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I've seen very few of these this year and this is the only one I've managed to get a shot of.

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-r Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Jul 2012 - 1:40 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Red Admiral
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:1 Aug 2012 - 7:51 AM
Tags:Buddleia, Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Red admiral, Vanessa atalanta, Wildlife / nature
Votes:38

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 Aug 2012 - 8:04 AM

A little beauty Alan,
Fred.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7137 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 8:10 AM

A fine capture, Alan, I've spotted a few, but always on the wing. Unfortunately I don't have any buddleia in the garden to attract them. Carol

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 8:17 AM

A good capture, they have been so scarce this yearSad
Carole

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43436 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 9:17 AM

A really beautiful photograph depicting this gorgeous Red Admiral, so wonderfully filled with natural colours and great detail.

Regards Nathan

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lostnspace2011
1 Aug 2012 - 10:44 AM

A lovely shot of this one you did get to see. nice colours and good composition Smile

Mark

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digital_boi
1 Aug 2012 - 11:50 AM

they are always off their mark so quick even if you do see one chances to capture are slim so well done fine detail captured

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 2:03 PM

excellent detail and pose here!

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 3:29 PM

A fine shot Alan.
Good one.
Mick.

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Bravdo
Bravdo  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 4:14 PM

Beautiful capture of this Red Admiral. Desrving of all the great comments , love the detail and colour

Barry

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 6:36 PM

Very nice Alan. I have just planted a buddleia so perhaps we'll see some next year. Grin

Gerry

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 7:24 PM

Lovely sharp butterfly pose on the beautiful buddleia. Well spotted Alan.
Ron

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 10:27 PM

lovely backlight in the wings Smile.. and gorgeous colours.

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