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silly Sunday show-off!

By CarolG  
Fist of all, apologies for the lat upload, woke to no electricity, a frequent occurrence here, I'm afraid Sad

Silly Sunday again, and what better critter to use than a clanger!
This fella had me laughing so much, I knew he was going to drop off the blade of grass as soon as I pointed the camera at him, and he didnít disappoint me! However, I did manage to get another couple of grab shots of him trying to make himself invisible from me.
When I came round to processing the images, I looked at V.1, and I am sure that he was making a very rude gesture with his finger at me before dive-bombing into the grass!

Tags: Wildlife Nature Macro General Close-up Close-up and macro Humour Clanger Wildlife and nature Humour and fun

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Comments


3 Mar 2013 8:22AM
Another great clanger Carol - they always make me smile and I have no idea why they are so appealing! A

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Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 8:22AM
Morning photo neighbour.
a lovely set and rather taken with V3 ...looks cheeky
Lillian
3 Mar 2013 8:22AM
Good morning Carol. A superb close up with great detailSmileSmile
Effrossini
3 Mar 2013 8:25AM
Great set Carol love the presentation.great detail Wink
3 Mar 2013 8:25AM
These are excellent captures Carol, V1 my favourite,
Fred.
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 8:26AM
brilliant set carol wonderful detail and colours love all three clangertastic nice ones Wink
andy
KarenFB Plus
11 4.8k 171 England
3 Mar 2013 8:27AM
Hi Carol.................I was starting to wonder where you were!! Grin

A gorgeous capture - the details are fantasic!

No hope of bugs here, white frost on everything! (Though I did spot a bumble bee yesterday!!) Smile
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 8:35AM
Now that is indeed showing off. Three great images Carol, superb focusing and pin sharp as always.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 8:38AM
You have elevated this species to Superstar status Carol, and this star appearance is particularly effective in confirming their status.
3 Mar 2013 8:41AM
great set but i want the soup dragon !!!
3 Mar 2013 8:45AM
He is playing silly..
Great images
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 116 Scotland
3 Mar 2013 8:49AM
His antics did not stop you getting your customary crisp images, Carol: wonderful detail captured.
Ronnie.
marktc Plus
6 96 15 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 8:53AM
Three magnificent shots Carol, these are fascinating creatures and you capture them so well. Cracking
Quoise Plus
4 849 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 8:57AM
Excellent set
Well done Carol - you never fail to impress - even the bugs! Lou
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 9:09AM
Three fab images Carol. How do you do it?? Just amazing! Love V2 - he is playing games with you I think!! Wink

Carol
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
3 Mar 2013 9:19AM
Skilled acrobatic Clanger this one Carol !! Excellent photos Smile
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 9:19AM
Awesome detail in the whole set
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 9:22AM
Mornin' Carol,
V2 has some fine detail on viewSmile

Fine here, but haven't been out of the door yet, to check the temperature


Adrian
Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
3 Mar 2013 9:24AM
Won't be long and I'll be off chasing the clangers here Smile
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 9:25AM
I'm laughing now Carol and yes I think he is making a gesture to you.SmileSmile
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 9:27AM
Another trio of great macro images Carol. This is really good stuff!
Johanna
3 Mar 2013 10:27AM
Looks like a miniature Ant Eater, A Fine set.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
3 Mar 2013 10:33AM
Some of your best work displayed here Carol.

Albert
3 Mar 2013 10:49AM
Que bueno lo que se descubre con estas maravilla de fotografŪa..Excelente..
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
3 Mar 2013 11:01AM
We all know that Brian teaches his birds tricks, but you obviously know how to train weevils or clangers! GreatGrinGrin
V2 is my favourite !
3 Mar 2013 11:03AM
always like the clangers Carol another 3 fine images of same and yes looks like he gave the sign indeed

Graham
3 Mar 2013 11:09AM
Great capture and stunning details of this clanger!
George
3 Mar 2013 11:17AM
Wonderful set Carol, beautiful detail throughout,
Geoff.
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
3 Mar 2013 11:21AM
A Clanger with even more character than usual! Great and amusing set.

Ann
Irishkate Plus
6 40 107 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 11:41AM
A show off indeed unless you've got yourself contorted to capture such splendid images.
How close do you get - your images never look as if they've been cropped?
KateGrinGrinGrin
SlowSong Plus
8 6.8k 29 England
3 Mar 2013 11:51AM
Grin I love the upsidey down one. What a little character. Grin
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
3 Mar 2013 11:53AM
Three crackers Carol and all get equal votes, has some sharp claws there.

Regards

Trev.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
3 Mar 2013 1:12PM
All three beautifully captured Carol. Do like that foot/finger thing he's got going on.......Sandy
Ayoob 5 Australia
3 Mar 2013 1:25PM
Like them all . Excellent set of macro images , Carol..........Grin
superb set carol,v2 is a amazing capture,well done indeed.ray
basith 4 7 Sri Lanka
3 Mar 2013 2:16PM
Beautiful set.

Basith
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
3 Mar 2013 3:09PM
A very rude gesture, also a great set of images

Peter
3 Mar 2013 3:22PM
Thes critters always make you smile. not so sunny today . It was an amazing week ! gWink
EMJAYCEE Plus
8 10 10 England
3 Mar 2013 3:49PM
Great captures, all three Carol.
Joan.
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 4:22PM
Yes i must teach the birds to do this, great shots Carol.
Brian
Meheecho 4 275 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 4:32PM
A super Sunday offering
Steve
Niknut Plus
7 1.5k 72 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 5:12PM
GrinGrinGrinGrin !!!!.....great series !!
AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 5:42PM
Had me smiling Carol! SmileSmile
Ann
3 Mar 2013 5:51PM
Fantastic captures Carol and what a very rude clanger he his, but we will let it pass because we love them so much.

Gary
pamelajean Plus
11 979 1891 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 6:41PM
Naughty clanger, no green soup for you if you continue to make gestures like that, and it's no use whistling back at Carol, go straight to your burrow, and Major Clanger will come and have words with youWink.
Oh that is funny Carol, he sure does look annoyed, superb detail on this macro Grin
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
4 Mar 2013 6:02AM
A great series, Carol.
-=\Walter
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2013 8:43AM
Great shots. Love the upside down V2. paul
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 6:23AM
GrinGrinGrin
It looks almost Jurassic! Cheeky poses and I love this little beastie! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
IB
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
6 Mar 2013 8:32PM
Fantastic detail and clarity in these Carol, the seven who viewed and did not cast their vote have dropped a real clanger methinks!
LexEquine 10 19 United States
8 Mar 2013 9:14PM
Super color Macro Set ~

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