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This is the first time I have spotted and captured a dusky heath, I hope you like him.
Enjoy your weekend, everyone, I'm off to the beach today to swim and soak up the sunSmile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:dusky heath
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:7 Jul 2012 - 5:07 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:70
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Buddhadev
Buddhadev  2 India
7 Jul 2012 - 5:25 AM

Nice one Smile

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 5:43 AM

Surer set Carol - I am constantly enthralled by the expertise of your close up work. A

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MoragM
MoragM  4 Scotland
7 Jul 2012 - 6:22 AM

What lovely markings and colouring Carol - V3 is sharp.
Enjoy the sun - wish we could join you!

Morag

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2012 - 6:23 AM

Superb set
Jim

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 6:42 AM

Tongue V3 is amazing....have fun

Barry

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 6:43 AM

Pin sharp and beautiful set. How could you mention the words "beach, swim & sun" when we seem to be drowning in endless downpours and have more or less forgotten what "sun" looks like Tongue

Ann

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bobsblues
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7 Jul 2012 - 6:43 AM

Great set Carol we have rain to enjoy again .
Rob

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 6:44 AM

A very fine set of beautiful captures Carol.

Albert

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STEVELIN
STEVELIN  6155 forum posts Ireland3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 6:56 AM

great set again carol good detail well taken.
steve

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85853 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 7:10 AM

What super markings he has.
Well done Carol on bringing another species to the galleries

Might pop out around 8 'ish to see if there is owt roosting up, before the rain that is forecast for late morning moves in - againSad

Adrian

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LynneJoyce
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7 Jul 2012 - 7:24 AM

V3 for me too, a lovely beast beautifully captured.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 7:43 AM

... well I'm off out into the garden for a swim (and we don't have a pool!!)Tongue. Well captured set, Carol. v3 as well for me.

Dave

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 7:53 AM

fantastic set carol brilliant detail wonderful colours and tones v3 for me today a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 7:55 AM

Wonderful light and perfect detail. V3 for me but they are all great!

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 8:13 AM

V3 for me too.
jon

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7394 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom965 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 8:22 AM

Think I go for V3, not sure why.
Moira

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 8:33 AM

Another fantastic and lovely set of images,Carol ,very well done,
Saeid

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
7 Jul 2012 - 8:38 AM

Another fantastic set ! Raining here ! Took my son Fraser to T in the Park last night (and my washing machine has just broken down !!!)
Keep saying I'd like to stay at the festival some time but I did enjoy watching Snow Patrol on the TV form my cosy settee!Winkg

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RajaSidambaram
7 Jul 2012 - 10:42 AM

Pleasing wing designs very well brought out, Carol. - Raja.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 10:42 AM

A great set ,, and V3 for me today
sun ... whats that ????

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exposure e2 Member 101307 forum postsexposure vcard England
7 Jul 2012 - 10:52 AM

Lovely detailed images Carol...have a good day at the beach...very hot & humid here alsoSmile
Pauline.

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digital_boi
7 Jul 2012 - 11:09 AM

love the colour and the markings Carol fine set 1 vote each

Graham

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Irishkate
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7 Jul 2012 - 11:19 AM


Quote: ... well I'm off out into the garden for a swim (and we don't have a pool!!)Tongue. Well captured set, Carol. v3 as well for me.

Dave

V3 seems to be the favourite but the set is lovely.
Beautiful markings on the butterfly.
enjoy that sun.
L
Quote: Nice one Smile

oved WhiteRose1's comment.

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7 Jul 2012 - 11:20 AM

Oh dear haven't quite got the quote thing right yet!
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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 11:21 AM

Stunning !!!

Daniel

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Fefe
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7 Jul 2012 - 11:23 AM

Lovely set Carol!A BeautyGrin
So envious about the beachTongue EnjoyGrinGrin
Diane

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achieverswales
7 Jul 2012 - 11:24 AM

All three for me Carol, enjoy the swim, if it keeps raining here we all might be swimming.

Regards

Trev.

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bricurtis
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7 Jul 2012 - 11:39 AM

Lovely detail Carol - V3 for me as the markings are just slightly more defined in that.
Brian.

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Louise_Morris
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7 Jul 2012 - 1:00 PM

These are crackers Carol - enjoy the beach....I'll just get the umbrella out again!! Tongue Lou

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Silverzone
7 Jul 2012 - 2:18 PM

Super set. Lashing rain all night been up since 4.30am. Supposed to be going out tonight (in the rain again.) Thoroughly fed up. Send us some sun. Sylvia

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ChristineD
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7 Jul 2012 - 3:44 PM

lovely markings and colouring

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 3:50 PM

A beach trip seems a distant dream, at this rate we'll probably need a boat to get us there Tongue Lovely set as always Carol

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 4:03 PM


Quote: ...off to the beach today to swim and soak up the sun...

Well, lucky you...you can come over here and soak up some of all this rain we've been having Sad
Anyway, yes, I like him, Carol, and you've captured his portrait excellently in this set Smile
Trev Smile

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NigelKiteley
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7 Jul 2012 - 4:29 PM

A beautifully marked butterfly and very well captured.

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Growmore
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7 Jul 2012 - 4:40 PM

Lovely set Carol we don't need the sun and beach we have flooding and rainTongue

Gary

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7 Jul 2012 - 4:56 PM

Lovely trio, Carol - don't rub it in about the weather!!!!
Tony

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Lillian
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7 Jul 2012 - 5:25 PM

Lovely set Carol, here if you sit out in the UK you 'rust'
I'm off back for sunshine...I wish!
Lillian

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 5:49 PM

Trio of excellent images V3 is my favourite hope you have a fab time at the beach xx

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7 Jul 2012 - 5:57 PM

SUPERB Carol.
Brian

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Russell_Charles

Fantastic set. #3 for me.

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mishu78
mishu78  4 Canada
7 Jul 2012 - 6:36 PM

Excellent images Carol, as always!

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Andysnapper
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7 Jul 2012 - 7:31 PM

As always Carol your work is beautiful and excellent, I hope you enjoyed your day in the sunshine.

Andy

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ElmsArt
ElmsArt  782 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 8:21 PM

Excellent trio.

Have had my morning out in the sun, back in where it is cool now.

Hope you enjoy your day.

Jackie

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7 Jul 2012 - 9:08 PM

Superb captures Carol..Lin

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pamelajean
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7 Jul 2012 - 10:01 PM

V3 for me, Carol, lovely detail there.

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7 Jul 2012 - 10:37 PM

A great set

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Mavis
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8 Jul 2012 - 9:33 AM

Just gorgeous all 3 of them Carol . Enjoy your swim it is grey and wet here xxx

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8 Jul 2012 - 4:33 PM

You've captured this butterfly's colours and markings perfectly Carol. Are you sure this is not a wall brown, or is a dusky heath another name you Cretians give to this species?

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