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Got a new K30 yesterday and there were plenty of butterflies about, so here's the result.

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-30
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:8 Aug 2012 - 2:27 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Gatekeeper
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:9 Aug 2012 - 7:05 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Gatekeeper, Pyronia tithonus, Wildlife / nature
Votes:58

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debu
debu  5 India
9 Aug 2012 - 7:19 AM

Very nice detailed image.
debu

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 7:21 AM

A beautiful image, Alan, looks like you're going to enjoy your new toy Smile Carol

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 94422 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 7:32 AM

A gorgeous capture - lots of lovely details.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43924 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 7:37 AM

A really beautiful close-up photograph depicting this rather handsomeGate Keeper. Superb natural colours, markings, and immense detail throughout the image, spot on.

Regards Nathan

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
9 Aug 2012 - 8:24 AM

Superb, excellent detail, colour. Great DOF.

John

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 9:24 AM

whoah!!!
what detail
nice new toy heh ?

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 11:14 AM

Superb Keeper Alan. Lovely crisp focus and spot on colours.
Ron

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris Plus Member 42430 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
9 Aug 2012 - 12:36 PM

Excellent Alan - love the bg on this one!

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9 Aug 2012 - 1:27 PM

superb colours and stunning detail.

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Norfolkboy
9 Aug 2012 - 1:39 PM

A superb capture, Alan.
Colin

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 4:46 PM

A fine shot Alan from your new kit !!
Mick.

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tonyng
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9 Aug 2012 - 8:45 PM

Perfect crop to show its habitat. Lovely shot.Smile

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Lillian
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9 Aug 2012 - 8:46 PM

Brilliant shot there Alan so already used to the new camera
Lillian

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sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2012 - 11:40 PM

A superb capture Alan.well done..Lin

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