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Why its called earwig I have no idea but this is my offering today - many thanks for all c/c's on yesterdays upload, always grateful for your comments and encouragement thank you difficult to decide the best photo for the lead on this occasion.

Off to the doctor again today, had another bad turn - I could either come home relatively satisfied with the meeting or be really cross as I am not getting the help I had hoped forSad

they are going to fit me with a heart monitor now - we shall see

Camera:Leica V-Lux 3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:17 May 2012 - 10:39 AM
Focal Length:29.5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.7
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-0.66
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Username:pluckyfilly pluckyfilly
Uploaded:31 Jan 2013 - 9:50 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 10:07 AM

A beautiful narcissi, Ann, and a not so pleasing bug, earwigs eat everything Sad. Hope you get some success at the doc's today. Carol

lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 10:35 AM

Great capture of the earwig.

Hope al goes well at the doctors

NDODS e2 Member 43651 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 10:43 AM

What a wonderful decision to have to make on a Thursday morning, with or without ?...

All the very best with your appointment, I will be thinking of you.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

Last Modified By NDODS at 31 Jan 2013 - 10:44 AM
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 10:44 AM

Nice Image - With or without!

Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 11:57 AM

Hate those critters Ann
so going for V2 ...how 'fickle is that?' sorry!!
hope all goes well today

mrswoolybill Critique Team 8520 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1088 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 12:02 PM

V1 has character.

Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 12:16 PM

V1 for me because it is a very original flower macro Smile

Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 12:18 PM

I can't decide either Ann. Both good shots. Hope you find out your answers at the doctor today. Good Luck.......Sandy

helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 12:45 PM

I can't decide either
Hope all goes well at the doctor's Ann

31 Jan 2013 - 12:58 PM

hope the help comes through 2 fine captures


31 Jan 2013 - 12:59 PM

Like both Ann, best of luck today.



WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41101 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 1:41 PM

The sharpness and contrast of v1 wins it for me, Ann. I've not seen an earwig doing this before either. Hope all goes well.


taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 2:24 PM

Pesky little critters,
The daffodil is sharp as can be!

Billyray  770 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 3:57 PM

Two excellent shots Ann with V2 being my favourite, ( I don't like bugs either). cracking detail and colour.
I hope all goes well for you, please see my second pm.


Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 4:27 PM

A superb shot of this lovely flower Ann. Colour and detail is excellent.
Sorry to hear that your problems have not been resolved as you had hoped.
Give us a call if you want to talk (or perhaps a visit ?)

BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 4:28 PM

V1 gets my vote for the great colour and detail. I'm not keen on Earwigs though!SadTongue
I hope everything goes ok at the docsWinkGrin

canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 - 5:06 PM

Love both of these Ann. Hope all goes well for you

tomcat e2 Member 96177 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 6:52 PM

I believe old folk lore, thought that they crawled in peoples ears - hence the nameWink

Trust you received the answers you were looking forSmile


danbrann e2 Member 10495 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 7:33 PM

They are horrible little things and I dislike them intensely but this one has really added something to the image.

netta1234 e2 Member 2212 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 10:17 PM

Like them both,I hope all went well with the doctor and that you feel much better

Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 - 10:05 AM

2 superb shots Ann, hope all is good news.

sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 2:50 PM

sorry Ann just catching up my houseis like a mad house my dad is having tests as he's been really ill and they don't know why so i am having cares look after me so am a little behind hope you're doing okay now

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