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I've not seen a lot of these about this summer and I've not managed to get one with it's wings open

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-30 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:26 Aug 2012 - 11:13 AM
Focal Length:260mm
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:TAv Mode
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Red Admiral
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:28 Aug 2012 - 8:24 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Insect, Red admiral, Vanessa atalanta, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 9:00 AM

stunning detail but yet again
you are a star

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howdog
howdog  625 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 9:02 AM

A fine macro shot! clear detail.SmileSmile
Iain

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 9:23 AM

Lovely shot! Mine had closed wings too............. they must be shyWink
Diane

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digital_boi
28 Aug 2012 - 10:15 AM

a very fine capture

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 12:25 PM

Beautifully captured, Patti Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 1:32 PM

Closed or open, I haven't managed one capture this year, Alan Sad Carol

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 436 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 3:43 PM

You are lucky to have even captured one with its wings closed, very few spotted this year.
Carole

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 6:57 PM

The detail is where it matters most Alan.

Ade

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 7:51 PM

Wonderful capture Alan. Superbly detailed.
Ron

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8806 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1636 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 9:21 PM

I think the underside of the wings is very attractive.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 11:44 PM

The texture and excellent colours in the wings are perfect!

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2012 - 9:09 PM

A splendid close up of this beautiful butterfly on the buddleia, the detail and colours have been superbly recorded

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