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A six spot burnet moth feeding on a field scabious, taken several weeks ago on a day out in the Stroud area with fellow epzer "Looloobey", Louise.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 600D
Lens:70.0 - 300.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 555.9 - 2382.6 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 Aug 2012 - 11:42 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Six Spot on Scabious
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:29 Aug 2012 - 6:41 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Field scabious, Glos, Rodborough common, Six spot burnet moth, Stroud, Wildlife / nature
Votes:59
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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 6:44 AM

Excellent shot.

Andy

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Chinga
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29 Aug 2012 - 6:52 AM

Lovely insect! Good image! IB

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Russell_Charles

Unusual top down look gives for drama and increases the effect of the colour combination

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 7:18 AM

Oh you lucky so and so. We had them o ly for 3 days and gone.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 8:07 AM

Another fantastic and lovely image,ED,very well done,
saeid

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EMJAYCEE
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29 Aug 2012 - 8:47 AM

I've never seen one of these moths so thanks for this image - if I am lucky enough to come across one at least I'll know what it is!Wink
Joan.

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teocali
teocali Plus Member 7345 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 8:54 AM

Excellent macro capture, Ed - lovely light and colours and superb clean bg tones, isolating you main subject to perfection.
Sylvia

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43897 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 9:06 AM

A rather cracking close up photograph Ed, full of beautiful colour, detail, and warming light, which really emphasises this gorgeous 'Six Spotted Burnet' so very well. A real gem

Regards Nathan

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achieverswales
29 Aug 2012 - 10:21 AM

Excellent sharp capture Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 10:30 AM

The colours are beautiful and details in the moth, 1st class. Still waiting for my first re-time view of one of these beauties!

Ann

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MD2009
MD2009 Plus Member 4MD2009 vcard Wales
29 Aug 2012 - 11:06 AM

Cracking colour well shot ...

Mark ...

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 2:02 PM

One of the few butterflies I can ID Ed with these telling spots on them.
Good grief,I might be getting as good as the Big O !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 2:26 PM

Reminds me I haven't been out in the countryside enough this year.
The Burnet is a lovely moth.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 2:28 PM

No burnets about here now, Ed, a lovely find and capture. Carol

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 3:34 PM

Very good capture, Ed, with such a nice smooth background!

Such a striking moth, isn't it??

Andrew

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29 Aug 2012 - 3:49 PM

Beautifully done-- that is such a pretty moth!

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ChristineD
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29 Aug 2012 - 4:01 PM

A fantastic image

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Maiwand
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29 Aug 2012 - 6:22 PM

Superb 6 spot Ed. Well captured.
Ron

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29 Aug 2012 - 6:32 PM

Another good'n ED'.

John Smile

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29 Aug 2012 - 7:17 PM

Great shot,excellent colours Ed,well captured..Lin

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29 Aug 2012 - 7:50 PM

Great how you've captured it nectaring Ed....

Ade

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  735 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 8:48 PM

excellent bg and detail Ed.
regards
Yung

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29 Aug 2012 - 11:25 PM

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

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1881
1881  3 India
30 Aug 2012 - 3:42 PM

Great work...


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NeilWigan
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31 Aug 2012 - 8:41 AM

One i do know and nicely shot.

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