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Another one from last summer, a Gatekeeper on a Thistle

Brand:Pentax Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Vivitar Series 1 105mm f2.5 Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:28 Jul 2011 - 11:07 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Gatekeeper
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:24 Jan 2012 - 8:05 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Gatekeeper, Insect, Pyronia tithonus, Thistle, Wildlife / nature
Votes:59

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 8:09 AM

A perfectly captured butterfly, the wings spread, nice perch, good bg.
Johanna

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7134 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 8:10 AM

Nice one, Alan, saw a speckled wood in my garden yesterday Smile Carol

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 8:42 AM

Good details and colours too Alan, well timed capture
Regards Richard

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95933 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 9:11 AM

Oodles of detail in this one Alan
Soon be Spring

Adrian

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
24 Jan 2012 - 9:13 AM

A beauty with good detail.

Len

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 9:35 AM

Stunning image
mike

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
24 Jan 2012 - 11:10 AM

Full of sunshine! Gorgeous shot! IB

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 11:51 AM

A great image well taken...
Nice DOF...
Nice colour tones...
Well done...
Dave

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 11:59 AM

Excellent detail & crop Alan Wink

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
24 Jan 2012 - 12:44 PM

Hi Alan great shot, well worth having a look large, regards gray

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 1:12 PM

So glad you saved these to brighten up these dreary days!

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 1:36 PM

Nice one Alan.
And nice to see a thistle too !!
Mick.

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 2:53 PM

Lovely detail and comp Alan,
Geoff.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 3:21 PM

A very underated lens you've used here Alan, cracking image mate....

Ade

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 3:53 PM

This is super.
Very well done Alan.

B.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 4:59 PM

A splendid image Alan - Carole

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Oliverpants
Oliverpants e2 Member 5Oliverpants vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 5:07 PM

Excellent detail. Ann

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twelvemegs
24 Jan 2012 - 9:55 PM

Thatís a stunner Alan.

David

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