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Thank you fo all your very kind comments and votes following yesterdays upload. Thanks to Dave for identifying the cluster as being European Garden Spiders, and Chinga for presenting me with her User Award. Keeping with yesterdays theme of Beasties 'n' Bugs I though I might upload this rather romantic image which I capture a little while ago.

I hope that you all have a great day, for me its another morning at the hospital to see yet another Consultant...

Regards as always NathanGrinGrinGrin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Tamron 90mm Sp Di Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:17 Jun 2013 - 10:28 AM
Focal Length:90mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:You just keep me hanging on....
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:9 Jul 2013 - 6:38 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Copulating, Couples, Hover fly's, Mating
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basith
basith  1 Sri Lanka
9 Jul 2013 - 6:44 AM

Excellent macro,
detailed capture ......

Basith

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41018 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England132 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 6:55 AM

Not sure I've seem hover flies 'in action' before, Nathan. A different version of a 'stacked ' image GrinGrin and very nicely done.

Dave

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 7:05 AM

belting detail nathan wonderful colours a cracking close up nice one Wink
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Caziwinkles
9 Jul 2013 - 7:06 AM

Excellent capture Nathan - a clever find. Smile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 7:18 AM

"Birds do it, bees do it,
Even educated fleas do it,
Let's do it. let's fall in love".

The only problem is that it's hover flies here instead of bees: fine shot of the 'action', Nathan.
Ronnie.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 7:21 AM

Another fine Natural History study Nathan.

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SiHunt_GrafficSnapZ

Birds do it
Bees do it
Even educated flees do it
Let's do it, let's ll in love.
Lyrics by Cole Porter.

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SiHunt_GrafficSnapZ

Sorry, should have read, "fall in love"

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CarolG
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9 Jul 2013 - 7:42 AM

Wonderful detail, Nathan, there's no privacy anywhere these daysWink Carol

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cats_123 e2 Member 103995 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 7:45 AM

you need eyes in the back of your head when Nathan's around.....have you got shares in that hospital? or are you just the secret QC???? WinkGrinGrinGrinGrin

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
9 Jul 2013 - 7:57 AM

I see there is a connection between the name of the picture and the fact that you wrote in the description ... Hold on, Nathan! I wish you patience and good luck!
Regards Valery

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9 Jul 2013 - 7:59 AM

Very nice comp..
Very well taken..

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9 Jul 2013 - 8:12 AM

Well spotted and captured Nathan, excellent detail,
Fred.

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JohnChambersPhotography

The Consultants keep you hanging on Nathan and that's a good thing keeping an eye you at times will be to much but it's for the best, as for the capture well it's buy one get one free,

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 8:26 AM

Superb macro shot Nathan, excellent detail, hope all goes well at the hospital.

Hugh

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EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 8:30 AM

Suppose caught in the act sums this up Nathan!Grin
Joan.

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9 Jul 2013 - 8:37 AM

you do like your hospital visits dont you ....Wink

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wnbeat
wnbeat  832 forum posts Scotland
9 Jul 2013 - 8:50 AM

Nice one Nathan, gave me a buzz !Smile

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Nikonuser1
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9 Jul 2013 - 8:58 AM

A super macro image Nathan,Smile hope all goese well at the hospital.


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9 Jul 2013 - 9:15 AM

Excellent macro Nathan.

Ken

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9 Jul 2013 - 9:23 AM






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9 Jul 2013 - 9:39 AM

Lovely shot and hope all goes well for you.

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9 Jul 2013 - 9:58 AM

Great macro capture Nathan but you should leave them alone you wouldn't want someone watching you making love, or perhaps you would GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinBlush
Gary

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9 Jul 2013 - 10:01 AM

An excellent close up of close up activity, Nathan!SmileSmileSmile
Hope your hospital visit goes well!
Richard

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boov  1 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2013 - 10:09 AM

super macro

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Irishkate
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9 Jul 2013 - 10:22 AM

You've got everybody singing that song "Birds do it etc"
even though your title is from an entirely different song!
Can anybody remember what that song was?
Great action image!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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9 Jul 2013 - 10:57 AM

Great shot, Nathan.
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9 Jul 2013 - 11:38 AM

Hope all goes well at the hospital. Great shot

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Tish1
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9 Jul 2013 - 12:10 PM

Sorry to be a party pooper, but looks like something from the film Alien............... However, great composition, fantastic clarity, great theme


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Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 12:18 PM

Incredible close up Nathan - the colours are gorgeous and detail stunning.

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9 Jul 2013 - 12:41 PM

Love the colours of this great macro, Nathan. Good luck in the hospital!

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9 Jul 2013 - 1:25 PM

Love-ly (sorry Nathan, couldn't resist)!

Excellent macro capture.

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9 Jul 2013 - 2:45 PM

a great shot Nathan,do you have a season ticket for the consultantSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile.


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9 Jul 2013 - 4:10 PM

first class macro Nathan

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9 Jul 2013 - 4:19 PM

I reckon your title would make a good song title, Nathan...! Wink
A super close-up, wish I could get shots like this, but the b****rs fly off before I can focus and press the shutter! Sad
Trev Smile

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9 Jul 2013 - 5:15 PM

Hello Nathan, hope you get sorted at the hospital, i know what its like going there all time its no fun. And a cracking image you have put up today
Regards

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9 Jul 2013 - 5:16 PM

Super capture Nathan.
Regards, Alf.

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ali63
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9 Jul 2013 - 6:41 PM

Great action shot, hope all went well today at the Hospital,

Ali

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9 Jul 2013 - 7:06 PM

There's no privacy anywhere these days. Just think how much money you could have made if you photographed one of today's super start in a similar position.

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9 Jul 2013 - 7:15 PM

Its a cracker Nathan!! Theres no hiding place with togs about!!

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gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
9 Jul 2013 - 8:26 PM

Una fotografía de premio.

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9 Jul 2013 - 8:27 PM

Good details and timing too here Nathan
Regards Richard

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9 Jul 2013 - 9:21 PM

Now that is a shot...tell me..what is going on?Smile
well done
Lillian

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9 Jul 2013 - 10:56 PM

Great shot. Cathy

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debu
debu  4 India
10 Jul 2013 - 3:50 AM

Lovely detailed image.
debu

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10 Jul 2013 - 7:11 AM

great macro Nathan.Grin

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netta1234 e2 Member 2136 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2013 - 9:03 PM

A Brilliant image Nathen and now you've had 80 votes,Waaaaw!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

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10 Jul 2013 - 9:25 PM

An amazing image, Nathan, so unusual, however, I think this image should have been submitted into to adult category. BlushBlushWink LOL.
Nice one my friend.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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Chinga
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11 Jul 2013 - 2:23 AM

Brings up the song: "LOVE IS IN THE AIR" Grin
Beautiful shot Nathan...
IB

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14 Jul 2013 - 8:03 PM

I bet they wondered what you were up to hovering around them with your camera and bovering them! Although they look preoccupied with other things in this image!Wink

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