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Silver Spotted Skipper
Epargyreus clarus

This is a large skipper, common in gardens and woodland edges!, here sampling campion.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di Model (B01) Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:9 Jul 2013 - 4:58 AM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.9
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Silver-spotted Skipper
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:18 Sep 2013 - 9:40 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Humour / fun, Insect, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Skipper, Wildlife / nature
Votes:81

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 9:46 PM

A powerful and effective shot, Jenn. Beautiful as well.

Last Modified By nonur at 18 Sep 2013 - 9:46 PM
Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 9:46 PM

What a stunning close up Jenn, at first I thought this was a moth of some sort. Your silverspotted skipper is very different from the one found in the UK

canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2013 - 9:48 PM

A top class image Jenn
Jim

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 9:50 PM

Stunning image, Jenn !
George

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 10:03 PM

Pin sharp on the eye and a lovely shape in the frame, Jenn.

Dave

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 10:13 PM

Terrific work in this capture Jenn.
Joan.

jdenman
jdenman  6 Spain5 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 10:17 PM

Lovely macro and composition............John

jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 436 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 10:18 PM

Terrific detail in this Jenn - another very fine shot
Jason

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 10:37 PM

Super macro.
Colin

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 10:39 PM

They don't come much better than this, Jenn: a superb nature shot.
Ronnie.

TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
18 Sep 2013 - 10:43 PM

Great shot, Jenn.
Tony

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 10:51 PM

Wonderful detail, Jenn!

Richard

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 10:57 PM

A beautiful image Jennn - looks great on the flower - immaculate detail .

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2013 - 11:00 PM

Great captureSmile

Eileen

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 11:17 PM

excellent capture Jenn, very different from our silver spotted skippers.. the Hesperia comma.

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 11:23 PM

Superb.

johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 11:23 PM

What super capture great shot spot on focus and DOF.SmileSmileSmile
Regards John.

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
18 Sep 2013 - 11:25 PM

Stunning close up, Jenn! Pin sharp one!Smile
Regards Valery

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 11:26 PM

Those eyes are so sharp Jenn - the Skipper beautiful and even more so on the lovely campion.
KateGrinGrinGrin

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 11:27 PM

Wow Jenn! You are so good at these macro shots. Beautiful........Sandy

Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
18 Sep 2013 - 11:44 PM

Super shot!
M

achieverswales
19 Sep 2013 - 12:31 AM

Simply put AWESOME Jenn.

Regards

Trev.

Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
19 Sep 2013 - 2:43 AM

GrinGrinGrinGrin WOW.....GrinGrinGrin

Brilliant shot very well detailed image , Jenn - very well done....Wink

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
19 Sep 2013 - 4:26 AM

An attention grabber this Jenn ! Excellent Smile

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 7:36 AM

Not one we see here in the UK. Stunning capture Jennn.

Albert

viscostatic
19 Sep 2013 - 8:19 AM

At first glance quite a dull creature until your photograph shows those beautiful markings so well Jenn. Great macro photography.

Phil.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 8:29 AM

And you left it too late for my award Jenn - this is totally awesome Ooooo it let me award your picture goodieSmile

Last Modified By pluckyfilly at 19 Sep 2013 - 8:30 AM
mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7417 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1001 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 8:39 AM

Keeping an eye on the camera... Smile
Moira

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 8:54 AM

Stunning closeup capture Jennn. An excellent shot.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8763 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1591 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 9:38 AM

An unusual one for me, Jenn, but very attractive, and love your composition, with the pretty campion showing us the size of the skipper.

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 10:03 AM

What big eyes, a great shot Jenn.Smile

JohnChambersPhotography

Wow, now that's a stunning capture, well composed and the detail is outstanding.

psu68
psu68  1 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 2:20 PM

Incredible !!!! - not much more comments to add to all the rest.

Last Modified By psu68 at 19 Sep 2013 - 2:22 PM
boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2013 - 3:58 PM

Brilliant image

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
19 Sep 2013 - 5:05 PM

Amazing shot Jenn. Cathy

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2013 - 6:49 PM

2 for 1 Grin Superb capture, Jenn.

P.

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
19 Sep 2013 - 7:45 PM

Another beautiful capture

Peter

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
19 Sep 2013 - 8:02 PM

What a stunning close up, fabulous detail

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 8:44 PM


Quote: What a stunning close up, fabulous detail


Quote: Another beautiful capture

Peter

Wow!!!!!

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 8:48 PM

beautifully captured
regards
Yung

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 5:44 AM

You got him right again

Thanks for ur message.

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 5:46 AM

My children too cried at Ithaca, because he just visited them i Feb,2012.

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 6:46 AM

Great use of DOF and perfect composition, Jennnn.
-=\Walter

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
25 Sep 2013 - 2:00 AM

Your PF is getting better and better! This is a beauty...
IB

minamahal
minamahal  2 Sweden
7 Oct 2013 - 8:18 PM

Wow!! Great capture!!

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