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A red admiral butterfly basking in some autumn sunshine at Grove Park in Weston-Super-Mare back in late September

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 109.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 Sep 2012 - 12:00 PM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:An Admirable Admiral
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:20 Nov 2012 - 8:38 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Grove park, Red admiral butterfly, Somerset, Weston-super-mare, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 8:41 AM

A lovely crisp shot of a butterfly I did not see this year. - gary

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Badgerfred
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20 Nov 2012 - 8:45 AM

A beauty Ed, not many about this year,
Fred.

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abeeror2
abeeror2  2 Spain
20 Nov 2012 - 9:43 AM

That must be so hard to do and suceed, amazes me everytime well done and cheers!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51215 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 10:43 AM

... an Admiral from the Rear as well TongueGrin

Dave

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 11:39 AM

A beauty, very well captured.

B.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 12:37 PM

Admiral indeed in every sense!
A perfect beauty.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 2:22 PM

Excellent image, Ed you have captured some wonderful velvety textures on the wings.

Ray

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 2:29 PM

Excellent Ed', one of your VERY best, smashing!

John Smile

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CaroleS
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20 Nov 2012 - 4:02 PM

Excellent detail in this really first class capture
Carole

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 4:23 PM

Surprised you've kept this one back for so long Ed, good work mucker......I'll be around the waterfront/docks area for a couple of hours in Gloucester tomorrow, if you find yourself at a loose end....

Ade

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 5:10 PM

Unfortunately I will be working tomorrow and not in the Gloucester area so won't be able to catch up with you. I'm sure you'll find some cider available in the Tall Ship!Wink

Last Modified By Glostopcat at 20 Nov 2012 - 5:10 PM

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Norfolkboy
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20 Nov 2012 - 6:08 PM

A beauty, Ed.
Colin

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achieverswales
20 Nov 2012 - 6:13 PM

Excellent capture Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 6:53 PM

An excellent shot of one of the butterflies that most of us recognise Ed.
Joan

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8325 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 7:18 PM

seems you had all the butterflies your end of the globe, great shot and I only got one - it wasnt an admiral either

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 7:31 PM

a very apt title for this great picture.. admirably sharp!

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan Plus Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 8:02 PM

and an Admirable set he sits in ,good varied bunch there Ed,well shot.

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2012 - 8:23 PM

I admire your admirable admiral
bunSmile

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tomcat
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20 Nov 2012 - 8:40 PM

Let's hope the BF's fair a lot better next year Ed

Adrian

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 9:56 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks folks, they are much appreciated. I'm glad you've enjoyed all the butterflies, damselflies and dragonflies I've uploaded over the past few months, I shall be giving them a rest now till next spring, Ed

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Snapitt
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21 Nov 2012 - 8:29 PM

Lovely capture Ed. Superb detail and colour.

Jane

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
22 Nov 2012 - 5:06 PM

Only saw a few of these this year nothing like the norm, a nice detailed shot good presentation, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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