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A selection of images that are all 'one-off's', instead of a series. V.1 is a scorpionfly I spotted, seemingly enjoying a meal from some kind of seed. V.2 is a wasp blowing a bubble, V.3 an ant, and V.4 unknown.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:odds 'n' sods
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:22 Aug 2013 - 5:22 AM
Tags:Ant, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Scorpionfly, Wasp, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:74
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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
22 Aug 2013 - 5:28 AM

Each of these a beauty in their own right Carol - so glad I do not have to pick a favourite here Smile Excellent photography !GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Danial
Danial  6 Iran, Islamic Republic of
22 Aug 2013 - 5:42 AM

Perfect macro shot SmileSmile

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fificat100
22 Aug 2013 - 5:56 AM

Great stuff, Carol! Four superb captures of equal merit. I especially like V3 - a little critter doing his best to look like a ferocious giant!

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Andysnapper
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22 Aug 2013 - 6:28 AM

Has anyone else ever, in the history of the World, taken a picture of a wasp blowing a bubble.....? As on many occasions Carol I am suitably amazed.GrinGrinGrin

All 4 of these images are first rate but V4 has something extra for me, stunning.

Andy

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ColleenA
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22 Aug 2013 - 6:44 AM


Quote: Each of these a beauty in their own right Carol - so glad I do not have to pick a favourite here Smile Excellent photography !GrinGrinGrinGrin

Outstanding photography yet again Carol

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Growmore
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22 Aug 2013 - 6:49 AM

Fantastic macro work Carol and yes your amazing ant in V3 is my winner.

Gary

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prabhusinha
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22 Aug 2013 - 6:51 AM

V4 is a Humming bird moth. Look for the recent uploads by Taggart & Annettep.

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ddolfelin
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22 Aug 2013 - 6:59 AM

Great stuff as usual, Carol.
All perfect in their own way and in their fascinating variety.

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LynneJoyce
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22 Aug 2013 - 7:10 AM

Four more excellent macros to add to your amazing collection.

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KarenFB
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22 Aug 2013 - 7:11 AM

Beautiful captures! Smile

Version 4 looks like a Red-belted Clearwing (page 160 in The Book). Grin

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NaturesHaven
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22 Aug 2013 - 7:40 AM

Four very interesting images...........GrinGrinGrin

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fentiger
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22 Aug 2013 - 8:09 AM

I particularly like the activity in No. 1 and the other three are also quality macro images.

Albert

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DicksPics
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22 Aug 2013 - 8:12 AM

Four excellent macros, Carol - I really love V3 - rather alien like!!

Richard

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User_Removed
22 Aug 2013 - 8:27 AM

Excellent detail.

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EMJAYCEE
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22 Aug 2013 - 8:27 AM

Superb set Carol.
Joan.

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22 Aug 2013 - 8:29 AM

Very good Carol, No3 has jaws !!!
Ron.

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Badgerfred
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22 Aug 2013 - 8:32 AM

V1 my favourite in this fine set Carol,
Fred.

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barbarahirst
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22 Aug 2013 - 8:40 AM

an interesting set

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RonnieAG
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22 Aug 2013 - 8:44 AM

Each an excellent capture, Carol: love your V 1 posting the best.
Ronnie.

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GeorgePlatis
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22 Aug 2013 - 8:47 AM

Wonderful set, Carol!
George

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EileenH
EileenH  2 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2013 - 9:33 AM

Four beautiful images Smile

Eileen

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Irishkate
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22 Aug 2013 - 10:12 AM

Even without that bubble, V2 is my favourite.
Four excellent images - quite amazing the creatures you find and observe.
All beautifuly presented.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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richmowil
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22 Aug 2013 - 10:34 AM

V2 just edges it for me in this fine collection of images, Carol!! Well presented as always!!

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SlowSong
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22 Aug 2013 - 10:37 AM

An excellent set. All interesting in their own right.
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brownsilent
22 Aug 2013 - 11:24 AM

A great set again here - v3 looks quite fierce. Grrrrrrrrr..................
Johanna

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WhiteRose1
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22 Aug 2013 - 11:34 AM

A fine set, Carol, odds but certainly not sods! GrinGrin

Dave

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lonely_oryx
22 Aug 2013 - 11:40 AM

Great set. I particularly like v2 and v3

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TonyDy
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22 Aug 2013 - 11:49 AM

Great variety and quality, Carol.
Tony

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ali63
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22 Aug 2013 - 12:37 PM

A great set, the Ant looks very fierce WinkWink

Ali

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CaroleS
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22 Aug 2013 - 2:19 PM

All so different and very well capturedSmile

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Stace
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22 Aug 2013 - 2:32 PM

a good set Carol

Stace

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HuddersfieldHil

Absolutely fabulous all 4 of them SmileSmile

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TrevBatWCC
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22 Aug 2013 - 4:26 PM

Brilliant work, Carol, hard to pick a fave...but I do rather like the pose of the ant in V3...Wink
Trev Smile

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gajewski
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22 Aug 2013 - 5:09 PM

AMAZING! AMAZING! Carol, these are incredible, award-worthy shots.
-=\Walter

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2013 - 5:41 PM

Lovely varied set, Carol.

P.

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pluckyfilly
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22 Aug 2013 - 5:53 PM

What a great setSmile

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tomcat
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22 Aug 2013 - 6:25 PM

Four good 'uns Carol, though the Ant stands out for

...and still it continues, though may be changeable soonSad

Adrian

PS have PM'd you

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Potra
Potra  2 Venezuela
22 Aug 2013 - 6:27 PM

They are ALL great shots, Carol!
M

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basith
basith  3 Sri Lanka
22 Aug 2013 - 6:35 PM

Great set as always Carol.
The name of flower which I posted is Exsora. my sister said, three types of exsora in our garden.

Basith

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samarmishra
22 Aug 2013 - 6:43 PM

Hi Carol, went through all your uploads of this current page all of them are as stunning as earlier but this is also an excellent set of uploads, loved all the variations..

Samar..

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22 Aug 2013 - 6:56 PM

A most amazing set of images.

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22 Aug 2013 - 8:03 PM

Wonder where the wasp got the "Juicy Fruit"?TongueGrinGrin
Diane

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AlexAppleby
22 Aug 2013 - 8:10 PM

Love V3 - you got up so close to that ant and it's just amazing.

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22 Aug 2013 - 9:46 PM

An interesting and eclectic set of macros Carol, that wasp must be a West Ham fan!Grin

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23 Aug 2013 - 2:55 AM

All excellent shots Carol......Sandy

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Brilane
Brilane  9 Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 3:01 AM

Superb series.
Brian

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23 Aug 2013 - 7:59 AM

wonderful set of one offs

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23 Aug 2013 - 7:59 PM

Amazing shots !!.....impressive !

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annettep38
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23 Aug 2013 - 11:34 PM

that ANT is amazing!!
and the other sods are great, tooWink

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Chinga
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28 Aug 2013 - 1:58 AM

So interesting! Love V2 for making bubbles, and V4 for the mazing beauty of the wings!
Very interesting shots Carol! You are on TOP FORM! Grin
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