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My contribution to "Shadow Saturday", a wall brown butterfly resting on a wall on the seafront at Weston-Super-Mare in Somerset. This one was taken near the old Birnbeck Peir back in late August, some of you may recognise it as a variant which I uploaded for Shadow Saturday last week.

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:20 Aug 2012 - 1:13 PM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:On the Wall
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:17 Nov 2012 - 11:06 AM
Tags:"Shadow Saturday", Close-up / macro, Somerset, Wall brown butterfly, Weston-super-mare, Wildlife / nature
Votes:40

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 11:23 AM

Doesn't it blend in well with its surroundings, Ed, well spotted and captured. Carol

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
17 Nov 2012 - 11:28 AM

Excellent capture of the shadow Ed, well spotted,
Fred.

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 11:51 AM

Perfectly colour co-ordinated with the lichen on the wall! Superb comp, colours, textures and details .... and a nice shadow too!

Ann

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achieverswales
17 Nov 2012 - 11:51 AM

Excellent Ed, love the shadow also the beauty of the Wall Brown.


Regards

Trev.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom72 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 12:18 PM

Yes Ed it was a favourite with many of us yellow lovers.
'Cracking' shadows!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4134 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 12:25 PM

Parts of the wall colour coordinate nicely with the wing colour, Ed: good strong shadow cast too.
Ronnie.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 12:34 PM

The harsh light doesn't do it any favours Ed, but a big vote from me for it's rarity value mate.....

Ade

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 12:35 PM

I'm glad you are all lichen this one very much folksSmile

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 12:36 PM

Pretty butterfly providing a very good shadow.
Joan.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 12:36 PM


Quote: The harsh light doesn't do it any favours Ed, but a big vote from me for it's rarity value mate.....

Ade

As for rarity I usually see these in reasonably good numbers at both Crickley and Leckhampton Hill close to where I live, but sadly not this yearSad

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 12:51 PM

Colour coordinated with a strong shadow. Who says blokes can't multi-task.

Dave

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 1:02 PM

Great shadows and textures SmileSmile
Helen

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AnnChown
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17 Nov 2012 - 1:16 PM

Love the shadows and the way it's almost camouflaged.
Ann

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Daisymaye
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17 Nov 2012 - 1:29 PM

Comes with a great shadow too.......Sandy

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headskiesfly
headskiesfly e2 Member 10headskiesfly vcard Austria
17 Nov 2012 - 1:40 PM

Lovely close up Ed, perfect light. Thank you for all your comments.
Rick

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Maiwand
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17 Nov 2012 - 2:51 PM

Excellent shot Ed.
Ron

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barbarahirst
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17 Nov 2012 - 4:20 PM

what a great shadow

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 277 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 5:35 PM

A cracking image, Ed, love the leichen colours on the concrete picking out the butterfly colours.
Well spotted.
Nice one.
Darryl. SmileSmile

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Brian65
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17 Nov 2012 - 7:45 PM

Nice one Ed, you got the shadows mate.SmileSmile
Brian

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milky
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17 Nov 2012 - 8:37 PM

Excellent detail & colours you capture--------Milky

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 9:46 PM

Many thanks for all your c&c's folks, not many more to go before I'll be uploading some seasonal images, Ed

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pluckyfilly
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17 Nov 2012 - 9:49 PM

The lichen fits in nicely with the colour of the butterfly

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pamelajean
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17 Nov 2012 - 10:22 PM

Yes, I remember this one, and it was my favourite, Ed.

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gary_d
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18 Nov 2012 - 1:38 AM

The colours in the floor match the colour of the butterfly perfectly. - gary

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annettep38
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18 Nov 2012 - 9:29 AM

Excellent, wonderful markings and the wall complements them nicely!

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sweetpea62
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18 Nov 2012 - 12:07 PM

The colours match so well Ed the floor and the butterfly..Lin

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Tibetan
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22 Nov 2012 - 5:10 PM

Love the colours and a great take like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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