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Common Blue-Polyommatus icarus 12.

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Captured on a walk near the River Rhymney.

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K20D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:7 Aug 2014 - 4:00 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:-1/2
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:Common Blue-Polyommatus icarus 12.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:21 Aug 2014 - 12:04 AM
Tags:Butterfly, FJE1284, IMGP5077, Wildlife / nature
Votes:62

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2014 - 12:06 AM

Great captureSmile

Cliff

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mikbee
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21 Aug 2014 - 12:32 AM

Yes,another goodie here Fred !!
Mick.

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Daisymaye
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21 Aug 2014 - 12:39 AM

Another lovely butterfly Fred. Superb details and colour.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
21 Aug 2014 - 4:38 AM

Beautiful - as usual Smile

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NDODS
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21 Aug 2014 - 6:10 AM

Great photography once again Fred...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6106 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2014 - 6:50 AM

Perfect.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2014 - 7:36 AM

A true beauty here

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2014 - 7:37 AM

Another fine example of this beauty Fred.
Peter.

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bobpaige1
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21 Aug 2014 - 8:13 AM

Super image Fred,nice capture.

Bob

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viscostatic
21 Aug 2014 - 8:51 AM

Nice contrast between the upper and lower sides of the wing here Fred.

Phil.

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Richsr
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21 Aug 2014 - 8:57 AM

Like downward pose and colours here Fred
Regards
Richard

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danbrann
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21 Aug 2014 - 9:06 AM

The butterfly is on the downward slope Fred but your photography isn't.

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AlanWillis
AlanWillis e2 Member 566 forum postsAlanWillis vcard England
21 Aug 2014 - 9:13 AM

Beautiful

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morpheus1955
21 Aug 2014 - 9:43 AM

Superb shot Fred fabulous colours and excellent detail

Hugh

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Maiwand
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21 Aug 2014 - 11:20 AM

Fine detailed capture Fred.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Chinga
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21 Aug 2014 - 1:27 PM

The wings have a lovely luminosity!
Super catch Fred!
IB

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2014 - 2:31 PM

Beautifully posed Fred, well captured

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2014 - 3:01 PM

It is another stunner Fred, love the pose here and the colours too
Patty Grin

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ChristineD
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21 Aug 2014 - 3:34 PM

A little beauty

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ukgubbi
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21 Aug 2014 - 3:45 PM

What a pose! lovely

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pentaxpatty
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21 Aug 2014 - 4:03 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Fred you are featured E2 photo just now

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netta1234
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21 Aug 2014 - 4:44 PM

BeautifulSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

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Mike_Smith
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21 Aug 2014 - 5:34 PM

Hi Fred, cracking shot again, wish we had this species up here

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JuBarney
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21 Aug 2014 - 5:48 PM

Another beauty, well done.
Ju

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21 Aug 2014 - 5:54 PM

Beautiful image, Fred!
George

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leontari
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21 Aug 2014 - 8:34 PM

You captured it in a great pose, Fred!!! Excellent!
Effrossini

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21 Aug 2014 - 10:25 PM

Snap Fred. Great shot. Cathy

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21 Aug 2014 - 10:32 PM

A fine shot of this female common blue, you've captured her colours and markings so superbly

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21 Aug 2014 - 11:11 PM

A stunning image FredSmile

Brian

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22 Aug 2014 - 8:57 AM

Lovely seeing both sides of the wings here..........beautiful image.

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24 Aug 2014 - 7:37 PM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks, all really appreciated,
Fred.

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