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i tried something different to night with this common blue.ilaid on the grassso the butterflywas in the sky instead of the usual green backround hope you all like it thankyou for all the support

Camera:Canon EOS450d
Lens:efs55-250 at 250 hand held
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:a common blue again
Username:andymark andymark
Uploaded:17 Jun 2010 - 6:18 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Wildlife / nature
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debu
debu  4 India
17 Jun 2010 - 6:21 PM

Great shot.
debu

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2010 - 6:30 PM

Yours is better than mine Smile

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2010 - 6:31 PM

A lovely close up of this female common blue

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2010 - 7:06 PM

wonderful colour and detail cracking comp and presentation a beauty Wink
andy

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2010 - 7:21 PM

Sky and butterrfly work well tog.!
J

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rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2010 - 8:05 PM

Super capture.

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digital_boi
17 Jun 2010 - 8:32 PM

this is good well worked and presented click

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2010 - 8:51 PM

Blue on blue works perfectly in this lovely image. Well captured shot.

Ann

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gingerdelight
17 Jun 2010 - 9:00 PM

A beautifully presented, sharp image.
Carol

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KevinWalsham
17 Jun 2010 - 9:04 PM

like this alot well captured.

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Roly
Roly  7 Wales
17 Jun 2010 - 9:05 PM

A superb,well detailed close up.Well taken.

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Hebe
Hebe  6 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2010 - 9:11 PM

This is so beautiful against that wonderful background.

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HobbitDave
17 Jun 2010 - 10:12 PM

Super close-up, works great with that sky.
Dave.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2010 - 10:25 PM

Stunning macro particularly on its antenna. Paul

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Tonyto
Tonyto  6 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2010 - 10:28 PM

Beautiful capture. love the angle!
Tony

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
17 Jun 2010 - 10:42 PM

very delicate and beautifully presented. Gill

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2010 - 5:36 AM

A super capture, love the presentation. Carol

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Nettles
Nettles  7 England
18 Jun 2010 - 8:24 AM

A super shot, so nice to see the butterfly against the sky.
Annette

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2010 - 8:42 AM

Lovely and beautiful capture,well taken.
saeid

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lesarnott
lesarnott  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2010 - 8:53 AM

Great POV and clarity, nice one mate!

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NobbytheNobster

Good shot, love the framing.
Nice one
Ricky.

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 - 9:49 AM

A fantastic image, Andy, so very well captured and presented.
Roy

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nigele1
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18 Jun 2010 - 11:22 AM

Nice experiment and original view.

Nigel

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johnjones
johnjones  4 England
18 Jun 2010 - 12:05 PM

A Excellent shot Andy brill detail and colour and very well presented.
jj

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gabriel_flr
18 Jun 2010 - 3:19 PM

Andy, this is perfect, you have all reasons to be happy with it!
have a nice weekend,
Gabriel

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bayleaf1
bayleaf1  4 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 - 3:34 PM

Wonderful image
John.

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2010 - 3:58 PM

you have mastered this - keeping the detail against the bright sky well done

Linda

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RajaSidambaram
18 Jun 2010 - 4:54 PM

Well captured, Andy. Yesterday I captured the same species with lot of difficulty. I'll upload it to-morrow - Raja.

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Goodley
Goodley  4 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 - 5:51 PM

well taken,
kev.

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Adderwatcher
18 Jun 2010 - 6:17 PM

Superb capture!! well taken Andy.
Scott

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Ladynina
Ladynina  5 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 - 6:28 PM

I love the blue!! Good pic
Sylvia

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Jolind
Jolind  5 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 - 7:39 PM

Another great image. Love the way you have framed it, the blue works well.
Joyce

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TonyWatson
18 Jun 2010 - 8:16 PM

Another great image Andy. Falling out of trees, lying on your back, what is next I wonder. I am amazed at your patience and determination to keep obtaining these wonderful insect shots.
A great inspiration to us all, keep it up.
Tony

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2010 - 8:28 PM

Love the blue colours and light int his good capture.
Regards Richard

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jan 1
jan 1  10 Netherlands
18 Jun 2010 - 10:56 PM

Good sharp capture, Andy.
Indeed most unusual, well done.
Jan

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2010 - 12:36 AM

stunning shot, fabulous detail and colour, beautifully captured.

Hugh

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lesliea
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19 Jun 2010 - 12:53 AM

Beautiful image stunning colours and well presented.
Allen,

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Imagephotographics

Beautiful image Andy - lovely colour & detail, well done

Chris

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skye1
skye1  729 forum posts Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2010 - 6:22 AM

lovely capture and he looks great against the sky blue

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Mavis
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19 Jun 2010 - 9:04 AM

A good spell in the grass gives you a fine blue butterfly shot

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2010 - 9:58 AM

Fab close up looks great against the sky and the detail is very good too, Very well captured Andy very well indeed.
Shaun

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2010 - 10:39 AM

Beautiful capture Andy,lovely presentation,

Aidan,,

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stephenscott
19 Jun 2010 - 11:18 AM

Great shot Andy,nice detail,well captured..

Steve..

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konu
konu  631 forum posts United Kingdom
19 Jun 2010 - 1:29 PM

nice shot and color effects

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Evgenya
Evgenya  4 Russian Federation
19 Jun 2010 - 1:50 PM

Super capture, love the presentation.
Regards Evgenya

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metro074
metro074 e2 Member 4metro074 vcard Australia8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2010 - 1:51 PM

A wonderful capture Andy. Superb body and wing detail. Well presented too.
Carol

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polly470
polly470 e2 Member 425 forum postspolly470 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2010 - 1:57 PM

I do love this - it makes a change, and one for the better as well - it is a lovely position and the detail as always is first class...
Pauline

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42284 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
19 Jun 2010 - 6:38 PM

Brilliant shot Andy, like all the colours, Louise

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Ginamagnolia
19 Jun 2010 - 8:09 PM

Beautiful background which makes the image have a super simplicity to it. Great detail which emphasises the delicacy of the insect.
Gina

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19 Jun 2010 - 8:54 PM

Wonderful close up good colour. Gary

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MickS
MickS  9 England14 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2010 - 11:33 PM

Watcha Andy,
excellent wildlife here, I've seen a couple of damsels this year, a common blue and a banded damoiselle, but no dragons.
best
Mick

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JeniTLC
JeniTLC  6 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2010 - 9:23 AM

Really lovely.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
20 Jun 2010 - 10:13 AM

A lovely macro shot Andy.
Brian

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moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
20 Jun 2010 - 8:14 PM

A beautiful image Andy. You have so much patience to keep capturing these butterflies. Moira

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2010 - 10:55 PM

Just found this one - how on earth did I miss it - such a lovely image.
Joan.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2010 - 1:13 PM

Superb!

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tull
tull  11181 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Jun 2010 - 2:26 PM

Superb colours and detail.

Mark.

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Jo12
Jo12  4 England
22 Jun 2010 - 9:06 PM

Fantastic shot!
Jo

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lesarnott
lesarnott  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2010 - 6:41 AM

Another great macro from you! Superb shot!
Les

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agingrocker
agingrocker e2 Member 5agingrocker vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2010 - 12:57 PM

Beautiful light and detail
Antony

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wattley
wattley  4 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2010 - 10:36 PM

Love the idea of the blue background.Super shot.It`s great fun getting the rightone..isn`t it..lol Smile
kath

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catherinekp79
27 Jun 2010 - 12:05 AM

This is stunning Andy. Smile

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davey_griffo
27 Jun 2010 - 9:56 AM

A blur butterfly against a blue sky.

Works well, & was worth the effort.

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nickyv32
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1 Jul 2010 - 8:02 PM

Great shot

Nicky

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