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Finally managed to get one with it's wings open

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-30
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 ED AL[IF] DC WR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:31 Aug 2012 - 8:49 AM
Focal Length:135mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1250
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Red Admiral
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:3 Sep 2012 - 7:02 AM
Tags:Buddleia, Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Insect, Red admiral, Vanessa atalanta, Wildlife / nature
Votes:42

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 7:07 AM

A cracker, Alan, I'm having problems spotting them this year, let alone capturing them Smile Carol

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 7:20 AM

A fine shot, the admiral's colours are nicely on show.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 7:26 AM

A fine shot Alan, the detail and colours are fabulous. I have hardly seen any of these since late spring

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 5102 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 7:56 AM

Have seen just one recently!
Carole

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franken
franken Plus Member 123487 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 8:13 AM

Lovely macro Alan.

Ken

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44051 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom111 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 9:53 AM

An extremely impressive close up photograph Alan in which you have managed to capture the true beauty, colours and superb detail in this rather beautiful looking Red Admiral, so very well indeed. Furthermore they seem to escape my approaches every time.

Regards Nathan

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digital_boi
3 Sep 2012 - 12:08 PM

fine colour detail great marking wel spotted and captured not seen one at all this year

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 3:27 PM

Good one with the full wing span Alan.
Super colours too.
Great shot.
Mick.

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ChristineD
3 Sep 2012 - 4:17 PM

the detail and colours are fabulous

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 4:39 PM

Sharp details, wonderful colors!

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 4:42 PM

Excellent capture Alan with wonderful colours.
Ron

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myrab
myrab Plus Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
3 Sep 2012 - 6:14 PM

Lovely picture Alan, pleased to give you the 30 well done.

Myra

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 11:56 PM

Excellent capture Alan..Lin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
12 Sep 2012 - 4:31 PM

Nice clear colours and detail well presented like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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