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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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Views:223
Unique Views:85

Comments

nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 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 Plus Member 9249 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 Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
18 Sep 2013 - 9:48 PM

A top class image Jenn
Jim

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 9:50 PM

Stunning image, Jenn !
George

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51244 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 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 Plus 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 Plus Member 5478 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 10:18 PM

Terrific detail in this Jenn - another very fine shot
Jason

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy Plus Member 9Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 10:37 PM

Super macro.
Colin

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5147 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 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 Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 10:43 PM

Great shot, Jenn.
Tony

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 10:51 PM

Wonderful detail, Jenn!

Richard

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91952 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 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 11:17 PM

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

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 11:23 PM

Superb.

johnlw
johnlw Plus Member 8johnlw 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 Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 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 Plus Member 6Daisymaye 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 Plus 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 Plus 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 Plus 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 Plus Member 8326 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 8638 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1165 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 8:39 AM

Keeping an eye on the camera... Smile
Moira

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 8:54 AM

Stunning closeup capture Jennn. An excellent shot.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9875 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1678 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 Plus Member 460 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  2 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  2 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2013 - 3:58 PM

Brilliant image

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
19 Sep 2013 - 5:05 PM

Amazing shot Jenn. Cathy

Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2013 - 6:49 PM

2 for 1 Grin Superb capture, Jenn.

P.

jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
19 Sep 2013 - 7:45 PM

Another beautiful capture

Peter

ChristineD
ChristineD Plus Member 9ChristineD vcard England
19 Sep 2013 - 8:02 PM

What a stunning close up, fabulous detail

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2251 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 Plus Member 735 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 8:48 PM

beautifully captured
regards
Yung

prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 5:44 AM

You got him right again

Thanks for ur message.

prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha 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 Plus 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 Plus Member 4Chinga 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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