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Brown Argus Butterfly (Aricia agestis)

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Just a reminder of warmer summer days ~ well there were a few!!

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20
Lens:Leica Fixed Zoom
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:6mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/4.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
White Balance:Auto
Title:Brown Argus Butterfly (Aricia agestis)
Username:fentiger fentiger
Uploaded:29 Oct 2012 - 7:34 AM
Tags:Aricia agestis, Brown argus, Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:54
Voters:LynneJoyce · CarolG · Withymaid · DiazSprite · mickyr · Tibetan · User_Removed · NaturesHaven · Badgerfred · EAS · pascalg · DavesPics · RonnieAG · User_Removed · barbarahirst · Alan_Baseley · tezquirk · CaroleS · Hermanus · carper123 · mrswoolybill · Lillian · woolybill1 · SlowSong · ringyneck · danbrann · Arty · sparrowhawk · Hop-A-Long · TonyDy · johnjones · PhillipMinnis · Big_Beavis · AnnChown · mikbee · KarenFB · mex · taggart · Sylviwhalley · Gerryrys · graceland · netta1234 · exposure · Neil-Ludford · Silverzone · pamelajean · Niknut · Monnika · KeithMac · SteveMoulding · Brian65 · Chinga · annettep38 · Glostopcat ·
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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 7:36 AM

Beautifully composed, sharp and lovely macro shot.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8169 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 7:40 AM

A beautiful capture of this perfect brown argus, Albert, a wonderful white fringe he has Smile. Was still seeing quite a number of these in the meadow last week, but the gales we are experiencing now will, I think, have put paid to the butterflies for this year Sad Carol

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
29 Oct 2012 - 7:59 AM

Very well done Albert, great condition and good colours, very good detail and presentation, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
29 Oct 2012 - 8:13 AM

Super image Albert, like your composition,
Fred.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 8:23 AM

Colours and details are lovely. We had so few of any kind of butterfly this year, a sad miss.

Ann

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DavesPics
DavesPics  4 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2012 - 8:26 AM

Like it a lot

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5146 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 8:31 AM

Fine shot with excellent detail, the butterfly stopped on such a pretty 'perch'.
Nice one, Albert.
Ronnie.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 8:41 AM

incredible detail
pray tell when were those warm days...Wink

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CaroleS
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29 Oct 2012 - 8:53 AM

You were lucky to see this one - a very good captureSmile
Carole

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
29 Oct 2012 - 8:54 AM

Excellent ! A superb capture ! GrinGrin

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carper123
carper123 Plus Member 3148 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 9:06 AM

Superb image, Albert, so much going on, luv it.
Well done.
Darryl. Smile

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 9:13 AM

great shot Albert
Lillian

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64904 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 9:30 AM

A beautifully clear shot. So pretty.
x

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danbrann
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29 Oct 2012 - 9:55 AM

If you don't look.. you don't find. Exquisite Albert.

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sparrowhawk
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29 Oct 2012 - 11:36 AM

beautiful !

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Hop-A-Long
29 Oct 2012 - 11:45 AM

Great detail and colour.

Andy

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TonyDy
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29 Oct 2012 - 11:48 AM

Excellent close-up.
Tony

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
29 Oct 2012 - 12:08 PM

A great closes up shot excellent detail and colour.
jj

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 1:28 PM

A great macro shot Albert with super detail and colour.
Ann

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 1:54 PM

Wonderful colours and markings Albert.
And yes,there were a few summer days this year.
But in the words of one of Old Blue Eyes songs,
''Too Few To Mention'' !!
Mick.

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 3:35 PM

Thanks for this beautiful reminder---- we are having heavy rain and winds-- lovely to see this summertime image!

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 3:40 PM

Great detail and very nicely presented Albert.

Gerry

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3225 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 5:19 PM

Waaaaaaw!!!!!!Brilliant close up of a Beautiful Butterfly
NettaSmile

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29 Oct 2012 - 6:12 PM

Lovely detail Albert .
Pauline.

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Monnika
Monnika  2
29 Oct 2012 - 7:53 PM

Nice! Smile

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 7:29 AM

Many thanks to everyone who have looked, voted and commented. Special thanks to Fred (badgerfred) for his User Award.

Albert

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30 Oct 2012 - 9:38 PM

Top notch shot Albert.
Brian

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Chinga
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1 Nov 2012 - 11:17 AM

Its a lovely reminder... Good image! Grin
IB

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2012 - 11:28 PM

wonderful reminder. I have seen one (the southern one of course) on Monday Smile

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12 Nov 2012 - 8:05 PM

What a beautiful and pristine looking specimen, the detail and colours are simply glorious

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