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Firstly thank you very much to Pete for the HC, to bricurtis, KBan, Steve_S, Snapitt, teocali, and ianrobinson for the UA's and to everyone else who voted or commented on the caterpillar Cerura iberica, very much appreciated.

Here's a female Sooty Copper captured yesterday warming up in the early morning Spanish sun.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Canon 100mm f2.8 L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:7 Aug 2012 - 7:01 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:+0.375
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Sooty Copper
Username:NigelKiteley NigelKiteley
Uploaded:8 Aug 2012 - 6:29 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Close-up / macro, Sooty copper, Wildlife / nature
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Cowser
Cowser  4 Scotland
8 Aug 2012 - 6:39 PM

Cracking image in every aspect!

Ian

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franken
franken e2 Member 113027 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 6:42 PM

Wonderful macro!

Ken

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AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
8 Aug 2012 - 6:46 PM

This is a truly a beautiful image....well done! Ann.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 6:50 PM

How very lovely is this different perspective.
Joan.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 6:50 PM

A stunning image from Spain Nigel, love the PoV and the way you've caught the sunlight through its wings

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
8 Aug 2012 - 7:35 PM

Superb shot with a great viewpoint, Nigel.
Tony

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85835 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 8:23 PM

I take it, this is start of a load of excellent images, from your latest excursionWink

Adrian

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Margaret101
8 Aug 2012 - 8:28 PM

I only aspire to photographs like this. Beautiful!!!

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 9:06 PM

Oh boy you do butterflies so well!
This is a stunner.
The colour sits beautifully against that softer b/g.
The little flower doesn't over power the butterfly.
KateGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 9:19 PM

Great image mate, nice POV
Steve

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fishiee  10460 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 9:13 AM

A real cracker Nigel. Great pose and composition!

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 9:13 PM

fantastic light from that POV, gorgeous Smile

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celestun
celestun e2 Member 1029 forum postscelestun vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2012 - 12:02 AM

Wonderful composition and light on this spectacular butterfly. The angle is great too.

Well done,

Tim

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