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Thank you so much, I was blown away by your comments and clicks on the meadow I discovered two days ago Smile
Special thanks to Albert and Dave for the UAs Smile

Went back there today, only it was raining and even when it stopped there were no critters around. Will post more tomorrow depending on weather. I hope I can find out who owns the meadow and ask permission to creep in Wink

So here is a silver studded blue, female, hanging around on very hot Wednesday evening.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4 D (IF) Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Jul 2012 - 9:09 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.8
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Silver studded blue warming up
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:28 Jul 2012 - 7:37 PM
Tags:Butterfly, Dordogne, Insect, Plebeius argus, Silver studded blue, Wildlife / nature
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digital_boi
28 Jul 2012 - 7:48 PM

very fine capture Annette love the colours and tones

Graham

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 6Badgerfred vcard Wales
28 Jul 2012 - 7:48 PM

Excellent capture, great detail and presentation,
Fred.

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 3canonfan vcard United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 - 7:51 PM

Another beauty and well captured Annette
Jim

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 7:52 PM

Good find by the looks of things Annette......Well done.

Ade

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Maiwand
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28 Jul 2012 - 7:56 PM

Superb find Annette.
Ron

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4132 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 7:59 PM

A superb shot, Annette, beautifully illuminated and captured in fine detail.
Ronnie.

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myrab
myrab e2 Member 7myrab vcard United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 - 8:02 PM

Super, super shot.

Myra

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 8:24 PM

A lovely capture Annette SmileSmile
Helen

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6510 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 8:32 PM

Captured in nice warm light. - gary

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 - 9:02 PM

Lovely shot, Annette.
Tony

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 - 9:17 PM

Beautifully composed, balanced and presented. Lovely capture.

P.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 9:26 PM

Super capture Annette

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom71 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 9:31 PM

Beautiful Silver Studded blue - harmonious with it's surroundings.
I added my User Award to yesterday's also.
Just loved that meadow.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4963 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 9:32 PM

Lovely evening light, Annette, and a great shape to the image.

Dave

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 10:11 PM

Pin sharp details and what glorious light! A real pleasure to find I get to give vote No. 30!

Ann

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 10:11 PM

A top shot Annette, you've caught this tiny beauty in such wonderful warm evening light. I hoped to get something similar to this last night, after work I cycled over to my local nature reserve but it had clouded over and the light was very poor by the time I got thereSad

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 10:34 PM

Lovely golden light in this attractive capture.

Albert

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LynneJoyce
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28 Jul 2012 - 10:50 PM

Beautiful creature in beautiful light, what more can we ask?

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ChrisStyles
28 Jul 2012 - 11:29 PM

WoW detail....
Chris.

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Chinga
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28 Jul 2012 - 11:50 PM

Delightful capture...
So pleasing to the eye!
IB

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 12:47 AM

I so love the hairstreaks, this one is perfect!

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Ayoob
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29 Jul 2012 - 1:01 AM

Lovely deailed image, Annette............Gorgeous shot..........GrinGrinGrin

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 2gallero vcard Venezuela
29 Jul 2012 - 1:32 AM

Que buena fotografía. Aqui tambien hay camuflaje.

Muchas gracias por su comentario en español.

Saludos..

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gajewski
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29 Jul 2012 - 3:40 AM

I love the limited color palette in this shot.
-=\Walter

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 5:14 AM


Quote: I love the limited color palette in this shot.
-=\Walter

Wonderful tones in this, Annette, I like to take images in the late evening sunlight. Carol

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 7:38 AM

A great shot

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bps11
bps11  1 England
29 Jul 2012 - 8:22 AM

A really nice image with exceptional detail and dof.....Definitely one for the wall but with a black border....nonetheless, stunning!

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Norfolkboy
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29 Jul 2012 - 8:26 AM

Outstanding image, Annette.
Colin

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 8:45 AM

Nice capture Annette, these are the prettiest of butterflies.
Carole

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jonwebber
jonwebber  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 8:50 AM

Gorgeous.
jon

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AnnChown
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29 Jul 2012 - 8:56 AM

Just lovely Annette!
Ann

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Humblebee
Humblebee  1 England
29 Jul 2012 - 10:22 AM

Beautiful capture, Annette. Love the gentle late summer evening colours which show off the butterfly perfectly ... Carol

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  1 Russian Federation
29 Jul 2012 - 12:15 PM

This macro has a simply marvelous soft color!Smile
Regards, Valery

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Deep_Bhatia
29 Jul 2012 - 12:39 PM

Wonderful capture Annette with beautiful tones. Deep

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lostnspace2011
29 Jul 2012 - 3:01 PM

Another fine capture Annette Smile

Mark

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Lillian
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29 Jul 2012 - 3:52 PM

Beautifully captured and perfect lighting
Lillian

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 33363 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway22 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 4:02 PM

Delightfully lit, Anette, couldn't be better, I feel. Got this one sharp too.

Malc

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29 Jul 2012 - 4:25 PM

200mm,allowed a nice distance to capture in artistic way.

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KingBee
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29 Jul 2012 - 4:25 PM

Spot-on, as always.

Regards.

Bob

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nikshot
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29 Jul 2012 - 4:58 PM

Super tones and colour, cracking shot.

Nick

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2012 - 9:44 AM

Like how you have captured and presented this. Bravo Annette.

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2012 - 12:00 PM

Great dof and chroma.
Matt

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31 Jul 2012 - 12:49 PM

Fantastic !

David

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