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A female adonis blue butterfly nectaring on a field scabious at Swelshill Bank near Stroud, taken on a visit there over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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 - 12:14 AM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Female Adonis Blue on Scabious
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:23 Oct 2012 - 9:09 AM
Tags:Adonis blue butterfly, Close-up / macro, Field scabious, Glos, Stroud, Swelshill Bank, Wildlife / nature
Votes:54

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23 Oct 2012 - 9:11 AM

Beautiful. lovely soft tones.

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RonnieAG
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23 Oct 2012 - 9:14 AM

Beautiful butterfly, beautifully captured, Ed: detail and colours so well recorded and standing out well from the b/g.
Ronnie.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2012 - 9:14 AM

Fantastic and lovely image,ED,like the colour and detail here,very well done,
saeid

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rayme330
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23 Oct 2012 - 9:16 AM

Excellent shot, Ed.

Ray

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Badgerfred
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23 Oct 2012 - 9:28 AM

A beauty Ed, like your composition,
Fred.

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CarolG
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23 Oct 2012 - 10:01 AM

A beautiful buttefly and a beautiful flower, Ed. Carol

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AnnChown
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23 Oct 2012 - 10:32 AM

Super clarity and light Ed.
Ann

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achieverswales
23 Oct 2012 - 11:02 AM

Excellent capture Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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23 Oct 2012 - 11:14 AM

A fine capture Ed.
Joan.

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taggart
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23 Oct 2012 - 11:36 AM

You have a huge collection of the blue beauties-- this one is especially nice!

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23 Oct 2012 - 12:25 PM

Nice detail and colour rendition.
Matt

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mikbee
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23 Oct 2012 - 1:37 PM

Another fine capture Ed.
Good shot.
Mick.

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Maiwand
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23 Oct 2012 - 3:07 PM

Fine shot Ed.
Ron

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CaroleS
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23 Oct 2012 - 4:24 PM

First class capture with really good detail
Carole

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carper123
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23 Oct 2012 - 5:03 PM

Absolutely stunning, Ed, amazing detail and colours is this one, pin sharp.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmile

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
23 Oct 2012 - 5:29 PM

Spot on no problem nice one well done Ed, like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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23 Oct 2012 - 6:18 PM

Superb colour combination Ed! Great macro work! John

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23 Oct 2012 - 8:00 PM

Lovely shot Ed. Well captured!

Jane

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kathrynlouise
23 Oct 2012 - 8:54 PM

A beauty Ed. Well done on the readers choice award GrinGrinGrin

Kathryn

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23 Oct 2012 - 9:56 PM

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

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Irishkate
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23 Oct 2012 - 10:38 PM

Very beautiful Ed and especially with defocused flower throwing the limelight
on your Adonis. What Adonis wants competition?
KateGrinGrinGrin

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24 Oct 2012 - 12:18 AM

a beauty, perfect perch, too.

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25 Oct 2012 - 9:32 PM

Super capture Ed - lovely markings.
Brian.

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