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EAS Plus
7 1 13 Scotland
10 Feb 2012 6:33AM
All 3 images work well. These Shield Bugs have never-ending variety in their designs!


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Andysnapper Plus
8 109 25 England
10 Feb 2012 6:36AM
Ann is correct, they are infinitely variable and interesting. The edge of this one looks as though its been painted. Super work as always Carol.

RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
10 Feb 2012 6:59AM
fine work as ever, Carol: very good detail, colours and surface texture captured on this shield bug.
Glyn1 Plus
7 4 1 England
10 Feb 2012 7:01AM
3 amazing close ups Carol, fantastic detail and colour.

LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 7:06AM
Love this one's subtly coloured, elegant attire, very smart and beautifully captured, of course.
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 7:13AM
V1 today..
Love the colours...
A very sharp clear image...
Very nice DOF...

SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 7:19AM
They are so pretty have a good weekend Carol.
10 Feb 2012 7:24AM
Three excellent shots Carol - v1 in particular is outstanding
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 171 England
10 Feb 2012 7:39AM
I really like its colours and markings - well caught!
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
10 Feb 2012 7:57AM
All perfect !

10 Feb 2012 7:58AM
What amazing patterns this one has
I love V3 .. so much attitidude ... if a bug can have attitude!Wink
10 Feb 2012 7:58AM
Love all three shots Carol, excellent colour and detail.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
10 Feb 2012 8:12AM
Wonderful markings and the light shows them off a treat. I like your aggressive head-on confrontational style in v3 GrinGrinGrinWink.

CaroleS Plus
6 424 3 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 8:28AM
Fine detail and texture - well captured Carol - Carole
goso Plus
10 2 1 Australia
10 Feb 2012 8:30AM
Three bobby-dazzlers Carol - top work ...Bill
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
10 Feb 2012 8:38AM
I wonder whose work this could possibly be????....Tongue

Well done Carol

User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 8:38AM
Excellent captures of this colourful bug, I like V1 best.

10 Feb 2012 8:39AM
Another fine set Carol great detail. Paul
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
10 Feb 2012 8:57AM
A good set of captures Carol, good details and tones too
regards Richard
exposure Plus
12 4.0k England
10 Feb 2012 9:48AM
A Lovely set of Shield bug images Carol...I cant find any bugs in the garden at the moSmile
10 Feb 2012 9:57AM
V1 has perfect DOF.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 10:07AM
almost cuddly from the thumbWink but terrific shot with outstanding detail
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
10 Feb 2012 10:14AM
He's a pretty one. Smile
gingerdelight Plus
10 298 11 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 10:25AM
Nature's little works of art! Great images Carol!
10 Feb 2012 10:49AM
These bugs are so interesting, different colours and textures.
Lovely macro shots, I do like V1 for the angle you have caught him on.

phil99 Plus
10 45 6 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 11:26AM
You're so lucky to live in such a wonderful spot . wonderful macro work as usual .....Phil
TonyDy Plus
8 6 3 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 11:38AM
Three more excellent shots, Carol.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
10 Feb 2012 11:57AM
They certainly come in a myriad of designs and colors.
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
10 Feb 2012 12:03PM
What a beauty, he has his coat of arms painted on his shield I think Smile
10 Feb 2012 12:54PM
I do like these shield bugs and your lovely sharp images.Thanks for your comments on Butchart gardens.Truly amazing setup.They were originated by the wife of the quarry owner when the quarrying ran out.
The patterns on the shield well presented (V1), Carol. Impressive colors - Raja.
10 Feb 2012 1:43PM
I like pattern on this bug and 3 fine capture carol
posty57 8 6 2 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 2:27PM
Late, late, late again. Hope I'll be late for my funeral Smile

Superb Carol, but what else.

10 Feb 2012 2:34PM
Lovely set again Carol - good light on them and nice & sharp! Lou
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 2:53PM
You've captured wonderful detail here Carol. He has such a funny face! Smile
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
10 Feb 2012 3:30PM
Ohhh...VERY pretty shield bug indeed, Carol. V1 clearly the winner here if a winner had to be chosen.

tomcat Plus
11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 3:35PM
V1 for me Carol

Awoke to a couple of inches of snow and the drive to work, was a tad irksome, but hey ho, this small contract is completed on time and I have been at home since 1.00pmGrin

AnneWorner Plus
9 620 43 United States
10 Feb 2012 3:36PM
Gotta love them all, but v3 is my favorite with that direct confrontational pose Smile

TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
10 Feb 2012 3:51PM
He certainly is a colourful character! A great set, and think V3 has to be my fave, with him looking towards the camera Wink
Trev Smile
10 Feb 2012 4:09PM
Beautiful colours and markings On this lovely bug Carol, . Great set of shots.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
10 Feb 2012 4:11PM
Stunner Carol V1 for me.


PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 4:25PM
Great set Carol!
excellent set of images, but the winner is the V1. Excellent set indeed.. great presentation too..

Niknut Plus
6 1.4k 71 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 4:49PM
Superb shots !!!.....lovely detail in this beautifully marked beetle !!!!
10 Feb 2012 4:50PM
Wonderful decoration these little creatures go in for . . .
7 3 10 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 6:12PM
Remarkable as ever.
10 Feb 2012 6:19PM
Excellent shots detail is amazing
10 Feb 2012 6:19PM
Magical as ever! Grin
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
10 Feb 2012 6:46PM
Cracking details and the POV for v3 is superb

10 Feb 2012 7:30PM
'Three Superb & well togged Shield Bug Macro's,' Carol~

I think v1,...tops my List, today~

Have a nice Weekend~

~ Peter
10 Feb 2012 7:57PM
Super detail and lighting Carol
10 Feb 2012 9:18PM
Very nice captures of this pretty little bug Carol. Moira
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
10 Feb 2012 11:38PM
Three real stonkers, what a beautifully marked little critter he is. I don't think i've seen this type before, what a wonderful range of different species of shield bug you have on your Island
11 Feb 2012 12:09AM
Fantastic strong details, Carol - Excellent presentation

11 Feb 2012 6:10AM
great markings and colour in this little fellow Carol

Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2012 11:19AM
Superb setGrinGrin
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2012 7:06PM
A fine set of images. Love them.
11 Feb 2012 10:14PM
A superb captures,very well done,
12 Feb 2012 11:02PM
Excellent set of close up images Carol, V3 for me, well captured...................

28 Feb 2012 12:34PM

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