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Finally managed to get one with it's wings open

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-30 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 ED AL[IF] DC WR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:31 Aug 2012 - 8:49 AM
Focal Length:135mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1250
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Red Admiral
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:3 Sep 2012 - 7:02 AM
Tags:Buddleia, Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Insect, Red admiral, Vanessa atalanta, Wildlife / nature
Votes:42

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 7:07 AM

A cracker, Alan, I'm having problems spotting them this year, let alone capturing them Smile Carol

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 7:20 AM

A fine shot, the admiral's colours are nicely on show.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 7:26 AM

A fine shot Alan, the detail and colours are fabulous. I have hardly seen any of these since late spring

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 7:56 AM

Have seen just one recently!
Carole

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franken
franken e2 Member 113103 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 8:13 AM

Lovely macro Alan.

Ken

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33120 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 9:53 AM

An extremely impressive close up photograph Alan in which you have managed to capture the true beauty, colours and superb detail in this rather beautiful looking Red Admiral, so very well indeed. Furthermore they seem to escape my approaches every time.

Regards Nathan

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digital_boi
3 Sep 2012 - 12:08 PM

fine colour detail great marking wel spotted and captured not seen one at all this year

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 3:27 PM

Good one with the full wing span Alan.
Super colours too.
Great shot.
Mick.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
3 Sep 2012 - 4:17 PM

the detail and colours are fabulous

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 4:39 PM

Sharp details, wonderful colors!

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 4:42 PM

Excellent capture Alan with wonderful colours.
Ron

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myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
3 Sep 2012 - 6:14 PM

Lovely picture Alan, pleased to give you the 30 well done.

Myra

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 11:56 PM

Excellent capture Alan..Lin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
12 Sep 2012 - 4:31 PM

Nice clear colours and detail well presented like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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