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Lady Bug Nectar

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The Ladybugs' Picnic
The Ladybugs' Picnic
My attention was drawn to this pomegranate when a section of its outer skin fell to the ground under the tree. I was lucky to get this one shot off, before the lady's scurried into hiding in the fruits crevices.
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Arthur Bohlmann
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    Interesting image Carla, interesting subject. Did you train these ladybugs yourself? LOL


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10/15/2010 7:06:13 AM

 
Carla Capra
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You are too funny, Arthur! ;~)
If I could... I'd have them turned, smiling at me and waving, lol.
Thanks, I appreciate your comment!
;) CC


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10/15/2010 7:21:12 AM

 
Doug Pignet
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Very kewl image with great lighting and colors...Well done


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10/15/2010 9:54:31 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Hi Douglas;
Thank you for such a nice compliment;
it means a lot to me.
;) CC


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10/15/2010 10:35:55 AM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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Wonderful find and capture Carla! I haven't seen more than two Ladybugs at one time! Nice colors and details.


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10/17/2010 4:04:37 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Oh, I do agree. Sabrina, image my surprise to see these pretty lady's.
Thank you for your lovely compliment.
;) CC


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10/17/2010 9:00:41 AM

 
John Connolly
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That is some tribe of Ladybugs you have there Carla! This is a remarkable macro capture, and obviously a one off chance! Well done!


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10/17/2010 1:39:34 PM

 
Carla Capra
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:~) I was so surprised that I figured there'd be too much camera shake to even tell the lady's from the fruit. They quickly scurried away to hide.
I was thrilled by this capture. Thanks John!!
;) CC


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10/17/2010 3:29:36 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a cool close-up!


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10/18/2010 9:06:25 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Hi Tiia;
Thank you!
;) CC


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10/18/2010 10:08:42 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalist, Carla.


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11/15/2010 2:17:41 PM

 
Arthur Bohlmann
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A very Big Congraluations !!! You got another "ATTA GIRL!


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11/15/2010 2:21:57 PM

 
Michael J. Kelly
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Congratulations Carla - what a find and a great capture!


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11/15/2010 3:20:02 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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What an unusal capture, Carla! Somehow I missed this image, but it is a rare and wonderful moment!! Excellent work and huge congratulations to you on your finalist!!!


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11/15/2010 4:31:18 PM

 
Ellen H. Robertson
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That is something you do not see.Great shot!!
Congrats


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11/15/2010 4:48:57 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Wonderful Finalist, Carla!


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11/15/2010 7:25:01 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on this awesome finalist Carla!


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11/15/2010 7:47:04 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Huge congrats on your well deserved Finalist, Carla!


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11/15/2010 8:32:38 PM

 
Jeff E Jensen
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This is amazing Carla!


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11/16/2010 8:25:11 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Thank you all very, very much.
Your comments and congrats are greatly appreciated.
Thank you,
;) CC


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11/16/2010 8:28:34 AM

 
Kathleen Nealon
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Carla, Congratulations. I hope to see it in the next round. I love when good luck approaches the well prepared person. Your creative eye and technical excellence made this occurrence a fabulous finalist.


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11/16/2010 9:35:17 AM

 
Anthony L. Mancuso
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Congrats Carla!


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11/16/2010 12:08:06 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Ahh Kathe...you are so kind! Thank you.

Thanks, Tony.

;) CC


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11/16/2010 12:58:18 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist Carla!


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11/17/2010 3:25:25 AM

 
Carol Eade
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Terrific finalist, Carla, congratulations!


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11/17/2010 5:10:18 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Thank you, Nadia and Carol.
Greatly appreciated.
;) CC


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11/17/2010 6:38:46 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Nice eye to spot the Lady Bug on the fruit and get the capture to boot. Nice finalist Carol


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12/29/2010 9:34:34 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Hi Emile;
If the outer skin hadn't fallen exactly when I approached, I would have missed it. These little ladies were quick to hide. Thank you.
;) CC


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12/30/2010 2:52:33 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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OMG! And to think I've been looking sooo long to find a Lady Bug and now I know why I can't find one! YOU HAVE THEM ALL! lol

Great find and Congrats on this honor!

I have added you to my favorite photographers, just went through your web site and I looked for 30 minutes, gotta go through all of it, sooo cool!

jo ann c.


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2/13/2011 6:10:01 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Hi Jo Ann!
You have honored me and I'm so thrilled by your lovely compliments/comment. Thank you for visiting my gallery and adding me as a fav photog.
Thank you!
;) CC


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2/14/2011 7:12:49 AM

 
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