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Macro photography quiz - can you tell what it is?

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Paul Deane Paul Deane | 18:05 UK time, Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Macro photography is the art of taking close-up pictures that reveal details which can't be seen with the naked eye. Award-winning cameraman Alastair MacEwan took this macro photo and will be in the show tonight - can you guess what it is?

Answers are at the bottom of the page

Picture 1 by Alastair MacEwan


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Macro photo #1

We've also selected seven of your beautiful wildlife macro photos from the Springwatch Flickr group, so let's have your best guesses and we'll post the answers tomorrow. (If you can't wait, you can click on the titles to find out now.)

Picture 2 by Abovelifesize


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Macro photo #2

Picture 3 by Richard (TheGriefmeister)


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Macro photo 3

Picture 4 by Iain Lawrie (Insect~O~Saurus)


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Macro photo 4

Picture 5 by Kat Kitchener


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Macro photo #5

Picture 6 by Dominic Greves


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Macro photo #6

Picture 7 by Abovelifesize


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Macro photo #7

Picture 8 by Ben Garrod (BensBones)


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Macro photo #8


Answers.
1. A nettle
2. Orange tip butterfly
3. Wood pigeon
4. Green lacewing eye
5. Snail eye
6. Slow worm
7. Broad-winged damselfly (or demoiselle)
8. Lumpsucker skin

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