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I went for a walk with my dog tonight as the sun was out, armed with my camera as always. These little criters were everywhere! As you know they dont stand still for a second!! I had a 55 to 250 lenze set at 250. It was not easy taking this shot with the dog lead trapped under my arm, trying to hold my camera steady!! But all said and done I am happy with this shot, and I hope you all are too. Thankyou for your continueous support.

Camera:Canon EOS450d
Lens:efs55-250 at 250 hand held
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:golden skippers
Username:andymark andymark
Uploaded:16 Jun 2010 - 6:45 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2010 - 6:49 PM

And so you should be happy, Andy, it's a super image, very well captured. Carol

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barmymarny
16 Jun 2010 - 6:52 PM

Now that's a beauty! Well done!

Marilyn x

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polly470
polly470 e2 Member 525 forum postspolly470 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2010 - 6:53 PM

I know the dog lead problem...but you have managed perfectly!
This is one cheeky looking Skipper!
Pauline

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2010 - 7:04 PM

brilliant colours and light cracking detail a stunner Wink
andy

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ireland
ireland  4 Wales
16 Jun 2010 - 7:21 PM

Excellent detail
Kathleen

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2010 - 7:39 PM

Great image. Has real "eye contact" and wonderful detail.

Ann

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bayleaf1
bayleaf1  4 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 - 9:02 PM

A super capture.
John.

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Roly
Roly  7 Wales
16 Jun 2010 - 9:23 PM

Good close up Andy.

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Ruthannette
Ruthannette e2 Member 7Ruthannette vcard England
16 Jun 2010 - 9:58 PM

I have the same trouble when walking my dog, he always sniffs a scent at the wrong time, result, one out of fucus robin or something.. You have an excellent lovely shot, well done.

Ruth

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42413 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
17 Jun 2010 - 5:54 AM

Lovely shot Andy, well done! Especially with the dog lead aswell!! Louise

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Oleg_Lobzin
17 Jun 2010 - 11:57 AM

Excellent macro! Saturated color and detail!
Regards Oleg

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2010 - 1:46 PM

great image

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nigele1  10
17 Jun 2010 - 5:19 PM

Andy

Great shot of a very fidgety butterfly, weel worth a vote.

Nigel

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2010 - 6:31 PM

A fine shot of this tiny beauty, I saw loads of these the other day but like you only managed to get a few decent shots

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
18 Jun 2010 - 12:06 PM

WOW Andy this is a cracker brill detail .
jj

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
19 Jun 2010 - 12:54 AM

Wow great macro nice detail, well captured.
Allen,

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2010 - 9:59 AM

Super capture Andy.
Shaun

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agingrocker
agingrocker e2 Member 5agingrocker vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2010 - 5:30 PM

Wonderful light and detail
Antony

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samarmishra
24 Jun 2010 - 8:57 AM

Excellent image,

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