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Another Silver Studded Blue tonight - taken earlier today.

Many thanks for the C&C's on the Dark Green Fritillary - appreciated as always.

Hope you have all been enjoying this sunshine we are having,

Take care, Lou

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF300mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:21 Jul 2012 - 10:25 AM
Focal Length:420mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Silver Studded Blue III
Username:Louise_Morris Louise_Morris
Uploaded:21 Jul 2012 - 6:59 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, July 2012, Silver studded blue, Wildlife / nature
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franken
franken e2 Member 123263 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2012 - 7:02 PM

Lovely close-up.

Ken

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2012 - 7:21 PM

A beautiful image, Lou, with a very pleasing background. Think I would have attempted to clone out the grass stalk on the right hand side. Carol

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42413 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
21 Jul 2012 - 7:27 PM

Carol you might attempt it but me????? No way!!!! GrinGrin Might have a play with it later but don't hold your breath!Grin Not that proficient with the editing tools! Lou

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Mike_Young
Mike_Young e2 Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2012 - 8:00 PM

Lovely shot Lou, I like the colours of the BG and the grass, they go well with the butterfly.

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cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 9915 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2012 - 9:07 PM

superb macro work
Neil

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2012 - 9:27 PM

Great close up Lou, beautiful colours, very nice indeed.
Shaun

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2012 - 9:31 PM

Very good shot, Lou.
Tony

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96179 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2012 - 9:56 PM

I don't think I have ever seen one, let alone tog one

Took this week off especially to nail a few new species, but as you are aware, the weather was pantsSad

Adrian

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2012 - 10:05 PM

A top quality close up Lou, the detail and colours are excellent. The grass stem on the right does not detract from this lovely image in any way and I would leave it in. I take it this is the female of the species as the inner wings appear to be brown.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2012 - 10:21 PM

A superb macro Lou,great capture..Lin

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2012 - 8:13 AM

An excellent capture Lou - good dof making it stand out very well

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2012 - 6:53 PM

Excellent macro Louise. Good use of differential focussing. This has the effect of giving the main subject- the butterfly- far greater prominence. Fine shot.
If you can pluck up the courage to remove the right side stalk I think you will be pleased with the composition. Just a thought !!!!!
Ron

Last Modified By Maiwand at 22 Jul 2012 - 6:55 PM

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
24 Jul 2012 - 8:05 AM

Nicely captured Lou. Moira

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 437 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2012 - 2:03 PM

Well captured, love the coloursSmile
Carole

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 11:24 PM

Beautifully composed and perfect bokeh around the butterfly.

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