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Good Day to you all at ePz

Thank you for all your wonderful comments messages and votes following my upload of 'Blue' yesterday. A further mention going to CarolG (Carol) and Chinga (Isabel) Todays image of a Speckled Wood Butterfly was captured only moments after capturing the Blue so I was rather chuffed.

My afternoon with the Outlaws went very well with them heading of too Brighton for a couple of days knowing that I was being looked after.

The weather for today and the rest of the week doesn't look to clever so I shall have to get out when I can.

I hope that you have a wonderful day.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:4 May 2014 - 1:42 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Speckled Wood
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:7 May 2014 - 6:42 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Speckled wood, Wildlife / nature
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SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member 1SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 6:53 AM

I'd be 'chuffed', too, if I'd managed this one, Nathan.
Excellent detail you are getting from that macro lens of yours.

Simon

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 6:58 AM

brilliant comp and detail Nathan wonderful tones and textures a beauty nice one Wink
andy

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rhys47
rhys47 e2 Member 6rhys47 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 7:18 AM

A great image you have created and excellent use of d.o.f nice one.
Regards Rhys

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 7:26 AM

A beauty Nathan, how lucky to have such pretty butterflies in your garden. Well captured We have another day of blue skies

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 7:27 AM

It stayed still well done Nathan, super capture, I've seen a few at Southampton Common but they haven't stayed still for me.

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JimiLewis
7 May 2014 - 7:33 AM

Nice mate, a handsome specimen. Grin

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Badgerfred
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7 May 2014 - 7:33 AM

Excellent detail in this super composition Nathan,
Fred.

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bobpaige1
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7 May 2014 - 7:41 AM

Superb shot,lovely detail.

Bob.

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Nikonuser1
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7 May 2014 - 7:41 AM

Super capture NathanSmile

Cliff

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
7 May 2014 - 7:41 AM

Nicely composed. Lovely image.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 8:10 AM

Lovely capture Nathan - you can certainly feel chuffed.Grin
Joan.

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Skeet1Away
Skeet1Away e2 Member 342 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 8:17 AM

Nathan, lovely detail......and clarity.

Paul.

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Ted447
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7 May 2014 - 8:22 AM

Great image Nathan. Ted. GrinGrin

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exposure
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7 May 2014 - 8:34 AM

Beautiful detail, a lovely image Nathan.
Pauline.

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104036 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 8:36 AM

you're very lucky Grin

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 8:39 AM

Excellent capture with wonderful detail and natural colouring, Nathan.

Ray

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 8:49 AM

I'd be well pleased to catch the Butterfly so well, they always seem to vanish just as I'm about to drop the shutter.

Dougie

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ddolfelin
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7 May 2014 - 8:53 AM

Yes - I chased one a couple of days ago - never got close.
Good picture!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41077 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 8:55 AM

Grey and windy in London... not butterfly weather at all. Not that I get anywhere near them like this on a perfect day Tongue

Dave

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Danny1970
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7 May 2014 - 9:10 AM

They never stay still enough for me...great capture of this beautiful Speckled WoodSmile

Danny

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sparrowhawk
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7 May 2014 - 9:14 AM

amazing shot my friend superb work

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 10:01 AM

Great image Nathan, have a good day SmileSmile

Ali

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
7 May 2014 - 10:05 AM

Beautiful - I love the slight angle of the image.

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 10:05 AM

Think Fred would be impressed with this one Nathan. Well done.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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jadus
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7 May 2014 - 10:05 AM

Excellent Nathan.

Jade

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781969
781969  1 India
7 May 2014 - 10:15 AM

Perfect capture,beautiful colour.

Vikram

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digital_boi
7 May 2014 - 10:24 AM

grey and miserable up here Nathan but this is a fine start good detail and textures

Graham

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 10:33 AM

A very fine image indeed Nathan, love it.

Andy

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Irishkate
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7 May 2014 - 11:08 AM

Lovely image Nathan - they must know you're there waiting for them.
we see very few varieties in Scotland and you've found two in as many days.
The fresh leaves make this extra appealing.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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marshfam19
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7 May 2014 - 11:33 AM

A lovely image Nathan, the butterfly looks as though it is sunning itself. Don't think it will get much chance to do that this week.

Mary Grin

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Fefe
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7 May 2014 - 11:54 AM

Lovely capture NathanGrinGrin
Diane

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franken
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7 May 2014 - 12:07 PM

Lovely capture Nathan.

Ken.

ps, I appear to be rubbish at capturing butterfly images.Sad

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williamsloan
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7 May 2014 - 12:09 PM

Well taken Nathan. Nice one



Billy

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Chinga
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7 May 2014 - 12:09 PM

Perfect macro... She's posing nicely for you...
A most wonderful capture Nathan... GrinGrin
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DerekL
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7 May 2014 - 12:26 PM

Nice sharp image Nathan.

Derek

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Daisymaye
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7 May 2014 - 12:45 PM

I have never managed to capture a decent shot of a butterfly. This is lovely Nathan. Hope your weather holds off for an hour at least today. Ours looks promising, but it's still 4:45am here.

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brian17302
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7 May 2014 - 12:48 PM

An image to be proud of NathanSmile

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Brian65
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7 May 2014 - 12:59 PM

Its a cracking shot Nathan.
Brian

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mikbee
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7 May 2014 - 1:01 PM

Like the ''rusty'' colours here Nathan !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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kathrynlouise
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7 May 2014 - 1:18 PM

A little stunner Nathan. One of the joys of having a garden I imagine, always something to photograph GrinGrin

Kathryn

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7 May 2014 - 1:22 PM

Beautiful light with magic clarity. Well done Nathan.
WesternRed

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MikeGillingham
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7 May 2014 - 2:46 PM

A great capture with great detail.

Mike

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pentaxpatty
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7 May 2014 - 3:26 PM

A really great shot of this Nathan, love the colours , stunning shot GrinGrinGrin

Patty

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TrevBatWCC
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7 May 2014 - 3:28 PM

Another beauty here, Nathan - even better than yesterday's upload!! SmileSmile
Trev Smile

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7 May 2014 - 4:02 PM

Beautiful shot.

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Hercules
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7 May 2014 - 4:19 PM

Such a great capture Nathan..I haven't seen any here yet!

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lifesnapper
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7 May 2014 - 5:31 PM

Very nicely caught Nathan, a smashing early summer image.

John Smile

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Ade_Osman
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7 May 2014 - 5:54 PM

Good to see you still getting out Nathan, well done....

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
7 May 2014 - 6:07 PM

Lovely capture, Nathan.

P.

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Fred263
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7 May 2014 - 8:47 PM

Stunning image, Nathan. Perfectly presented with great detail.

Fred

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7 May 2014 - 10:32 PM

Excellent shot, nice one.Smile

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kojak
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8 May 2014 - 10:14 PM

Lovely photo Nathan

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Source
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8 May 2014 - 11:04 PM

A beautiful capture.I always find it so difficult to photograph butterflies,they never seem to stay still for very long Smile !
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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 11:24 PM

Superb, well-photographed, and beautiful Butterfly Capture, Nathan ~

Regards ~ Peter Wink

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2014 - 10:10 AM

Super capture Nathan.
Beautiful basking there in the warm sunshine.

B.

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Glostopcat
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12 May 2014 - 5:05 PM

A fine shot of this weatherbeaten speckled wood basking in the spring sunshine

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