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Sorry, another clanger for you today! I can't resist photographing these enchanting little creatures with their long snouts and quivering antennae, even though they maybe a menace to gardeners!

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:another clanger!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:27 Mar 2010 - 5:09 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Insect, Weevil, Wildlife / nature
Votes:79
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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2010 - 5:51 AM

Stunning Macro work for detail on the bug as well as the ferns. Where's the soup dragon
Richard

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RajaSidambaram
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27 Mar 2010 - 5:52 AM

This insect in V1 looks like a missile ready for launch.Good angle of capture - Raja.

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prabhusinha
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27 Mar 2010 - 5:52 AM

The insect and plant both are beautiful.

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goso
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27 Mar 2010 - 6:04 AM

First class macro's again Carol - I wouldn't mind his hooter full of gold dust !...Bill

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Daisymaye
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27 Mar 2010 - 6:06 AM

Superb macros Carol. Such an unusual looking bug.........Sandy

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metro074
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27 Mar 2010 - 6:11 AM

Excellent maros Carol. Superb detail. Smile
Carol

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SurreyHillsMan
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27 Mar 2010 - 6:52 AM

Lovely close up Carol... that's what I thought it looks like a Clanger Smile

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nickyv32
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27 Mar 2010 - 7:08 AM

It struck me that this resembled a clanger before I read your title, super set of a moon landing bug, strange looking little thing....

Nicky Wink

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Ray42
Ray42 e2 Member 6Ray42 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2010 - 7:43 AM

Tope quality macro work - clangers - my favourite programme - they look spot on for it too - as Richard says all you have to do is find the soup dragon!!!

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2010 - 7:44 AM

Another superb set Carol!

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BURNSIE
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27 Mar 2010 - 7:46 AM

Great close up set.
Kindest Regards
Burnsie

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EAS
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27 Mar 2010 - 7:48 AM

Ah, but do they make the appropriate sound? Always love these and your macros of them are superb as indeed is the detail of that unfurling fern.

Ann

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fentiger
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27 Mar 2010 - 7:53 AM

The title summed up my immediate thought ~ superb macro photography!

Albert

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videotec
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27 Mar 2010 - 8:04 AM

Beautiful captures Carol, you're Pics never cease to amaze me, superbly sharp and presented.
Pete

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heids
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27 Mar 2010 - 8:12 AM

Amazing macro, great detail and well presented

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VIKI
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27 Mar 2010 - 8:13 AM

Hi Carol, Glad to be back from hols to see your work again. Well done!!!!

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sparrowhawk
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27 Mar 2010 - 8:36 AM

fantastic set

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2010 - 8:37 AM

brilliant set carol wonderful detail v2 for me nice one Wink
andy

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EMJAYCEE
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27 Mar 2010 - 8:39 AM

Four "can't choose between them" superb images.
Joan.

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Techno
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27 Mar 2010 - 9:15 AM

Excellent foursome, pin sharp and spot on with your dof selection, what a grotesque looking beastie.
Mal

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MilanaG
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27 Mar 2010 - 9:22 AM

Glad to be 30!
Have a great weekend!
Milena

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HobbitDave
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27 Mar 2010 - 9:36 AM

Another super macro set, Carol. He/she looks a bit like something from Wallace and Grommit! Brilliant.
Dave.

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MRSbiscuit60
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27 Mar 2010 - 10:06 AM

Who would have thought there were sooooo many different bugs to capture!!! Your work is outstanding, I look forward to seeing your uploads. Trish

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pluckyfilly
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27 Mar 2010 - 10:11 AM

looks like something out of space but a gorgeous shot

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barbarahirst
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27 Mar 2010 - 10:23 AM

He is so very cute
4 belters here

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Joline
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27 Mar 2010 - 11:20 AM

Love the pose in v4, like he is about to take off.

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taggart
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27 Mar 2010 - 12:50 PM

You have mastered the close up imagary!
Jennnn

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SlowSong
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27 Mar 2010 - 1:11 PM

Aw he's so cute. Like a teeny armadillo.
Chris

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viscostatic
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27 Mar 2010 - 1:52 PM

Great cuteness quality Carol.

Phil.

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mrswoolybill
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27 Mar 2010 - 2:06 PM

Love all of these, they're quirky and characterful as well as being beautifully taken.
Moira

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Bob_V
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27 Mar 2010 - 2:44 PM

Amazing detail and colors in these fantastic macros, excellent work.
Bob

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gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2010 - 2:45 PM

Exceptional detail and beautifully composed.......''The Clangers' always knew these things reminded me of something...could'nt put my finger on it till' I saw your title
Gerry

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27 Mar 2010 - 3:53 PM

First class set, love V1 and 3. Sylvia

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Dave_Holdham
27 Mar 2010 - 4:49 PM

Superb detailed images, well done

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Traceyflowerpots
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27 Mar 2010 - 5:03 PM

I love the Clangers Carol I think they are just amazing ... and yes he/she does look like a Clanger.


Haha to your comment on my image today, Tracey x

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gingerdelight
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27 Mar 2010 - 5:13 PM

So cute and really great shots!
Carol

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cassiecat
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27 Mar 2010 - 5:42 PM

think v2 is my fav for the combination of the bug and the bg.lesley

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danbrann
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27 Mar 2010 - 5:50 PM

He looks as if he could dig my garden Carol. Not very pretty is he?.

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ChiliMan
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27 Mar 2010 - 9:03 PM

Wonderful set, Carol. I like these...they look like anteaters of the insect world...lol

A Smile

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bunbeam
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27 Mar 2010 - 9:44 PM

I can`t help but see the cute side of these clangers, superb captures
bunSmile

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Gezina
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28 Mar 2010 - 12:26 AM

Very well captured little bug - great detail on all of them - Ina

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GlenD
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28 Mar 2010 - 2:25 AM

LOL Button Moon now that took me back a couple of years Carol!
Yet agian a brill set of images.
Glen

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28 Mar 2010 - 2:12 PM

Superb set Carol, excellent work. Gary

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2 Apr 2010 - 6:16 PM

A top notch set of macros Carol, the detail and clarity you get with that compact camera of yours is simply amazing, you put many of the pros with all their expensive gear to shame!

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