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A red admiral butterfly resting on a Cotswold stone wall at the top of Aggs Hill near Cheltenham, this one was taken back in May on a sunny spring day

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 109.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
Title:Red Admiral
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:10 Sep 2011 - 10:27 AM
Tags:Aggs hill, Glos, May, Red admiral butterfly, Wildlife / nature
Votes:49
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debu
debu  4 India
10 Sep 2011 - 10:33 AM

Lovely detailed image.
debu

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pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
10 Sep 2011 - 10:48 AM

excellent focus!

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2011 - 1:00 PM

A little beauty!

Ann

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2011 - 1:35 PM

Taking warmth from the rock, no doubt-- the details and colors are outstanding!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2011 - 2:04 PM

A superb capture, Ed, one butterfly I have found totally impossible to capture this year Sad Carol

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2011 - 2:33 PM

Lovely capture, great detail.............Sandy

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2011 - 3:58 PM

Nicely detailed shot Ed.
Ron

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2011 - 4:14 PM

Excellent well detailed shot with lovely colour.
Steve.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2011 - 4:32 PM

Excellent capture Ed,I have not found one this year to photograph..Lin

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raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
10 Sep 2011 - 4:32 PM

hi ed,superb image,sharp, excellent colour and well presented.ray

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4600 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2011 - 4:50 PM

Beautiful crisp shot !.....Red Admirals seem to be so timid ?.....had one in the garden this morning, but was off when I was 10ft away !....grrrrrrr !!!!

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2011 - 5:10 PM

I've tried to photograph one in my back garden today, I managed a couple of reasonable shots but it didn't settle for long. I had more luck with some small white butterflies and a dragonfly though

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2011 - 5:33 PM

A fine capture of this beautiful butterfly.

Albert

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2011 - 7:16 PM

Lovely light on this one Ed', a smashing image.

John Smile

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2011 - 8:55 PM

excellent take, love it - superbly detailed

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2011 - 10:15 AM

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

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goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2011 - 7:04 PM

The master strikes again - splendid work Ed ...Bill

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2011 - 7:39 PM

good shot,shows well on the stone bg.

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cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 9885 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2011 - 7:58 PM

excellent shot Ed, stunning comp it is so lifelike
Neil

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2011 - 3:30 AM

Outstanding Ed, has quite a 3D effect against the stone bg!
Rgds., Jim

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danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2011 - 4:32 PM

A superb example Ed.

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Peagreen
Peagreen  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2011 - 11:27 PM

Excellent shot, Ed. Lovely colour and brilliant detail. FantasticSmile
Take care..............................Pauline

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