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A large skipper butterfly seen in the masts field at Prestbury Hill nature reserve back in early June

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 157.3 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:6 Jun 2014 - 3:12 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual Temperature (Kelvin)
Title:Large Skipper basking
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:3 Jul 2014 - 9:23 AM
Tags:Butterfly conservation, Close-up / macro, Glos, Large skipper butterfly, Prestbury hill nature reserve, Wildlife / nature
Votes:49
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5147 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 9:28 AM

Two fine shots of the skipper, Ed, but the lighting in V 1 is such that even more detail shows up.
R.

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Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers Plus Member 6Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 10:50 AM

for some reason I can t see the second one but the first is lovely Ed some nice detail

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TonyDy
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3 Jul 2014 - 11:37 AM

Two excellent shots, Ed.
Tony

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Mollycat
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3 Jul 2014 - 11:39 AM

Wonderful hairy detail in image one Ed.
Peter.

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Alan_Baseley
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3 Jul 2014 - 11:42 AM

Excellent captures Ed,
Alan

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mikbee
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3 Jul 2014 - 12:27 PM

Well lit to bring our these rusty colours Ed !!
Good shots.
Mick.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 12:33 PM

The light is glorious on your basking skipper.
Two fine images on the fresh green beech leaf.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Chinga
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3 Jul 2014 - 1:06 PM

BEAUTIFUL! Grin
IB

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DerekL
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3 Jul 2014 - 1:25 PM

Lovely colours and detail in these images Ed.

Derek

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JohnoP
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3 Jul 2014 - 1:39 PM

Colour, detail and texture is superb....my fave being V1! Smile John

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ade123
ade123 Plus Member 2225 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 2:03 PM

A great image Ed. Lovely colours

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ali63
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3 Jul 2014 - 3:13 PM

Super detailed image Ed,

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Maiwand
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3 Jul 2014 - 4:54 PM

Another lovely capture Ed.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 5:27 PM

2 great images EdSmile

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livinglevels
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3 Jul 2014 - 7:37 PM

Nice work Ed

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EMJAYCEE
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3 Jul 2014 - 10:03 PM

Nice light - V2 for me.
Joan.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 10:24 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2014 - 7:02 AM

Two excellent shots

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pamelajean
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4 Jul 2014 - 9:32 PM

Excellent detail on the skipper, especially those eyes.

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