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A very late visitor to my garden this week, a couple of cleopatras, taking advantage of the bougainvillea.
Have a good weekend, all Smile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:late cleopatra
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:17 Nov 2012 - 5:00 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:76
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
17 Nov 2012 - 5:36 AM

Two excellent photos Carol ! I can size them by comparing them to the size of the bougainvilla's little white flower. I love V1 where the one wing casts a shadow on the other - so cool Smile

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LynneJoyce
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17 Nov 2012 - 5:39 AM

A beautiful subject beautifully captured.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 6:11 AM

Beautiful Carol, I would probably pass them by as leaves.... Two more great shots!

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AnnChown
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17 Nov 2012 - 7:35 AM

Excellent detail Carol.
Ann

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 7:40 AM

Excellent captures indeed,very well done,
saeid

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fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 8:02 AM

How fortunate to still be getting butterflies. Two attractive images Carol.

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
17 Nov 2012 - 8:08 AM

Lovely images Carol, The sunlight is beautiful.
Thanks for your comment, I thought that afterwards, Will see if cropping makes a difference.
Ruth.

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17 Nov 2012 - 8:14 AM

Excellent captures Carol, like the detail,
Fred.

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 - 8:30 AM

Super capture.

P.

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mrswoolybill
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17 Nov 2012 - 8:33 AM

Oh to have sunshine in November...
Moira

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WhiteRose1
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17 Nov 2012 - 10:21 AM

Egyptian queens indeed. GrinGrin

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RonnieAG
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17 Nov 2012 - 10:40 AM

Love the colours from the way the light is catching on the wings in V 1, Carol.
Ronnie.

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Growmore
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17 Nov 2012 - 10:54 AM

Not only superb close up captures with great detail Carol, but a lovely colourful background to fill the frame, it's beautiful work.

Gary

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User_Removed
17 Nov 2012 - 11:08 AM

Gorgeous!

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digital_boi
17 Nov 2012 - 11:25 AM

nice to see you still have some colour around

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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johnjones
johnjones  4 England
17 Nov 2012 - 11:28 AM

Two great shots ,like the light and the wings in v1.
jj

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achieverswales
17 Nov 2012 - 11:29 AM

Both exquisite captures Carol, V1 with the backlight is my choice, detail and exposure excellent.


Regards

Trev.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 11:35 AM

She's so beautiful, as befits her name. Love the colours and light through her wings especially in V1 but V2 has such lovely details too.

Ann

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CaroleS
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17 Nov 2012 - 11:38 AM

What a beautiful image with the light in V1, V2 is well detailed too.
Carole

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TonyDy
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17 Nov 2012 - 11:50 AM

Excellent shots, Carol - it must be great to have them coming at this late stage.
Tony

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Irishkate
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17 Nov 2012 - 11:58 AM

They even have a hint of toning colour matching that Bougainvillea which
always reminds us of Greece or Europe! Ah sunshine!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
17 Nov 2012 - 12:04 PM

Excellent back light and detail in V1. like it lots, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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17 Nov 2012 - 12:52 PM


Quote: A very late visitor to my garden this week

HUMPH!

Ade Wink

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17 Nov 2012 - 12:52 PM

Two lovely and well photograped images Carol.
Joan.

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17 Nov 2012 - 1:24 PM

v1 for me Carol - love the back light SmileSmile
Helen

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17 Nov 2012 - 1:37 PM

So beautiful, and beautifully photographed. You even managed to get some shadows in.

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Sylviwhalley
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17 Nov 2012 - 1:45 PM

Beautiful, gorgeous light, colours and detail.
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17 Nov 2012 - 3:16 PM

Very well spotted indeed here, Carol - it looks so much like a leaf Wink Two cracking captures, but V1 has to be my fave for the lovely light shining through its wings Smile
Trev Smile

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17 Nov 2012 - 3:27 PM

Both superb shots Carol.
Brian

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dasher
dasher  4 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 - 3:39 PM

Hi1 Carol lovely images as usual.They look just like our yellow brimstones that appear in the spring and sometime autumn.
Best wishes Robert.

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17 Nov 2012 - 4:03 PM

lovely .... V1 for a vote

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17 Nov 2012 - 8:22 PM

Both well captured Carol lovely light
Lillian

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17 Nov 2012 - 8:31 PM

Beautiful shot with good colour

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tomcat
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17 Nov 2012 - 9:06 PM

Hello Carol

I'm back - I thinkWink

Missed your stuff of lateSad


Adrian

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17 Nov 2012 - 10:49 PM

Two lovely captures Carol,great lighting..lin

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17 Nov 2012 - 11:40 PM

V1 for the brilliant light here... Gorgeous subject and composition! GrinGrin
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18 Nov 2012 - 12:40 AM

v1 for me too, Carol, what a great light and you have found a late flutterby that doesn't look tatty!

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18 Nov 2012 - 9:58 AM

Excellent images.
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18 Nov 2012 - 12:32 PM

V1 for me today...
Well take a vert nice set...

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18 Nov 2012 - 12:37 PM

Two stunning close ups of this member of the brimstone family. What a beautiful yellow colour he/she is, I think the Big O is rather miffed!Wink

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Hop-A-Long
18 Nov 2012 - 12:50 PM

Excellent macro shots.

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18 Nov 2012 - 3:10 PM

What a beauty

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18 Nov 2012 - 5:42 PM

wonderful macro work Carol Smile

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18 Nov 2012 - 8:14 PM

Gorgeous light through the wings Carol.
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18 Nov 2012 - 10:55 PM

Beautiful detail & light Carol...
Pauline.

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19 Nov 2012 - 6:34 PM

As already stated Carol.......a beauty !!
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20 Nov 2012 - 11:02 AM

Can't choose between them - great images Carol. A

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NobbytheNobster
20 Nov 2012 - 12:48 PM

Two stunning shots Carol Smile
Barbara said you were having connection problems Sad hope you get it sorted soon.
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evelen  9 England
20 Nov 2012 - 6:35 PM

two beautiful captures Carol.
eve.Smile

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bunbeam  8 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2012 - 7:54 PM

superb captures... I thought I saw one the other day, crept up on it and it was a leaf Tongue
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20 Nov 2012 - 9:43 PM

Two superb shots Carole. Particularly like V!.

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28 Nov 2012 - 9:22 AM

Beautiful light, haven't seen the sun for days on end here.
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Babakart  1 Iran, Islamic Republic of
11 Dec 2012 - 4:44 PM

Interesting!Grin

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