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One of a series I grabbed during brief pauses in flight. I am much too old to get up at 5am so have to hope for the best during the day. I hope the thistles make a decent counterpoint.SmileSmileSmile

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D600 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:180.0 mm f/3.5
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:7 Jul 2013 - 9:20 AM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.9
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Essex Skipper
Username:DonMc DonMc
Uploaded:11 Jul 2013 - 8:23 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Wildlife / nature / English butterflies / Skipper
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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
11 Jul 2013 - 8:26 PM

An excellent image, beautiful colour and detail.

Basith

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DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
11 Jul 2013 - 8:35 PM

Thank you so much for comment basith SmileSmileSmile
Don

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 10:00 PM

Excellent image, the thistle compliments the Skipper well,

Ali

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mwoods
mwoods  10 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2013 - 10:14 PM

Great shot, Don. Very sharp.

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DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
12 Jul 2013 - 9:43 AM

Ali and Mark, thank you both for commentsSmileSmileWink
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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
12 Jul 2013 - 3:26 PM

Excellent macro shot! Grin
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DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
12 Jul 2013 - 9:48 PM

Thank you for comment ChingaSmileSmileSmile
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A Booth e2 Member 12A Booth vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2013 - 2:06 PM

colourful and detailed. good close up work.

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DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
15 Jul 2013 - 9:38 PM

Thank you for comment Alan, much appreciatedSmileSmileWink
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Source
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18 Jul 2013 - 10:26 PM

A beautiful macro
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DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
19 Jul 2013 - 9:53 AM

Thank you Source, your comments are always appreciatedSmileSmileSmile
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