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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
1 Feb 2013 6:15AM
What a handsome beasty you are sharing this morning Carol !! I think I prefer V2, but both are amazing photos Smile have a great day Smile Saw some more baboons on the way back from Montagu yesterday, but thought I'd spare you and Kathryn the pain and did not stop to grab a photo of them Smile

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terryxc 5 7 England
1 Feb 2013 6:16AM
Two great Images Carol, i wouldn't like to choose one, i think they are both fantastic..

1 Feb 2013 6:22AM
As usual a great set from Carol.
Andysnapper 10 109 25 England
1 Feb 2013 6:35AM
Obviously off to a very posh do indeed. The ugly bugs ball possibly?

Fabulous shots Carol and yet again something different and interesting. Superb.

Ayoob 7 Australia
1 Feb 2013 6:52AM
Excellent macro shots ,Carol..........GrinWink
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 7:06AM
Two cracking images Carol, v1 is especially good!
1 Feb 2013 7:09AM
Two excellent close-ups of this colourfully clad little critter. Well captured, Carol.

SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 7:19AM
Looks like a Butlins Red Coat. Have a good weekend.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 7:34AM
brilliant colour and detail carol love them both two crackers nice ones Wink
Lillian Plus
9 22 17 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 7:36AM
Two great shots Carol
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
1 Feb 2013 7:59AM
An eye catching little critter beautifully photographed.

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 8:13AM
Fine duo
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
1 Feb 2013 8:19AM
Two Great and fantastic image,Carol,very well done,
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
1 Feb 2013 8:23AM
Spot on, Carol. GrinGrin

1 Feb 2013 8:25AM
An excellent capture Carol. Brilliant detail and colour
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 8:29AM
What a smartly attired bug.
mossy 5 46 1 England
1 Feb 2013 8:39AM
V2 for me,is it a kind of Froghopper im not great on bugs ? Grin
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 9:02AM
Both are composed to give space for the antennae to explore. Smile
1 Feb 2013 10:07AM
These are excellent Carol, V1 my favourite,
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 10:32AM
Well he looks extremely dapper Sally I must say.................... Lovely little manGrinGrin
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
1 Feb 2013 10:37AM
Beautiful markings on it Carol, two good captures.


Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 10:42AM
Great shots again Carol, you always get them spot on.
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
1 Feb 2013 11:02AM
Super colours.

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
1 Feb 2013 11:40AM
He must be like me in the morning, getting an odd pair of socks onWinkWink.
Brightly attired wee chap.
TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 11:45AM
Two more great close-ups, Carol.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
1 Feb 2013 12:44PM
Both great shots Carol. Lovely colour and pattern.......Sandy
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
1 Feb 2013 1:34PM
He sure is gorgeous - that red speaks volumes: eat me, don't eat me?? Wink


(The butterfly emerged from its chrysallis in the garage yesterday afternoon - what to do? Have it inside right now and he has taken sugar water from my fingers - but, feed a butterfly till spring flowers bloom?? What's a soul to do?)

AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 3:10PM
I thought he was a ladybird, but he's not, is he? Two great shots of this very smart bug in his waistcoat.
1 Feb 2013 3:58PM
like both probably V2 slightly more

LexEquine 12 19 United States
1 Feb 2013 5:01PM
'Superb Color & Clarity on both Macro's' ~ Peter
Tibetan 6 3 England
1 Feb 2013 5:03PM
I found one in my garden landed on my hand and bit me, got a flick up the bum for his trouble!, so I never got a photo, like both of these Carol, it did hurt lol. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 6:33PM
A very eye-catching little fella which has been wonderfully observed. For me image number one has more appeal Carol.

Regards Nathan Grin
evelen 13 5 England
1 Feb 2013 6:41PM
two excellent shots colours and detail carol.
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 6:54PM
Brilliant carol v2 me thinks .SmileSmile
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 7:57PM
Evenin' Carol
A tad late on parade this eveningSad (me I mean)

V1 for the detail

Not been a bad day at all - the high winds abatedSmile

User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 8:02PM
Spot on! SmileSmileSmileSmile
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 10:29PM
Back to front or not , he 's looking good!
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:47AM
Never seen anything like it! Lovely insect Carol! GrinGrin
tonyng 8 10 2 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 12:56PM
Fascinating stuff. Where do you find all these insects. I must be going to the wrong places. Neat capture Carol.
suemason 12 2 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2013 1:44PM
Prefer V2 but both well captured macros Carol.
JimV 11 6 3 Canada
4 Feb 2013 5:23AM
Love both shots, but even more your description Carol......priceless!!
Rgds., Jim
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
4 Feb 2013 6:27PM

Quote:Evenin' Carol
A tad late on parade this eveningSad (me I mean)

V1 for the detail

Not been a bad day at all - the high winds abatedSmile


Too much information Adie, do we really need to hear about your bowel problems!!!WinkGrinTongue

Two cracking close ups of the colourful little chap, he certainly is smartly attired and looking rather dapper

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