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A Red Admiral that seemed to be so full of nectar from the Sedum that it just wanted to stay where it wasSmile

The background is natural it is just the greenery from more Sedum that were towering over the lower weighty flower heads. Tweaked in Photoshop.

A very big thank you for all your interesting comments on yesterday's uploads and to ColleenW for the GEAGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Cheers!
Carole

I am taking a break for a while, we have so much on at home and with the family at present, that I just do not have time to do all your images justice.

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-r Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:TAMRON SP AF 90mm F2.8 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 Sep 2013 - 4:11 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-0.7
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Red Admiral
Username:CaroleS CaroleS
Uploaded:4 Oct 2013 - 9:21 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, General, Red admiral, Sedum, Wildlife / nature
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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 9:31 AM

Smile nice image..

DAVE

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 9:32 AM

Excellent detail Carole SmileSmile
Helen

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digital_boi
4 Oct 2013 - 9:46 AM

grand capture Carole very pleasing indeed

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 10:08 AM

A beauty, Carole, haven't seen many of these around here this year. Carol

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leontari
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4 Oct 2013 - 10:23 AM

Lovely colour and excellent detail.
Effrossini

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 10:39 AM

Like the good details and colours here Carole

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 10:56 AM

What a beautiful image great detail and good colours xx

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achieverswales
4 Oct 2013 - 11:18 AM

Wonderful details Carole.

Regards

Trev.

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 11:29 AM

bright, cheerie and beautiful. A super image Carole.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 11:44 AM

Areally beautiful shot of the butterfly Carol. Clear and sharp and wonderfully colourful.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 - 11:48 AM

Super macro

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 11:51 AM

Great point of view, great colour, superb detail and what a pleasure to see.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 12:21 PM

Carol, this is absolutely stunning! PattiSmileSmileSmile

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 12:25 PM

Super, very well done Carole.

B.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2193 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 12:31 PM

Another beauty Carole....great pov

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 1:07 PM

A great poser, this lovely butterfly, and captured 'at the moment' perfectly!

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 2:02 PM

Happy to make this lovely shot #30.

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13321 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 2:58 PM

Excellent shot Carole,
Alan

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 4:41 PM

Excellent detail and colour.Smile
Joan.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 5:22 PM

Yes,every Xmas I am so full of turkey Carole,
and I have difficulty too getting myself from the table !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 5:56 PM

Gorgeous image Carole, possibly my fav' of your lovely Butterfly pic's.

John Smile

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 6:01 PM

A lovely and colourful capture, and a nice bit of tweaking too! Wink
Trev Smile

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Fefe
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4 Oct 2013 - 6:40 PM

Lovely fluffy bits CaroleGrin
Diane

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 - 6:43 PM

Great capture Smile

Eileen

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 4121 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 7:05 PM

Very well captured indeed Carole - super sharp and great colour
Jason

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 10:28 PM

You're certainly getting a great variety of butterflies Carole.
Beautiful markings on this Red Admiral
KateGrinGrinGrin

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fificat100
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5 Oct 2013 - 12:09 AM

BRILLIANT! SmileSmileSmile

Lavina

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
5 Oct 2013 - 6:50 AM

So lovely with the red "carpet" for the butterfly

Peter

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 - 9:38 AM

Superb image Carole
Jim

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
5 Oct 2013 - 10:46 AM

Lol...beached whale. Just like me after lunch today Grin

Gosh...that smooth rich green and the lush pink of the Sedum go so well together, don't they??

Gorgeous capture, Carole. Super detail and colour on the whale Smile

Andrew

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
5 Oct 2013 - 4:15 PM

excellent carpet for your fine detailed admiral.

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ChristineD
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5 Oct 2013 - 4:31 PM

Lovely colour and detail.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 - 7:25 PM

Beautiful shot Carole, well taken indeed.
Brian

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sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 12:26 PM

gorgeous

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Lillian
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6 Oct 2013 - 9:29 PM

Stunning image Carole, and good luck with the break
Lillian

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 9:51 PM

Looks very comfortable on the sedum cushion Carole. Good contrast.
Brian.

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Glostopcat
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16 Oct 2013 - 10:20 PM

A very admirable admiral indeed, the details and colours are simply glorious

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