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I got up really early this morning and went to Aston Rowant with my dad. It was very cloudy but we did find some butterflies roosting, and this lovely Brown Argus was one of them.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Canon 100mm f2.8 L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:20 Aug 2012 - 7:26 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Brown Argus
Username:BenKiteley BenKiteley
Uploaded:20 Aug 2012 - 11:27 AM
Tags:Brown argus, Butterflies, Close-up / macro, Wildlife / nature
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Jat_Riski
Jat_Riski Plus Member 683 forum postsJat_Riski vcard United Kingdom
20 Aug 2012 - 11:35 AM

Beautiful image.

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gloccy
gloccy  4 Scotland
20 Aug 2012 - 11:38 AM

Great shot.

Craig

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2012 - 11:52 AM

Superb macro work.
Ronnie.

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2012 - 12:03 PM

This is superb! Wonderful detail and light. Wish I'd taken it! Smile
Ann

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almiles
almiles  538 forum posts United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2012 - 12:27 PM

Very sharp; a nice side-on view where everything that matters is in focus and you have a brilliant undistracting background. Well done!

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 94436 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2012 - 12:37 PM

Wow! This is such a brilliant photograph. I love the simplicity and clarity - the colours and details are wonderful! Smile

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
20 Aug 2012 - 1:05 PM

Wonderful composition!
IB

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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2012 - 1:11 PM

Beautiful! What a crackerGrin
Diane

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NigelKiteley
20 Aug 2012 - 1:50 PM

This is just superb Ben, such a wonderful composition! I'm so glad we got up early, even though it was cloudy you managed to bag some great shots, very well done son!

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bertie1983
20 Aug 2012 - 1:57 PM

beautiful
lou
Smile

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2012 - 2:00 PM

lovely detail and a perfect perch.

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Carabosse Plus Member 1239717 forum postsCarabosse vcard England269 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2012 - 2:01 PM

This is an excellent close-up, Ben - and worthy of a Junior Award. Well done! Smile

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jamestheboy
20 Aug 2012 - 5:38 PM

Good one great looking closer








james Smile

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2012 - 6:05 PM

FANTASTIC! Carol

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TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2012 - 7:31 PM

Superb shot, Ben - nice to see your pictures again,.
Tony

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Steve_S
Steve_S Plus Member 9176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2012 - 9:48 PM

Excellent Ben.....and you have a great teacher too Wink
Steve

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Big_Beavis
Big_Beavis Plus Member 10Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2012 - 9:08 AM

Well done Ben, the award was between you and your Dad's uploads today.
As you are the junior partner I think you should have it.

David

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