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A dark green fritillary butterfly feeding on some knapweed, taken at the Bill Smyllie nature reserve on the edge of Cleeve Common back in July.

Camera:Canon PowerShot A400
Lens:5.9-13.2mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Feeding Fritillary
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:16 Aug 2010 - 6:35 PM
Tags:Bill smyllie nature reserve, Butterfly, Butterfly conservation, Close-up / macro, Dark green fritillary, Glos, Knapweed, Wildlife / nature
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Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 6:39 PM

Stunning ED. Looks like you used a little fill flash. Good move in my opinion.
Paul

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HobbitDave
16 Aug 2010 - 6:39 PM

Super capture, ED, and another Dark Green! You must attract them Wink Fine wing-tip detail of a beautiful butterfly.
Dave.

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 6:43 PM

fantastic detail brilliant colours comp and tones ed a stunning capture Wink
andy

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AlexChu
AlexChu  5 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2010 - 6:47 PM

Great macro shot, nice one!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 6:53 PM

A super capture, Ed, excellent detail. Carol

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6523 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 7:15 PM

A great shot once again Ed. - gary

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 7:19 PM

A stunning shot Ed - excellent detail

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 7:48 PM

Viewing 'large' is a must here to see the detail you have managed to capture in this shot, Ed. Super nature photography.
Ronnie.

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Sue_R
Sue_R e2 Member 8Sue_R vcard Scotland6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 8:08 PM

Lovely detail again Smile

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Roly
Roly  7 Wales
16 Aug 2010 - 8:13 PM

Excellent detail captured Ed.Nice one.

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 8:21 PM

Super sharp eye and love the green wing texture Ed.
Brian.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 9:00 PM

Butterfly and flower perch are perfect. Excellent detail and colour. Large is a must.
Joan.

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John_Humphreys
16 Aug 2010 - 9:11 PM

Nice shot Ed with great detail. John

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 9:20 PM

you have certainly found a few differing butterflies Ed and all of them good shots

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 9:53 PM

Well spotted and captured Ed - battered wing and all Wink Ina

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 10:09 PM

Very fine capture Ed. A finely detailed butterfly and excellent knapweed.
Ron

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bunbeam
bunbeam  8 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2010 - 10:23 PM

another beautiful butterfly capture
bunSmile
I have been told I sound like chewbacca when I yawn lol

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franken
franken e2 Member 113103 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 10:32 PM

Lovely close-up.

Ken

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 10:33 PM

Wonderful detail and colour. Beautiful butterfly and its "perch" is rather lovely too!

Ann

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 10:53 PM

A beautiful shot Ed, lovely detail,
Geoff.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 11:55 PM

Nice patterns on the wings Ed.And I knew plenty guys back in the 70s who liked a little nap after feeding on the weed too !!
Mick.

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PauloNascimentoPhotography

superb shot, excellent colors and details,well done!
Paulo

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gabriel_flr
17 Aug 2010 - 7:51 AM

Well take, superb details!
Gabriel

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rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 11:22 AM

Excellent capture.
Rob

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 11:35 AM

Another true beauty Ed, well done!
Jann
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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 4:06 PM

A well captured butterfly - nice details.
Anne

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2010 - 4:17 PM

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

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Aug 2010 - 2:38 AM

Another beautiful capture Ed, thank goodness you get and show these butterflies as I have no luck whatsoever in that department!
Rgds., Jim

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18 Aug 2010 - 7:56 PM

outstanding shot again Ed, superb colour and detail
Neil

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jujupops  4 England
19 Aug 2010 - 7:08 PM

Fabulous Ed, am really pleased to make it 50 Grin
Julie

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