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A female adonis blue butterfly perched on top of a field scabious at Swelshill Bank near Stroud, this one was taken over the August Bank Holiday weekend on the one day when the weather was fine.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 600D
Lens:70.0 - 300.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 547.8 - 2347.7 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Aug 2012 - 10:32 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Female Adonis Blue
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:27 Sep 2012 - 6:40 AM
Tags:Adonis blue butterfly, Close-up / macro, Field scabious, Glos, Stroud, Swelshill Bank, Wildlife / nature
Votes:75
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7130 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 6:48 AM

Superb Smile Carol

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 7:36 AM

Excellent capture,ED,love it,
saeid

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Badgerfred
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27 Sep 2012 - 7:39 AM

Excellent colour and detail captured Ed, super image,
Fred.

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StrayCat
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27 Sep 2012 - 7:44 AM

A beauty.

Denny

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 7:47 AM

An excellent capture

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AnnChown
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27 Sep 2012 - 7:48 AM

That's so lovely Ed!
Ann

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41056 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 7:54 AM

Lovely detail, Ed, and a well worked background.

Dave

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 7:56 AM

Wonderful!

Ann

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 8:28 AM

Good shot Ed,
with no distracting BG !!
Nice one.
Mick.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 9:53 AM

Top shot and presentation, Ed.
Ronnie.

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 10:32 AM

Great capture.
Matt

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 10:47 AM

Very lovely, well done.

B.

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achieverswales
27 Sep 2012 - 11:24 AM

Beautiful detailed capture Ed.


Regards

Trev.

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TonyDy
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27 Sep 2012 - 11:37 AM

Great shot, Ed.
Tony

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gingerdelight
27 Sep 2012 - 11:39 AM

Just beautiful! Lovely focus used.
Carol

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 1:14 PM

perfect!

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 1:40 PM

A first class image Ed
Carole

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 3:08 PM

Perfect b/g to show off this lovely butterfly.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 3:45 PM

Lovely shot Ed. Great BG.
Ron

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 4:21 PM

Terrific image, Ed.

Ray

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
27 Sep 2012 - 5:20 PM

Spot on nice composition well presented great colours Brilliant love it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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lifesnapper
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27 Sep 2012 - 5:48 PM

Delightful shot Ed'.

John Smile

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 5:59 PM

An absolute Beauty Ed Smile Crisp n Clear with a good crop and great BG Wink Love it

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 6:03 PM

Many thanks to Carol, Jenn and Dean for the user awards it is greatly appreciated, this is the first time I've had three on one of my uploads, Ed

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
27 Sep 2012 - 6:58 PM

Beautiful detailed capture, fabulous simplicity

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Glostopcat
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27 Sep 2012 - 7:00 PM

Many thanks for the user award Christine it is greatly appreciated, I'm overwhelmed at the response this upload has had, I'd never have envisaged getting one user award, let alone four when I uploaded it before going to work this morning, Ed

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27 Sep 2012 - 7:22 PM

Another great shot Ed.
Joan.

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 7:27 PM

Excellent, Ed.

Rock

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Ade_Osman
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27 Sep 2012 - 7:28 PM

Another gud un Ed, good to see you've kept some back for the winter Smile

Ade

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Lillian
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27 Sep 2012 - 8:19 PM

Worthy of all the awards there Ed
a wonderful image
Lillian

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zapar40
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27 Sep 2012 - 8:23 PM

great shot Ed, beautifully done.
ant.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 9:58 PM

one of your very best Smile and a pristine Adonis as well.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 10:02 PM

Many thanks for all your comments, clicks and awards folks, I can't believe the response this one has got, Ed

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 10:33 PM

Your very best to date for me, Ed. Stunning detail, colours and composition, all complemented by those rich clean bg tones.
Sylvia

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Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers e2 Member 5Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 10:42 PM

lovely pretty shot

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Glostopcat
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27 Sep 2012 - 11:01 PM

Many thanks for the user award Sylvia, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

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Chinga
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29 Sep 2012 - 8:38 AM

Such a lovely shot... Delicate flower as well... IB

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