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Thank you for the votes/comments on my previous upload of a Broad-bodied Chaser, especially to Adrian Kennerley (tomcat) for his valued User Award, all much appreciated.

Went for an enjoyable walk in the sun around Goscote Valley with my daughter this afternoon, lots of butterflies flitting around, including this Male Gatekeeper.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Tamron SP Di Macro 90mm F2.8 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:22 Jul 2014 - 2:59 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Gatekeeper Butterfly
Username:DerekL DerekL
Uploaded:22 Jul 2014 - 8:17 PM
Tags:Butterfly, Gatekeeper, Insect, Wildlife / nature
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GlynnisFrith
GlynnisFrith e2 Member 7GlynnisFrith vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2014 - 8:47 PM

Very detail on the butterfly
Glynnis

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2014 - 9:05 PM

Mmmm!

Mentioned in despatches I seeWink

Haven't nailed one of these for a couple of years at leastSad

Must try harder, or not get digressed with other speciesWink

Adrian

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2014 - 9:14 PM

Lovely open winged capture Derek - something I have failed to get from the ones I have seen.
Brian.

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
22 Jul 2014 - 9:19 PM

Great shot, Derek.
Tony

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2014 - 9:29 PM

A fine close up shot of this fresh looking specimen, the detail and colours are superb.

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2014 - 10:10 PM

Well done Derek, great detail in this super Gatekeeper.

Trev

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2014 - 10:19 PM

Great specimen & wonderful capture Derek

Brian

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2014 - 11:03 PM

A fine image Derek,

Ali

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2014 - 11:12 PM

This really is a beautiful photograph, Derek!

richard

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rsjkinson
rsjkinson e2 Member 5rsjkinson vcard United Kingdom
22 Jul 2014 - 11:24 PM

Great capture Derek

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stub197
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23 Jul 2014 - 12:33 AM

Agree with al of the aboveSmileSmileSmile
paul

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2014 - 6:36 PM

Quality capture Derek.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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