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LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 5:25AM
Wow, even better than your usual high standard Carol. Three beauties.

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28 Jun 2012 5:56AM
Very effective composition. limited colours with a gorgeous background and tack sharp. it's nature so it works for me. Regards
KarenFB Plus
14 5.4k 176 England
28 Jun 2012 6:11AM
Fantastic captures - I love the colours!

Blue sky - it's hard to remember when we last had blue sky!
Andysnapper 12 109 25 England
28 Jun 2012 6:34AM
I agree with Lynne, these are top drawer. Great images made even better by the lovely bg.

RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
28 Jun 2012 6:46AM
Lynne has said exactly what I feel too, Carol: excellent shots, the detail outstanding and with the insect and it's colour coordinated 'perch' set against the blue of the sky, you have three very striking and professional images.
goso 13 2 1 Australia
28 Jun 2012 6:46AM
Outstanding closeups Carol ...Bill
28 Jun 2012 6:46AM
Amazing contrast of all the three images, Carol. For me the grass looks more attractive than the cricket. -Raja.
andylea 11 37 1 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 6:57AM
three stunning captures carol fantastic detail brilliant colours and tones v2 is my favourite today but as i said they are all stunners top shots Wink
SUE118 Plus
12 8 1 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 7:10AM
3 amazing shots.
PaulLiley 11 2 13 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 7:10AM
Stunning indeed. Looks brilliant against the plain blue bg. Great set Carol. paul
a striking set, the vivid blue sky really contrasts so well with the subject excellent work
paskinmj 11 11 1 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 7:25AM
Great macro and composition.
NDODS 9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 7:32AM
A rather beautiful trio of macro photographs, which tick all the right boxes for me.

Regards Nathan
saeidNL 10 3 Netherlands
28 Jun 2012 7:32AM
What fantastic and great captures indeed,all very beautiful ,
Very well done,
AnnChown Plus
10 207 1 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 7:51AM
These three are super Carol! Must have been difficult getting the composition right with all those long wavy bits he has! Smile
Ade_Osman 17 4.5k 36 England
28 Jun 2012 7:55AM
Well done you Carol, you've nailed this one good and proper!......Probably in terms of sharpness and clarity one of the best images I've seen you post!!!!

annettep38 9 219 42 Germany
28 Jun 2012 7:58AM
excellent series, what an acrobat Smile and the blue sky is superb.
but the he already has the right balancing sticks
28 Jun 2012 8:05AM
3 excellent images Carol, V2 a slight favourite,
barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 8:17AM
lucky you with those blue skies
28 Jun 2012 8:28AM
Thanks for info on Ciccadas and what are the noisy night critters then? Wink
Jasper87 Plus
10 2.5k 158 England
28 Jun 2012 9:17AM
It stands out so well against the blue sky. Compositionally I like v3 the best but these are three superb images, Carol.

11 10 10 England
28 Jun 2012 9:27AM
This has got to be one of your star captures Carol - the detail is amazing.
EAS 11 1 13 Scotland
28 Jun 2012 9:45AM
Pin-sharp and what a wonderful colour combination.

moiral 10 12 Scotland
28 Jun 2012 9:46AM
Superb set of shots, and beautiful against that blue sky Carol. Moira
Graham_P 13 1 19 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 9:48AM
Nicely taken and well composed image Carol,
As others have commented it's probably one of the best ones you've posted. Smile

Love that cloudless blue sky it reminds of some wonderful holidays on the island.

achieverswales 9 8 101 Wales
28 Jun 2012 11:06AM
Stunning captures Carol, equal marks for each.


SlowSong Plus
11 9.0k 30 England
28 Jun 2012 11:27AM
Fantastic against that plain background. Beautifully simple.
TonyDy Plus
11 52 3 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 11:28AM
Superb set as always, Carol.
28 Jun 2012 12:21PM
3 crackers Carol all UA's well deserved

28 Jun 2012 12:39PM
Stunning Shots.
28 Jun 2012 12:41PM
Superb capture "the tightrope walker" Carol. It has nice lines, angles and triangles. And the antenna is really interesting. Deep
posty57 12 6 2 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 2:01PM
Stunning !

TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
28 Jun 2012 3:29PM
I wonder if his antennae help him keep his balance? They are amazing - nice legs, too! Wink A real cracking set, Carol, perfectly exposed, especially against that bright blue sky, with superb detail...and think I'm just going to have to part with my UA here...Wink
Trev Smile
milky Plus
16 5 Wales
28 Jun 2012 3:48PM
All 3V are excellent colour & detail ,just Great work---------Gary(milky)
Brian65 11 2 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 3:51PM
Everyone a gem Carol, congrats on your awardsSmileSmileSmile
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 3:57PM
Bet you had to be at lightning speed to get him Carol, a great set and like V2
danbrann 15 640 17
28 Jun 2012 4:19PM
Sorry no comments today. I was away all morning. Got back early afternoon and had rain like I have never seen before, thunder and Lightening.
My wife is travelling back from Hexham and the bus is over an hour late. The roads are flooded en route and the bus driver decided to turn and try a different route. the bus got stuck on the grass verge and he cannot move it. The traffic is held up in both directions and I cannot get through to pick her up. I am now awaiting the next phone call to find out her whereabouts.
If she doesn't get back soon I just know Know how I will get my tea.......

Angela has just phoned . The bus is now back on the road but is travelling back towards Hexham so she just has not got a clue what is happening.
gajewski 15 10 9 United States
28 Jun 2012 6:14PM
Great shot and I love the title. It does remind me of watching Nik Wallenda the other day -- tightrope walking across Niagara Falls.
danbrann 15 640 17
28 Jun 2012 6:46PM
I am so sorry Carol. I meant to post this in my own upload. She got back 2 hours late.and as I said its been a horrible day but the sun is shining now......Sorry about that.
Silverzone 12 2 England
28 Jun 2012 6:54PM
What an wonderful set these are. Super subject and so well posed by the model. Fabulous. Sylvia
pluckyfilly 13 351 33 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 8:42PM
fame at last Carol and very well deserved I might add
28 Jun 2012 9:58PM
Wow carol these shots are out of this world sorry I used my award
exposure Plus
16 6.0k England
28 Jun 2012 11:23PM
Lovely detailed images Carol...I do like V2.
LexEquine 14 1 19 United States
29 Jun 2012 2:59AM
'Three Superb, artistic, & beautiful color Macro's,' Carol~~ Smile

~ Peter
ChiliMan 13 135 17 Singapore
29 Jun 2012 7:03AM
All 3 are ammmaaazing, Carol.

You've already got 6 well-deserved UAs but hey, what's the harm of one more, eh?

A Wink
annettep38 9 219 42 Germany
29 Jun 2012 8:49AM
I had to wait till I got another award to give to top up your collection Smile
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
30 Jun 2012 12:33PM
Outstanding macro photography Carol, the clarity is exceptional and the clear blue sky makes the perfect background. A real pity I can't give you an award for this one as it is one of your very best images and fully deserves all the accolades it has received from your peers on here. You did well to receive one from the Somerset Ciderhead as he does not give these away lightlySmile
accipiter 10 61 England
1 Jul 2012 9:57AM
Outstanding set Carol. A
cassiecat 12 39 46 England
7 Jul 2012 9:01AM
looks good against the blue sky. congrats on all those awards.lesley

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