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Blue.

This is a Common Blue from last year.
I liked it but it was cluttered - meant to do something with it but never did.
Got it how I want it looking now for a print.

Special thanks to > SlowSong > annettep38 > for UA's on previous.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150mm 2.8 EX DG Macro HSM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4132 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 5:55 PM

A super shot and so beautifully worked/processed: the blues stand out so well against the yellows and greens.
Will make an excellent print and I could imagine it as a greetings card, etc. too.
Ronnie.

johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 6:03 PM

I agree with Ronnie an outstanding image all round.
Regards John.

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 6:07 PM

Absolutely superb image, Bri.
Fantastic colour & BG effectWink.
Colin

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85742 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 6:17 PM

Beautiful strong colour on the upper wingSmile

Adrian

tonyguitar
8 Jul 2013 - 6:27 PM

The colour is rich and vibrant. Nature and digital are great together. TG

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7124 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 6:35 PM

An exquisite image, Brian, wonderful contrasting colours, a perfect presentation. Carol

chase
chase Critique Team 81104 forum postschase vcard England231 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 6:42 PM

Nice & arty Brian,well worked.

boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2013 - 6:42 PM

Superb this......

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 7:01 PM

It's rather beautiful Brian - I like the processing.
Ann

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 7:03 PM

Brilliant shot Brian which should make a superb print. Fabulous quality.GrinGrinSmileSmileWinkWink
Ron

Last Modified By Maiwand at 8 Jul 2013 - 7:03 PM
taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 7:21 PM

This is brilliant!

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 7:49 PM

Cracking Image!!

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
8 Jul 2013 - 8:04 PM

Lovely shot. Cathy

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8683 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1530 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 8:23 PM

I like the natural background and the way you have dealt with it, Brian. I see an oval around the butterfly, formed by the flowers and acting as a frame.

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81872 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 8:27 PM

Thanks Alan - greatly appreciate your UA.Smile

Brian.

franken
franken e2 Member 112913 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 8:53 PM

Wonderful work Brian.

Ken.

chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 8:57 PM

I think you have done quite a job here Brian, the capture of the Butterfly itself is superb
and deserved the time and effort you have put in to create this image, excellent work.
David

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4386 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 9:04 PM

Just beautiful !!!......gorgeous colours !!!!!!!!

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2440 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 9:06 PM

Great work

Ali

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53989 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 10:12 PM

A fabulous shot. I hope the print turns out as well as it looks here. Gorgeous.
PS: Glad you liked my bottoms. Wink

Last Modified By SlowSong at 8 Jul 2013 - 10:12 PM
Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 10:14 PM

Wonderful colours and processing Brian, I can see this image making a great greetings card and would look good as a print. However it is a male common blue and not a small blue, expect a bit of a ribbing from the Big O when he picks up on this!WinkGrin

Last Modified By Glostopcat at 8 Jul 2013 - 10:15 PM
bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81872 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 10:54 PM


Quote: Wonderful colours and processing Brian, I can see this image making a great greetings card and would look good as a print. However it is a male common blue and not a small blue, expect a bit of a ribbing from the Big O when he picks up on this!WinkGrin

I knew what it was Ed - just testing. BlushBlushBlush - I have Edited it. Smile

Brian.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 11:13 PM

I thought as much Brian, you were just fishing for the Big O and hoping he was going to bite!Tongue

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 11:37 PM

PURE MAGIC!
outstanding photography!
Lillian

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81872 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 12:00 PM

Thanks for the UA Lillian - much appreciated.Smile

Brian.

NigelKiteley
NigelKiteley e2 Member 4NigelKiteley vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 1:35 PM

Exquisite work Brian, love the processing.

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 8:44 PM

I love your clutter Smile

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2013 - 11:37 AM

Love the new BG Brian, the BF stands out really well,
Geoff.

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2013 - 5:38 PM

Excellent shot to begin with, Brian, and so beautifully worked!

Andrew

maratsuikka
10 Jul 2013 - 5:41 PM


Quote: Wonderful work Brian.

Ken.

teocali
teocali e2 Member 6191 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2013 - 5:47 PM

Simply superb, Brian. Exquisite light, detail and composition. Love the delicately textured background, complementing your Butterfly to perfection.
Sylvia

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81872 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2013 - 8:04 PM

Thanks Sylvia - I'm very grateful to receive your UA.Smile

Brian.

Last Modified By bricurtis at 10 Jul 2013 - 8:04 PM
Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2013 - 8:09 PM

Fabulous processing Brian; should be a gorgeous print!
Rende

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 6dmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2013 - 9:10 PM

Breathtaking work Brian.
regards
Yung

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 11:15 PM

Love your treatment with this - fantastic colours in the first place though SmileSmile
Helen

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