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8 Dec 2012 6:13AM
What a beautiful criitter, but beauty is only skin deep! Little blighter! Great shadows in these three well captured shots.

Lavina

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LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 6:17AM
Excellent obituary shots with great shadows.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
8 Dec 2012 6:38AM
I am in full agreement with you Carol ! The only good mosquito is a dead mosquito Smile This one did make for a few excellent photos before his sad departure though - so they do have some value in the end Smile
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 6:46AM
What a life he had Carol stardom and then an untimley end ,well taken shots , keep warm and safe.
Rob
8 Dec 2012 6:49AM
Carol....these shot`s are stunning...i have tried many times to take these insects but have not come close to yours, brilliant......Mal.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
8 Dec 2012 7:20AM
What happened next adds a certain drama to these close-up images Smile

Albert
marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 7:24AM
Useful for this great photoshoot Carol, and superbly dispatched! GrinGrinGrin 3super shadows!
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 7:55AM
They love me these creatures but strangely their love isn't reciprocated! I love the detail the mono in v3 has brought out.
Ann
Excellent work Carol, super images,
Fred.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
8 Dec 2012 9:03AM
Well captured details

Peter
RuthyJ 10 England
8 Dec 2012 9:05AM
Excellant Carol. Very delicate insect.Smile
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 9:12AM
Three wonderfully crafted and observed compositions Carol. Variant number three being my particular favourite.

Regards Nathan
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
8 Dec 2012 9:41AM
Sounds like the correct treatment, tortured by being made to have a few photos taken, then Zapped! I say this as I know only too well how tasty they find me!Grin V3 today.

Ann
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
8 Dec 2012 10:14AM
Well done you to get these pictures. They're just built to cause trouble, and they look it too. Smile
x
8 Dec 2012 10:22AM
A great epitaph.
8 Dec 2012 10:26AM
so thats what those little g*ts look like ! amazing shots Carol !! now were did i put my electric swatter !!
8 Dec 2012 10:36AM
Excellent set, Carol.

P.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
8 Dec 2012 10:52AM
My Wife got bitten by one of these blighters Carol, the mosquito died! Very subtle shadows and great macro photography.

Regards

Trev.
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 12:32PM
Happy to be #30 in this super shadows set GrinGrinGrin
Trust you to get a mosquito's shadows. They are so small that this is very very well shot! IB
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
8 Dec 2012 12:37PM
You must have charmed him somehow....they never are that still for long.
V3 is fantastic! Glad he is now in the netherworld!
8 Dec 2012 12:52PM
I hate mosquitoes , they are abundant in India for centuries & the cause for millions of deaths. through Malaria, Dengu & what not.
moiral 6 12 Scotland
8 Dec 2012 1:39PM
These swines feast on me when I am abroad. Glad there is one less of the species. Good captures.
The current temperature outside my house just now is 2 degrees, and that will fall to -2 by this evening. Moira
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 1:49PM
So that's what they look like up close!
I like how you take advantage of them
By making them pose!!!!
Good shadows.
KateGrinGrinGrin
TonyDy Plus
8 5 2 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 1:59PM
10C bitterly cold!!!! That's warm by our standards!GrinTongueWink
Lovely shots by the way, Carol.
TonyWink
Carol your work is outstanding
mike
Tibetan 4 3 England
8 Dec 2012 2:24PM
Nice shots Carol, these are very small! good detail like them all, I have one featured on Fuji Film.co.uk, well captured you, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
CaroleS Plus
6 424 3 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 3:23PM
So glad you did not give us the squashed versionSmileSmile Very well captured.
Carole
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
8 Dec 2012 3:44PM
Think I'd have disposed of this straight away, it wouldn't have had to the chance to pose! Never been bitten by one, even in the exotic places I've been to. A fine set of images though, Carol, and my congratulations to you for photographing it first! Wink
Trev Smile
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 7:17PM
Even' Carol

V3 for me today - the B & W works well

Clear blue skies here all daySad
I wanted white cloud which was partially forecast

Adrian
8 Dec 2012 8:03PM
Skinny beast, it looks hungry. Tongue
Johanna
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 8:18PM
My son got bitten several times with a mosy while on Spain not nice I can tell you. Amazing clarity and detail
exposure Plus
12 3.9k England
8 Dec 2012 11:07PM
Great detail Carol....Flippin thingsSmile
I think we have become immune to them, as the bite reaction doesnt last for very long now...
Pauline.
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
9 Dec 2012 8:16AM
Wish I had a bit of your bitterly cold.. Foggy and 0c here since yesterday.. But very grey.

A fantastic shadow of this little pest. ...in your excellent macro his drill bit looks gigantic !

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