Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

Resting Adonis Blue

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

Get on1's Perfect Effects 9.5 for FREE! (£48 value)
Add Comment

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

Comments

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 6:34 AM

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

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

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

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

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

fificat100
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

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

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

Gorgeous Ed. Beautiful shade of blue Grin

Kathryn

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 7:13 AM

Gorgeous colour and fine detail Ed!
Ann

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 7:39 AM

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

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 7:53 AM

A blue star! He really stands out here!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51308 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 8:23 AM

A beautiful blue, Ed.

Dave

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Briwooly
Briwooly  9452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 8:45 AM

Another great capture Ed

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

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8690 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1194 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

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

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

Excellent capture and lovely colour
Jim

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

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

such a pretty colour

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:36 AM

Beautifully captured again, Ed.
Ronnie.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:46 AM

Another winner Ed.
Joan.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

exposure
exposure Plus Member 112574 forum postsexposure vcard England
25 Oct 2012 - 9:51 AM

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

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 10:48 AM

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

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 11:03 AM

Well captured, Ed.
Tony

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 11:19 AM

superb colour and details.

Ann

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 12:23 PM

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

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

achieverswales
25 Oct 2012 - 12:32 PM

Excellent details Ed.

Regards

Trev.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 12:53 PM

You do the blues so well!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 2:46 PM

A fine colour Ed.
Good close up.
Mick.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Val Prowse
Val Prowse Plus Member 12Val Prowse vcard England
25 Oct 2012 - 4:45 PM

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

Val

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

paskinmj
paskinmj  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 5:20 PM

Nice clarity and blue hues.
Matt

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  741 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 6:44 PM

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

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 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

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:30 PM

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

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.