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A male adonis blue butterfly resting in the grass on the steep South facing slopes of Swelshill Bank near Stroud, taken at the end of August during the Bank Holiday Weekend.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 109.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Aug 2012 - 10:45 AM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Resting Adonis Blue
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:25 Oct 2012 - 6:31 AM
Tags:Adonis blue butterfly, Close-up / macro, Glos, Stroud, Swelshill Bank, Wildlife / nature
Votes:57

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 6:34 AM

A beautiful powder blue, Ed, another lovely capture. Carol

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Hermanus
Hermanus e2 Member 2Hermanus vcard South Africa
25 Oct 2012 - 6:36 AM

What a beautiful photo of one very goodlooking fella Smile Well done Smile

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 6:48 AM

Lovely capture. I like Smile This species is such a pretty shade of blue. - No way would I see this fluttering around in my garden!

Lavina

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 6:52 AM

Gorgeous Ed. Beautiful shade of blue Grin

Kathryn

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 7:13 AM

Gorgeous colour and fine detail Ed!
Ann

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saeidNL
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25 Oct 2012 - 7:39 AM

Like the colour,light and detail in this fine image,ED,very well done,
Saeid

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 7:53 AM

A blue star! He really stands out here!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41122 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 8:23 AM

A beautiful blue, Ed.

Dave

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Briwooly
Briwooly e2 Member 9452 forum postsBriwooly vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 8:45 AM

Another great capture Ed

Brian..........................................

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:00 AM

Gorgeous precision.
I'm sorry I have scarcely any pictures from our West Country trip, it was very much family business and very busy. But I did find an interesting sculpture...
Moira

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
25 Oct 2012 - 9:05 AM

Excellent capture and lovely colour
Jim

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:20 AM

such a pretty colour

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:36 AM

Beautifully captured again, Ed.
Ronnie.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:46 AM

Another winner Ed.
Joan.

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exposure
exposure e2 Member 101763 forum postsexposure vcard England
25 Oct 2012 - 9:51 AM

Beautiful colour detail & light Ed a lovely image.
Pauline.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 10:48 AM

Stunning capture Ed. Quite possibly your best to date IMO.
Ron

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 11:03 AM

Well captured, Ed.
Tony

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 11:19 AM

superb colour and details.

Ann

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 12:23 PM

A lovely blue Ed.
Sitting well on the soft greens.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
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25 Oct 2012 - 12:32 PM

Excellent details Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 12:53 PM

You do the blues so well!

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mikbee
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25 Oct 2012 - 2:46 PM

A fine colour Ed.
Good close up.
Mick.

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Val Prowse
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25 Oct 2012 - 4:45 PM

Excellent close up and detail. Your butterfly pics are very impressive.

Val

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 5:20 PM

Nice clarity and blue hues.
Matt

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 6:44 PM

lovely shot again Ed. Thank you very much for your UA.
regards
Yung

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:02 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91929 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:30 PM

Beautiful blue Ed - you have the wing edge markings showing well too.
Brian.

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