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Took this one a couple of weeks ago while on one of our outings, I think they have about finished now at least in this area anyway, as havent seen one recently,
Thank you for looking in, I hope you like him, and all comments are welcome,
Alan

Camera:Canon 350 D
Lens:100mm Macro
Recording media:Digital
Title:Male Gatekeeper
Username:Ajack Ajack
Uploaded:12 Sep 2006 - 2:26 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Close-up / macro, General, Insects, Macro, Male gatekeeper, Norfolk, Pyronia tithonus, Uk, Wildlife / nature
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CanonMan
CanonMan e2 Member 12489 forum postsCanonMan vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2006 - 2:32 PM

Lovely colours, detail and composition.

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McKenzie
McKenzie  8 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2006 - 3:01 PM

Another cracking macro from you Alan! Lovely detail, comp' and colour!

Steve

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TheBaron
TheBaron  8 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2006 - 3:07 PM

Lovely crisp capture, this is wonderful.

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Just_Liz
Just_Liz  9 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2006 - 3:11 PM

Nice sharp shot
Liz

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pcjackso
pcjackso Junior Member 9
12 Sep 2006 - 3:16 PM

A superb shot,lovely colour and detail,great DOF.
Love Pauline

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49er
49er  8564 forum posts
12 Sep 2006 - 3:22 PM

A nice shot as are the ones in your PF

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gtroop
gtroop  1029 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Sep 2006 - 3:26 PM

Nicely composed.

Geoff

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bunbeam
bunbeam  8 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2006 - 3:31 PM

beautiful detailed shot.. lovely colours
bunSmile)

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2006 - 3:32 PM

Really lovely image, detailed and sharp.

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84271 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2006 - 3:36 PM

They've certainly finished our way, we still have Coppers, Tortoiseshell and Whites though. This is a lovely clear macro, the butterfly is posing perfectly for you. Good catch.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2006 - 4:08 PM

A++++++++++++++++++++++!

Jennnnnnnnn

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mickf1
mickf1  8 England
12 Sep 2006 - 4:38 PM

Well composed image.
Mick

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mirceax
mirceax  8
12 Sep 2006 - 4:53 PM

great colours,detail and composition!super shot!
Mircea

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carlton
carlton  9 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2006 - 5:04 PM

love your potfolio beautiful suject yours carlton

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Cowbags
Cowbags  9436 forum posts England
12 Sep 2006 - 5:14 PM

Wow! I think this is an amazing shot. Excellent detail (which is helped by the plain background!!).

Claire

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Jasbe
Jasbe  9116 forum posts England
12 Sep 2006 - 6:08 PM

Lovely colours and detail.
Jason

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Malc_V
Malc_V  8 England
12 Sep 2006 - 6:24 PM

Excellent close up.
Brilliant detail,colour and comp.

Nice one.

Malc.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  10121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2006 - 6:30 PM

Beautiful clarity and colour, well done.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2006 - 6:31 PM

Excellent capture, marvellous colour and detail

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phil_j
phil_j  8133 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2006 - 6:42 PM

What a superb shot, the colours and composition are perfect.
Phil_j

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jacquienewsham
12 Sep 2006 - 7:12 PM

lovely shot,great colour,well composed
samantha

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GlaSsDraGon
12 Sep 2006 - 7:18 PM

Superb everything..Well done!

Rick

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Bridie
Bridie  8
12 Sep 2006 - 7:36 PM

Pleased to be no 30 lovely capture
Bridget

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PLCimagery
PLCimagery e2 Member 877 forum postsPLCimagery vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2006 - 7:45 PM

superb shot and presentation

pete

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anthhope
anthhope  8 England
12 Sep 2006 - 7:46 PM

Great colour, detail, pose and dof.

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Tom_H
Tom_H  948 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2006 - 8:39 PM

Fantastic shot - lovely colour and a nice clean b/g. Well done.

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Pegon
Pegon  978 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2006 - 9:15 PM

Lovely shot, good detail and colour. Well composed and presented.
Pete.

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
12 Sep 2006 - 10:50 PM

First class shot - Perfect in every way.

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daffydill56
13 Sep 2006 - 6:08 AM

Superb detail and great dof. Like the presentation too.

Fran

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Maddie
Maddie  92714 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2006 - 11:33 AM

lovely capture Alan

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chrissd
chrissd  8304 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Sep 2006 - 2:44 PM

just outstanding, well done
chris

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suetography
13 Sep 2006 - 7:34 PM

Beautiful image with great detail

Sue

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chris-p
chris-p e2 Member 864 forum postschris-p vcard England
14 Sep 2006 - 7:49 PM

Beautiful ..
Chris

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peter w
peter w  11 England
15 Sep 2006 - 10:25 PM

Lovely image. The green background provides natural contrast.

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TopsyTopping
16 Sep 2006 - 7:03 AM

Fantastic shot alan and well composed, love the colouring and background, excellent work!

Topsy Smile

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dalischone
17 Sep 2006 - 11:24 PM

Stunning capture, amamzing detail, light, colour and clarity. Beautifully composed.

Tracy

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MickS
MickS  9 England14 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2006 - 10:44 AM

Watcha Alan,
excellent, crisp, clean shot.
praps a tighter crop, just to knock it off centre, maybe???
best
Mick

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