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A head on shot of a male Dark Green Fritillary Argynnis aglaj

Went to Barnack this morning, but not a single Chalk Hill to be seenSad
Might pop over to Twywell later, to see if the Essex Skippers are out to play

Belated thanks to Don (DonMc) for his award given to the last pair of MW's I uploaded


Adrian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:25 Jun 2014 - 6:55 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:DGF No 3
Username:tomcat tomcat
Uploaded:13 Jul 2014 - 10:04 AM
Tags:Butterflies, Dark green fritillary, Insects, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:52

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ade123
ade123 e2 Member 2205 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 10:20 AM

A great shot Adrian Those eyes look like footballs Great work as usual hope the skippers are out later for you

Ade

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Golgoon
13 Jul 2014 - 10:26 AM

Great shot, like the composition.

Golgoon

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 10:40 AM

Love this angle of capture, Adrian SmileSmileSmile Carol

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 10:58 AM

What fab detail love the angle
Mike

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 11:06 AM

A cracking head on take, Adrian: stands out so clearly against that pale green uniform b/g.
Top notch work as always from your stable.
R.

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Badgerfred
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13 Jul 2014 - 11:42 AM

Excellent Adrian, like the pov,
Fred.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 12:18 PM

Apart from the beauty of the flowers and the butterflies, let me into the secret of those perfect backgrounds?
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 12:56 PM

Terrific pov and clarity in this extreme close up Adie.
Quote: Apart from the beauty of the flowers and the butterflies, let me into the secret of those perfect backgrounds?
Kate GrinGrinGrin

It's the collection of groundsheets from Next and bed sheets from Debenhams that provide those clear/uncluttered backgrounds Kate!WinkGrinTongue You will need to get them in a number of different colours if you are to get images as good as the tomcat's though!Wink

Last Modified By Glostopcat at 13 Jul 2014 - 12:57 PM

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96178 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 2:11 PM

Just good use of DOF Kate and the performance of the 100mm IS that does the trick + the in camera settings of course

Being mindful of the light also comes into play

My errant nephew is way off the mark this time, when it comes to my butterfly imagesSmile

Adrian

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ChristineD
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13 Jul 2014 - 2:17 PM

Fabulous capture

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 2:20 PM

He forgot tomention a certain kind of agility……..

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MikeGillingham
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13 Jul 2014 - 4:56 PM

A lovely image. I was just getting up at 6.55AM!

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 5:38 PM

Look into my eyes!! great image Adrian SmileSmile

Ali

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JohnoP
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13 Jul 2014 - 6:05 PM

Stunning! Smile John

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 6:32 PM

Top class shot Adrian. Unusual and ideal POV.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 690 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 7:34 PM

Just a top class photographer who takes TOP CLASS captures....GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

good one Adrian

David

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96178 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 7:43 PM


Quote: Just a top class photographer who takes TOP CLASS captures....GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

good one Adrian

David

I am humbledBlush

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SteveMackay
13 Jul 2014 - 7:48 PM

Just stunning Adrian!!!Smile

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Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers e2 Member 5Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 8:19 PM

love the pov on this one

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DerekL
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13 Jul 2014 - 9:00 PM

That's a different view Adrian.
Like it!

Derek

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johnjo58
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13 Jul 2014 - 9:01 PM

Great composition Adrian, love the setup

David

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Fefe
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13 Jul 2014 - 9:21 PM

Love it! Great povGrinGrinGrinGrin
Diane

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Holmewood
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13 Jul 2014 - 9:33 PM

Love it Adrian and your errant nephew's comment! Cathy

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dave1967
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13 Jul 2014 - 9:39 PM

Superb shot
Dave

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Jenny-D
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14 Jul 2014 - 8:19 AM

Superb image Adrian.

Jenny Smile

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Chinga
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15 Jul 2014 - 12:21 PM

All I can say is: WOW!
IB
Grin

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