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Captured on a visit to Secret Garden yesterday.

Brand:Pentax Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 Aug 2013 - 12:02 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/180sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:Painted Lady on Buddleia.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:28 Aug 2013 - 12:04 AM
Tags:Butterfly, FJE950, IMGP9165, Wildlife / nature
Votes:63

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2013 - 12:17 AM

Nice detail and good colour in this fine image Fred!!

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mikbee
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28 Aug 2013 - 12:26 AM

Fills the frame well Fred.
Good colours.
Good shot.
Mick.

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DilysT
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28 Aug 2013 - 1:39 AM

Oooh lovely!

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2013 - 2:17 AM

Excellent wins spread shot-- well done, you!

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
28 Aug 2013 - 4:24 AM

This is one excellent capture of this lovely butterfly Fred !

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DicksPics
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28 Aug 2013 - 5:25 AM

A beautiful capture, Fred - lovely colours and well detailed.

Richard

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2013 - 5:52 AM

A beautiful image of this lovely lady, Fred. Carol

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Chinga
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28 Aug 2013 - 6:44 AM

Absolutely beautiful... Grin
IB

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andylea
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28 Aug 2013 - 7:13 AM

brilliant detail and comp fred wonderful colours a beauty nice one Wink
andy

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netta1234
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28 Aug 2013 - 7:35 AM

A Lovely detailed imageSmile
NettaSmile

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33120 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2013 - 8:08 AM

Beautiful posed with his wings wide open Fred, very well captured with great natural colouring and fine detail.

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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ColleenA
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28 Aug 2013 - 8:23 AM

Love the open wings, such a pretty image, well captured FredGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
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28 Aug 2013 - 8:30 AM

I spent about half an hour recently beside this flowering bush expecting I'd see my first butterfly of the year, but other than a small white one that fluttered around and never settled, not a sausage.
Nice sharp capture here, Fred.
Ronnie.

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WhiteRose1
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28 Aug 2013 - 9:02 AM

The colour and detail is spot on, Fred.

Dave

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Margaret101
28 Aug 2013 - 9:14 AM

beautiful capture! lovely colours!

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
28 Aug 2013 - 9:24 AM

Lovely flower and detail Fred. A superb capture.
Effrossini

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Caziwinkles
28 Aug 2013 - 9:29 AM

A beautiful capture - perfect pose Fred.

Carol

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Holmewood
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28 Aug 2013 - 9:42 AM

Lovely shot Fred. Cathy

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achieverswales
28 Aug 2013 - 10:42 AM

Wonderful frame filler and detail Fred.

Regards

Trev.

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lonely_oryx
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28 Aug 2013 - 10:43 AM

Well composed

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Rende
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28 Aug 2013 - 10:51 AM

Lovely combination of colours!
Rende

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danbrann
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28 Aug 2013 - 11:35 AM

As good as I have seen Fred.

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Richsr
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28 Aug 2013 - 1:25 PM

Can see why it gets its name good colours Fred
Regards Richard

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ChristineD
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28 Aug 2013 - 3:03 PM

an excellent capture of this lovely butterfly

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Maiwand
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28 Aug 2013 - 3:51 PM


Quote: Can see why it gets its name good colours Fred
Regards Richard

Quite agree with this Fred. Super shot.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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GeorgePlatis
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28 Aug 2013 - 4:01 PM

Fabulous image!
George

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anglingandyq
28 Aug 2013 - 4:40 PM

Wish I could get my butterfly shots that good Fred . Excellent

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georgiepoolie
28 Aug 2013 - 4:47 PM

Lovely capture.

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myrab
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28 Aug 2013 - 6:09 PM

You have got this spot on Fred, a great image.

Myra

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tomcat
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28 Aug 2013 - 7:23 PM

Second year in a row, that I haven't seen one

Adrian

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jovanovic
jovanovic e2 Member 3jovanovic vcard France
28 Aug 2013 - 7:27 PM

Colours, detail, composition ... Smile as always. Excellent.
&
Thank you so much for your valued GEA; I appreciate it!
All the best,
Z

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2013 - 7:35 PM

Hi Fred, beautiful image them Buddleia plants are amazing how they attract butterflys, i found one yesterday covered with them. Next year i will get one for my garden

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Glostopcat
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28 Aug 2013 - 7:46 PM

A splendid shot of this basking painted lady, she's a real beauty

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morpheus1955
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28 Aug 2013 - 10:49 PM

Superb shot Fred, fabulous colours and excellent detail

Hugh

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Ayoob
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28 Aug 2013 - 11:47 PM

An amazing capture.....GrinGrinGrin

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Badgerfred
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31 Aug 2013 - 4:36 PM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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