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glad you liked the humble waterlily.. many thanks for your kind comments.
So today i took the first day of my holiday at - guess what - the mozzy lake.

Here is a false grayling Arethusana arethusa and a bee...

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4 D (IF) Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:6 Sep 2012 - 5:52 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.8
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:As Shot
Title:two is a crowd!
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:6 Sep 2012 - 8:34 PM
Tags:Arethusana arethusa, Butterfly, False grayling, Insect, Wildlife / nature
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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 8:36 PM

The outline of light is wonderful in this capture Annette SmileSmile
Helen

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gajewski
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6 Sep 2012 - 8:38 PM

Great timing and wonderful back light, Annette.
-=\Walter

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paskinmj
paskinmj  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 8:39 PM

Another beautiful shot Annette.
Matt

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
6 Sep 2012 - 8:40 PM

Brilliant Annette, stunning capture.

John

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau Plus Member 548 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 8:42 PM

This has such a lot of character and gorgeous light. Great work.
Alun

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51215 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 8:50 PM

Looks like a set of scales and the bee certainly outweighs the t'other un.

Dave

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5146 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 8:51 PM

There would seem to be an element of mutual tolerance between the two, Annette.......nice capture.
Hope you have a good hol. with lots of snapping away.Donnie.

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
6 Sep 2012 - 9:01 PM

A great shot brill detail.
jj

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 9:03 PM

Lovely backlight Annette!
Ann

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PattiW
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6 Sep 2012 - 9:14 PM

EXCELLENT ! PattiSmile

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canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
6 Sep 2012 - 9:30 PM

A wonderful image enhanced by the lovely backlighting Annette
Jim

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 9:42 PM

Well spotted and nicely composed Annette. Lovely shot.
Ron

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3225 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 10:07 PM

SmileSmileSmileSmileBrilliant
Netta

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elainebaker
6 Sep 2012 - 10:11 PM

sharing nicely I would say. Well captured Smile

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 10:11 PM

Lovely!

Ann

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 10:48 PM

Not an easy capture but you have done it well! KUDOS!

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mikepearce
6 Sep 2012 - 11:26 PM

Nice backlite image love your blue butterfly!
Mike

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 11:46 PM

Nice to see these neighbours getting on so well annette.
Unlike my neighbours !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 11:59 PM

A lovely image Annette,well captured..Lin

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 12:24 AM

Nature in the balance!
Well observed.
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Ayoob
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7 Sep 2012 - 1:38 AM

Great timing and very successful ,Annette .......GrinGrinGrin

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 1:54 AM

That is different Annette, good to manage to get them both together
a wonderful shot and with clarity
Lillian

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CarolG Plus Member 8168 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 5:55 AM

How wonderful, Annette, beautiful backlighting. Carol

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 6:44 AM

A great shot - like the back lighting

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 6:46 AM

just a shade too soft on the wing for me Annette, otherwise this one would have had my Award....Well done all the same!

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lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
7 Sep 2012 - 6:55 AM

Beautiful macro image well captured.
Allen, Smile

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 7:52 AM

wonderful light and colours annette brilliant detail a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 8:36 AM

two critters ... not fair I cant even capture one

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digital_boi
7 Sep 2012 - 8:51 AM

fine work

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Deep_Bhatia
7 Sep 2012 - 11:42 AM

Its rare. Nicely done. Deep

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
7 Sep 2012 - 1:55 PM

How well balanced is that! and I love the back lighting giving it a nice soft look yet the detail is there all the same, nice one like it! regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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7 Sep 2012 - 4:16 PM

Lovely image............... They seem to be sharing nicelyGrin
Diane

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DanielD  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 7:53 PM

Great capture, Annette - excellent lighting

Daniel

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jasonrwl
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7 Sep 2012 - 8:51 PM

Wonderful - love the rim lighting on the stem
Jason

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faulknerstv
9 Sep 2012 - 8:08 AM

What a great shot
Steve

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
9 Sep 2012 - 9:19 AM

Super capture Annette with a two for the price of one ... Carol Grin

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saltireblue Site Moderator 44502 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
9 Sep 2012 - 9:21 AM

Perfectly backlit, Annette. Just a shame the wings aren't a tad sharper.
Looks as if there's enough food for them both, though, so no need to fight over it.

Malc

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Skeet1Away Plus Member 351 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Sep 2012 - 4:10 PM

Annette, how lucky to get such a great comp, stunning detail and lighting. 2 sides of a coin...........


Paul.

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brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Sep 2012 - 6:28 PM

Beautiful light, nicely captured,
Johanna

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9 Sep 2012 - 9:19 PM

A fabulous double capture Annette, what a fine pair they are, well done you for catching two on one flower

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Gerryrys  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 6:14 PM

Right place, right time Annette. Great fun. Grin

Gerry

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14 Sep 2012 - 4:50 PM

Amazing use of backlighting... IB

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