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Morning folks, thanks to all for the splendid response to my last upload, special thanks to Pluckyfilly(Ann) and BRabbittt(Brian) for their U/A's

Today I'm give the Duke an airing, sometimes referred to as a Fritillary it is actually in a family of its own. This on was photographed in the Tarn gorges,France

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Duke of Burgundy
Username:Mike_Young Mike_Young
Uploaded:26 Jul 2012 - 9:10 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Duke of burgundy, France, Insect, Wildlife / nature
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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 9:14 AM

Absolutely superb.

Andy

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footloose
footloose  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 9:15 AM

Top macro work,cracking image.
Dennis

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84271 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 9:32 AM

Absolutely fantastic. The details are wonderful, just look at that little face!! Smile

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 9:38 AM

You must have the patience of Jove, when I try for this type of photo they always have their back turned on meSad this is another superb capture

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 9:43 AM

A fantastic, pin sharp image, Mike, superbly presented. Carol

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 9:47 AM

Superb shot. Paul

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
26 Jul 2012 - 9:58 AM

An amazing capture and beautifully presented..........GrinGrinGrin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
26 Jul 2012 - 11:06 AM

That is a beauty in a class of it's own, nice one, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
26 Jul 2012 - 11:30 AM

Cracking shot, Mike.
Tony

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33129 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 1:18 PM

An extremely beautiful and well captured butterfly, so full of magnificent and rather regal colour and exquisite detail throughout.

Regards Nathan

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 2:51 PM

Wow - what detail! Top notch image! Smile
Ann

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bagman
bagman  365 forum posts United States
26 Jul 2012 - 3:34 PM

One gorgeous beautiful outstanding butterfly capture. Absolutely superb color in this image with great detail.
Wonderful piece of work.
Frank.

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BRabbitts
BRabbitts  8 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2012 - 4:17 PM

Fantastic shot
Brian

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 6:50 PM

A beautiful image, Mike.
Colin

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NigelKiteley
NigelKiteley e2 Member 5NigelKiteley vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2012 - 9:30 PM

That's a corker Mike!

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 8:27 AM

Superb

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 10:32 PM

wonderful colours and well detailed

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 9:42 PM

A top shot Mike, you've captured its colours and wing markngs quite beautifully

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