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A male marbled white on some knapweed at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 161.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:11 Jul 2013 - 2:15 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Marbled White on Knapweed
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:11 Sep 2013 - 6:35 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Glos, Knapweed, Marbled white butterfly, Prestbury hill nature reserve, Wildlife / nature
Votes:65

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 6:39 AM

A beauty, Ed, I so wish they would fly over my way Smile Carol

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
11 Sep 2013 - 6:42 AM

A really lovely image Ed !!

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 94422 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 7:01 AM

My favourite 'White' - I don't think I saw any this year! Loads of Whites, but not a Marbled! . . . . I think I've lost my marbles!
(It's okay, I'll get my coat!)

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3658 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 7:11 AM

Another stunner,

Ali SmileSmile

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
11 Sep 2013 - 8:07 AM

Another beauty Ed,
Fred.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43922 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:19 AM

Pin sharp, perfectly posed and an image to be admired Ed.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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barbarahirst
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11 Sep 2013 - 8:24 AM

beautiful

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:37 AM

The details and composition are, as ever, superb.

Ann

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:43 AM

Another very fine capture, Ed, with detail so precise exactly where needed.
Ronnie.

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Ted447
Ted447 Plus Member 294 forum postsTed447 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:48 AM

Great image of a lovely butterfly. TedGrinGrin

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 9:27 AM

Beautiful Smile

Eileen

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 10:52 AM

Superb shot Ed.
Ron

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Danny1970
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11 Sep 2013 - 11:03 AM

Thats a fantastic capture,lovely colours and detail!

Danny

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 11:18 AM

Such beautiful markings - I've never seen one of these in Scotland.
The knapweed looks great too.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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11 Sep 2013 - 11:31 AM

Another fine shot, Ed.
Tony

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soulofharmony
11 Sep 2013 - 11:56 AM

Wonderful to see , Beautiful detail


Nikki Grin

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 12:02 PM

Another splendid close up Ed.
Mick.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 1:10 PM

Wow, another stunner!

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 1:14 PM

A super detailed capture yet again........Sandy

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achieverswales
11 Sep 2013 - 2:50 PM

Stunning Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 3:58 PM

What a beautiful butterfly and posing on such a pretty flower...another excellent capture. You should print and sell butterfly books

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 5:27 PM

Absolutely stunning!!!

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9892 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1703 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 5:34 PM

Obviously the prettiest of the whites, Ed, with the head and flower beautifully focused.

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Glostopcat
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11 Sep 2013 - 7:14 PM

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

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Mike_Smith
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11 Sep 2013 - 7:25 PM

Cracking close up shot

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Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 7:41 PM

Cracking shot Ed, on par with your uncle I reckon. Great work.
Brian

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AlexAppleby
11 Sep 2013 - 8:19 PM

Beautiful shot - gorgeous butterfly!

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Holmewood
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11 Sep 2013 - 9:21 PM

Lovely shot Ed. Cathy

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 9:23 PM

Excellent capture, I don't know now you do it! Must take an age to get a shot of any sortSmile

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 9:26 PM

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

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 9:27 PM

Fantastic and great image,ED,very well done,
saeid

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robway
robway  10317 forum posts Wales
11 Sep 2013 - 9:46 PM

Beautiful detail, excellent image.

John

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 10:13 PM

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

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tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 5tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 4:05 PM

Not seen any of these. Apparently quite rare this year.

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sparrowhawk
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12 Sep 2013 - 7:11 PM

lovely shot

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