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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
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 Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 9:31 AM

Smile nice image..

DAVE

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 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 Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 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 Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 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
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4 Oct 2013 - 11:29 AM

bright, cheerie and beautiful. A super image Carole.

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 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  2 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 - 11:48 AM

Super macro

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43923 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 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 Plus 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
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4 Oct 2013 - 12:31 PM

Another beauty Carole....great pov

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 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 Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 2:02 PM

Happy to make this lovely shot #30.

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Alan_Baseley
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4 Oct 2013 - 2:58 PM

Excellent shot Carole,
Alan

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Oct 2013 - 4:41 PM

Excellent detail and colour.Smile
Joan.

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 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 Plus Member 9lifesnapper 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 Plus 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 Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
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
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4 Oct 2013 - 7:05 PM

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

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 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
5 Oct 2013 - 12:09 AM

BRILLIANT! SmileSmileSmile

Lavina

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 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 Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 - 9:38 AM

Superb image Carole
Jim

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus 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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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
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5 Oct 2013 - 7:25 PM

Beautiful shot Carole, well taken indeed.
Brian

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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
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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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