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Following on from yesterday's female Common blue Polyommatus Icarus, here is the male of the species.
Taken earlier this evening at Twywell
Didn't see any females, but there were a four or five males aboutSmile

Many thanks to Fred (Badgerfred), for his GEA given to yesterday's female.
Really appreciated FredTongue


Adrian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:3 Jun 2013 - 6:41 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Twywell 2013 No 15
Username:tomcat tomcat
Uploaded:3 Jun 2013 - 8:02 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Common blue, Insects, Male, Northants, Twywell, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:62
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Views:156
Unique Views:79

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2013 - 8:06 PM

Love the composition, the detail is as amazing as ever - a joy to look at Adrian.

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Caziwinkles
3 Jun 2013 - 8:13 PM

Superb - as always Adrian! Smile

Carol

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2013 - 8:19 PM

a typical pose for those. lovely detail,too!
afraid they have all been washed away here, now we have a nasty north wind!

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pluckyfilly
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3 Jun 2013 - 8:26 PM

Excellent shot Adrian

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DerekL
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3 Jun 2013 - 8:26 PM

Top class image Adrian.

Derek

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SWMahy
SWMahy Plus Member 7SWMahy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2013 - 8:27 PM

Very nice. Looks a bit like mine, which I've just uploaded but I'm not too clued up on butterfly IDs. S. Smile

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johnke
johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa14 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2013 - 8:28 PM

Congratulations Adrian and this is just a fine a capture, stunning...John

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
3 Jun 2013 - 8:37 PM

The colours and the detail are fantastic SmileSmileSmile

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue Plus Member 6146 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2013 - 8:40 PM

Another beauty Adrian, excellent colour and detail, very well captured indeed.
David

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Badgerfred
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3 Jun 2013 - 8:43 PM

Another beauty Adrian,
Fred.

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footloose
footloose  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2013 - 8:48 PM

Top marks again for a top class image.
Dennis

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2013 - 8:51 PM

Lovely - don't poke your tongue out at people it's rude.Tongue
Brian.

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HenB
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3 Jun 2013 - 8:56 PM

Great Image with superb detail
Regards Harry

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achieverswales

A right good un here Adrian, superb capture!

Regards

Trev.

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ColleenA
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3 Jun 2013 - 9:07 PM

Simply stunning, another beauty

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2013 - 9:13 PM

Excellent shot lovely detail
mike

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fentiger
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3 Jun 2013 - 9:51 PM

Exemplary!!

Albert

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leontari
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3 Jun 2013 - 9:52 PM

Superb capture and presentation.
Effrossini

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Trev_B
Trev_B Plus Member 8142 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2013 - 9:56 PM

Immaculate focus point and DOF, colour aint harf bad eitherWink

Trev

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3 Jun 2013 - 10:00 PM

wow This portfolio of yours keeps on getting better and better all magazine/book quality
Neil

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ali63
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3 Jun 2013 - 10:07 PM

A beauty,

Ali

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Glostopcat
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3 Jun 2013 - 10:17 PM

A top class close up Adie, they are such photogenic little butterflies

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Holmewood
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3 Jun 2013 - 10:21 PM

Fantastic shot Adrian. Cathy

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TonyDy
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3 Jun 2013 - 10:25 PM

Another fine shot, Adrian.
Tony

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zapar40
zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2013 - 11:35 PM

a beauty.
ant.

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Jenny-D
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3 Jun 2013 - 11:52 PM

Fabulous detail Adrian, a stunning capture.

Jenny Smile

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4 Jun 2013 - 9:10 AM

Wonderful detailed image
Regards Brian

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Lillian
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4 Jun 2013 - 11:55 AM

A real beauty
Lillian

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Maiwand
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4 Jun 2013 - 2:12 PM

Great capture Adrian. You certainly seem to have got the measure of these brutes at the moment.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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