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28 Dec 2010 5:59AM
No1 is my fave. A great set.

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cpjfox Plus
12 19 New Zealand
28 Dec 2010 6:13AM
Another great capture Carol, is that a Small flower or a big bug?
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
28 Dec 2010 6:22AM

Quote:Another great capture Carol, is that a Small flower or a big bug?

The flower is about 1" in diameter. Carol
cpjfox Plus
12 19 New Zealand
28 Dec 2010 6:27AM
In my book that makes for quite a large bug,, but well spotted none the less, my adventures in bug hunting thus far have been limited to flying bugs, and one earwig.
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 6:31AM
another great set carol you must be having some lovely weather over there .Keep them coming we love them .Rob
3 Excellent shots well done
11 18 1 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 7:27AM
v1 is superb Carol!!!
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 7:28AM
Love the flower and the bug. Excellent as ever Carol.
28 Dec 2010 7:45AM
I think you go to an insect trainer for your shots Carol Wink. Another lovely set. V2 for me. Moira
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 7:53AM

Quote:Quote:Another great capture Carol, is that a Small flower or a big bug?The flower is about 1" in diameter. Carol

That's quite small for the scabious Carol - we have them growing in a meadow area on the way to work and they are much larger than that.
Splendid detail as ever
Hi Carol, excellent set of images of this little colorful bug. Very well captured..

Hi Carol, you became the summer symbol for me with these amazing insect shots! no track of winter in your pics...
wish you a very Happy New Year,
tomcat Plus
12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 9:03AM
your normal standard, as usual carol Smile

28 Dec 2010 9:07AM
Macro photographs of the best.
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
28 Dec 2010 9:45AM
Great combination of a find, Carol.

v1 my fav today . All great to see. Operation Crete now underway with Hamish instructed and I'll get the history books from the library again ! Gill
28 Dec 2010 9:52AM
Three cracking shots Carol - That's novel. A shield beetle in a Father Christmas outfit!!! LOL
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
28 Dec 2010 10:06AM
Now you are showing off Carol ! Wink Scabious in December indeed . Wonderful blossom and a sharp bug . Three great images xxx
Alvar Plus
10 23 2 France
28 Dec 2010 10:18AM
As great as ever Carol !!!
28 Dec 2010 10:24AM
V1 for me for sure
But a lovely set
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 10:42AM
Wow, excellent detail here.
28 Dec 2010 11:05AM
lovely work
cassiecat Plus
9 39 46 England
28 Dec 2010 11:17AM
v1 is my fav.lesley
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
28 Dec 2010 11:30AM
As always, so well captured, Carol. It's V 1 for me too....such excellent detail in both insect and flower.
ianrobinson Plus
8 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 11:36AM
a superb close up and what an unusual lygaeus equestri.
Its amazing anything is growing in this weather .
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 11:49AM
A beautiful close up shot. Have a good day Carol. Sue
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
28 Dec 2010 11:54AM
As usual...tremendous.
28 Dec 2010 12:15PM
Another wonderful set of close ups.

28 Dec 2010 12:18PM
Yesterday was 5" of snow here! You have wonderful weather there Carol, and three super macro shots. Really summery feeling with that purple Scabious. Beautiful.
PattiW Plus
12 24 2 United States
28 Dec 2010 12:35PM
Another wonderfully photographed beasty and flower! Patti
superb as allways carol,all the best to you for the new year.ray
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
28 Dec 2010 3:31PM
Excellent closeup shot of the flower and bug Carol. Top shot.
Hi Carol. great captures, regards gray,
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 4:37PM
Love your macro shots. V1 is my favorite in the set.
28 Dec 2010 4:59PM
Another excellent set of close up captures Carol.
Wonderful colours and details in them all.
28 Dec 2010 5:25PM
A colourful beetle on one of my favourite wild flowers. View 2 for me today. Sylvia
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 5:26PM
great set - where did the last week goWink
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
28 Dec 2010 5:36PM
Enjoyed viewing all your uploads from over Christmas, Carol, excellent work.
Hope you had a great Christmas,
TrevB Smile
28 Dec 2010 5:44PM
A Trio of excellent macro's Carol,fine work as always Smile
SueTurner Plus
13 81 3 England
28 Dec 2010 5:53PM

Quote:A Trio of excellent macro's Carol,fine work as always Smile
absolutely !
best wishes for the New Year Carol
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 6:19PM
three real stunners carol cracking detail v1 for me today nice one Wink
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
28 Dec 2010 6:34PM
Wonderful light, detail and colours Carol - makes my thoughts wander to Summer.
28 Dec 2010 6:53PM
Thanks Carol. It was -5 on Boxing Day. Beautiful though.
I see your photo's are your usual excellant standard, Superb set of shots.
Hope you and your family have a happy and healthy New Year.x
28 Dec 2010 7:03PM
A lovely bug on a delicate flower. You manage to make this look easy Carol. A
foggytwo Plus
14 36 1 Scotland
28 Dec 2010 7:06PM
Love these three Carol, Numbers 1 and 3 for me. Wonderful captures once again.
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
28 Dec 2010 7:09PM
Great set Carol, like the little red one I found in France, hope you are ok

Nicky Wink
3 excellent macro captures well done.
28 Dec 2010 8:08PM
Excellent set Carol,every year I look forward to visiting a small wood on the west of the IW, in early autumn it has a large amount of Devils bit scabious which attracts a wonderful array of insects, thank you for all your insect posts this year, I have enjoyed them so much.
28 Dec 2010 8:23PM
Beautiful set.Well done.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
28 Dec 2010 8:26PM
Very fine macrowork indeed Carol, the detail and colours are fabulous
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 10:01PM
Your bugs bring always a summer feeling into this space! Nice trio,
Have a happy and joyful year 2011!
28 Dec 2010 10:08PM
Three superb detailed images Smile
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
29 Dec 2010 4:34AM
Excellent set Carol............Sandy
29 Dec 2010 10:40AM
A fine trio,
TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2010 5:10PM
Another three superb shots, Carol, beautifully captured.
Happy New Year
29 Dec 2010 10:02PM
Superb set Carol such wonderful sharp detail and colour. Gary
30 Dec 2010 2:34AM
Excellent & lovely set of macro captures, Carol. Those flowers do look lovely, at this time of the year, in 'the northern hemisphere.'
SandraKay Plus
10 233 4 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2011 1:42PM

Quote:Scabious in December indeed

Ha ha. Unexpected maybe but very colourful.

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