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A male adonis blue butterfly basking in the early summer sunshine at Swelshill Bank near Stroud. This rare butterfly is Britain's brightest blue butterfly. Many thanks to Kate "IrishKate" and Lillian for the user awards on yesterdays upload the Green Hairstreak, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 157.3 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 Jun 2014 - 10:33 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual Temperature (Kelvin)
Title:Male Adonis Blue
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:13 Jun 2014 - 8:26 AM
Tags:Adonis blue butterfly, Close-up / macro, Glos, National trust, Stroud, Swelshill Bank, Wildlife / nature
Votes:59

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44168 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom114 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2014 - 8:38 AM

A beautiful capture the detail and colour of which is something quite special Ed.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
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13 Jun 2014 - 8:58 AM

Great capture Ed, what a great colour this butterfly hasSmile

Cliff

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TonyDy
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13 Jun 2014 - 10:35 AM

Lovely shot, Ed.
Tony

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
13 Jun 2014 - 12:07 PM

Outstanding. Superb colour combination. Well captured.

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Mollycat
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13 Jun 2014 - 1:21 PM

The pastel blue is quite beautiful Ed, and you've captured it perfectly.
Peter.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2014 - 2:45 PM

We're on the same wavelength today, Ed Smile This is a beauty, magnificent colour and superbly captured. Carol

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mikbee
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13 Jun 2014 - 2:48 PM

Good chalky blue Ed.
Bright indeed !!
Mick.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2014 - 3:04 PM

Glorious bright blue and freshly perfect.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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ali63
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13 Jun 2014 - 3:53 PM

Stunning work Ed,

Ali GrinGrin

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DicksPics
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13 Jun 2014 - 4:24 PM

This is a really beautiful image, Ed!
What wonderful colouring.

Richard

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ColleenA
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13 Jun 2014 - 4:58 PM

Stunning colours Ed, what a beautiful butterfly...great photography

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lifesnapper
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13 Jun 2014 - 5:41 PM

Beautifully Blue Ed'.

John Smile

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taggart
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13 Jun 2014 - 5:46 PM

Displayed so well!

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2014 - 5:52 PM

A beauty Ed - stunning blue.
Brian

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Fefe
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13 Jun 2014 - 6:17 PM

Gorgeous colour! Lovely shotGrin
Diane

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY Plus Member 81040 forum postsJN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2014 - 6:34 PM

A beauty!
JNC

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2014 - 7:22 PM

A superb male 'Blue' Ed. A cracker.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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livinglevels
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13 Jun 2014 - 8:03 PM

Great image captured well

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2014 - 8:58 PM

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

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Glostopcat
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14 Jun 2014 - 1:11 AM


Quote: Good chalky blue Ed.
Bright indeed !!
Mick.

It's not a chalky blue Mick it's an adonis, the chalkhills aren't out until July!WinkGrin

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LynneJoyce
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14 Jun 2014 - 1:26 AM

Boys, boys, long as the butterfly itself knows what species it is, that's fine!

Another delightful Lepidoptera shot (good term with which to play safe!)

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ChiliMan
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14 Jun 2014 - 6:47 AM

Extraordinary colour and clarity, Ed. Wow. Solid capture.

Andrew

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Glostopcat
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14 Jun 2014 - 10:50 AM

Many thanks for the user award Malcolm, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

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brian17302
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14 Jun 2014 - 10:58 AM

Great detailed capture Ed

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Badgerfred
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22 Jun 2014 - 11:08 AM

Fine capture Ed, nice detail,
Fred.

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