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A female Common blue Polyommatus Icarus, taken earlier this morning at Twywell

Many thanks to Neil (cantona43), for his User award given to my previous caterpillar uploadGrin



Adrian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Jun 2013 - 7:45 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/14.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Twywell 2013 No 27
Username:tomcat tomcat
Uploaded:16 Jun 2013 - 10:25 AM
Tags:Butterflies, Common blue, Female, Insects, Northants, Twywell, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:82
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Views:256
Unique Views:108

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 10:34 AM

they are even prettier than the males Wink ( for once ) . Well detailed and perfect shine!

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achieverswales
16 Jun 2013 - 10:35 AM

Wonderful detail and composition Adrian, the background also excellent.


Regards

Trev.

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TonyDy
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16 Jun 2013 - 10:56 AM

Lovely shot, Adrian - I still haven't seen one this year!
Tony

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Badgerfred
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16 Jun 2013 - 11:04 AM

She's a beauty Adrian,
Fred.

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Glostopcat
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16 Jun 2013 - 11:20 AM

If this was your 27th best image from Twywell Adie the other 26 must have been pretty good!Wink A fine shot of the female of the species with open wings, i like the powdery blue colouring and background. Was it natural or a pillowcase from Debenhams that you'd rigged up?!Tongue

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Ray12
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16 Jun 2013 - 11:26 AM

Beautiful picture Grin
Ray

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 11:34 AM

That's a winner, Adrian. 28C in the shade, relaxing on the balcony today Smile Carol

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16 Jun 2013 - 11:46 AM

good capture well presented Adrian

David

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Jenny-D
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16 Jun 2013 - 11:52 AM

That is so beautiful Adrian.... love it.

Jenny Smile

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DicksPics
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16 Jun 2013 - 12:08 PM

An absolutely fabulous image, Adrian!

Richard

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FeatherFriend
16 Jun 2013 - 12:31 PM

Cracking detail and colour Adrian,
Geoff.

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ColleenA
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16 Jun 2013 - 12:36 PM

A beauty...well captured

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Maiwand
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16 Jun 2013 - 12:40 PM

Superb capture Adrian.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Brian65
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16 Jun 2013 - 12:58 PM

Top notch Adrian.
Brian

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Daisymaye
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16 Jun 2013 - 1:06 PM

Beautiful detailed butterfly. A lovely one here and so well captured......Sandy

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Sezz
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16 Jun 2013 - 3:01 PM

Gorgeous colour and detail on this one Adrian - such a pretty butterfly!

Sarah *

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ali63
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16 Jun 2013 - 3:09 PM

Super detail, not seen one yet this year,SadSad

Ali GrinGrin

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Holmewood
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16 Jun 2013 - 3:21 PM

Another beauty Adrian. Cathy

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carper123
carper123 Plus Member 3329 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 3:26 PM

Hi, Adrian, well up there to your very high standard, luv the composition, the outline on the wings look great against the uncluttered background.
Nice work.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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brian17302
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16 Jun 2013 - 3:48 PM

Excellemt detailed image with good lighting
Regards Brian

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Sylviwhalley
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16 Jun 2013 - 4:42 PM

Beautiful.
Sylvia

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hasslebladuk
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16 Jun 2013 - 7:14 PM

What a cracker love the back light
mike

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mauriceegan
16 Jun 2013 - 7:20 PM

Wonderful image Adrian, superb colour and detail
Maurice

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Louise_Morris
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16 Jun 2013 - 7:43 PM

Top drawer stuff Adrian - Sunday it is then! Tongue Lou

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16 Jun 2013 - 8:22 PM

Beautifully lit, great colour and detail.
David

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taggart
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16 Jun 2013 - 8:25 PM

Perfection!

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DerekL
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16 Jun 2013 - 9:18 PM

You are getting pretty good at taking butterflies now mate!!
Up there with your best - well done.
Must give this Twywell place a visit.

Derek

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mossy
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16 Jun 2013 - 9:20 PM

Outstanding image.


brian.

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16 Jun 2013 - 9:36 PM

What a cracking image, top class

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16 Jun 2013 - 9:50 PM

Spot-on mate great work. Smile

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johnjo58
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16 Jun 2013 - 10:14 PM

Stunning macro/butterfly image Adrian, well deserving of all the words

David

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Trev_B
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16 Jun 2013 - 10:23 PM

Superb detail as always Adrian.

Trev

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17 Jun 2013 - 10:04 AM

Lovely image Adrian.

Phil.

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ChrisWallace
17 Jun 2013 - 4:03 PM

Its all been said Adrian, your portfolio looks great, and its good to be back
Chris

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User_Removed
17 Jun 2013 - 5:30 PM

A superb image.
Alf.

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chris-p
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17 Jun 2013 - 8:17 PM

Very rather beautiful ..

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NigelKiteley
17 Jun 2013 - 8:22 PM

She's a stunner Adrian. Not easy to capture but you've managed it brilliantly mate.

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ValeryAst
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17 Jun 2013 - 10:28 PM

Beautiful!!!!!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Regards Valery

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boov
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18 Jun 2013 - 12:29 PM

And again.. class

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ianrobinson
19 Jun 2013 - 9:18 AM

Simply Stunning Adrian as always.
Your attention to detail in an Image is incredibly high, top drawer Adrian.

Ian

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BarbaraR
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19 Jun 2013 - 3:06 PM

wow, she's a beauty.
Super capture.

B.

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