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24 Oct 2010 6:10AM
A Excellent capture

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bobsblues 7 10 2 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 6:13AM
good macro shot carol well done .rob
metro074 7 8 Australia
24 Oct 2010 6:13AM
Superb detailed set Carol. A wonderful dof in all. Beautifully presented
Carol
debu 7 India
24 Oct 2010 6:14AM
Great capture.
debu
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 117 Scotland
24 Oct 2010 6:19AM
Excellent close-up shots once more, Carol: I am wondering what was the outcome.....looks like a bit of a stalemate.
Ronnie.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 11 Canada
24 Oct 2010 6:23AM
Excellent shots. They do look like warriors in their armour. .........Sandy
tashi 6 2
24 Oct 2010 6:34AM
Excellent set of images, as always!
These bugs really look like "warriors in their armour"!
moiral 7 12 Scotland
24 Oct 2010 6:48AM
4 great shots. Like V3 best. Moira
goso 11 2 1 Australia
24 Oct 2010 7:35AM
Splendid work as usual Carol...Bill
24 Oct 2010 7:35AM
Wow, you still have insects there Carol, you lucky girl! I took the squirrel capture at 0°C...Excellent set, the shields are amazing!
Gabriel
VIKI 11 18 1 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 7:59AM
Gosh, they really do mean business don't they? Well spotted!
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 8:23AM
another amazing set Carol
24 Oct 2010 9:02AM
Excellent capture. Louise
bokeh 9 2 Romania
24 Oct 2010 9:05AM
nice images,well spotted
jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 9:14AM
A good job the camera was to hand. Really detailed pictures.
jon
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1720 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 9:25AM
In V1 we can see the eyeball to eyeball confrontation. V4 - I assume that was the send-off? 'Get out and make sure you don't come back!'
Moira
Cor 8 Belgium
24 Oct 2010 9:33AM
3V > V4 > V1 > V2 Excellent +++++
cor
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
24 Oct 2010 10:24AM
Superb set Carol - lovely detail, textures and tones. Very hard to choose between them but I think V1 has it for me for clarity and composition.
Sylvia
24 Oct 2010 10:24AM
Excellent capture's V2 for me great shot.
DanielD 7 1 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 10:58AM
wonderful bug story, Carol - Very sharp and great DOF

Daniel
24 Oct 2010 11:05AM
A confrontation, seeing eyeball-to-eyeball. Excellent again
24 Oct 2010 11:13AM
No dull life around you !
They are either drowning, fighting or b----ing ! Great detail as always .Gill

(Thanks for your comment today- I've just entered the uncropped version of that into a competition!)
24 Oct 2010 11:22AM
stunning
24 Oct 2010 11:49AM
V1 ... he looks quizzical ... can an insect look that way ??
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
24 Oct 2010 12:13PM
Not totally convinced there shouldn't be a V5, where they are doing their usual act in your images!!! Super set again. V2 for me.

Ann
viscostatic 11 35 5 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 12:32PM
Excellent close-ups.

Phil.
24 Oct 2010 12:37PM
Super set, telling a story. I'm really enjoying looking at my Corfu pictures and reflecting on the sunshine. It's getting very cold here at night now. Sylvia
MickyMc 9 8 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 12:39PM
Confronting? I think they are flirting LOL
Mavis
Cormy 9 3 England
24 Oct 2010 12:40PM
Good macro work,Carol.
Cheers
Alan
24 Oct 2010 1:38PM
Fine set - I think you must live near the world shield bug capital. So many shapes and colours all expertly captured with your camera. Wonderful. A
24 Oct 2010 1:46PM
Great series, what a confrontation well captured.
Sylvia
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
24 Oct 2010 2:59PM
Yes.

Rock
panda 13 5 1 England
24 Oct 2010 3:11PM
Well spotted and captured.

Regards Phil
jase147 7 1 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 3:12PM
great set of close up's

Jase
bricurtis Plus
12 2.1k 49 England
24 Oct 2010 3:26PM
Always enjoy your Shield bugs Carol - V4 .
Brian.
EMJAYCEE Plus
8 10 10 England
24 Oct 2010 3:29PM
Just another great set of images Carol.
Joan.
Anjantoo 9 7 1 England
24 Oct 2010 4:19PM
Excellent Carol. from the thumbnail it vaguely looked like a pot of some sort and thought you had changed direction completely...so glad that you haven't!
Jann
xxx
24 Oct 2010 4:26PM
4 crackers
PattiW 12 24 2 United States
24 Oct 2010 5:10PM
Super set Carol! You have quite a variety of shield bugs over there! Patti
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
24 Oct 2010 6:11PM
Looks like neither of them won! Super set, Carol.
TrevB Smile
24 Oct 2010 6:12PM
What a great set, Carol! Definitely a case of 'C'mon if you think yer 'ard enuf!' Wink You get the most amazing variety of insects on Crete.
Dave.
Dave_Holdham 8 4 1 Wales
24 Oct 2010 6:22PM
Wonderful set of images, v4 is my fav, well captured
nigele1 13 1
24 Oct 2010 7:25PM
Another set of Shield Bugs new to me, lovely sequence.

Nigel
Paul_cats 11 61 22 Scotland
24 Oct 2010 7:42PM
Another fine set of bug images. Love V1 for the crop and comp. Keep em coming.
Paul
ianrobinson Plus
7 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2010 12:23AM
are they kissing or starting a punch up.
great shot.
25 Oct 2010 2:04PM
Marvelous set Carol with super detail, like them all,
Geoff.
26 Oct 2010 8:26PM
Beautifully observed and captured Carol.
David
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2010 8:46AM
Weīve been meeting here every day
And since this is our last day together
I wanna hold you just one more time
When you turn and walk away,
Donīt look back
I wanna remember you just like this
Letīs just kiss and say good night

Itīs gonna hurt me, I canīt lie
Maybe you meet, you meet another guy
Understand me, oh wonīt you try try try try try...
Letīs just kiss and say goodbye
Barry White - Letīs just kiss and say goodbye

JGrinhanna
1 Nov 2010 1:17PM
V2 and 4 stand out for me today great work again

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