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Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Vivitar Series 1 105mm f2.5 Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:14 Jul 2011 - 10:43 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Gatekeeper
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:8 Nov 2011 - 10:01 AM
Tags:Achillea, Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Gatekeeper, Pyronia tithonus, Wildlife / nature
Votes:54

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 10:05 AM

Beautiful capture, Alan, and on a wonderful flower, too. Carol

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 10:10 AM

Beautifully detailed shot Alan, superb.

Glyn

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6261 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 10:12 AM

Exquisite capture - fabulous detail, textures and colours, complemented by soft, clean bg tones.
Sylvia

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 10:15 AM

This is stunning pin sharp detail and wonderful colour,love it,
saeid

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 10:17 AM

love the furiness

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SteveH1978
8 Nov 2011 - 10:23 AM

Beautiful shot, great detail.

Steve

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 10:26 AM

A beauty and with good detail and colour.
Joan.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41122 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 10:47 AM

Superb detail and colour. It positively glows.

Dave

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 733 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 10:48 AM

Superb detail and colour Alan, lovely comp,
Geoff.

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Mike_Young
Mike_Young e2 Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 11:22 AM

Beautiful detailed image

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bagman
bagman  365 forum posts United States
8 Nov 2011 - 11:47 AM

AS usual an clean sharp very detail colorful capture. exciting and well presented.
frank.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 - 11:57 AM

Gorgeous image. The flower is lovely as well! IB

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gingerdelight
8 Nov 2011 - 12:01 PM

This capture is superb Alan, very well done indeed.
Carol

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96182 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 12:11 PM

Not bad at all AlanWink

I struggled to nail a half decent one, this yearSad, apart from a mating pairSmile

Seriously, it is a fine image

Adrian

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
8 Nov 2011 - 1:04 PM

Hi Alan ,think this is ten out of ten, cracking shot gray.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 1:05 PM

Wonderful deep rich colors--a first rate image!

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 1:08 PM

Good details and tones in this Alan, well captured
Regards Richard

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 1:51 PM

Grand shot Alan.

Rock

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franken
franken e2 Member 123270 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 3:14 PM

Beautiful macro and worthy of the 30th!

Ken

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 4:23 PM

Good hairy detail Alan.
Fine colours too.
Super shot.
Mick.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 439 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 4:39 PM

Such fine detail of both butterfly and flower, an extremely good capture. Carole

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Samuel_Aron
8 Nov 2011 - 7:45 PM

Brilliant macro!
Sam.

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42413 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
8 Nov 2011 - 8:17 PM

Excellent detail Alan, super shot. Lou

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maggieh
maggieh  6 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 - 11:44 PM

Wish I could produce a macro like this.
maggie

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 11:44 PM

a lovely detailed shot. I like the contrat between the dark gatekeeper and the tiny pink and white flowers

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2011 - 5:40 PM

Tremendous detail, colours and textures in this macro, these butterflies are never easy to catch with their wings open

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