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Many thanks to franken, DonMc, and annettep38 for their valued UA's and to everyone else who voted and commented on the Six Spot Burnet Moth, all very much appreciated.

Here's a male Silver Studded Blue, photographed during a memorable weekend spent at Prees Heath last month.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Canon 100mm f2.8 L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:7 Jul 2013 - 9:26 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-0.375
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Silver Studded Blue
Username:NigelKiteley NigelKiteley
Uploaded:25 Aug 2013 - 4:29 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Close-up / macro, Silver studded blue, Wildlife / nature
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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
25 Aug 2013 - 4:33 PM

stunning photo lovely and sharp. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
25 Aug 2013 - 4:33 PM

Lovely shot Nigel. Cathy

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 4:34 PM

simple and perfectly graceful Smile

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 5:12 PM

A beautiful specimen with a simpler perch which doesn't compete for attention.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 5:16 PM

Very lovely Nigel.
Joan.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33063 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 6:24 PM

As good as it gets Nigel. Stunning colour, beautifully perched and so wonderfully captured

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 6:33 PM

A stunning image of this beautiful little butterfly, a real pleasure to view

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evelen
evelen  9 England
25 Aug 2013 - 6:36 PM

beautiful capture and colours and detail.
eve.Smile

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john_starkey
25 Aug 2013 - 6:43 PM

Stunning image mate,top class photography,

John.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85907 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 6:49 PM

It did produce some quality stuff, if I say so myselfWink

Might give Barnack a whirl in the morning
May be Walls there, plus the surroundings would suit the Clouded Yellows

Adrian

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AlexAppleby
25 Aug 2013 - 7:03 PM

Wonderful shot and you got the whole of its perch in focus too! Nice one!

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paddyman
paddyman e2 Member 566 forum postspaddyman vcard United Kingdom
25 Aug 2013 - 8:10 PM

Another great shot from you well done.
Alec.

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bluetitblue
25 Aug 2013 - 8:22 PM

A Stunning specimen of the Silver Studded Blue vibrant colours and well presented Nigel.

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DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 9100 forum postsDerekL vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 9:21 PM

Another top class image Nigel.
You are correct, that week-end at Prees Heath has produced some stunning photos.

Derek

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