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A male Knapweed Fritillary flirts with a female...

... caught in flight!

Provence 2010

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Canon 100mm f2.8 L IS USM Hybrid Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Courtship II
Username:celestun celestun
Uploaded:20 May 2010 - 10:54 PM
Tags:Backlit, Close-up / macro, Female, Flight, Fritillary, Knapweed, Male, Melitaea phoebe, Wildlife / nature
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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2010 - 10:58 PM

Wonderful image and fabulous timing !!

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SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 727 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2010 - 11:09 PM

Fabulous timing and great light Tim

Jon

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330bmw
330bmw e2 Member 5330bmw vcard United Kingdom
20 May 2010 - 11:15 PM

fantastic shot love the colours
Mark

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jgmford
jgmford e2 Member 7jgmford vcard England
20 May 2010 - 11:22 PM

Super timing, great close up detail capture.
Jeff

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Julian
Julian e2 Member 1076 forum postsJulian vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2010 - 11:27 PM

Looks like shes about to do a little tumble. Ballerinas the pair of them.
Nice in flight capture Tim.

Julian

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f8
f8 e2 Member 119169 forum postsf8 vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2010 - 11:42 PM

Great capture Tim.

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User_Removed
21 May 2010 - 12:04 AM

Great image Tim!

Chris C

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MartinAgius
MartinAgius e2 Member 6MartinAgius vcard Malta
21 May 2010 - 5:35 AM

Nice shot

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Imagephotographics
Imagephotographics e2 Member 5Imagephotographics vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2010 - 5:57 AM

Beautiful shot !

Chris

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Stace
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21 May 2010 - 6:26 AM

Great in flight shot Tim, lovely comp to

Stace

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fraser
fraser e2 Member 10631 forum postsfraser vcard Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2010 - 8:57 AM

Superb. Nice to see a shot that conveys what they do in flight.
Fraser

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2010 - 8:26 PM

A wonderful nature shot Tim, you've timed this one to perfection. An image for us all to aspire to

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Silverzone
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21 May 2010 - 8:37 PM

Delightful. Sylvia

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DRicherby
DRicherby e2 Member 6269 forum postsDRicherby vcard United Kingdom725 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2010 - 1:59 PM

I think the sharper focus makes this much stronger than the previous courtship upload. This one isn't perfectly in focus but I think the slight softness is a price worth paying.

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