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Common blue (Polyommatus icarus).
Taken on 120610 on downland, Ventnor, IW.
105mm, 1/1600sec, f/5.6, ISO200, aperture, centre weighted, please view large if time allows.
Thank you to all who voted and commented on my previous upload.
David

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 105 VR
Title:Common blue
Username:chalkhillblue chalkhillblue
Uploaded:5 Jan 2011 - 5:20 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Close up/macro, Close-up / macro, Common blue butterfly, Wildlife / nature
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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2011 - 5:21 PM

Beautiful capture of the butterfly...how nicely it shows off against the white flower. Very nice work, David.
Ronnie.

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AnnieK
AnnieK  996 forum posts Spain
5 Jan 2011 - 5:21 PM

Excellent shot,nice vivid blue colour on the butterfly.

Annie

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2011 - 5:31 PM

Lovely image, well done.

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danob
danob  7 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2011 - 5:35 PM

Fine work here again.. Bravo

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sallybea
sallybea  441 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Jan 2011 - 5:49 PM

Splendid macro, butterfly with a bad hair day!
Sally

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jeb2012
jeb2012  4 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2011 - 5:51 PM

Excellent Captur well dune

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dasher
dasher  4 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2011 - 5:55 PM

To capture these butterflies at rest and with wings open is very clever.Robert.

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wattley
wattley  4 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2011 - 6:00 PM

Super capture...A lovely reminder of what we`ve got to look forward to in the coming months...can`t wait

Last Modified By wattley at 5 Jan 2011 - 6:01 PM

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2011 - 6:05 PM

Stunning capture. A

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7130 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2011 - 6:52 PM

A beauty, David. Carol

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2011 - 7:21 PM

magical

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phil87
phil87  6 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2011 - 7:54 PM

A beautiful capture gear colour detail

phil

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2011 - 8:28 PM

David, that is a real winner, perfecly captured
Lillian

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VidB
VidB  5 United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2011 - 8:41 PM

Super detail and colours, well done
Dave

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2011 - 9:26 PM

Beautiful!
The blue contrasting nicely with the white!
Jennnnnnn

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BarbAnna
BarbAnna  4 England
5 Jan 2011 - 10:16 PM

Excellent capture, well done!
Barbara

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2011 - 11:07 PM

Absolutely stunning David - amazing wing detail, iridescence and textures. Full of promise for summer - love it.
Sylvia

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2011 - 1:58 AM

A very lovely capture, beautiful.............Sandy

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zanzibarwinds
6 Jan 2011 - 4:53 AM

Outstanding photo David, lovely colour on this little chap.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2011 - 8:36 AM

Excellent

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2011 - 1:58 PM

Superb David and beautifully positioned in the frame/composition Wink
Geoff.

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2011 - 6:00 PM

A splendid composition, David. Finely detailed with a lovely combination of colours & well presented.
Terry

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95919 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2011 - 6:13 PM

A wonderful rendition David.
Just a tad soft on the edge of the RH upper wing, but nowt to write home about Wink

Adrian

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2011 - 7:18 PM

lovely capture gorgeous colour and comp,well caught.

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2011 - 7:55 PM

A fine reminder of what has gone but will soon be here again David. Gorgeous colour.
Brian.

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rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2011 - 9:51 PM

Beautiful capture. Excellent detail.
Rob

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barbarahirst
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7 Jan 2011 - 9:36 AM

Superb image ..

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Glostopcat
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8 Jan 2011 - 6:52 PM

A stunning shot of this beautiful male blue, the colour and detail are simply sublime

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