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A small blue, Britain's tiniest butterfly seen at the bottom of the masts field at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham. This delightful little butterfly can be seen in good numbers there throughout the months of May and June. Many thanks to Malcolm "MSquared" for the user award on yesterdays Adonis Blue Butterfly it is greatly appreciated, Ed

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 157.3 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 May 2014 - 11:06 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual Temperature (Kelvin)
Title:Small Blue resting
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:14 Jun 2014 - 11:16 AM
Tags:Butterfly conservation, Close-up / macro, Glos, Little blue, Prestbury hill nature reserve, Shadow Saturday, Small blue butterfly, Wildlife / nature
Votes:49

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43672 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 11:27 AM

A beautiful specimen so very well captured with gorgeous shimmering colour and pin sharp detail throughout Ed.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
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14 Jun 2014 - 11:29 AM

Excellent capture EdSmile

Cliff

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 11:32 AM

A fantastic Lepidoptera portrait, I love the inclusion of the spider silk.

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livinglevels
livinglevels e2 Member 2livinglevels vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 12:47 PM

Beautiful shot. Luck escape from the web

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 12:52 PM


Quote: Beautiful shot. Luck escape from the web

It didn't it's on epz and flickr today!WinkGrin

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taggart
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14 Jun 2014 - 2:01 PM

They don't rest for very long do they--- nice shot!

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 2:05 PM

Not with their wings closed like this they don't, getting them with wings open basking seems to be a lot easier

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TonyDy
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14 Jun 2014 - 2:41 PM

Lovely shot, Ed.
Tony

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 3:07 PM

A wonderful spot and capture, Ed, such a gorgeous powder blue. Carol

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 3:19 PM

Superb shot Ed, and a Saurday shadow to.
Peter.

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 798 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 4:44 PM

Beautiful shot, lovely light, detail and colours.
Sylvia

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kathrynlouise
14 Jun 2014 - 5:07 PM

A beautiful, detailed shot Ed GrinGrin

Kathryn

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DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 9115 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 5:51 PM

Cracking image of this tiny Butterfly Ed.

Derek

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 6:47 PM

Beautiful capture Ed.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 8:14 PM

Superb capture Ed

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 9:10 PM

Superb Ed,

Ali GrinGrin

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 9:57 PM

Many thanks for the user award Ali, it is much appreciated, Ed

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2014 - 1:00 AM

My favourite butterflies...love the soft blue colours ....great photography Ed

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cheesey
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15 Jun 2014 - 1:43 AM

Wonderful light and detail. Very nicely captured.
Cheesey.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2014 - 1:51 AM

Wow...the light and focus are absolutely crystal in this, Ed!

Andrew

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Irishkate
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15 Jun 2014 - 1:59 AM

Beautiful light on this one Ed. I like your frame also.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2014 - 9:58 AM

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

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15 Jun 2014 - 1:02 PM

Good detail here Ed' nice one.

John Smile

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