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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
24 Dec 2012 6:07AM
Three great images of this very weird looking insect from another planet - squint eyes, no mouth, just beard and those antennae to kill for ! Smile I do like V1 the best because it looks me sort of straight in the eyes Smile

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Andysnapper 10 109 25 England
24 Dec 2012 6:35AM
Super, duper macros Carol, those antennae are like fern leaves.

Happy Christmas

marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 6:38AM
3 absolutely amazing images. V3 for me today Carol.
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 6:39AM
V3 for me, amazing antennae beautifully captured.
Amazing macros, Carol. Can't skip voting your pictures. - Raja.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
24 Dec 2012 7:42AM
You couldn't make it up! You don't really need all these made-up creatures for sci-fi films when we've got an abundance of these little beasties flying around.
Super macro/close up. Smile
24 Dec 2012 7:52AM
An awesome set showing the the skill & how far your Lumix can stretch its limit.
24 Dec 2012 7:54AM
fine close ups indeed Carol V3 for me

24 Dec 2012 8:13AM
Super images Carol, great detail in all,
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 8:16AM
V3 for me all the way. Have a very happy Christmas,
24 Dec 2012 8:23AM
Amazing set of close-ups, Carol.

tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 8:33AM
Mornin' Carol

V3 for meSmile

Totally fed up at this end - the projected fair weather for this morning, was re-forecast last night as rain - how true they were.Smile
Also rain forecast for tomorrow too - the one time of the year when I can normally spend some interrupted time up my woods, trying out different ideas is a no no

RuthyJ 12 England
24 Dec 2012 8:34AM
Spectacular Carol. Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas. RuthSmileSmileSmileSmile
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
24 Dec 2012 9:00AM
You're getting closer and closer, Carol. v1 does look like a muppet character Grin. A fine set, going for v3..... just.

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
24 Dec 2012 9:05AM
Extreme close-ups today of this extraordinary critter and it's antennae, Carol.
V 3's my favourite too.
Have a great day tomorrow.
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
24 Dec 2012 9:08AM
Wow! I've never seen anyone put antlers on a moth before!! Wink
9 10 10 England
24 Dec 2012 9:11AM
Three amazing images Carol. Hard to choose but am opting for V1.
24 Dec 2012 9:19AM
Terrific macros.
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 10:57AM
You made me jump back from the screen Carol, wonderful shots, detail spot on.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 10:59AM
Three cracking images, wonderfully worked Carol.

I hope that you and your family have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Furthermore I would like to thank you for all you're caring comments and messages throughout the year.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 11:18AM
Fantastic detail of this beautiful moth.SmileSmile
24 Dec 2012 11:27AM
Great series, Have a good Christmas.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 11:38AM
Three amazing macros. Still can't get over those antennae!
Sorry I've just voted without comment recently.
Just too busy with Christmas.
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 11:51AM
Your macro images have been a revelation to me Carol. It's been fascinating to see all your critters at close quarters - and I particularly like the moths. The antennae on this one are amazing! I hope you have a lovely Christmas and a happy 2013 - I hope the new year will bring you good and changed fortune. Smile
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
24 Dec 2012 12:08PM
Fab set Carol with lovely detail,
Happy Xmas,
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
24 Dec 2012 1:00PM
These are the mother of all macros Carol, the detail is phenomenal, you've really nailed them and they are a vast improvement on your cabbage white close ups of the other day! You've really thrown the gauntlet down to the Big O, I wonder if he will rise to your challenge! He will be spitting out his cider and cursing all and sundry when he views these!!!Tongue
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
24 Dec 2012 1:08PM
Such a fine set of headgear indeed and captured in all their wonderful detail.

BarbaraR 12 17 1 England
24 Dec 2012 1:55PM
Super detail of this weird n wonderful moth.
I especially like V3

Happy Christmas gal and thanks for always looking in
on my efforts.

B. Smile
graceland 13 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 3:48PM
Happy Christmas to you
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2022 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 4:10PM
These are simply amazing, Carol, and although I enjoyed them all, I think my favourite is V3.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 5:12PM
whoah!!!!!!!! atta gal
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
24 Dec 2012 6:01PM
he can compete with Vanilla Penguin's Lord stag Smile
and Rudolf the reindeer Smile
excellent closeups Carol
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 6:46PM
Amazing shots !!!!......terrific detail....impressive !!
Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
25 Dec 2012 7:34AM
Fantastic Carol,
I this this little guy is cross eyed but I do appreciate his hair style.

pks 14 2 England
25 Dec 2012 9:05PM
wow! fantastic detail what is it? well taken

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
26 Dec 2012 10:33AM
Awesome full frontals, Carol Smile
27 Dec 2012 10:27AM
On the way to a royal wedding I believe, but then again it could be Ascot.
Lovely shot.

JimV 11 6 3 Canada
29 Dec 2012 6:42AM
All three of these are just WOW Carol, many have made a choice, I find myself totally unable to, magical macro work by you as always!
Rgds., Jim

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