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Thank you very much for all the attention shown to yesterday's male Silver Studded Blue, it really is appreciated.

Here's a copulating pair (female on the left) photographed Sunday morning. The males were hanging around an area which seemed to be an emergence site hoping to grab a fresh female, this one got lucky Wink.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Canon 100mm f2.8 L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:7 Jul 2013 - 10:35 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-0.375
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Silver Studded Blues
Username:NigelKiteley NigelKiteley
Uploaded:9 Jul 2013 - 2:09 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Close-up / macro, Silver studded blue, Wildlife / nature
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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 2:23 PM

Superb image......Sandy

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2013 - 2:34 PM

Fabulous again....

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 2:36 PM

What an entrance to the world!
Two gorgeous butterflies and the floral perch.
Many thanks for all the information.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8167 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 2:56 PM

A fabulous capture, Nigel, sad lack of blues here this year Sad Carol

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christinecilia
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9 Jul 2013 - 3:20 PM

stunning well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96225 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 3:25 PM

As good as they come mateSmile

Love those studs on the new femaleWink

Thanks for catching up on my last threeGrin

Popping over to Twywell tomorrow evening, to see what has emerged since Sunday morning
Hopefully a load more males and some pristeen femalesWink

Adrian

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Louise_Morris
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9 Jul 2013 - 3:44 PM

Superb Nigel - everything is just perfect!

Lou

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Trevrox
Trevrox  8 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2013 - 3:47 PM

Stunningly beautiful image love the colours and the detail you have managed to capture.

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DerekL
DerekL Plus Member 10119 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 5:39 PM

Great shot Nigel!
Lovely colours and detail of the beautiful patterns these have.

Derek

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ali63 Plus Member 3626 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 6:30 PM

Superb detail,

Ali

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy Plus Member 9Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 7:04 PM

Outstanding capture & composition, Nigel.
Colin

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Niknut Plus Member 4845 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 7:05 PM

Superb !!!!!!!!

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richmowil Plus Member 6304 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 8:11 PM

Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

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bricurtis Plus Member 91939 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 8:22 PM

Beautifully displayed colours Nigel.
Brian.

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue Plus Member 6144 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 8:28 PM

Another superb capture of these beauties, sadly not in my area,
super colour and detail.
David

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dave1967 Plus Member 3dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
9 Jul 2013 - 8:40 PM

Stunning shot
Dave

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DonMc Plus Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
9 Jul 2013 - 8:43 PM

Nigel, simply amazing, gets my award!!!SmileSmileSmile
Don

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2013 - 10:08 PM

A stunning close up Nigel, the details and colours are fabulous.

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TonyDy
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9 Jul 2013 - 10:16 PM

Not only a stunning record of the butterflies but a superb pictorial composition as well, Nigel.
Well worth my award.
Tony

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maratsuikka
10 Jul 2013 - 8:19 AM

good image Kiteley

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Buddhadev
Buddhadev  2 India
10 Jul 2013 - 9:01 AM

Beautiful image and nice capture...

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hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2013 - 1:51 PM

Excellent shot
mike

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