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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
5 Feb 2013 5:21AM
Two beautiful shots of this handsome fella Carol !! Glad you found some buglife to photograph Smile

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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
5 Feb 2013 5:27AM
Very prettily coloured shield bug, Carol, and the detail in V 1 particularly is excellent.
Wish we were enjoying the sun too but instead it has snowed overnight.
Detalles perfectos. Usted tiene un buen tema para fotografíar..
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 6:23AM
Well it sounds like you got the sunshine back Carol snows here for us again. Two great captures nicely detailed .SmileSmile
Andysnapper 10 109 25 England
5 Feb 2013 6:36AM
Very nice Carol and it does look like an eye...weird. Great detail in these.

marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 7:19AM
V1 for me today Carol. Two wonderfully detailed images to your usual high standard!
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 7:22AM
These shield bugs have the most amazing coloured shells,2 excellent captures.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 7:25AM
fantastic detail and colours carol v1 for me today a real cracker nice one Wink
5 Feb 2013 7:48AM
This are too good.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 8:09AM
That white spot is weird
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
5 Feb 2013 8:11AM
Excellent detail captured particularly in No. 1.

tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 8:28AM
Mornin' Carol,
I reckon you have been polishing his jacketWink

Just seen your award to my DF - many thanks indeed
Logging on at work with 3G - painfulSad

Back to the cold temps again this morning, 0C and a high windSad

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 8:40AM
Fabulous detail and I would say your best yet
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 8:42AM
What a stylish, well presented chap this is with those lovely red antennae. V1 for me.
User_Removed 8 48 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 8:53AM
Two super images Carol.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 8:54AM
Surveying his little green world...
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 9:06AM
Lovely shots capturing his amazing colours - loving the red antennae! Grin
5 Feb 2013 9:13AM
Beautiful detailed macro with good lighting

Regards Brian
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
5 Feb 2013 9:32AM
Amazing detail Carol. Beautiful shot.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
5 Feb 2013 9:33AM
Green tones and composition of v1 for me this morning, Carol. Lovely bright detailed body.

Meheecho 5 275 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 9:37AM
Great detailed shots with some great tones --V1 for me
5 Feb 2013 9:52AM
Super images Carol, great detail in both,
Stace Plus
10 2 2 England
5 Feb 2013 9:58AM
Well captured Carol

mossy 5 46 1 England
5 Feb 2013 10:25AM
Great pair of Shieldbug photos, one day i will get one.
5 Feb 2013 10:27AM
warm sun hmmm must look that one up ...fine set as is your norm Carol

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
5 Feb 2013 10:32AM
V1 of this delightful insect Carol, well taken.


lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
5 Feb 2013 10:34AM
Excellent v1 for me
richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
5 Feb 2013 10:36AM
Beautiful and sharp image - V1 for me First Class.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
5 Feb 2013 11:43AM
Lovely bug Carol - super captures.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 11:46AM
Great detail on this rather handsome shield bug - love V1.
TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 11:46AM
Great shots, Carol - that "eye" looks like a tick to me.
5 Feb 2013 12:08PM
100% V1 for me Carol, it's a cracker Smile
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 12:11PM
With my high knowledge of all things biologicalWink and botanicalSad Carol............................ I would say he has a ZitTongueTongue
V1 for me, great shot!
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
5 Feb 2013 1:08PM
Two well detailed images Carol. Who knows what that spot could be, another critter catching a ride maybe.......Sandy
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
5 Feb 2013 1:18PM
I could do with some sun on my back Carol. we have had more snow overnight. You found an attractive little critter there.
Silverzone 10 2 England
5 Feb 2013 1:44PM
Lovely detail in view 1. Sylvia
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
5 Feb 2013 2:01PM
Yes, a handsome chap, even if he has a 'deformation' Wink Think V1 has to be fave Wink
Trev Smile
5 Feb 2013 2:15PM
Excellent shots Carol, great details on its back. Very impressive how the sun shines on its backSmileSmile
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 2:53PM
They are beautiful Carol!
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
5 Feb 2013 3:18PM
Never knew how varied were the Shield Bug family until I met them in your pf! V1 gets my vote today.

Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 3:20PM
Superb shots Carol, sun whats that?
sable 10 9 7 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 3:38PM
Two great images V2 is my favourite and yes I too would like to know what the sun is like (lol) snowing here in Derbyshire at the moment - Elizabethxx
Billyray 10 70 3 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 3:39PM
Sunshine??????? Its a cracking shot Carol, I have only ever seen one of those in my garden, Should I move to Greece?
jdinne 15 16 England
5 Feb 2013 5:50PM
Great set, V1 stunning. Superb clarity.

evelen 13 5 England
5 Feb 2013 6:24PM
great captures colours and detail carol,
5 Feb 2013 6:51PM
Two superb shots Carol,glad to make this 70..Lin
5 Feb 2013 7:00PM
V1 - great comp and super light and detail, Carol.

vandalp 10
5 Feb 2013 7:34PM
Stunning detail Carol, two fantastic shots.
JimV 11 6 3 Canada
6 Feb 2013 4:48AM
Two great macro shots Carol, the third eye is intriguing! We had sun today (as you can see by my upload) but our high was -10C!!
Rgds., Jim
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
6 Feb 2013 5:32AM
V1 for me for the variaton of green tones

annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
6 Feb 2013 11:35AM
Wow that is a lime or lemon shield bug!
Many thanks for the UA.. very kind of you.
V1 for me Carol, wonderfuly detailed!
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2013 12:29AM
A very photogenic shield bug Carol!
Lovely images and I like the humous texture on the shield! Grin

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