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A Gatekeeper on Ragwort, snapped in the summer

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-30 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:23 Aug 2012 - 12:35 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:TAv Mode
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Gatekeeper
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:5 Dec 2012 - 4:46 PM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Gatekeeper, Insect, Pyronia tithonus, Ragwort, Wildlife / nature
Votes:42

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 4:51 PM

I think you mean ragwort, Alan, and not stitchwort, which is white Smile. Whatever the flower, a beautiful image of the gatekeeper, very well captured. Carol

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 5:19 PM

Nice one Alan, summer seems along time ago now as the snow falls steadily here in Norfolk.Smile
Colin

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13321 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 5:30 PM


Quote: I think you mean ragwort, Alan, and not stitchwort, which is white Smile. Whatever the flower, a beautiful image of the gatekeeper, very well captured. Carol

Oops!! Thanks Carol, I must have been having a senior moment. I've altered it.

Alan

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
5 Dec 2012 - 5:42 PM

This is an excellent photo Alan in spite of your cruel mistake Smile Great stuff !! As one considered a senior those moments comes easier by the day SmileGrin

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
5 Dec 2012 - 6:25 PM

Lovely shot Alan.Well taken.
Elena

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95919 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 6:31 PM

Memories AlanSmile

Adrian

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43282 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 6:55 PM

An image which takes me back to the cold wet and horrible summer....

Regards Nathan

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 7:15 PM

Senior moment ??? Join the club matey !!! Fine shot.
Ron

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 9:35 PM

A lovely detailed shot of this little pretty one.

Lavina

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2012 - 8:02 PM

Nice composition Alan.

Gerry

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