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A pair of Green-veined Whites mating on Oil Seed Rape.
Taken yesterday afternoon

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:21 Apr 2011 - 2:52 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Rape?
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:22 Apr 2011 - 8:22 AM
Tags:Butterflies, Green-veined Whites, Oil seed rape, Pieris napi, Wildlife / nature
Votes:36
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 8:39 AM

A super capture, Alan, they couldn't have picked a more appropriate place to settle Wink Carol

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samarmishra
22 Apr 2011 - 9:03 AM

Dear friend Alan, this is fantastic shot, I should say a well timed shot and the lightening is fantastic and superb composition too...

Samar...

Last Modified By samarmishra at 22 Apr 2011 - 9:04 AM

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twelvemegs
22 Apr 2011 - 9:11 AM

Great shot, super tone.

David

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GarrathE
GarrathE e2 Member 6GarrathE vcard United Kingdom
22 Apr 2011 - 10:13 AM

Love it, especially the colour of the rape seed flowers of the background. Great shot. Well spotted and well taken.

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Tom-Melton
22 Apr 2011 - 10:19 AM

superb capture with excellent detail

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
22 Apr 2011 - 2:31 PM

Beautiful composition presentation

Peter

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
22 Apr 2011 - 2:53 PM

A wonderful capture with superb detail.

Len

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
22 Apr 2011 - 3:19 PM

How very beautiful! Love the use of light here. IB

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franfoto
franfoto  7 England32 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 3:20 PM

This is lovely, great choice of DOF creating that coordinating background, so pretty.

Happy Easter

Fran

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HobbitDave
22 Apr 2011 - 6:04 PM

Just good friends I think Carol, nothing worse Wink Seriously though, what a stunning capture. Superb. The lighting is wonderful.
Dave.

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
22 Apr 2011 - 7:00 PM

A beautiful capture. The one in the front does look a bit surprised Wink. Moira

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 11:19 PM

I agree with Moira the one at the front seems to be glaring at you, perhaps he doesn't like being watched when he's getting amorous!
Jann
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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2011 - 6:12 PM

brilliant capture, lol at the title
bunSmile

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2011 - 9:48 PM

They have certainly picked a colourful place to copulate, they stand out a mile!

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