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Not perhaps the best butterfly image in the world, but I did like how the colours contrasted reasonably well.

Apologies if I'm just making votes and the odd comment here and there I'm up to my armpits at the moment with Hedgehogs, Foxes and Moths.....Wouldn't have it any other way Tongue

Ade

Sue & Ade's Wildlife Photography

Ade's Hedgehog/Fox Garden Cam

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Tamron 90mm Sp Di Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:29 May 2012 - 10:31 AM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Speckled Wood
Username:Ade_Osman Ade_Osman
Uploaded:6 Oct 2012 - 7:51 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Close-up / macro, General, Lepidotera, Speckled wood, Wildlife / nature
Votes:65
Voters:213hardy · andylea · warbstowcross · KarenFB · Badgerfred · achieverswales · KBan · buxton · bagman · tezquirk · martin174 · cameraman · Glostopcat · carper123 · NaturesHaven · DiazSprite · WhiteRose1 · gazlowe · AnnChown · SlowSong · RonnieAG · DerekL · Niknut · HELANA · mikbee · cdm36 · clive burrow · cabbie · pluckyfilly · Louise_Morris · Humblebee · SteveH1978 · pamelajean · EMJAYCEE · JackAllTog · annettep38 · NDODS · rontear · fentiger · Greyheron · claremaher19 · taggart · PattiW · prabhusinha · CarolG · accipiter · zapar40 · chase · JohnoP · Arty · Cliff1944 · Alan_Baseley · ValSaxby · FeatherFriend · CaroleS · saltireblue · PhillipMinnis · sparrowhawk · mex · nikshot · Snapitt · jasonrwl · Big_Beavis · Steve_S · lovekel77 ·
Views:152
Unique Views:76

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warbstowcross

Nice contrast against the yellow.

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achieverswales

The colours do compliment each other Ade, excellent sharp capture!

Regards

Trev.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 8:14 PM

A splendid specimen Ade, the detail and colours are simply glorious. This is much better than any of the shots of this species that i've managed this year

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carper123
carper123 Plus Member 3182 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 8:19 PM

Top notch, Ade, the colour and detail are amazing, first class work.
well done.
Darryl. SmileSmile

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 8:21 PM

Looks pretty good to me, Ade, and the colours do work very well together.

Dave

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 8:27 PM

It was the colour contrasts which struck me - and always do. Beautifully done and keep up the good work on the hedgehogs and foxes front!
Ann

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5147 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 8:30 PM

The detail looks to be very good and it does show up against the yellow blooms very effectively, Ade.
Ronnie.

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HELANA
HELANA Plus Member 5HELANA vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2012 - 8:48 PM

Grate shot Ade, beaautiful colours, they compliment each other very well.
Elena

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 8:51 PM

Yes,a fine contrast of colours here Ade !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8336 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 9:28 PM

You may or not enjoy some of the bat activities here! I would never capture one on cam without a new fangled web cam or similar by golly they are super fastWink

Love the burst of colour today beneath the butterfly which I like also Ade

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Louise_Morris
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6 Oct 2012 - 9:34 PM

Superb!! Lou

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SteveH1978
6 Oct 2012 - 10:05 PM

Beautiful image, love the level of detail and the contrast against the flowers two. Nice one!

Steve

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pamelajean Critique Team 9877 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1687 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 10:14 PM

The butterfly sits so nicely against the bright yellow flowers, showing off its outline beautifully, Ade, and its detail is very nice too.

Good sighting of foxy tonight. Can I put a vote in for the current webcam angle?

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 10:18 PM


Quote: Good sighting of foxy tonight. Can I put a vote in for the current webcam angle?


I'm on the case, a new camera will be in situ very soon.......All being well Smile

Last Modified By Ade_Osman at 6 Oct 2012 - 10:18 PM

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EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 10:24 PM

Thanks for a nice pretty image Ade - no spider nightmares tonight.Tongue
Joan.

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JackAllTog
JackAllTog Plus Member 64061 forum postsJackAllTog vcard United Kingdom58 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 10:29 PM

Lovely specimen of a super countryside butterfly.

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 10:51 PM

Your specled woods are so much darker!! fine detail and the contrast with the yellow flower is great.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43894 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2012 - 10:51 PM

A beautifully composed and captured Butterfly. Pin sharp focusing, gorgeous detail, and wonderful natural colours in abundance.

Regards Nathan

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6 Oct 2012 - 11:46 PM

It's an image many would be proud of.

Albert

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7 Oct 2012 - 1:18 AM

Yes! He picked a good perch!

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CarolG Plus Member 8183 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2012 - 5:48 AM

A fine example of a speckled wood, Ade, and as you say, the contrasting colours are perfect. Carol

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7 Oct 2012 - 6:42 AM

Good one Ade - I wish it were mine. Thanks for the comment on my recent upload and make sure the wife doesn't see it --- with a mouth like that you could end up in pieces!! Grin

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7 Oct 2012 - 11:06 AM

Looks good to me Ade

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7 Oct 2012 - 11:20 AM

Lovely Ade, looks very good to me whichever way you look at it, very fine detail too,
Geoff.

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7 Oct 2012 - 11:37 AM

The colours do give it a 3D effect - nice one Ade.
Carole

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7 Oct 2012 - 12:17 PM

Totally agree with you about the fine contrasting colours here, Ade. It does work very well indeed.
Just trying to get the picture of you buried up to your arris in various wildlife out of my headWink...

Malc

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