits.

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HarrietH
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20 May 2014 - 8:29 AM

They are something rare (at least for me)they are very cute bugs. Just like cute puppies and it makes me want to take them home. Grin

Maureen

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WhiteRose1
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20 May 2014 - 8:43 AM

Posing beautifully, Carol, the arrangement of v1 is my favourite.

Dave

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Nikonuser1
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20 May 2014 - 8:46 AM

Excellent set Carol, really like all 3Smile

Cliff

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Danny1970
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20 May 2014 - 9:11 AM

I really like the composition in V1 Carol, excellent detail and beautiful colours throughoutSmile

Danny

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digital_boi
20 May 2014 - 9:16 AM

V1 is my no.1 Carol but it is fair to say all are superb and well worthy of the UA's already given if I had another it would be here also


Graham

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CarolAnnLauderdale
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20 May 2014 - 10:06 AM

Beautifully taken, nice to get two together. Love all 3 versions. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Carol

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viscostatic
20 May 2014 - 10:10 AM

Excellent Carol, especially V1 which has them posing so well.

Phil.

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Irishkate
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20 May 2014 - 10:37 AM

We keep saying it Carol but once again you and that Panasonic do a fantastic job.
Superb macros of those Skippers. Great eye detail - super perch.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Growmore
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20 May 2014 - 10:43 AM

Super macro work Carol, great detail.
Gary

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sparrowhawk
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20 May 2014 - 12:07 PM

absolutely superb Carol ! especially v1

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Daisymaye
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20 May 2014 - 12:29 PM

A excellent set Carol. They are cute little fuzzy creatures.

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Chinga
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20 May 2014 - 12:39 PM

Outstanding and spectacular babies! Grin
WOW!
IB

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danbrann
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20 May 2014 - 12:42 PM

What a wonderful looking Pair Carol. Your image get better and better.

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ChristineD
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20 May 2014 - 2:26 PM

What a lovely set of images

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IshanPathak
20 May 2014 - 2:40 PM

Absolutie stunners!!! V1 is especially amazing!!!!

Ishan

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ali63
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20 May 2014 - 3:16 PM

Beautiful images Carol,

Ali GrinGrin

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TrevBatWCC
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20 May 2014 - 3:27 PM

You are soooo very clever in not only getting them to pose for you, Carol, but to get them looking towards you is something else!! Grin Just amazing, and go for V1 as my fave WinkWink
Trev Smile

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Quoise
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20 May 2014 - 3:29 PM

Love V1, it's as if they posed for you Smile

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AlanWillis
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20 May 2014 - 4:22 PM

What a cracker!

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prabhusinha
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20 May 2014 - 4:25 PM

A great set

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Niknut
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20 May 2014 - 4:30 PM

Cracking shot !!!.......beautifully detailed, with lovely colours !!

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sweetpea62
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20 May 2014 - 4:37 PM

Another stunning set Carol..Lin

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SlowSong
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20 May 2014 - 5:10 PM

What a pretty pair. So cute. I wonder if they're friends. Smile

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Philip_H
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20 May 2014 - 6:01 PM

A lovely couple Grin

P.

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20 May 2014 - 7:42 PM

They look so cute with those big bulging eyes, lovely little critters, and how wonderul to capture two together.

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20 May 2014 - 7:45 PM

pure magic

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20 May 2014 - 9:03 PM

Great set Carol - V1 just pips V3 for me.
Brian.

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21 May 2014 - 1:43 AM

Excellent macro shots. Love the composition.

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21 May 2014 - 8:22 AM

Superb. V1 has the edge for me. paul

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24 May 2014 - 2:21 PM

V1 and 3 are simply brilliant as both are superbly sharp and perfectly in focus. These are so good that the Big O has been rendered speechless!Tongue

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26 May 2014 - 11:12 PM

Most of us would be happy to get a shot of just one Grin

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