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Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
7 Oct 2010 5:31AM
They look really nasty little creatures I think, yet they're completely harmless......Good looking image Carol..


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Excellent capture Carol! Perfect macro work.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
7 Oct 2010 5:39AM
Glad to hear they are not as dangerous as they look. Great detailed images Carol...........Sandy
7 Oct 2010 5:40AM
Excellent and wonderful shots,love it,
7 Oct 2010 5:48AM
Fantastic macro, great work.
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
7 Oct 2010 6:34AM
Great POV in v1 making the antennae look so long

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
7 Oct 2010 6:41AM
I do not recall ever having seen this chap before, Carol..... new one to me, but from V 3 it's easy to understand where the name comes from. and for that reason, that's why I'd place V 3 as my favourite. As always you manage to capture your subjects in such excellent detail.
I know this fly, it is an excellent model for macro photographers! Superb taken Carol!
7 Oct 2010 6:57AM
Another three superbly detailed shots. Carol, all deserving a vote each.
7 Oct 2010 7:08AM
SUPERB < > ALL 3 20/10
cassiecat Plus
9 39 46 England
7 Oct 2010 7:14AM
v3 for the same reason as ronnie.lesley
11 18 1 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2010 7:15AM
V3 for me too. I hope you were careful near him!
Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
7 Oct 2010 7:27AM
I have never seen one of these before Carol,are they as poisonous as the other varieties.Excellent.
goso Plus
11 2 1 Australia
7 Oct 2010 7:29AM
Excellent work Carol - a new one for me as well...Bill
mohikan22 Plus
13 2.3k 2 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2010 7:33AM
wonderful work. for an ugly bug you have made some beautiful shots.
7 Oct 2010 7:44AM
Super set of close up captures.
V1 and V3 i like.
Well done Carol.
7 Oct 2010 7:46AM
Hats off to you! You really know how to capture these little creatures and present them so well. I think I'm slowly starting to like them !!!!
7 Oct 2010 8:16AM
wonderful set of shots! now would you be so kind and send them my way PLEEEEASE
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2010 8:19AM
stunning set carol got to be v3 for me today nice one Wink
gingerdelight Plus
11 298 11 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2010 8:59AM
Wonderful images once again Carol, well captured.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1855 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2010 9:10AM
V1 is one of your best ever, superb use of shallow dof to isolate an eyeball to eyeball encounter.
7 Oct 2010 9:34AM
What a great capture as always the eyes are great
7 Oct 2010 9:45AM
What a little darling !!!
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
7 Oct 2010 11:13AM
Wonderful images once again.
Joline Plus
11 29 53 United States
7 Oct 2010 12:08PM
V2 is a beautiful shot.
How do you dare swim in your pool.....or is it a pool for the insects?
PattiW Plus
12 24 2 United States
7 Oct 2010 12:42PM
Excellent detail and capture of this wee beastie! Patti
FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
7 Oct 2010 1:44PM
3 superb shots again Carol, V1 is my fav,
8 10 10 England
7 Oct 2010 1:47PM
More superb images Carol - like the wing detail in V2.
7 Oct 2010 1:48PM
Excellent macro shot.
7 Oct 2010 2:24PM
Excellent as always Carol. A superb set. Well done
Excellent details of the Scorpionfly revealed in V2 & V3. With V1 I feel we can name it as Horsefly - Raja.
7 Oct 2010 4:05PM
V 3 reveals its true nomenclature.
What an amazing looking creature, quite beautiful really. As usual you have captured it so well with excellent dof.

7 Oct 2010 5:21PM
Very well taken, and I have never seen one before. Thank you.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
7 Oct 2010 5:33PM
What an unusual looking chap he is. Looks like 2 or 3 creatures all rolled into one! A wonderful set, Carol, each deserving a vote.
TrevB Smile
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
7 Oct 2010 6:13PM
Amazing creature. I love the shape of the head and the diaphanous wings, and then we see the sting in V3. Wonderful set.
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2010 7:10PM
handsome fella and great macro shot
7 Oct 2010 7:31PM
Another amazing series Carol
7 Oct 2010 7:46PM
V1 for me if I had to choose, he has a most inquiring face?
Hi Carol, super shots you have here and all really well captured and presented. Like v2 I think because of those beautiful wings. Always a smashing first class job. Excellent work Carol on all of them. Let me know what you think of my mod on yesterdays upload please.
Ann xxx
7 Oct 2010 7:56PM
Super set, Carol. I saw one of these in the summer and now I know what it was. Wonderful sharp images. v.1 is a cracker.
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
7 Oct 2010 8:49PM
What a curious looking little fellow and yet, so appealing in V1! As always, wonderful detail in all 3. Sorry I am very late today, great weather and yet more gardening at fault!

7 Oct 2010 10:53PM
Three excellent macro captures of the "unusual insect," Carol, with fine color & details...Peter
8 Oct 2010 12:13AM
Fantastic close up, Carol - all 3 are brilliant but in artistic terms, V1 is the best - You was in very good hand shooting this set Smile- well done


Quote:Excellent and wonderful shots,love it,

I completely agree with Saeid.. Great shot..

8 Oct 2010 2:22PM
a cracking set of 3 all can stand easily on their own ...difficult but i think for me V1 just gets it i like the kind of Inquisitive look captured i feel the whole set deserves more

teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
8 Oct 2010 7:30PM
Superb Carol - I actually love them all and it is very hard to choose between them. His face reminds me of a seahorse.
Stunning detailed set
tomcat Plus
12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2010 9:09PM
captured to perfection, with a cracking background

great capture, it shows everything you want to know about this fascinating bug.
these imagesare truly outstanding carol,well done.ray
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
10 Oct 2010 12:40AM
Three real stonkers Carol, you are in inspired form at present
10 Oct 2010 9:00AM
Excellent shots Carol, amaizing detail as usual.
3 great shots V2 for me excellent work.
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
10 Oct 2010 9:37PM
Lovely little chap, has the Clanger appeal to me, great shots


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