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bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 6:13AM
Great macro Carol lovely detail.Smile

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19 Jan 2013 6:17AM
What a "War- Head"!!!! Fantastic catch.

Look for to days upload for U
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
19 Jan 2013 6:20AM
An amazing looking bug - brilliantly caught!
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
19 Jan 2013 6:23AM
What a handsome knobbly fella this one is Carol !! You have captured this black bug perfectly SmileGrinGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
19 Jan 2013 7:13AM
A most unusual beetle, Carol, in that I don't recall ever seeing one like this from you before.
Excellent detail in these two exposures.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 7:47AM
Two brilliant images Carol, V1 my favourite today... superb
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
19 Jan 2013 7:48AM
He really is rather special!

Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
19 Jan 2013 7:57AM
Well I'm sure he knows why he's up there. Smile. Excellent angle for the light and texture, Carol.

tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 8:01AM
Mornin' Carol
What unusual antennae the beastie hasSmile

Not much fell overnight here, as I can just make out the paw prints from last nightWink - more forecast for mid/late morning

Debating whether to brave the awful road conditions and head for the woods - I reckon it is about -2C - on with the thermals methinksGrin

19 Jan 2013 8:06AM
Two superb captures Carol. V2 for me today, I like the way it is looking
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
19 Jan 2013 8:07AM
Again something completely different ~ fine macro work.

NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
19 Jan 2013 8:35AM
Makes me itch..............GrinGrinGrin
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 8:48AM
unusual specimen but superb shot
19 Jan 2013 9:01AM
V1 for me Carol, super macro,
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 9:03AM
Unusual and well captured Carol
RuthyJ 11 England
19 Jan 2013 9:14AM
Excellant Carol.
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 9:36AM
Lovely beast well captured.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 9:44AM
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 10:43AM
That is one incredible image of a very sharp looking fellow Carol
Tibetan 5 3 England
19 Jan 2013 10:50AM
What did you say Carol, to make him turn and look at you!, lol. two brilliant shots, he could go to the ugly bug ball no trouble, amazing, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
19 Jan 2013 10:50AM
Nature is amazing Carol , the shapes for insects it thinks up. Made me laugh when I first looked at them as they look like plastic horror insects you would find in a cereal packet ! So well done but your standard is ALWAYS Excellent xxx
19 Jan 2013 10:52AM
So well spotted and captured ! g.
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
19 Jan 2013 11:14AM
Great detail
jackyp 6 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 11:40AM
Stunning detail, superb macro capture Grin
TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 11:40AM
Two more great close-ups of another weird and wonderful critter, Carol.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
19 Jan 2013 11:56AM
Two excellent macros Carol......Sandy
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 11:57AM
fantastic detail wonderful tones and textures carol can't split these two so half a vote each for me today cracking captures nice ones Wink
Stace Plus
10 2 2 England
19 Jan 2013 12:04PM
well captured Carol

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
19 Jan 2013 12:08PM
Great shots Carol and would have been perfect for silly Sunday, look just like a rodeo rider.


SlowSong Plus
9 7.3k 30 England
19 Jan 2013 12:24PM
He's absolutely gorgeous. You do have the most entertaining insects over your way. Smile
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 12:40PM
Fantastic pose Carol - your title so apt.
What a strange looking critter!
Looks like he's had enough in V2!
19 Jan 2013 12:48PM
Great captures. He looks a little drunk!!
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 1:04PM
Two beautifully crafted macro images wonderfully composed and detailed throughout Carol

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
19 Jan 2013 1:21PM
fine macros Carol detail and texture spot on

rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
19 Jan 2013 2:23PM
Excellent detail Carol.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
19 Jan 2013 3:09PM
I think it's another ant and you've sprayed it black, Carol! Wink Two very fine images, stunning detail, and like how he's turned his head to look at the camera in V2! Smile
Trev Smile
19 Jan 2013 3:53PM
Two amazing captures
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 4:40PM
Oooooo....superb shots !!....wonderful detail !!!!....amazing 'armour' on this tough cookie !!!

That TZ7's doing you proud !!!!.Smile
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
19 Jan 2013 4:54PM
Two cracking images of this heavily armoured mini beast, he looks a mean little critter. I bet you are dying to know if that big wuss the Tomcat ventured out, methinks he stuck his head out of the door and decided not to bother!Wink
dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
19 Jan 2013 8:03PM
fantastic detailed captures
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2008 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 9:12PM
I think your title is very appropriate, Carol, because he looks like he's riding a surf boardGrin!
tonyng 8 10 2 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 10:13PM
Reminded me of sliding down the bannister as a child. Great macro Carol.
20 Jan 2013 1:24AM
Two well detailed shots. V1 is superb. Smile

JimV 11 6 3 Canada
20 Jan 2013 4:36AM
Wonderful macro shots again Carol, must say though, I'm glad I don't live in Crete SmileSmileWink
Rgds., Jim
20 Jan 2013 9:10AM
hi Carol, two fantastic images but for me V1 is the winner among the two.. Excellent..

Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
20 Jan 2013 12:19PM
Very nice Carol,detailed talk about black and not a bit camera shy at all.

Meheecho 5 275 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:43PM
Another fine detailed capture
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
20 Jan 2013 10:56PM
Like a warrior riding a horse,he has got lots of shiny armour,too!
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
21 Jan 2013 5:38AM
What a specimen

21 Jan 2013 7:59AM
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 11:28AM
Looks like a "Rawhide" advert! GrinGrinGrin
Very well spotted Carol!

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