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Greta Oto-Glasswing Butterfly.

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Captured 2 days ago at Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo.

A big thank you to Isabel (Chinga) for her user award for yesterday's upload Green Tree Frog, 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 - 11:46 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:Greta Oto-Glasswing Butterfly.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:4 Jul 2013 - 12:06 AM
Tags:Butterfly, FJE895, IMGP7995, Wildlife / nature
Votes:58

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 12:09 AM

What a lovely creature! His wings look like a stained glass window! PattiSmile

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Daisymaye
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4 Jul 2013 - 12:53 AM

I'd love to see one of these in real life. Great capture......Sandy

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 1:57 AM

me too--- Such a fine butterfly, also fine image! Like this a lot!

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
4 Jul 2013 - 4:12 AM

Such a stunning butterfly this - and an excellent capture of it Fred !! Well done Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 6:04 AM

Such beautiful butterflies, great capture, Fred. Carol

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Caziwinkles
4 Jul 2013 - 7:18 AM

Superb Fred - such delicate wings - beautiful! Smile

Carol

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fentiger
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4 Jul 2013 - 7:27 AM

A fine and attractive image.

Albert

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barbarahirst
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4 Jul 2013 - 7:34 AM

What a beautiful critter

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AnnChown
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4 Jul 2013 - 7:43 AM

One of nature's beautiful creatures. Well captured Fred.
Ann

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:05 AM

belting detail fred brilliant colours love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Lillian
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4 Jul 2013 - 8:16 AM

Great shot Fred, so well detailed
Lillian

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danbrann
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4 Jul 2013 - 8:50 AM

You can see how it got it's name. Good one Fred.

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Growmore
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4 Jul 2013 - 9:16 AM

Beautiful well detailed close up Fred, yes it's superb work.
Gary

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Margaret101
4 Jul 2013 - 10:20 AM

Well captured. it is a beautiful one!

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:21 AM

Fantastic shot Fred, superb colours and detail

Hugh

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RonnieAG
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4 Jul 2013 - 10:27 AM

I have never seen one of these so good to see your fine flash capture, Fred.
Ronnie.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:39 AM

A stunning image of this most beautiful butterfly. Both colour and detail is spot on Fred.

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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FeatherFriend
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4 Jul 2013 - 12:52 PM

Well captured Fred although it's a shame there wasn't enough light without the flash,
Geoff.

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luckybry
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4 Jul 2013 - 4:56 PM

excellent details

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JuBarney
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4 Jul 2013 - 5:21 PM

A beautiful capture
Ju

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anglingandyq
4 Jul 2013 - 5:51 PM

A stunning creature and image Fred well captured

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sweetpea62
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4 Jul 2013 - 6:50 PM

They do look stunning Fred,the butterfly farm in Hertfordshire have them..Lin

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4 Jul 2013 - 7:06 PM


Quote: Well captured Fred although it's a shame there wasn't enough light without the flash,
Geoff.

Think I must just about agree with this comment Fred-- but still a lovely shot.GrinGrin
Ron

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4 Jul 2013 - 11:45 PM

Lovely shot Fred. Cathy

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Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
5 Jul 2013 - 9:07 PM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks and a special thank you to Andy (anglingandyq) for his user award which is really appreciated,
Fred.

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6 Jul 2013 - 12:04 AM

Super detailed macro image
Brian

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7 Jul 2013 - 12:36 AM

You've captured this delicate and fragile looking butterfly quite beautifully

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Chinga
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8 Jul 2013 - 1:45 AM

The transparency of those wings doesn't cease to amaze me, what a lovely shot! Grin
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LuDa
LuDa  1 United States
9 Jul 2013 - 2:39 AM

You have a good collection of butterflies. I have never see one of this.TongueTongue Thanks for sharing

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