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Greta Oto-Glasswing Butterfly and Shadow.

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Captured on a recent visit to Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo.

A big thank you to Steve (sparrowhawk) for his much appreciated user award for yesterday's upload of a Zebra Longwing butterfly.

Brand:Pentax Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:2 Jul 2013 - 11:12 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:+1/2
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:Greta Oto-Glasswing Butterfly and Shadow.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:13 Jul 2013 - 12:07 AM
Tags:Butterfly, FJE904, IMGP7964, Wildlife / nature
Votes:50

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 12:27 AM

Amazing ! you can see right thru his wings!

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
13 Jul 2013 - 4:48 AM

This is really an amazing image Fred !! Very well captured Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 5:42 AM

Such an amazing butterfly, Fred, and perfectly captured. Carol

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 6:41 AM

Continuation of a fine series of exotic butterfly images.

Albert

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 7:39 AM

brilliant detail fred wonderful comp and colours a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 7:47 AM

I'd love to see one of these - what a beauty!
Ann

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 7:55 AM

What an amazing butterfly, Fred!
Mother Nature at he most creative!!

Richard

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Caziwinkles
13 Jul 2013 - 8:03 AM

Just fantastic Fred - so very beautiful. Smile

Carol

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41033 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 8:15 AM

Vibrant and 'glassy', Fred. Nicely captured.

Dave

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2167 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 8:20 AM

Another Beautiful image.
I am going to the Butterfly zoo on Anglesey on Tuesday with our School Trip,but I dont think I will get a chance to take my camera out as I need my eyes on the children all the timeSmile
NettaSmile

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33063 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 9:12 AM

One can only sit back and wonder at such a beautiful butterfly Fred.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 9:14 AM

Excellent shot Fred.GrinGrin
Ron

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 11:31 AM

Excellent capture and composition, Fred
George

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 12:34 PM

Beautiful capture of this Glasswing Fred and fine colours!
Gary

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 1:36 PM

Shear and very magical!
well done Fred
Lillian

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 2:18 PM

First class image Fred, fabulous detail and colours

Hugh

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 3:33 PM

Good one Fred

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 - 3:36 PM

Beauty...

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
13 Jul 2013 - 3:41 PM

This is really an amazing image, fabulous wing detail

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2013 - 7:46 PM

Great detail and colour Fred!! Stunning image!!

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 - 12:28 AM

Lovely shot Fred. Cathy

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
16 Jul 2013 - 6:21 AM

How amazing those transparent "fairy wings" look!
Wonderful take... IB

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
16 Jul 2013 - 9:57 AM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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Glostopcat
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28 Jul 2013 - 12:31 AM

You've captured this delicate butterflys fragile beauty perfectly in this close up

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