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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
16 Dec 2012 6:10AM
Ah those eyes !! They will make many a lady hopper's knees lame Smile Excellent macro Carol - very enjoyable Smile

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debu 8 India
16 Dec 2012 6:26AM
Superb close-up shots.
16 Dec 2012 6:34AM
Carol....This is stupendous, all three, i think i will sell my camera and not bother anymore.....Mal.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
16 Dec 2012 6:46AM
Full frontals Grin. v2 looks like he's holding out the twig/branch to you. Very characterful.

bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 7:16AM
I always thought these were shy critters that hopped out the way. You have captured him perfectly Carole brilliant shots.SmileSmile
dven Plus
13 25 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 7:23AM
How do you get so close?

fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
16 Dec 2012 7:41AM
Amazing macro shots and No. 3 is the one that really stands out for me.

annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
16 Dec 2012 7:59AM
One of the best grasshoppers I have ever seen. What a bruiser!
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 8:14AM
Stunning Carol, I'm realy torn between 1 and 3, such very good images....
Lillian Plus
9 22 17 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 8:15AM
Great set Carol
has to be V2 for me...what a shot
BarbaraR 12 17 1 England
16 Dec 2012 8:28AM
Impressive close detail.
Amazing striped eyes !
I especially love the full shot V3.

LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 8:45AM
Torn between 2 & 3 today. What a fine handsome model you managed to find.
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 8:46AM
Mornin' Carol,
V3 all the way for me - oodles of detailSmile

Giving fine today and about +7C

Clay shoot next to the woods, so no togging again and we don't know if our Dan's football is on or not yet. Depends if the pitch has dried out enough, after Friday's deluge.

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
16 Dec 2012 8:49AM
What a beaut...especially the eyes! FanTAStic close-ups, favourite being V3 Smile

PaulLiley 9 2 13 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 8:53AM
Wow thats the closest I've seen a hopper. Congrats on the stunning detail Carol. paul
Tibetan 6 3 England
16 Dec 2012 9:04AM
Hope you up and about Carol, lol. mind you I can't shout myself, did not know hoppers came that big! what a cracking set of detailed macro shots, that is close! well done you excellent all three, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Rock Plus
16 10 2 England
16 Dec 2012 9:04AM
In yer Face.

16 Dec 2012 9:06AM
Super set Carol, like all 3,
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
16 Dec 2012 9:22AM
Your title says it all, Carol: fine macro studies of this critter with what I call his 'Everton Mint eyes'.
16 Dec 2012 9:44AM
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 9:51AM
Wow, outstanding detail in them all.

tonyng 8 10 2 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 10:16AM
Great macro. V1 is seriously close. Grin
16 Dec 2012 10:20AM
A great close-upSmile
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
16 Dec 2012 10:28AM
All up to your usual excellent standard Carol, V3 is my choice stunning!


SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
16 Dec 2012 10:42AM
Phew! I wouldn't argue with him. A handsome set.
PinkK 9 80 1 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 11:02AM
Superb set
TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 11:41AM
Great close-ups, Carol.
16 Dec 2012 11:44AM
good fun V1 Carol like it V3 is special excellent detail pleasure to view

Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 11:51AM
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
16 Dec 2012 12:23PM
Just amazing Carol! Excellent set as always, and think V1 & V3 have to be joint faves Wink
Trev Smile
superb macro work carol,love v3,well done indeed.ray
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 1:19PM
What detail in V2.Smile
RuthyJ 12 England
16 Dec 2012 1:47PM
Whoaa!! thats one ugly bug. Great set of shots Carol.
9 10 10 England
16 Dec 2012 3:16PM
V1 is awesome - a set of excellent detail and colour.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 3:24PM
Three larger than life images in more ways than one, two or three....

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
16 Dec 2012 3:30PM
Can't argue with that title choice! Amazing close-ups.

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 3:42PM

Quote:Carol....This is stupendous, all three, i think i will sell my camera and not bother anymore.....Mal.
I actually sold mine and am now withoutSad well detailed set as always Carol
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 3:58PM
Amazing shots !!!!!.....what a brute !!!
16 Dec 2012 4:33PM
A cracker.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 4:43PM
v3 gets a vote today.... what a great set
16 Dec 2012 4:48PM
OMG that's just Yuk Carol, however V1 is superb SmileTongueWink
LexEquine 12 19 United States
16 Dec 2012 5:33PM
Super Hopper Macro Image Set! ~ Peter Smile
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2024 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 5:53PM
V1 is absolutely amazing, Carol!!!!!
dasher 8 1 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 8:04PM
Is that flash I detect Carol.
Best wishes Robert.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 8:12PM
Not the prettiest face up close so I'll go for V3.
16 Dec 2012 8:35PM
Excellent images carol v1 looks like the lady next door when she puts her makeup onGrinGrin
16 Dec 2012 9:21PM
My word Carol, you could not get any closer, a great set..Lin
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2012 1:01AM
LOVELY! Jumbo V1 is just awesome! Incredibble stripes details in his eyes! Most of all he's green!!!! GrinGrinGrinGrin
You can see I'm happy! IB
JimV 11 6 3 Canada
17 Dec 2012 2:57AM
Wonderful shots of ths fella', though I have I have difficulty in agreeing with your 'handsome' description of him Carol.
Hope you are doing well and all well with your home with no more worries about losing it.
Rgds., Jim
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
17 Dec 2012 5:27AM
Great close up

graceland 13 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2012 5:35PM
scary TongueGrin
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
17 Dec 2012 7:50PM
You ain't kiddin' - that really is upclose and personal. Smile

18 Dec 2012 7:06AM
All excellent but v1!!! Heeeeeesh. A
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
20 Dec 2012 9:18PM
A stupendous set of close ups Carol, v1 is incredible, what astounding detail. The Big O would be hard pressed to better this with all his expensive equipment!
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
20 Dec 2012 9:19PM

Quote:Scary TongueGrin
You obviously haven't seen Adrian Herbert Osmant at close quarters then!!!!WinkGrinTongue
7 Feb 2013 10:11AM
Great Shot

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