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Yummy Yummy Yummy. This little black Bug is eating the flowers , you can see as he systematically eats everything on this stalk.Caught in the act with a flower in his mouth.

Thank you for all you comments and votes over the last few days , just fantastic.

A very special thank you to Annette for her fantastic UA on yesterdays upload......John

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 600D
Lens:55.0 - 250.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 86.5 - 393.2 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 Mar 2013 - 11:20 AM
Focal Length:250mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Yummy Yummy Yummy
Username:johnke johnke
Uploaded:9 Apr 2013 - 3:56 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro / Wild Life / Nature
Votes:68

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
9 Apr 2013 - 4:25 AM

Fortunately we do not have those down our way John ! I remember them well - there were loads of them where I grew up in Warmbaths [ Bela Bela ] A great photo !

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 4:27 AM

Great capture of a destructive bug. .....Sandy

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  1 India1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 4:34 AM

Lovely well captured.

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tonyguitar
9 Apr 2013 - 4:54 AM

Looks familiar. A beautiful and well composed macro. TG

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 5:06 AM

A great capture John...he has a big mouth...... superb image, well doneGrinGrinGrin

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States5 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 5:30 AM

An amazing macro shot of this destructive insect doing its thing. Great photo, John.

Peter

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 6:32 AM

Great pov, John, very well captured. Carol

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nonur
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9 Apr 2013 - 6:41 AM

Well caught and taken in act of devouring the flower bud, John.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 697 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 6:50 AM

Again another superb shot John. Love the simplicity of this one.

Andy

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
9 Apr 2013 - 7:20 AM

Super macro John,
Fred.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2136 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 7:22 AM

This is a great macro shot John,but you wont have any flowers leftSmile
NettaSmile

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 7:42 AM

A delightful capture but I don't think I'll join him.

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widtink
widtink  1406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 8:13 AM

All apart of nature John , don't be too hard on him Sad Nicely caught

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 8:17 AM

I like your composition and what great timing..................super image...........GrinGrinGrinGrin

You are developing your own style..........I knew this was yours before I opened up the image fully.........GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Caziwinkles
9 Apr 2013 - 8:30 AM

Super macro image John - bit of a creepy creature tho! Smile

Carol

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kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 8:43 AM

Fab shot John GrinGrin

Kathryn

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9 Apr 2013 - 8:52 AM

An excellent macro shot, John!

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 - 9:24 AM

Round here he would starve; still a bit short on the vegetation. Great POV. great capture.

Tish

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pollisher
pollisher  1 Scotland
9 Apr 2013 - 9:25 AM

Super image. Well done Smile

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 9:38 AM

Splendid macro shot John, greedy little git he'd get swift treatment in my garden and it wouldn't be pretty.
Gary

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digital_boi
9 Apr 2013 - 10:23 AM

caught in the act John guilty as charged indeed fine capture

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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9 Apr 2013 - 10:29 AM

great shot

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 10:29 AM

Excellent shot John. Nice to see a somewhat different POV. Sharp and well exposed.
Ron

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Irishkate
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9 Apr 2013 - 10:30 AM

That beady eye is looking ahead for the next tasty bite!
Great capture of natural history.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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9 Apr 2013 - 11:00 AM

Excellent macro shot John,

Hugh

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richmowil
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9 Apr 2013 - 11:31 AM

Cracking Image - great clarity and subject isolation!! Love it!!

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ali63
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9 Apr 2013 - 12:30 PM

A super macro shot John,

Ali

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longhoss
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9 Apr 2013 - 1:57 PM

Super macro image John
great colour and detail
Glyn

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9 Apr 2013 - 2:20 PM

Excellent detailed close up.Smile

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9 Apr 2013 - 2:27 PM

A great Macro John, lovely detail and color, and very well presented.

Tom.

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Rende
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9 Apr 2013 - 4:04 PM

Lovely macro John, all the more so because you've given the critter space to breathe.
Rende

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leontari
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9 Apr 2013 - 4:25 PM

Excellent capture and presentation, John.
Effrossini

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anglingandyq
9 Apr 2013 - 4:31 PM

Super macro shot John love it

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9 Apr 2013 - 4:33 PM

Spot on detail, great image John.
Brian

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9 Apr 2013 - 4:59 PM

Wonderful macro work !
George

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 - 5:16 PM

Fortunatly we don't have them round in Essex John.Very well presented, nice shot.
Elena

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9 Apr 2013 - 5:32 PM

He is not going to let go of thatGrinGrin Lovely capture!
Diane

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mauriceegan
9 Apr 2013 - 6:06 PM

Wonderful image John
Maurice

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9 Apr 2013 - 6:25 PM

he really is tucking in ......

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 - 7:22 PM

Super image John. Well captured
Jim

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
9 Apr 2013 - 7:56 PM

Excellent!
JNC

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 8:02 PM

Brilliant macro shot John - super composition and detail - another stunner!

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9 Apr 2013 - 8:46 PM

Certainly a busy bug
and so well shot John
Lillian

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9 Apr 2013 - 9:09 PM

Fantastic shot as ever John

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10 Apr 2013 - 10:58 PM

Just look at these aerials!fantastic, are the provided by your road safety authority!
A great shot John, I'm only jealous!

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