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A male adonis blue butterfly basking in the sunshine on the steep slopes of Swelshill Bank near Stroud, taken on Tuesday morning on a pleasant late summers day.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 600D
Lens:70.0 - 300.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 581.9 - 2494.0 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Aug 2012 - 11:30 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Male Adonis Blue
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:1 Sep 2012 - 1:03 PM
Tags:Adonis blue butterfly, Close-up / macro, Glos, Stroud, Swelshill Bank, Wildlife / nature
Votes:59
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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84313 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2012 - 1:24 PM

Beautiful colours!

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exposure
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1 Sep 2012 - 1:38 PM

Beautiful light & colour ED.
Pauline.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
1 Sep 2012 - 1:39 PM

Lovely only seen one this year flitting by, nice detail which is not easy to get with these little chaps, like it and thank you for your vote and comment, very much appreciated, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2012 - 1:40 PM

I like this one Ed.
And it has nothing to do with the fact
that some girls called me an Adonis in the past !!
Mick.

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achieverswales

Good detailed capture again Ed, beautiful colour and condition on this Blue.

Regards

Trev.

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Louise_Morris
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1 Sep 2012 - 1:53 PM

Good one Ed! Good job I cried off today - now in bed after 3 hors in a&e with the empty tooth socket that won't stop bleeding!! That would've been no good at Stroud! Lou

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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
1 Sep 2012 - 2:01 PM

beautifull....

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petebfrance
1 Sep 2012 - 2:26 PM

Nice one,
Pete

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Russell_Charles

Effective top down composition works really well. Particularly like the limited colour palette of blues and greens.

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
1 Sep 2012 - 2:47 PM

Beautiful detail and capture..........Grin

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 Sep 2012 - 3:52 PM

Beautiful butterfly Ed, nice capture,
Fred.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2012 - 4:04 PM

Excellent macro shot, Ed.
Ronnie.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2012 - 4:17 PM

Superb colour and detail, Ed, a charming capture. Carol

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8293 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2012 - 4:24 PM

Another great shot Ed

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barbarahirst
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1 Sep 2012 - 4:25 PM

Such a pretty flutterbye...

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2012 - 4:33 PM

Beautiful capture!!

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2012 - 5:48 PM

This is a beauty Ed. If you had a mirror image you would create a butterfly flower.
Joan.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6249 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2012 - 5:57 PM

Delightful viewing, Ed - love the OOF flowers which lend a dreamy quality to this delicately toned image.
Sylvia

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2012 - 8:06 PM

Beautifully coloured species Ed. Fabulous blue. Only nature could do it.
Ron

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taggart
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1 Sep 2012 - 8:06 PM

A pleasure to view-- an excellent image!

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Irishkate
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1 Sep 2012 - 8:34 PM

One of my favourites against a lovely defocussed b/g.
Perfect.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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1 Sep 2012 - 9:23 PM

Cracking capture Ed.....

Ade

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2012 - 11:39 PM

The white border is nicely complemented by the perchWink well taken!

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pascalg
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2 Sep 2012 - 4:36 AM

beautiful colour!

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 11:02 AM

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

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 8:53 PM

Great colour tones and delicately treated,
Matt

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