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Male Adonis Blue on Carline Thistle

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A male adonis blue butterfly on a carline thistle on the steep South facing slopes of Swelshill Bank near Stroud. Many thanks for all the c&c's on yestedays upload and to Terry, epzer "TerryMcK" for the user award on the female adonis blue uploaded a couple of days ago.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 109.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Aug 2012 - 10:43 AM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Male Adonis Blue on Carline Thistle
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:12 Sep 2012 - 7:37 AM
Tags:Adonis blue butterfly, Carline thistle, Close-up / macro, Glos, Stroud, Swelshill Bank, Wildlife / nature
Votes:52
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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 7:41 AM

2 Superb shots and these blue butterflies make such lovely subjects.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 7:46 AM

A lovely prickly perch. Oust say I prefer the crop inv1 . I do like the fine detail here in both your well camouflaged blue flasher and the habitat.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 7:54 AM

V.2 for me today, Ed, two lovely captures. Spotted a few brown argus yesterday. Carol

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Badgerfred
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12 Sep 2012 - 7:55 AM

V2 my favourite Ed, excellent captures,
Fred.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 8:05 AM

Excellent - v2 for me too Ed

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 9:20 AM

Two beauties, Ed: lovely detail and colours.
Ronnie.

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pluckyfilly
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12 Sep 2012 - 9:38 AM

V2 for me a superb shot

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32816 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 9:46 AM

When the quality is this good, I am rather stumped to decide.

Regards Nathan

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12 Sep 2012 - 10:34 AM

Two lovely detailed images Ed lovely tones & light & compositions.
Pauline.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 10:55 AM

V2 for me, love the way its looking at the cameraGrinGrin
Diane

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 10:58 AM

Love the clarity in V2 but both great images.
Thank you for all your catch up votes yesterday!!
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TonyDy
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12 Sep 2012 - 11:17 AM

Two great shots, Ed.
Tony

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 11:18 AM

Two beautiful and lovely image,ED,v2 is my favorite,
saeid

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Brian65
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12 Sep 2012 - 11:27 AM

2 Great shots Ed.
Brian

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 11:32 AM

V2 for me.
Matt

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
12 Sep 2012 - 1:27 PM

Both spot on like them both regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 1:31 PM

Love the grotty looking thistle Ed.
Super shots.
Mick.

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 1:33 PM

A pleasure to view in both cases and even better to find I make this #30!

Ann

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bromley-smith
12 Sep 2012 - 1:41 PM

Both excellent shots Ed, amazing detail and colour.
Tony

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Daisymaye
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12 Sep 2012 - 2:24 PM

Two fabulous detailed images Ed..........Sandy

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman  114484 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 5:14 PM

Shame about the shadow you great big lummax you!

Ade

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Maiwand
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12 Sep 2012 - 7:19 PM

Two excellent images Ed. See the 'old boy' is waving his stick about !!WinkWink
Ron

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Glostopcat
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12 Sep 2012 - 7:43 PM

Iron man Osmant is on top form tonight!Grin

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Lillian
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12 Sep 2012 - 7:47 PM

Has to be V2 for me Ed, and what two great shots..shadow
no bother..not a hassle there..great all over eh?
Lillian

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Glostopcat
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12 Sep 2012 - 11:01 PM

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

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15 Sep 2012 - 11:29 PM

Vi is my choice Ed .

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