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Captured on a recent visit to Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo.

A big thank you to Gary (Growmore) for his user award for yesterday's upload Heliconius charithonia-Zebra Longwing, which is really appreciated.

Brand:Pentax Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:2 Jul 2013 - 10:47 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:+1/2
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:Malachite.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:7 Jul 2013 - 12:07 AM
Tags:Butterfly, FJE897, IMGP7912, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 12:21 AM

What a beautifully marked and coloured butterfly Fred, this is a super close up of it

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Caziwinkles
7 Jul 2013 - 12:40 AM

Fantastic Fred. Such lovely colours and markings. Smile

Carol

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LynneJoyce
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7 Jul 2013 - 5:22 AM

Amazing colours and patterns on this creature.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 5:57 AM

What a handsome swallowtail, Fred, and a lovely capture of him. Carol

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 6:43 AM

Brilliant Fred. This has to be one of your very best I think.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 6Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 7:30 AM

Beautiful colours and patterns on this brilliant butterfly Fred, a superb close up image!
Gary

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 7:34 AM

A very colourful and eye-catching image Fred.

Albert

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2214 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 7:57 AM

I love the colour of this one verry much,a beautiful imageSmile
NettaSmile

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 8:21 AM

Beautiful colours and excellent detail, Fred!
Another place to visit!

Richard

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 8morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 10:28 AM

Top class image Fred, fantastic colours and excellent detail

Hugh

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NDODS
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7 Jul 2013 - 10:29 AM

Simply exquisite

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 10:35 AM

Brilliant capture here Fred, as when they move
that's it!Wink
Lillian

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Rende
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7 Jul 2013 - 11:13 AM

Lovely shot with beautiful colours Fred.
Rende

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 11:40 AM

Beautiful colours

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mikbee
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7 Jul 2013 - 4:50 PM

Wonderful colours Fred.
Super shot.
Mick.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 9ChristineD vcard England
7 Jul 2013 - 4:57 PM

a superb close up image

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 5:05 PM

All of these flutterbyes really have been wonderful

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pluckyfilly
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7 Jul 2013 - 5:41 PM

Well captured detail and colour

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bunbeam
bunbeam e2 Member 9bunbeam vcard United Kingdom
7 Jul 2013 - 7:27 PM

wow superb capture
bun Smile

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pamelajean
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7 Jul 2013 - 8:53 PM

Beautiful markings on this one.

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Holmewood
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7 Jul 2013 - 11:33 PM

Another lovely shot Fred. Cathy

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Chinga
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8 Jul 2013 - 2:12 AM

Gorgeous and it's green! Grin
Stunning image in my view...
IB

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senn
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8 Jul 2013 - 6:39 PM

superb detail !..

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Badgerfred
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9 Jul 2013 - 11:57 PM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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