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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
9 Jan 2013 5:44AM
Had it not been for you Carol, I never would have known that there are insects with Zebra eyes !! You enlighten my mind like no guru can Smile ---but then you are a photo guru Smile Excellent photos - my favourite is V1,V2,V3 and V4,

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Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
9 Jan 2013 6:34AM
Wowsers, stunning set Carol, V1 is just amazing.

ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 6:51AM
V2 and V3 for me...
V1 stunning but I feel you starting to lose detail...
The hairs and pollan seem to blur out on the body I think you are at camera max here...
Great work you are becoming a master in macro...

RuthyJ 10 England
9 Jan 2013 6:53AM
Another set of amazing images Carol.
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 7:02AM
Four amazing macros Carol can't choose between them .Smile
StrayCat Plus
12 17.7k 3 Canada
9 Jan 2013 7:14AM
I like them all, but 2 and 3 are my favs.

SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 7:34AM
Tibetan 4 3 England
9 Jan 2013 7:34AM

Quote:Had it not been for you Carol, I never would have known that there are insects with Zebra eyes !! You enlighten my mind like no guru can Smile ---but then you are a photo guru Smile Excellent photos - my favourite is V1,V2,V3 and V4,
I have to agree with Herman, Carol, a splendid set of four, have a good day, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinWink
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 7:53AM
brilliant detailed set carol belting colours v1 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
9 Jan 2013 8:09AM
Awesome close-ups ~ great photography Carol.

Excellent macro's Carol,
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 8:27AM
Super series, love the detail in the compound eye in V1.
Meheecho 3 275 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 8:59AM
All superb captures, really difficult to choose any single image
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 9:04AM
has to be V2 such a great set
but so close ..wonderful
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
9 Jan 2013 9:08AM
Another Stunning and great macro shots,Carol,V2 and V3 are my favorite,
9 Jan 2013 9:16AM
A superb set of close up Carol. V2 and V3 are my favorite

WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
9 Jan 2013 9:35AM
v2 pips v3 for the diagonal comp, Carol. Lovely detailed set.

9 Jan 2013 9:57AM
V1 for me today. Superb portrait
Gerryrys 4 1 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 10:27AM
Nice bright colours for such a dull day Carol. Well done.

EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
9 Jan 2013 10:37AM
Wonderful array altogether.

Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 11:31AM
Great macros Carol with V2 and V3 being my favourites.
As Tibetan says we learn a lot from you.
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 12:00PM
Great close-ups of great eyes, Carol.
capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 12:02PM
Wonderful set, a pleasure to view.

9 Jan 2013 12:34PM
Amazing! just away to pm you! gWink
PattiW 11 24 2 United States
9 Jan 2013 1:07PM
Fantastic closeup of this little beastie! Patti SmileSmileSmile
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
9 Jan 2013 1:16PM
WOWWW. Not just beautiful eyes but fanTAStic shots in V1 and V2, Carol!

Pretty little fella, huh?

Andrew Smile
mex Plus
8 27 3 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 1:26PM
4 of the best carol.
cheers phil.
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 2:45PM
They are like Everton Mints CarolGrinGrinGrin
V2 my fave!
I put an explanation of the location of that little lodger if you have time to nip back............. it is very small thoughTongue
Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
9 Jan 2013 3:43PM
What a superb set Carol, some fantastic work.
9 Jan 2013 3:51PM
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
9 Jan 2013 3:56PM
Beats me how you get these without them flying off! Wink Brilliant work as always, Carol Smile
Trev Smile
User_Removed 6 48 1 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 4:23PM
A superb set of macro images Carol.
Regards, Alf.
basith 4 7 Sri Lanka
9 Jan 2013 5:01PM
No idea how you capture this macros.
V1 is fine .

Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 5:03PM
Superb again Carol, dont know how you do it, they are always spot on.
marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 5:33PM
Stunning set of images, the quality and detail beggar belief! Terrific!
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 6:21PM
They are extraordinarily beautiful Carol - very well taken!
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
9 Jan 2013 6:44PM
Every one a winner and equal votes today Carol.


9 Jan 2013 7:09PM
Wonderfully detailed macro's Carol, excellent work Smile
9 Jan 2013 7:21PM
Dam good detailed macros Carol, it's great work.

tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2013 7:26PM
Evenin' Carol

The tight crop in V1, as much as I love it for the eyes, has introduced a tad of noiseWink

Blue skies today and about +9C - going chilly now thoughSad

bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
9 Jan 2013 8:32PM
I remember this fly Carol - fantastic eyes. OO Smile
9 Jan 2013 10:29PM
The detail is just amazing
Humblebee 4 1 England
9 Jan 2013 11:50PM
I don't have a favourite because they are all superbly taken, however, I really like your flowers ... sorry too much detail creating brain overload have no real desire to see quite so much Wink ... Carol GrinGrinGrin
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
10 Jan 2013 4:26AM
Every time I visit your site I do so with a mixture of anticipation and trepidation Carol, your macro photography is so wonderful, while at times I feel I'm too close to these beasties for comfort, another fine set!
Rgds., Jim
10 Jan 2013 12:36PM
Super detail. Also interesting to see other bugs feeding off bugs. Sylvia
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2013 9:49PM
Lovely macros. V2 for me.
11 Jan 2013 1:07AM
congratulation for the award a well deserved shot.. loved the V1,2,3. Excellent shot..
11 Jan 2013 9:22AM
Absolutely cracking set.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
11 Jan 2013 11:11PM
Phenomenal detail and clarity in these stupendous close ups Carol, the eyes of this little hoverfly really are amazing. Adrian Herbert Osmant will be quaking in his huge boots now that he sees he has some stiff competition in the field of macro photography!Tongue
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
11 Jan 2013 11:41PM
Wow Carol, this is one of your very best. Would deserve ten awards.
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 12:46PM
Amazing Micros! WOW! IB

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