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Many thanks for your kind comments regarding the kestrel. If you feel like it, I would greatly appreciate hints regarding better approaches to kestrels. Some of you seem to have worked out where the land, I have seen a few close to the ground here and I am still completely puzzled as to the right tactic. Mind you, it took me a year to get a decent shot of a tit Smile
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The sun was behind this brown argus last Friday, it seemed to be spotted inside out. I had delayed my break till the sun came out, probably the last butterfly this year! Apart from a cabbage white I saw today from far.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4 D (IF) Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:5 Oct 2012 - 2:54 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.9
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:sunglasses :)
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:swift and smooth
Metering Mode:heading north
Flash:Sun, believe it or not
White Balance:brown
Title:Double sided argus?
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:12 Oct 2012 - 11:37 PM
Tags:Aricia agestis, Brown argus, Butterfly, Insect, Wildlife / nature
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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 12:03 AM

Good photography again! An interesting butterfly-- it being two sided'''


LOL !~

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debu
debu  4 India
13 Oct 2012 - 12:06 AM

Lovely detailed image.
debu

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 12:11 AM

Beautifully lit, Annette, and captured in fine detail and natural colours.
Ronnie

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
13 Oct 2012 - 12:17 AM

Another stunner Annette ... Carol Grin

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 12:19 AM

This back lighting is superb -- it raises this well above the typical critter shot.
-=\Walter

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 12:37 AM

It looks like two butterflies to me?
Lovely markings.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 6:06 AM

Love the backlighting in this wonderful shot.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7130 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 6:13 AM

How interesting, Annette, great spot and capture. Carol

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 7:52 AM

The backlighting brings its wings to life. Great markings and background.
Ann

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43956 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 7:55 AM

Now that is very well illuminated, Annette. Beautiful.


Malc

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 7:58 AM

A pleasing capture helped by the back lighting.

Albert

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2189 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 8:06 AM

Beautiful Anette,with lovely lightSmile
NettaSmile

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41056 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 8:27 AM

Lovely light and great metering mode GrinGrin

Dave

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
13 Oct 2012 - 8:31 AM

Superb light Annette, great detail and dof.

John

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:48 AM

That is really lovely light Annette.
Carole

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43282 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 10:03 AM

A wonderfully illuminated photography Annette, on which fills my eyes with joy, and my heart with a wonderfully gooey feeling. "All creatures great and small...."

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
13 Oct 2012 - 10:36 AM

Another wee winner here Annette a pleasure to view

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 11:49 AM

The light and colours are just wonderful!

Ann

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 12:48 PM

Such a beautiful and unusual pose of this butterfly....like a flower himself.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 6:15 PM

Beautiful capture Annette.
Ron

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:04 PM

Beautiful Annette...simply beautiful
Lillian

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Skeet1Away
Skeet1Away e2 Member 342 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 11:33 PM

Stunning shot...........another fine capture.


Paul.

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thedon1941
14 Oct 2012 - 12:07 AM

Beautiful capture. Don

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 9:34 AM

An unusual viewpoint, and what a stunning image it makes. Well done.

John Smile

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 5:56 PM

You've caught this tiny beauty in some wonderful light Annette, hardly any bees and butterflies around here either now that the temperatures have dropped

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
15 Oct 2012 - 11:39 AM

Lovely well done like the back lighting, spot on nice one Anette, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
16 Oct 2012 - 11:09 AM

An impressive shot,
Nice wings & light....

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evelen
evelen  9 England
16 Oct 2012 - 6:19 PM

beautiful capture colours and detail.
eve.Smile

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
19 Oct 2012 - 3:53 AM

A really terrific capture...........GrinGrinGrin

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