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Whilst out searching for blues I spotted this elegant lady perched high up in the bramble hedge, and just couldn't resist photographing her Smile I wonder if it was Swallow come back to visit me?

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:swallowtail
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:12 Jul 2013 - 5:12 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Swallowtail, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:78
Voters:S_Psharma · gajewski · RonnieAG · Hermanus · Mrsbass · jaktis · User_Removed · msa01uk · cabbie · ugly · Caziwinkles · mrswoolybill · KarenFB · NDODS · andylea · LynneJoyce · Badgerfred · cjl47 · EileenH · mex · SlowSong · sparrowhawk · barbarahirst · EMJAYCEE · CaroleS · fentiger · ali63 · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · JohnChambersPhotography · rontear · WhiteRose1 · Arty · Irishkate · TonyDy · tomcat · crookymonsta · boov · Daisymaye · Big_Beavis · Chinga · dven · AnneWorner · GeorgePlatis · TrevBatWCC · debu · bricurtis · myrab · Philip_H · NigelKiteley · maratsuikka · Growmore · danbrann · jackyp · DicksPics · Quoise · Fefe · PattiW · SUE118 · pluckyfilly · ChrisWallace · janlea · chalkhillblue · Lillian · Rock · LuDa · Alan_Baseley · ColleenA · bunbeam · GarrathE · Glostopcat · PhillipMinnis · Mavis · ChiliMan · flowerted · evelen · annettep38 · Stace · costas ·
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Unique Views:90
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma Plus Member 2S_Psharma vcard India1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 5:18 AM

Beautiful capture v1 is my vote.

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gajewski
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12 Jul 2013 - 5:18 AM

It's great seeing it against the plain sky like that.
-=\Walter

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RonnieAG
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12 Jul 2013 - 5:24 AM

Side view and back view of this spectacularly beautiful butterfly, Carol, each a pleasure to view but for composition it has to be V 1 the takes the biscuit..........Oh!......and the vote.
Ronnie.

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Hermanus
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12 Jul 2013 - 5:41 AM

What an exquisite beauty she is !! Excellent captures Carol !

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 5:42 AM

Every day you amaze me more with your beautiful images Carol - Another stunning pair today with fabulous detail and composition. What an incredible little creature.

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jaktis
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12 Jul 2013 - 6:04 AM

That is a beauty

Peter

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User_Removed
12 Jul 2013 - 6:15 AM

A| beautiful capture Carol. Smile

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ugly
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12 Jul 2013 - 6:33 AM

V1 by a long way..

Dave

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Caziwinkles
12 Jul 2013 - 6:44 AM

Your images stand out a mile Carol - these are corkers!
We never seem to get butterflies the same anymore. Think they all come to you...! Wink

Carol

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 7:17 AM

Simply divine images Carol, each one crammed with superb colour and pin sharp detail.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2013 - 7:24 AM

she is beautiful carol brilliant detail wonderful colours v1 for me today love the comp a real stunner nice one Wink
andy

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LynneJoyce
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12 Jul 2013 - 7:36 AM

V1 is an absolute stunner and gets my UA for the day. Well done.

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Badgerfred
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12 Jul 2013 - 7:40 AM

V1 is superb Carol, great pov and detail,
Fred.

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cjl47
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12 Jul 2013 - 7:47 AM

Incredible, that Panasonic and your skill put together. Superb Carol.
chris

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2013 - 8:00 AM

Beautiful Capture Smile

Eileen

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SlowSong
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12 Jul 2013 - 8:28 AM

What a beauty, and shown to great effect from your low viewpoint.
x

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sparrowhawk
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12 Jul 2013 - 8:29 AM

gorgeous

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barbarahirst
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12 Jul 2013 - 8:30 AM

whoah!!!
Carol these really are special.
V1 is awesome

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EMJAYCEE
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12 Jul 2013 - 8:42 AM

V1 with the blue sky bg is fantastic Carol - that said they must share the vote.Smile
Joan.

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fentiger
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12 Jul 2013 - 8:47 AM

No. 1 is as good as it gets ~ super!

Albert

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ali63
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12 Jul 2013 - 9:15 AM

2 beautiful images,

Ali

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
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12 Jul 2013 - 9:23 AM

V1 is excellent!!!!!!!
JNC

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JohnChambersPhotography

The low angle really makes this pop with the blue sky v1 is a stunner, and is my fav

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rontear
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12 Jul 2013 - 9:44 AM

Glad to be R/C Carol, fills the frame.
Ron.

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WhiteRose1
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12 Jul 2013 - 10:19 AM

Superb angle and shape in the frame for v1, Carol. Excellent.

Dave

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Irishkate
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12 Jul 2013 - 10:42 AM

Wonderful images of this most beautiful butterfly.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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12 Jul 2013 - 10:58 AM

Superb shots, Carol.
Tony

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tomcat
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12 Jul 2013 - 11:37 AM

Mornin' Carol,
He/she gave you a wonderful pose
Shows how elegant these BF's are

I think we are in for a scorcher todaySmile
+21C in the shade at workGrin

Adrian

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2013 - 12:13 PM

Fantastic... looks enormous.... fantastic

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Daisymaye
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12 Jul 2013 - 12:38 PM

Excellent shots Carol......Sandy

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MandyG
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12 Jul 2013 - 12:52 PM

Amazing, as to be expected. Adore the pov in v1 Smile

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Chinga
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12 Jul 2013 - 1:39 PM

Superb blue sky background Carol!
Wonderful images, impressive butterfly! IB

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AnneWorner
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12 Jul 2013 - 2:49 PM

Such elegance in a butterfly - lovely Carol.

Anne

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GeorgePlatis
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12 Jul 2013 - 2:51 PM

Beautiful captures Carol !
George

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TrevBatWCC
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12 Jul 2013 - 3:18 PM

Simply stunning Carol, but V1 just has to be the winner for me, too Wink
Trev Smile

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12 Jul 2013 - 3:44 PM

Excellent images,V1 for me.
debu

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bricurtis
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12 Jul 2013 - 4:46 PM

V1 is a beautiful take Carol - looks great against the sky.
Brian.

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Philip_H
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12 Jul 2013 - 4:55 PM

Great angles, Carol.

P.

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NigelKiteley
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12 Jul 2013 - 5:36 PM

Fabulous images Carol, V1 is a atunner Wink.

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maratsuikka
12 Jul 2013 - 5:39 PM

Best so far Carol

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12 Jul 2013 - 6:07 PM

Excellent and beautiful captures Carol.
Gary

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12 Jul 2013 - 6:12 PM

A frame filling beauty.

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12 Jul 2013 - 6:33 PM

What an amazing capture Carol, superb detail against that vibrant blue sky Smile

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12 Jul 2013 - 6:38 PM

Superb Carol!

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12 Jul 2013 - 6:45 PM

Stunning shots Carol.... love V1 with the blue sky for a bgGrinGrin
Now I must go and find your "Vulcan"..... I missed itWink
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12 Jul 2013 - 7:47 PM

2 excellent images Carol and she poses so elegantly for you.

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12 Jul 2013 - 8:00 PM

Awesome

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ChrisWallace
12 Jul 2013 - 8:13 PM

A super image of an amazing creature Carol
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12 Jul 2013 - 8:21 PM

Two wonderful shots Carol Smile
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12 Jul 2013 - 8:41 PM

Beautiful butterfly captured so very well, fine photography Carol.
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12 Jul 2013 - 9:14 PM

Outstanding images Carol
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12 Jul 2013 - 9:21 PM

Hi Carol, beautiful butterfly, I like V1SmileSmileSmile
Regards,
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12 Jul 2013 - 10:43 PM

Excellent photography carol...really beautiful

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12 Jul 2013 - 11:53 PM

Phwore!

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13 Jul 2013 - 12:50 AM

Two cracking shots of this beautiful and exotic butterfly Carol. Be thankful you are not in Kettering as you would get to see Mr Tomcats nobbly knees and pasty white complexion when he dons his garish bermuda shorts!WinkGrinTongue

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13 Jul 2013 - 9:12 AM

How Elegant Carol . I love version 1. What a capture xxx

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13 Jul 2013 - 2:22 PM

Ohhh...it would be so nice is this was Swallow, Carol GrinGrin

What an absolutely stellar capture this is. Remarkable. What a great shot in V2 too especially for the open wings!

Andrew Smile

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14 Jul 2013 - 5:51 PM

wonderful images Carol. haven't been on line much enjoying the nice weather while we can .
eve.Smile

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15 Jul 2013 - 6:39 AM

Terrific POV!
Missing out on those this yearSad

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