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The nice thing about getting out and about early in the mornings is that all the butterflies are fairly dopey and with care very easy to handle and move around, mind you the real trick is finding the little blighters in the first place Smile Decided to take a shot of this Small Heath on my index finger so as to give folks a sense of scale of this tiny little species. Taken on my little butterfly foray back midweek, they are out there guys, but not in any real great numbers and finding them is the hardest thing!......So get out there and start looking!......Especially you Ed (glostopcat) Tongue

Ade

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Tamron 90mm Sp Di Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 May 2012 - 8:30 AM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Small Heath
Username:Ade_Osman Ade_Osman
Uploaded:19 May 2012 - 10:16 AM
Tags:Butterflies, Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Small heath, Wildlife / nature
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lostnspace2011
19 May 2012 - 10:26 AM

Lovely shot Ade, great detail on the finger Tongue
Nice detail on the Butterfly too Smile

Mark

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livinglevels
livinglevels e2 Member 2livinglevels vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 10:36 AM

Nice shot Ade. The background colour contrast the Small Heath beautifully. Should be large blue time on Collard in a couple of weeks. Maybe see you there?

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 10:38 AM

good idea, now we just leaned how small a heath is!
Don't show it to Scotland Yard, too much detailWinkWinkWinkWinkWink

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Hop-A-Long
19 May 2012 - 10:56 AM

Excellent, gives a good sense of scale. That is unless you are a giant.Grin
Great detail.

Andy

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gary_d
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19 May 2012 - 11:15 AM

This is just showing off SmileSmile great shot though. - gary

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rontear
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19 May 2012 - 11:22 AM

Indeed smallSmile Ade, little beauty.
Ron.

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helenlinda
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19 May 2012 - 11:29 AM

How tiny is that SmileSmile
Lovely capture SmileSmile
Helen

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19 May 2012 - 12:41 PM

An epic upload Ade, now you are just showing off! You may have tamed this small heath but I reckon you scared off the big Heath when you were down on the levels!WinkTongue

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19 May 2012 - 1:14 PM

A marvelous bit of talen shown here--- the man who tames butterflies---

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19 May 2012 - 1:27 PM

I will have to look harder then - great shot the detail is superb

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19 May 2012 - 1:48 PM

Lovely well detailed shot Ade.
Ron

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Ade_Osman e2 Member 114499 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 4:09 PM


Quote: An epic upload Ade, now you are just showing off! You may have tamed this small heath but I reckon you scared off the big Heath when you were down on the levels!

........LOL....It was a real tricky shot as it happens, the butterfly was on index finger of my right hand! In other words my shutter finger, have you ever tried to shoot something with your left hand using a right handed camera?......


Quote: Should be large blue time on Collard in a couple of weeks.

......I'll be there and one or two other places I know for them Large Blues.....Guaranteed! Smile

Cheers Guys/Gals.....Ade

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19 May 2012 - 4:24 PM

Well done Ade, and not the shutter finger eitherSmile
a good image, so just goes to show
Lillian

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 5:10 PM

It looks like you've been taking lessons from Bunbeam on how to take one handed macro shots, you've certainly proved your agility and athleticism in this one!Wink

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Ade_Osman e2 Member 114499 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2012 - 5:17 PM

You wouldn't have said that if you were there Ed, if someone had been videoing it, they would have made 250 on YBF easily, I dropped the camera twice, fortunately it was only 12" of the ground at the time.....LOL

Ade

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19 May 2012 - 5:36 PM

Nice one Ade! Lou

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21 May 2012 - 12:27 PM

So sweet!! I love this little fella AND the fact it's on your finger to show scale.

EXCELLENT shot, Ade SmileSmile

Andrew

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