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A male adonis blue butterfly perched on top of a carline thistle showing his brilliant electric blue colour, unfortunately I couldn't get his antenna and eyes in the shot.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 109.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Aug 2012 - 10:51 AM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Electric Blue
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:13 Sep 2012 - 6:38 AM
Tags:Adonis blue butterfly, Close-up / macro, Glos, Stroud, Swelshill Bank, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
13 Sep 2012 - 6:40 AM

nice macro,well caught..

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 6:51 AM

Beautiful detail, a lovely shot.

Glyn

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 6:54 AM

A wonderful colour, Ed, with his white fringing, well captured. Can't vote, though? Carol

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 7:11 AM

A cracking shot Ed - an apt title for this beauty

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
13 Sep 2012 - 7:29 AM

A beauty Ed, great detail,
Fred.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 7:30 AM

A most enjoyable image.

Albert

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 7:38 AM

I never get bored with seeing these butterflies I think they are so pretty and it opened it's wings for you.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33056 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 8:04 AM

Beautiful, so very beautiful and so very aptly named the 'Adonis'

Regards Nathan

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gingerdelight
13 Sep 2012 - 8:13 AM

"Electric" indeed! A super capture Ed!
Carol

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WhiteRose1
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13 Sep 2012 - 8:21 AM

Lovely blue detail, Ed.

Dave

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 8:25 AM

Stunning image, great colours ,nice light and lovely detail..
saeid

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 8:34 AM

He's such a glorious colour. The details and textures are excellent.

Ann

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 8:46 AM

These are such a beautiful blue.
Carole

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Maiwand
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13 Sep 2012 - 8:48 AM

A beauty Ed. Wonderful colour.
Ron

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 8:50 AM

Marvellous detail and colour, Ed.
Ronnie.

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Ayoob
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13 Sep 2012 - 8:52 AM

A charming image.....GrinGrinGrin

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 9:36 AM

Electric says it!!! excellent shot love it. did you notice how nicely the rays in the rim correspond to the thistle?

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 9:50 AM

Such a small butterfly with a huge appeal, very pretty image Ed

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Irishkate
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13 Sep 2012 - 10:02 AM

Beautiful butterfy with the Carline thistle fringing.
Have I been paying attention?
KateGrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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13 Sep 2012 - 10:41 AM

Cracking shot, Ed.
Tony

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 8PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 12:46 PM

Beautiful! I am sooooooooo jealous! Patti SmileSmileSmile

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pamelajean
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13 Sep 2012 - 1:04 PM

Beautiful even without antenna and eyes.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 1:20 PM

an incredible blue color here!

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 1:40 PM

I have always liked the chalky blue colour from these ones Ed !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
13 Sep 2012 - 5:11 PM

A very nice shot good colour and splendid presentation wings open, fine detail, they seldom stop well done, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 5:57 PM

Beautiful Electric Blue looking like it's on a Gas Burner Ed' Smile Great stuff mate.

John Smile

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Ade_Osman
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13 Sep 2012 - 6:47 PM

Bang on Ed, well done mate.....

Ade

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13 Sep 2012 - 7:45 PM

An absolute Cracker Ed, job extremely well done mate.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 8:17 PM

Many thanks for all your comments folks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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1881  2 India
13 Sep 2012 - 8:20 PM

Vary Good detail.


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paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 8:21 PM

Superb clarity.
Matt

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bricurtis
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13 Sep 2012 - 8:50 PM

Such a gorgeous Blue - lovely to see Ed.
Brian.

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bromley-smith
13 Sep 2012 - 9:14 PM

Beautiful shot Ed.
Tony

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Dave87
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13 Sep 2012 - 9:15 PM

Iím loving the lighting and fine detail captured in this wildlife shot.

Dave.

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Glostopcat
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13 Sep 2012 - 10:23 PM

Many thanks for all the additional comments folks, they are greatly appreciated, Ed

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 7:35 AM

Beautiful shot,there's some fine detail here,very nice.

Aidan,,

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NeilWigan
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15 Sep 2012 - 11:32 PM

Thats nature for you Ed ,never do what they are told.

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pascalg
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16 Sep 2012 - 3:47 PM

divine colour!

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