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gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
15 Jan 2013 5:42AM
What an intricate bit of insect engineering.

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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
15 Jan 2013 6:19AM
Immaculately detailed shots of this trio, Carol; excellent macro photography, could not be better.
Andysnapper Plus
9 109 25 England
15 Jan 2013 6:34AM
They really are amazing little creatures. The second one looks like he is wearing an old pitted suit of armour. Great shots Carol.

dmhuynh72 Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 6:35AM
3 great shots and excellent detail Carol.
15 Jan 2013 6:38AM
Simply superb !! Your photos really opens up another world to me Carol !! I never realised these bugs were so exquisitely marked !! I am approaching her majesty to see if I can get you knighted Smile
Stace Plus
9 2 2 England
15 Jan 2013 6:48AM
A beauty

bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 6:56AM
Stunning shots Carol are they different varieties or male/female ?SmileSmile
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 7:22AM
Aren't they beautifully marked ? You have a great macro lens Carol.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1849 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 7:25AM
V1 - beautifully composed and cropped. I still love the way you accommodate the antennae in a frame.
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
15 Jan 2013 7:55AM
Excellent pin sharp macro captures.

marktc Plus
7 99 15 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 7:56AM
Wonderfully detailed shots Carol, I have to say v2 is my favourite, a real cracker of a shot!
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 8:00AM
brilliant set carol fantastic detail wonderful colours and tones v2 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
15 Jan 2013 8:08AM
A very pretty shield bug . Il like the background a lot , too!
15 Jan 2013 8:14AM
All 3 very attractive ... V1 for a vote today
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 8:28AM
Well done, excellent macros CarolSmile
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 8:49AM
detailed to perfection
15 Jan 2013 9:01AM
Great detail in all 3 of these super images Carol,
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
15 Jan 2013 9:07AM
Fine detail in all three, Carol. I like the winter/snow camouflage version of #2 Grin

15 Jan 2013 9:21AM
What fantastic and great set of images,Carol,All very beautiful indeed,very well done,
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
15 Jan 2013 9:28AM
Such beauty in a Shield bug !! Carol. Love your style.
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 9:32AM
Outstanding detail and colours, as always. Smile

lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
15 Jan 2013 9:52AM
Superb quality and composition
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
15 Jan 2013 10:54AM
These images are just so sharp and always with a great background. Well done Carol.
TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 11:10AM
Superb selection, Carol.
15 Jan 2013 11:13AM
very fine work again Carol all good but v1 is excellent good work

Joline Plus
11 29 53 United States
15 Jan 2013 12:20PM
Fantastic detail, esp on v1.
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
15 Jan 2013 12:50PM
Every one a winner Carol that's no lie, V3 has great colours.


Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
15 Jan 2013 1:08PM
Excellent detail in all of these Carol.....Sandy
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
15 Jan 2013 1:11PM
Wonderful macro work as always.

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 1:14PM
Great close up shots Carol
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 1:22PM
Three fine macro shots.
Three excellent shot Carol and excellent details

AnneWorner Plus
10 620 43 United States
15 Jan 2013 1:53PM
Superb Carol - detail is spot on.

ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
15 Jan 2013 2:56PM
Carol, these are really gorgeous shields and V1 is a remarkable shot. Pinsharp, rich colour and lovely smooth background. Wow.

But shield-wise, I find the one in V2 veeerry interesting Smile

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
15 Jan 2013 3:03PM
It's so bloomin' cold outdoors, I think I'm going into hiding too! Wink Three superb close-ups, Carol, each would deserve a vote on its own, but they'll have to share the one vote I'm afraid Smile
Trev Smile
8 10 10 England
15 Jan 2013 4:39PM
Beautiful close up detail in this set Carol.
tomcat Plus
12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 5:22PM
Evenin Carol,
Three good 'uns, but V1 is a fine piece of macro photography

Cold today and the forecast is for extreme conditions over the next four to five daysSad

Tibetan 5 3 England
15 Jan 2013 5:27PM
Three good macro shot here Carol, I have one like V3. but can't lay my hands on it at the moment same sort of colours, nice set as always, working on my book this week, just popped in to check your keeping up to the mark ha ha ha, best regards Leon.TongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueWink
15 Jan 2013 6:00PM
Oh to be in your meadow now that winters here. Super sheilds. Sylvia
15 Jan 2013 6:18PM
WoW V1 is just superb Carol, the detail is impeccable Smile
Super detail, Carol.

15 Jan 2013 6:43PM
Wish I could go into hiding like the bugs. Good set of captures, and my favourite is V2 - a lovely silvery colour. Moira
User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 7:44PM
3 stunning pictures, they are so detailed. well done
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 8:34PM
What lovely coloured armourGrin Love them all!
gingerdelight Plus
11 298 11 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 10:05PM
The detail here is marvellous Carol!
AnnJ Plus
6 5 Scotland
15 Jan 2013 10:09PM
Stunning and superb. Ann.
15 Jan 2013 11:08PM
Excellent shots carol top class
tonyng Plus
7 10 2 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 11:10PM
Great macro. Details extremely good.
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1984 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 1:16AM
A fine batch, Carol, I never tire of seeing these little critters. The background to V1 is perfect, and the stem is almost invisible.
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
16 Jan 2013 5:38AM
A beauty

JimV Plus
11 6 3 Canada
16 Jan 2013 6:14AM
Another three out of this world super close-up shots Carol, I find it impossible to select one as a favourite!
Rgds., Jim
16 Jan 2013 1:13PM
Superb detail in these fine macro's Carol. A
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 11:47AM
Wonderful shield bug here! Lovely shots... IB
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
17 Jan 2013 9:12PM
V1 is a belter Carol - top shot.
Three cracking shots but among them V1 tops..

Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
19 Jan 2013 4:42PM
Amazing detail and clarity in these awesome close ups Carol, the Big O will be astounded when he views these!Smile

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