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metro074 7 8 Australia
8 Jul 2010 5:36AM
A superb detailed set Carol. The colours are clean and crisp. Excellent composure and well presented. As soon as this bug came up I knew it was you. Well done

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saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
8 Jul 2010 5:53AM
Wonderful set of image,all very beautiful indeed,V1 is for me.
This tidy shield bug with pleasing colors, punctate thorax & abdomen, so well captured, Carol.V1 is holistic. - Raja.
Jekaro 8 1 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 6:31AM
Another four superb close up images, Carol, all deserve a vote.
W1ldside 7 29 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 6:36AM
Just knew this was yours C....
Bright and Punchy work
Regards Rick
VIKI 11 18 1 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 6:47AM
Gorgeous markings and they show up so well in your piccies!
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 6:48AM
Wow Carol, this is a great image, a beautiful shield bug on terrific bg.
Your camera is an amazing thing! Or is it the photographer??? Grin
dven Plus
12 25 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 7:05AM
Its the photographer, a great set i l do like v1

dmhuynh72 9 44 3 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 7:33AM
Knew it was your from thumbnail Carol, quality capture all of them.

pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 7:44AM
awesome detail
KBan 12 500 4 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 8:04AM
lovely detail Carol
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 8:35AM
brilliant set carol fantastic detail and colours v1 for me today nice one Wink
viscostatic 11 35 5 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 8:48AM
Gardeners may not like them but they are the cutest and most beautiful of bugs. Great photography Carol.

alighalam 8 1 Iran, Islamic Republic Of
8 Jul 2010 8:48AM
Great closeup set,very well done.
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 117 Scotland
8 Jul 2010 9:00AM
A superb set of macro shots of the shield bug....quite a colourful character it is too. Nice work, Carol.
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1691 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 9:09AM
Elegant and perfectly colour-coordinated, as only a bug can be.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.1k 49 England
8 Jul 2010 9:14AM
What a beauty - wonderful pattern and colour - love the whole set Carol.
costas Plus
9 2 2 Greece
8 Jul 2010 9:41AM
Lovely pin sharp shots, And pleased to know your leg is getting better.
Stace 9 2 2 England
8 Jul 2010 9:56AM
Cracking set Carol.......they have got a lovely shine to them

PhilT2 Plus
7 443 29 England
8 Jul 2010 10:10AM
Amazingly colourful little critter.........beautifully photographed
8 Jul 2010 10:19AM
Amazing details in all 4 frame.
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
8 Jul 2010 10:24AM
Didn't think you'd any room for improvement but these have to be amongst your very best yet!! Wonderful colours and patterns and tremendous detail.

MickyMc 9 8 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 10:46AM
He is a nice shiny boy
Ray42 9 3 England
8 Jul 2010 11:11AM

Quote:Knew it was your from thumbnail Carol, quality capture all of them.


I quite agree - great set Carol APU
8 Jul 2010 11:14AM
Great series beautiful colours and as always great detail.
videotec 8 8 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 11:47AM
Four amazing close-ups Carol (AGAIN)--the detail in all of these is Fantastic, well done.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 10 England
8 Jul 2010 12:02PM
I must say I prefer these to nasty flies! And what a colourful character he is, Carol, a stunning set.
TrevB Smile
Joline Plus
11 27 53 United States
8 Jul 2010 12:35PM
He is so perfectly color coordinated. He looks like a jungle dancer in full dress.
How is your bite injury doing?
8 10 10 England
8 Jul 2010 1:11PM
Another great set of sure fire winners.
tmann 12 4 2 United States
8 Jul 2010 1:41PM
Great set - V1 detail and lighting are perfect!
danbrann 12 636 17
8 Jul 2010 1:45PM
They look such pretty things.
gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
8 Jul 2010 1:55PM
Close or what, a wonderful image. - gary
PattiW 11 24 2 United States
8 Jul 2010 2:31PM
Absolutely wonderful capture and presentation of this little beasty! Patti
Stunning set of macro's. The detail and colour are superb.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 11 Canada
8 Jul 2010 2:44PM
Fabulous set Carol... They sure come in a multitude of colours. Seems like no two are the same..........Sandy
8 Jul 2010 4:06PM
Stunning colours on this little shield bug. Super set. Sylvia
8 Jul 2010 4:25PM
These are a great set super gray.
Cor 8 Belgium
8 Jul 2010 4:41PM
V3 on top , so well taken..... as always*****
8 Jul 2010 5:13PM
Superb set of shots Carol! A
8 Jul 2010 5:25PM
Very impressed with the stunning detail you get from your compact Carol, makes me wonder whether it' worth splashing out on a 500 macro lens for my D300 Wink
Suehh 10 39 6 England
8 Jul 2010 6:03PM
Stunning images of the pretty little bug. You sure do take this kind of image so very well - no-one does it better.

gregl 12 19 1 England
8 Jul 2010 6:07PM
Cute little bugger Carol. Hope you are feeling better...
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
8 Jul 2010 6:45PM
Superb series again Carol. Wonderful detail, textures and colours. Love the patterning on this little bug - reminds me of Aztec designs and colours. Particularly like V3.
barmymarny 7 1 1 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 7:27PM
Nicely captured colours and patterns.

Marilyn x
bayleaf1 7 7 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 7:46PM
A super set.
Dave_Holdham 8 4 1 Wales
8 Jul 2010 8:21PM
Stunning detailed images, well captured
8 Jul 2010 8:42PM
You are a master of insect photography
Hebe 9 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 9:09PM
Such wonderful colours you have captured Carol.
exposure Plus
13 4.7k England
8 Jul 2010 9:24PM
Lovely detail & light Carol, a lovely set of images.
8 Jul 2010 9:43PM
lovely colours in these great images .Gill
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 10:02PM
A real beauty Carol and a great set
bunbeam 11 2 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 11:09PM
what a pretty coloured bug.. superb captures
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
8 Jul 2010 11:43PM
What a cracking set of close ups of this colourful and beautifully marked little guy
cameragirl 12 43 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 11:48PM
Excellent images and wonderful detail in each!
Ridgeway 10 222 2 Ireland
9 Jul 2010 1:17AM
Fine set of images,as detailed as ever,

Brilane 11 5 12 Wales
9 Jul 2010 3:50AM
Colourful little creature.
9 Jul 2010 6:10AM
Superb capture Carol, excellent!
9 Jul 2010 6:12AM
Hi Carol,
Really a stunning image, great details in the image. Superb one.

cassiecat 9 39 46 England
9 Jul 2010 3:14PM
think v3 is my fav.lesley
jgmford 10 England
9 Jul 2010 10:17PM
Another Stunning series of close up detail captures Carol, great colours. All great
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2010 9:09AM
Interesting colours and pattern - I like the shield bugs - great set Carol but V3 if I had to choose - Ina
gerrymac 10 10 1 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2010 7:10PM
Is'nt nature amazing ....stunning images Carol
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
13 Jul 2010 8:21AM
Now he is a pretty boy, we only seem to have the green ones here

RTDS 8 Cyprus
13 Jul 2010 6:34PM
Excellent captures like allways Carol.
The details are fantastic.
sallybea 7 41 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2010 9:48PM
Wish we had some of these bugs in my neck of the woods, wonderful detail and colours, nice one!
Kind regards,
SandraKay Plus
10 233 4 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2010 2:39PM
Fantastic shot, Carol.
avocet 10
18 Jul 2010 5:20PM
Wow, great clarity. Thanks for your recent comment.

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