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14 Jul 2012 6:10AM
Very sad news when anyone dies, but so young. Thoughts to the family.....Three great images, glad you posted all of them and I don't have a clear favourite for once. Nice composition and isolation. He looks massive!!

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 7:03AM
so sorry to hear of your sad news carol my thoughts are with you and yours wonderful detail set take care Wink
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
14 Jul 2012 7:18AM
Impressive shield indeed. Must belong to some carbean pirate clan Smile
I think v2 for me with the lovely diagonal!
Ray42 8 3 England
14 Jul 2012 7:19AM
An excellent trio - thoughts are with you
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 7:36AM
So sorry to hear such bad news
Wonderful captures here Carol SmileSmile
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 7:44AM
So sorry Carol to hear this - what a shock for you and your partner. Love all three of today's images.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 7:45AM
Condolences to your partner on this tragic loss. Can't help with the I/D yet but I will look up some of my favourite sites to see if I can help.
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 7:49AM
Can't differentiate between the three at allSmile

Tragic news indeed Carol Sad

Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
14 Jul 2012 7:50AM
Gods House has many rooms and the young man will be made welcome.

Superb work.

WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
14 Jul 2012 8:08AM
i didn't realise there were so many variants of orange shield bugs!! if it's previously undiscovered, how about Pentatomoidea tigris carolis. Three excellent captures.

mrswoolybill Plus
9 986 1500 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 8:19AM
All beautifully composed, but the vote is for V3, there's something about the angle of the legs.
Deepest sympathy to you and your partner.
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
14 Jul 2012 8:27AM
Awful news Carol. Sad
14 Jul 2012 8:32AM
Sorry to hear your sad news Carol, these images are excellent,
Cor 7 Belgium
14 Jul 2012 8:55AM
Beautiful as always.*****
14 Jul 2012 9:13AM
V2 all the way Carol....Very sorry to hear of your sad news,my thoughts are with you.

Very Best Wishes
moiral 6 12 Scotland
14 Jul 2012 9:19AM
Sorry to hear of your bereavement Carol, you are not having a good year.
Good set of shots. Moira
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
14 Jul 2012 9:47AM
My sympathy to both your partner and yourself, Carol.....such sad news.
Three fine shots of this shield bug that does seem totally different to the more usual ones you shoot.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 10:14AM
Sorry to hear about your sad loss, my heart goes out to you both.

Back to the images, again a stunning quality runs through them all.

Regards Nathan
14 Jul 2012 11:04AM
so sorry to hear of your sad news ! the photos are great as usual
14 Jul 2012 11:11AM
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
14 Jul 2012 11:21AM
As stated Carol! Not a good year for you with so many problems and now the passing of someone so young, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Another excellent set of macro captures, equal votes today.


cassiecat 8 39 46 England
14 Jul 2012 11:25AM
sad news Sad
v3 is my fav, for the catchlight and light on the seed head.lesley
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 11:58AM
Sorry to hear your sad news Carole - a tragedy to die so young.
Great trio of images - all good - no favourites.
7 10 10 England
14 Jul 2012 12:03PM
Such sad news Carol and what a terrible shock for you and your partner. Not been a particularly good year for you has it.Sad
The images today up to your usual high standard.Smile
14 Jul 2012 12:09PM
Good afternoon Carol terrible news to lose someone so young been a hell of a year for you both so far trust all will improve a fine set of captures

Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 12:12PM
Im so sorry to hear your news CarolSadSadSad my thoughts are with you and your partner.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
14 Jul 2012 12:47PM
So sad and such a shock for you both. My sympathies to you. Your year has been a very trying time. I hope it improves soon.

V2 is my pick today, that is a handsome great fellow.
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 12:55PM
Such sad news Carol, my sympathies to you both.
That shield bug doesn't look an overly friendly one! Brilliant captures.
sable 8 9 7 England
14 Jul 2012 1:15PM
Thinking of you Carol and your Partner xxx
A trio of beautiful and interesting images - Elizabeth xx
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
14 Jul 2012 1:38PM
What awful news Carol. I'm so sorry. These are really excellent detailed shots.............Sandy
PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 1:57PM
Such sad news Carol, my thoughts are with you all Sad
(a lovely set as always though)
14 Jul 2012 2:48PM
Too sad for an untimely demise. But life goes on bearing all these experiences.

Thanks for sharing this fine set.
14 Jul 2012 3:02PM
What sad news Carol my thought are with you both, A lovely set as usual,well done..Lin
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
14 Jul 2012 4:32PM
So sorry to hear your sad news, Carol, not a good year for you at all, is it? Sad My thoughts are with you.
An excellent set as always, of this colourful character Wink
Trev Smile
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1832 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 4:35PM
Well, it's a beauty, Carol, but I can't find it.
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2012 4:53PM
Sorry to hear your news, Carol, yet more grief for you.
Superb images nonetheless.
exposure Plus
12 3.8k England
14 Jul 2012 11:14PM
Great detail & tones Carol...sorry to hear your sad news....
Nightmare heat here...41c yesterday...expected to last until Tuesday...
14 Jul 2012 11:38PM
Oh no Carol. So sorry to hear this news.
Lovely set of images though, no idea what type of shield bug it is. Nice sharp detail.

Take care.

Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
14 Jul 2012 11:42PM
Brilliant detail in this set Carol, sorry to hear of this unexpected and tragic news, Ed
debu 6 India
15 Jul 2012 1:35AM
Very sad news.Lovely set of detailed images.
bunbeam 11 2 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 9:58PM
sorry to hear the tragic news Sad
3 superb captures
Ayoob 5 Australia
16 Jul 2012 2:12AM
Very sad news.Sad
Great macro images ,Carol..........
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
17 Jul 2012 2:24PM
So sorry to hear about the news, Carol SadSadSad


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