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chappo1 8 4 7 Australia
22 Jun 2010 5:02AM
Great macro..good image sharpness and nice control of dof....john

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22 Jun 2010 5:11AM
Perfect macro shots!
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
22 Jun 2010 5:37AM
Great pattern on this bug

Peter
W1ldside 6 29 United Kingdom
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
Rick
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.
22 Jun 2010 6:19AM
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,
gabriel
goso 10 2 1 Australia
22 Jun 2010 6:22AM
Four striking macro's Carol - good work...Bill
nell 12 22
22 Jun 2010 6:31AM
Great shot Smile
Lucy
22 Jun 2010 6:33AM
Four superb detailed close images again, Carol, V1 is just amazing.
Roy
VIKI 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 167 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!
Scott
Ray42 8 3 England
22 Jun 2010 7:17AM
Not one I have seen - a great looking shield and 4 excellent shots to show it off
michaelo Plus
9 11 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 7:25AM
stunning version 1 for me!!!!
22 Jun 2010 7:28AM
Colour and detail spot on, great images Carol
Chris
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 7:38AM
beautifully marked and so well captured and presented Carol

Linda
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.
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 7:42AM
Beautiful patterns and colours on this one Carol.

Phil.
22 Jun 2010 8:06AM
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.

Albert
Cor 7 Belgium
22 Jun 2010 8:17AM
SO WELL spotted and taken as always+++++
Cheers,
cor
Cormy 8 3 England
22 Jun 2010 8:21AM
Super set Carol.
Cheers
Alan
22 Jun 2010 8:21AM
Such a pretty one today
nickyv32 9 135 England
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 10 298 11 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 8:49AM
Amazing little "faces" on their backs!
Carol
danbrann Plus
12 620 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 7 1 13 Scotland
22 Jun 2010 9:08AM
Fabulous detail and colour.

Ann
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
22 Jun 2010 9:16AM
Excellent set.

Ken
MickyMc 8 8 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 9:32AM
Always so natural and detailed.
Mavis
22 Jun 2010 9:34AM
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.
Sylvia
22 Jun 2010 9:54AM
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
metro074 6 8 Australia
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
Carol
Carrie_1 6 2 6 Wales
22 Jun 2010 10:55AM
Superb detail.
Caroline
Term 10 86 9 England
22 Jun 2010 11:46AM
stunning details a great image, nicely presented,

Ben
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
22 Jun 2010 12:25PM
v1 looks like an African tribal mask.....
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
22 Jun 2010 12:46PM
All top shots 10/10.
Joan.
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!
Dave.
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
22 Jun 2010 1:04PM
What a cracking image...great detail n colour.
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

Stace
LexEquine 10 19 United States
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
zanzibarwinds 12 205 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 3:25PM
All great Carol, super diagonal and compisition on no.2
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
22 Jun 2010 5:07PM
Four fab images Carol, you've captured his colours and markings beautifully in v1
22 Jun 2010 5:10PM

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


Yes,Carol
jonwebber 8 4 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 5:36PM
Gorgeous. The little blighter seems to be looking at the camera.
jon
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
22 Jun 2010 6:16PM
Superb detail and dof Carol
great sharp capture
Richard
22 Jun 2010 6:43PM
V1 for me today Carol click
bayleaf1 6 7 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 7:31PM
A super set.
John.
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.
Brian.
andymark 6 1 England
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
10 180 3 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2010 9:27PM
4 great captures Carol. v1 for me
Steve
barmymarny 6 1 1 United Kingdom
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 6 20 6 Wales
22 Jun 2010 10:06PM
Lovely set of shots!!.... #1 would be my pick of the bunch Smile
Regards
Vic.
bunbeam 10 2 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2010 12:04AM
superb set, love all the colours
bunSmile
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2010 1:03AM
superb series all with excellent light and detail carol.

regards
Yung
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
23 Jun 2010 12:05PM
Excellent set Carol, V1 for me too, it's a stunner,
Geoff.
Canadiann 6 2 Canada
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.
Regards
Ann
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
23 Jun 2010 6:22PM
Superb quality, as always
23 Jun 2010 6:49PM
Simply SUPERB IMAGE. VERY WELL CAPTURED.
23 Jun 2010 8:42PM
Lovely shield bug superbly captured. A
Gezina 9 3 6 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2010 10:07PM
Fascinating colour and patterns on this one Carol - V1 for me - Ina
sallybea 6 41 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2010 9:46PM
Such an interesting creature, looks like he is wearing an egyptian vase on his back. Amazing macro,
Sally
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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