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chappo1 Plus
9 6 9 Australia
22 Jun 2010 5:02AM
Great macro..good image sharpness and nice control of dof....john

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Perfect macro shots!
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
22 Jun 2010 5:37AM
Great pattern on this bug

22 Jun 2010 5:53AM
Morning C ~ Take it you are well and still snapping away furiously in the Midday Sun. Wink
Have a lovely day Carol
As usual these are your majestic captures, Carol.The top shot is V4 - Raja.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 6:04AM
What a very smart fellow - V1 is a real cracker.
Good morning Carol! all versions are beautiful but the first one is excellent! i am not sure if i have seen this shield painting before...last shiels seen by my eyes were black/red last week.
have nice day,
goso Plus
10 2 1 Australia
22 Jun 2010 6:22AM
Four striking macro's Carol - good work...Bill
nell Plus
12 22
22 Jun 2010 6:31AM
Great shot Smile
22 Jun 2010 6:33AM
Four superb detailed close images again, Carol, V1 is just amazing.
10 18 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 7:01AM
Wow Carol more goodies. V1 and v3 for me today!
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 171 England
22 Jun 2010 7:13AM
An amazing pattern! Such a pretty bug, well caught!
Adderwatcher 7 60 19 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 7:16AM
Wonderful captures!
22 Jun 2010 7:17AM
Not one I have seen - a great looking shield and 4 excellent shots to show it off
michaelo Plus
10 11 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 7:25AM
stunning version 1 for me!!!!
Colour and detail spot on, great images Carol
Mynett Plus
8 142 6 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 7:38AM
beautifully marked and so well captured and presented Carol

SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 7:39AM
What a lovely coloured bug. You could do a book of all your bugs Carol. Wonderful images.
22 Jun 2010 7:42AM
Beautiful patterns and colours on this one Carol.

Hi Carol this is a great shot amazing looking bug gray
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
22 Jun 2010 8:14AM
How many varieties of shield bug do you have in Crete? ~ I have only ever seen one in the UK. Awesome macro shots Carol.

22 Jun 2010 8:17AM
SO WELL spotted and taken as always+++++
22 Jun 2010 8:21AM
Super set Carol.
22 Jun 2010 8:21AM
Such a pretty one today
22 Jun 2010 8:31AM
Him with the skull on his back, lovely little beastie, great collection........No telescope, just playing with my new lens...
Hope you are well

Nicky x
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
22 Jun 2010 8:37AM
You have so many bugs out there Carol . Think you may keep them Smile Very sharp and well composed.

LOL I noticed you nudge , wink Smile After they have flowered xxx Smile OK
gingerdelight Plus
10 298 11 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 8:49AM
Amazing little "faces" on their backs!
danbrann Plus
12 636 17
22 Jun 2010 8:55AM
I think you should be seeking a hiding place from the bugs...Do they not frighten you. This one is so colourful and sharp.
EAS Plus
7 1 13 Scotland
22 Jun 2010 9:08AM
Fabulous detail and colour.

franken Plus
14 4.1k 4 Wales
22 Jun 2010 9:16AM
Excellent set.

22 Jun 2010 9:32AM
Always so natural and detailed.
Another brilliant set of macro shots , great colours and detail has always , stunning .

Jean x
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
22 Jun 2010 9:48AM
Superb set Carol - V1 is amazing - wonderful detail, textures and body patterns.
You have shown this critter off beautifully. His armour looks like he's got a skull painted on it ! Gill
22 Jun 2010 9:56AM
another great set Carol
22 Jun 2010 10:26AM

Quote:You have shown this critter off beautifully. His armour looks like he's got a skull painted on it ! Gill

I thought that as soon as I saw them. Well done Carol
22 Jun 2010 10:55AM
Superb detail.
Term Plus
11 86 9 England
22 Jun 2010 11:46AM
stunning details a great image, nicely presented,

Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
22 Jun 2010 12:25PM
v1 looks like an African tribal mask.....
7 10 10 England
22 Jun 2010 12:46PM
All top shots 10/10.
22 Jun 2010 12:54PM
I could look at your bugs indefintely, Carol. (Hope I worded that right...). What a wonderful sharp series of such an unusual little beastie. Superb!
Alan_Coles Plus
11 177 11 Wales
22 Jun 2010 1:04PM
What a cracking image...great detail n colour.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
22 Jun 2010 1:08PM
All superb shots Carol. I keep seeing a little face on the bugs, interesting pattern on them.......Sandy
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
22 Jun 2010 1:57PM
Excellent Carol v2 stands out for me

22 Jun 2010 2:11PM
Four really excellent macro captures of this colorful insect with superb color & details. Great macro work, par usual, Carol. Regards...Peter
22 Jun 2010 3:25PM
All great Carol, super diagonal and compisition on no.2
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
22 Jun 2010 5:07PM
Four fab images Carol, you've captured his colours and markings beautifully in v1

Quote:You have shown this critter off beautifully. His armour looks like he's got a skull painted on it ! Gill

22 Jun 2010 5:36PM
Gorgeous. The little blighter seems to be looking at the camera.
Shroomer 10 14 167 England
22 Jun 2010 6:16PM
Superb detail and dof Carol
great sharp capture
22 Jun 2010 6:43PM
V1 for me today Carol click
22 Jun 2010 7:31PM
A super set.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
22 Jun 2010 8:33PM
V1 is superb Carol - I don't think you could better that - what a beauty of a bug.
22 Jun 2010 8:54PM
stunning all your work love this shot v1 look like you have painted the grim reaper on his back
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 9:27PM
4 great captures Carol. v1 for me
22 Jun 2010 10:00PM
Lovely set. Well done.

Marilyn x
22 Jun 2010 10:01PM
Fantastic shots Carol these are new ones, excellent markings looks like a skull on his back. Gary
Vpics Plus
6 20 6 Wales
22 Jun 2010 10:06PM
Lovely set of shots!!.... #1 would be my pick of the bunch Smile
23 Jun 2010 12:04AM
superb set, love all the colours
23 Jun 2010 1:03AM
superb series all with excellent light and detail carol.

23 Jun 2010 12:05PM
Excellent set Carol, V1 for me too, it's a stunner,
23 Jun 2010 2:03PM
A wonderful and exciting collection here Carol. Interesting creature you captured so very well. You and that camera of yours make a fantastic pair. Can you come over and show me how to use mine? LOL I am so envious.
23 Jun 2010 6:22PM
Superb quality, as always
23 Jun 2010 8:42PM
Lovely shield bug superbly captured. A
Gezina Plus
10 3 6 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2010 10:07PM
Fascinating colour and patterns on this one Carol - V1 for me - Ina
6 Jul 2010 9:46PM
Such an interesting creature, looks like he is wearing an egyptian vase on his back. Amazing macro,
User_Removed 8 26 2 United States
16 Jul 2010 3:55PM
Very unusual creature - what a great job capturing it!

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