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POTW #596 - Covering Period 4 May through 17 May
Posted By: nosliwmit, 05-10-2020, 03:10 PM

Welcome to the 596th edition of Picture of the Week (POTW), covering period 4 May through 17 May 2020. Let's see what you have been shooting these past two weeks. POTW is a great spot to show off six or fewer shots you take or are editing within the thread's date range. In other words, you can post your shots from this week AND last week.

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05-12-2020, 04:30 AM - 1 Like   #2
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I hope everyone's week is off to a good start.

I'm finally getting around to adding some photos to my thread-starter...

I thought this was a caterpillar but it looks like it's a hundred of them:


Not sure if this is a brown tree frog or a Hong Kong whipping frog...


I believe this is a russet percher dragonfly:


Blue dragonfly:


Crab:
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Thanks for hosting again Nosliwmit- love that russet dragon! Nice textures BigOak.
A Contribution from me.
This wasp landed on the mirror of our Church Bus, just as I walked passed, camera in hand too.


Mormon Church en route home one evening.


Sometimes I am pleasantly surprised at what can appear at the Orphanage where I also work- seeing that it is a about 80% concrete in the middle of a concrete jungle, with the remaining 20% garden with flowers and vegetable. This fellow somehow made it's way under the net (put up to prevent hail damage) and I was able to get a few shots of it.


My Teddy took over my Mexican hat


And having not gotten a Pic for the Daily In Challenge one day, when I got home I conjured something up, and this is the result-my glass paper weight ball, onto which I stuck Board pins (with Prestik) using my cellphone Torch light under the ball, with a space of about 2cm between the ball and the torch. As I said elsewhere, a bit too close looking to this silly Corona virus.


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05-18-2020, 04:44 PM   #6
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Thanks everyone for contributing to POTW #596! The winner for the week has to be Noel's Coronavirus! Hilarious!

Let's do it again sometime. I'll get another POTW going now.


QuoteOriginally posted by noelcmn Quote
As I said elsewhere, a bit too close looking to this silly Corona virus.
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