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2 Jan 2012 6:37AM
Excellent set esp V1.

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Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2012 6:49AM
Well Carol she is one gorgeous bug! Great colours and design on her back!
Deserves my first award of 2012!
Keep them coming!
IB
Saderi Plus
12 2 1 Malaysia
2 Jan 2012 6:55AM
Wow...nicely detailed and wow...
tomcat Plus
11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2012 7:08AM
Mornin' Carol,
Up with the lark this morning - trial run in readiness for tomorrowSad

Normal service resumed, after my G.E stintSmile

You have certainly chosen a good, shiny and well marked critter, for this morning's uploadGrin


Adrian
Hi Carol, an excellent set of images, my vote for V1 and V2. V1 is my favorite for today...

samar...
Jocelia Plus
5 2 1 Australia
2 Jan 2012 7:20AM
A pretty bug here that is for sure, nicely taken and presented…. Well done……….Jocelia
2 Jan 2012 7:37AM
What a wonderful set of images, all very beautiful indeed .
saeid
VIKI Plus
10 18 1 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2012 7:59AM
Glad to be back on site if it's only to see your superb images.
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 171 England
2 Jan 2012 8:02AM
A gorgeous youngster, brilliantly caught with wonderful clarity! Smile
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2012 8:11AM
One of your best series yet.
2 Jan 2012 8:23AM
Your best yet - perserverance has really paid off - v1 for me and ell deserved UA
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
2 Jan 2012 8:52AM
Superb work with the new camera.

Rock
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.0k 1556 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2012 9:15AM
A New Year shield bug. I guess they'll be back to playing leapfrog within a few weeks... Wink
Moira
2 Jan 2012 9:16AM
Is that the game then? Hmmm.
Very well detailed.
jon
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2012 9:37AM
superb detail in V! cant view the variants (cant get in thro IE this morning dammit)
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
2 Jan 2012 9:49AM
Beautifully detailed set of shots of your first shield bug of the year, and as you say, the first of many more, Carol.
Ronnie.
SlowSong Plus
8 6.7k 29 England
2 Jan 2012 9:55AM
Yayyyyyy! Hi bugs. Smile Happy new year to you and Carol.
2 Jan 2012 10:01AM
What a beauty he is
Stunning detail in all 3
2 Jan 2012 10:01AM
Stunning macros.
Mynett Plus
8 142 6 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2012 10:30AM
magnificent colour and detail Carol, spring is on the way.... but not for a while here.
2 Jan 2012 10:47AM
Superb detail
2 Jan 2012 11:07AM
3 crackers Carol,
HNY,
Geoff.
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
2 Jan 2012 11:18AM

Quote:I took a quick dash into the garden


S'all right for some ain't it, if I did that right now I'd get a right good soaking as it's chucking it down here at the moment Sad Never mind, as I'm still in my jim jams I don't intend going very far today Tongue

Another good series Carol, just you wait till the spring and I can get back to my beloved moths again Grin

Ade
BarbaraR Plus
10 17 1 England
2 Jan 2012 11:22AM
Mighty fine NY bug there.
Very well done Carol.

B.
CaroleS Plus
6 425 3 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2012 11:24AM
Excellent detail Carol - looks like you are getting well used to your Panasonic now. Carole
TonyDy Plus
8 6 3 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2012 12:03PM
Superb set, Carol - particularly V1
Tony
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
2 Jan 2012 12:06PM
You're starting the year off with a bang....such festive colors.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
2 Jan 2012 2:17PM
An excellent set Carol. Colourful and so well detailed..........Sandy
Superb set I prefer v2 today. Sylvia
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
2 Jan 2012 3:15PM
What a beautifully patterned bug, Carol! Smile A super set, but think V1 has to be my fave today Wink
Trev Smile
Lovely looking bug Carol,3 nice shot's,

John.
Super set of images, excellent detail.
Martin..
2 Jan 2012 6:00PM
A lovely start to 2012, 3 fine shots Carol. Happy New Year to you. Moira
Great detailed macro close up well done.Smile
V2 is a great portrait of this little fellow.

Happy New Year!
JNC
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2012 6:43PM
More excellence from you Carol! Great detail in all three images.
Ann
Cracking shots to start the year off Carol - you haven't disappointed! Lou
danbrann Plus
12 636 17
2 Jan 2012 7:42PM
Simply outstanding Carol.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2012 7:57PM
Exceptional set,
Truely deserving of the awards
Lillian
AnneWorner Plus
9 620 43 United States
2 Jan 2012 8:31PM
It's so wonderfully patterned Carol - well shot images. I see butterflies in my garden right now, but not a single flower for them to nectar on!

Happy New Year to you.

Anne
An excellent set of images, so well photographed and detailed as all your photos are.

Val
goso Plus
10 2 1 Australia
2 Jan 2012 9:46PM
Splendid pics Carol ...Bill
2 Jan 2012 10:49PM
'Three Superlative & beautiful Shield Bug Macros with the Lumix!' ~ Peter Smile
Hi Carol, great start to the new year, cracking set, with pano well done regards gray.
2 Jan 2012 11:43PM
What a fantastic way to start the New Year, Carol. Great set of images, brilliant colour and detail in allSmile
Take care, Pauline
posty57 8 6 2 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2012 5:33AM

Quote:An excellent set Carol. Colourful and so well detailed..........Sandy


I am running out of superlatives. A beaut !

Barry
3 Jan 2012 9:28AM
congrats on your UA carol.
regards
Yung
3 Jan 2012 10:00AM
it has to be 3 winners today 90mph winds here in Glasgow at the moment (03-01-12) all you can hear is wind and sirens trust your problems with wind are well passed !!!!

Graham GrinGrinGrinGrin
Gezina Plus
10 3 6 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2012 11:58AM
Seriously wet and windy here today - but had a lovely blue sky, dry day yesterday - would love some more Grin. V1 for me Carol show the "shield" of the bug off very well - Ina
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
3 Jan 2012 5:32PM
Three cracking close ups Carol, the detail and colours are simply sublime
3 Jan 2012 6:19PM
excellent captures .eve.
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
3 Jan 2012 8:12PM
Amazing close ups Carol. All first class xxx
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
5 Jan 2012 8:39AM
Superb patterning, textures and colours, Carol. Beautifully detailed capture.
Sylvia
exposure Plus
12 4.1k England
5 Jan 2012 2:18PM
Hi Carol
A lovely Image, detail & light on the shield bug
Its just started thundering again here...& for the weekend into next weekSmile
Hope you are keeping well
Pauline.
wow, I thought they were still hiding from the cold?

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