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Another day, another flutterby.

Many thanks to John (lonely-oryx) for the mod. to Friday Flyer and Geoff (Nikontuk) for the mod to Comma. Nice ones.

Camera:Pentax K10D--ISO 200 f11 1/60sec Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Sigma 18-125 @ 125mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Gatekeeper
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:1 Aug 2010 - 8:35 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Gatekeeper, Pyronia tithonus, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47
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maratsuikka
1 Aug 2010 - 8:53 AM

superb Alan,catching...

Last Modified By maratsuikka at 1 Aug 2010 - 8:53 AM

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
1 Aug 2010 - 8:59 AM

Superb with this backlight, beautyful colours,top<
cor

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 9:00 AM

The light through the wings & foliage is so lovely in this well composed shot.

Ann

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Imagephotographics

Beautiful shot - wonderful detail & light captured

Chris

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norton
norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 9:33 AM

Lovely image Alan,the detail,light and colour are all superb.
Well captured..............

Tony.

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RajaSidambaram

Wonderful lighting & nice presentation - Raja.

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 9:37 AM

wow light - subject and presntation all come together in this one shot.

Linda

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 9:45 AM

Beautiful lighting on the wings

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Carrie_1
Carrie_1  4 Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 10:20 AM

Superb lighting and cracking presentation.
Caroline

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franken e2 Member 123127 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 10:23 AM

A beautiful macro.

Ken

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maggieh
maggieh  6 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2010 - 10:55 AM

The light glowing through the Gatekeepers wings is a delight. Lovely image.
maggie

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 12:32 PM

Fabulous shot, wonderful colour and light, beautifully captured.

Hugh

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
1 Aug 2010 - 2:28 PM

Excellent close-up with the backlit wings.
JNC

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metro074
metro074 e2 Member 4metro074 vcard Australia8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 2:32 PM

Absolutly outstanding! The light is through the wings is just awesome. Well done
Carol

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
1 Aug 2010 - 2:55 PM

A great presentation

Peter

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Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 3:19 PM

Beautiful.........Sandy

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2010 - 4:59 PM

Superb capture and the light is fantastic on the wings.
Joan.

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Image123  5 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2010 - 10:07 PM

superb comp , pleasue to be # 30
gareth

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Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
2 Aug 2010 - 6:42 AM

Just superb in every way, Alan.
Roy

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mrjt
mrjt  8 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2010 - 1:47 PM

A BEAUTIFUL Image...Jack

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DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
8 Aug 2010 - 11:38 AM

Superbly shot and presented, DonMc

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