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The acrobatics of the weevil well captured, Carol.The blossom is a bonus - Raja.

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i like weightlifting!
Very nice macro work.......
old timer 11 55 1 Scotland
29 May 2010 5:50AM
Looks almost like part of the plant.
29 May 2010 5:56AM
Excellent work.
29 May 2010 6:45AM
Interesting & fabulous.
9 18 1 United Kingdom
29 May 2010 6:56AM
What a colourful character he is too!!
cjl47 Plus
8 4 3 England
29 May 2010 7:15AM
I thought it was a bird until i opened i up. lol.
It's Bank Holiday = RAIN here, so i went for a humorous upload today.
Glad you enjoyed them.
cassiecat Plus
7 39 46 England
29 May 2010 7:34AM
v3 is my fav,congrats on the award.lesley
Rock Plus
13 10 2 England
29 May 2010 7:35AM
Wonderful work !

jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
29 May 2010 7:36AM
A great set

viscostatic 9 33 5 United Kingdom
29 May 2010 7:44AM
A great set Carol - these really are comical loking creatures, but beautiful too.

EAS Plus
6 1 13 Scotland
29 May 2010 8:15AM
Weightlifting is exavtly what I thought when I spotted this wee character! Made me smile, As ever, a cracking good set.

29 May 2010 8:16AM
Love these guys Carol

29 May 2010 8:34AM
Excellent macro work Carol -
29 May 2010 8:44AM
Certainly looks like a gym session.
nigele1 11 1
29 May 2010 8:48AM
I really lke this beast and its covering of pollen, beautiful series as usual. I'm starting to think you charm the insects into performning for you.

29 May 2010 8:56AM
Lovely sharp images Carol, unusual INSECT?---
By the way I haven't yet thanked my neighbour for the creeping Periwinkel---LOL---Love your comment
29 May 2010 9:09AM
amazing close up as alway love all your work
29 May 2010 9:26AM
Top set Carol< > Perfect matching colours also ***** 10/10
PinkK 6 80 1 United Kingdom
29 May 2010 9:31AM
Superb detailed set once again Carol Smile
29 May 2010 9:50AM
Another fantastic set, Carol, and the title is a winner. Looks like he's training for the Weevil Olympics Wink
29 May 2010 10:11AM
Your close up photography is super,keep up the good work.
29 May 2010 10:49AM
every day i get amazed at the different creepy crawlies and bugs you find and i am totally astounded by your work top notch stuff Carol
Great images Carol, nice work
Mynett Plus
7 142 6 United Kingdom
29 May 2010 11:32AM
such fun... a cute bug too. in for the local gymnastic team here

29 May 2010 11:38AM
Well captured Carol! with this camouflage i was thinking it is a bloom...
have a nice weekend!
gerrymac Plus
8 10 1 United Kingdom
29 May 2010 11:54AM
Lovely detail....such weird insects
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
29 May 2010 12:10PM
I thought the same thing...when I saw the thumb, I thought "interesting barbells".'V2 is my pick of the three though.
PattiW Plus
10 24 2 United States
29 May 2010 12:21PM
Fantastic set of amazing images! Patti
29 May 2010 12:26PM
great set
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
29 May 2010 12:36PM
Haha. Insect acrobatics. I love this little creature, so cute.
29 May 2010 12:47PM
Another excellent set, Carol, and love the title!
TrevB Smile
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
29 May 2010 1:05PM
A clever title here!
mrswoolybill Plus
9 836 1367 United Kingdom
29 May 2010 1:52PM
You saw weight-lifting, I'm seeing a circus tight-rope act. Great fun, and I can tell the face from the backside today!
6 9 10 England
29 May 2010 2:07PM
Wonderful shots Carol.
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
29 May 2010 2:35PM
splendid detail of this little man from space
29 May 2010 2:36PM
Amazingly fine detail to these shots Carol....fantastic.
Hilary (*.*)
29 May 2010 4:00PM
Superb shots and the title is spot on
Wonderful work !!
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
29 May 2010 4:02PM
Excellent shots of this extraordinary looking insect - and given such an appropriate title too.
Regards, Ronnie.
29 May 2010 5:08PM
Great captures, of a strange looking creature.
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
29 May 2010 5:27PM
Yes a winner all the way Carol.
Bob_V Plus
8 1 2 United States
29 May 2010 6:02PM
These are totally awesome Carol, the detail and color is amazing.
29 May 2010 6:59PM
Superb set, v1 is my fav, weights and all. Smile
SueTurner Plus
11 81 3 England
29 May 2010 7:01PM
very clever set of images, all well composed, cant really chose, like em all !!
Suehh Plus
9 39 6 England
29 May 2010 7:05PM
Wonderful stuff - as always from you.

29 May 2010 7:53PM
Superb set Carol, lovely detail and colour,
Your shots of these critters make me laugh . they look so comical . great macro photography. Gill
teocali Plus
8 421 18 England
29 May 2010 9:56PM
Unusual and absolutely fascinating set Carol - wonderful colours, detail and textures and I love the different poses of this little critter. Really cannot choose between them.
30 May 2010 7:36AM
Its my little Clanger again, what a great set, love them

bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
30 May 2010 9:25AM
Superb Carol - I love the snout on theses weevils.
30 May 2010 12:49PM
The clangers are back they are so beautiful Carol, superb work. Gary
30 May 2010 8:11PM
Awsome set of captures with excellent details.
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1781 United Kingdom
30 May 2010 8:22PM
Gymnastic Clever Clinging Clanger, great stuff. I know these critters have a bad name, but the clanger connection endears me to them.
Interesting image, lovely closeup. A well timed image. Fabulous......

samar mishra.
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
31 May 2010 4:49PM
Three stonking macros, WEIGHT to go Carol!

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