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A six spot burnet moth feeding on some scabious at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham, taken last week on my last visit there

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:26 Jul 2011 - 12:00 AM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
Title:Six Spot on Scabious
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:4 Aug 2011 - 3:53 PM
Tags:Butterfly conservation, Close-up / macro, Glos, Prestbury hill nature reserve, Scabious, Six spot burnet moth
Votes:48
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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 3:59 PM

Well captured & nicely presented, Ed.
Terry

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 4:05 PM

It couldn't have landed on a more photogenic wild flower, Ed, a beautiful image. Carol

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 4:05 PM

This is so very beautiful, not just a superb Scabious but with it gorgeous visitor making a glorious and so colourful image.

Ann

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 4:17 PM

Beautiful, both flower and critter. Excellently detailed image...........Sandy

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 4:27 PM

I thought you were playing dominoes here with your title Ed.
And I have played with some right fly guys too !!
A fine detailed close up.
Mick.

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graceland
graceland  92378 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 4:37 PM

raining Ed


nice picture again

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 4:46 PM

Grand shot, aday welcome of rain here in the Vale of York.

Rock

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 5:03 PM

Most attractive shot, Ed: very nicely captured.
Ronnie.

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JackieB
JackieB  4 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 5:16 PM

Excellent shot Ed, great detail.....well done

Jackie

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 5:37 PM

Great close detail again Ed.

Best Matt

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 6:04 PM

A lovely flower Ed', playing host to an interesting Insect. Smashing shot mate.

John Smile

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evelen
evelen  9 England
4 Aug 2011 - 6:20 PM

excellent shot and colour.
eve.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 6:59 PM

A fine and well detailed shot Ed.
Ron

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janty66
janty66  7 England
4 Aug 2011 - 7:30 PM

I saw my first one of these last Saturday, wonderful mini beasts....

Excellent capture, lovely detail...

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gingerdelight

A super capture Ed.
Carol

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 8:48 PM

well taken picture - I never seem to find these species

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 9:10 PM

Moth and Scabious both look good Ed.
Brian.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 10:05 PM

Great close up and detail Ed and a beautiful flower, lovely shot..Lin

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pamelajean Critique Team 8770 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1599 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 12:15 AM

These moths are so beautiful, haven't seen one for ages though.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 8:25 AM

An excellent and lovely shot Ed

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 8:54 AM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2011 - 7:19 PM

Pretty moth but the flower is what I'm focusing on - gorgeous!

Andrew

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MikeGreaves
11 Aug 2011 - 8:38 PM

This is very sharp and detailed,excellent captureSmile I took some shots of one of these,but ended up binning themSmile
Great shot ,
Mike

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