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Many thanks for all the feedback on the previously uploaded Brimestone, always appreciated.

Finally managed to see a few male Orange Tips yesterday whilst out with Ben. Went back to the same spot this morning and saw a few more as well as Green Veined Whites, Commas, Peacocks, Brimestones, and a Speckled Wood. The only problem was that it was too hot (never thought i'd be saying that given the recent weather), and nothing would settle. So i'll have to return later this afternoon when hopefully it has cooled down a little. This one's from yesterday.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Canon 100mm f2.8 L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:24 Apr 2013 - 5:18 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:-0.375
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Orange Tip
Username:NigelKiteley NigelKiteley
Uploaded:25 Apr 2013 - 2:59 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Close-up / macro, Orange tip, Wildlife / nature
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christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
25 Apr 2013 - 3:10 PM

beautiful macro shot lovely detail. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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NDODS Plus Member 43897 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2013 - 3:17 PM

A wonderfully fresh and crisp composition Nigel

Nathan

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TonyDy
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25 Apr 2013 - 4:11 PM

Too hot???? you must be joking - it's decidedly cold up north!
Great shot however, Nigel.
Tony

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2013 - 4:22 PM

He couldn't have picked a more apt flower to land on if the had tried, NigelSmile Superb capture and presentation. Carol

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25 Apr 2013 - 5:04 PM

What a superb capture, so pretty

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Somenath
Somenath  6 India
25 Apr 2013 - 5:20 PM

Splendid!

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Ray_Seagrove
Ray_Seagrove Plus Member 5Ray_Seagrove vcard United Kingdom
25 Apr 2013 - 9:29 PM

Great shot Nigel well done.

Ray

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GeorgePlatis
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25 Apr 2013 - 10:24 PM

Stunning !
George

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 1:32 PM

A cracking close up of this handsome male orangetip, you've captured is wing patterns in such intricate detail

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fishiee Plus Member 11478 forum postsfishiee vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 6:01 PM

Super shot! Not seen one yet. Been snowed under trying to catch up with everything in the garden before going away now the weather has finally improved!

Provence Orange Tips tomorrow PM I hope!!! Smile

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