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1.Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly - Aglais urticae.

Camera:Pentax LX Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Sigma 90mm macro.
Recording media:Fujichrome Provia 100.
Title:Small Tortoiseshell.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:21 May 2008 - 9:16 AM
Tags:Butterfly. natural history., Wildlife / nature
Votes:91
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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imander
imander  7388 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 9:26 AM

very nice capture, excellent colour, details and composition , i tried to get a cabbage white yesterday and the sod just kept on flying.....lol
ian

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Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 9:28 AM

Super capture Fred. Good detail and colour.
Paul

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LuzDeNoche
21 May 2008 - 9:31 AM

I was hoping there would be more!
Thank you Fred.
Smile Lucy

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photophantom
21 May 2008 - 9:33 AM

excellent in all aspect.....

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 9:39 AM

I think the slightly darker version one works better for me.

Best Matt

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ringyneck
ringyneck  8308 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 9:46 AM

Spot on.


Keith

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Kool_Kat
Kool_Kat e2 Member 8144 forum postsKool_Kat vcard United Kingdom
21 May 2008 - 9:55 AM

Lucky you not seen one this year
Kath

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SandraKay
SandraKay e2 Member 7233 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 10:01 AM

Sharp, good detail and DOF. I love the strong colours too.
Sandra

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8481 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1070 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 10:06 AM

V1 for me, the darker version gives more depth, a 3-D sense. Plus the frame in V2 is a little bit distracting.
Moira

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ChristineL
21 May 2008 - 10:07 AM

great detail in this Fred, personally I prefer V1, not because of the border, but because V2 appears lighter and loses some detail.
A lovely shot,
Chris.

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 10:21 AM

Exquisite capture Fred.
Rende

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 11:06 AM

Really lovely detail and v. pretty.

B.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 11:08 AM

A cracking image, Fred, very well presented. Carol

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User_Removed
21 May 2008 - 11:09 AM

Lovely image Fred v1 works well

Dave

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Douglas_George
21 May 2008 - 11:14 AM

Wonderful shot Fred V1 for me, well done.

Dougier.

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MickyMc
MickyMc  7 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 - 11:16 AM

Superb, what a lovely furry body
Mavis

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8293 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 11:44 AM

running out of words now but hows tremendously good suit ya Fred!

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Andree_Borrel
21 May 2008 - 11:50 AM

This is wonderful, great colours on the flowers and the butterfly

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whiteswan01
21 May 2008 - 11:52 AM

great shotnice detail not seen mny yet Dawn

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 12:01 PM

"Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly" posing nicely, well seen by the apt photographer, sharp, highly detailed and colorful!

Jennnn

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 12:17 PM

Beautiful!

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GalleryGirl
21 May 2008 - 12:27 PM

Excellent capture of both flower and flutterby!
Marilyn x

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 12:51 PM

Like the details and colours in this - well captured.
Regards Richard.

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graceland
graceland  102378 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 2:42 PM

Super well caught

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 3:02 PM

Just beautiful Fred, super work.
Bob

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ChrisWallace
21 May 2008 - 3:26 PM

Nice simple image Fred, No 1 for me.
Chris

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Cormy
Cormy  7 England
21 May 2008 - 3:50 PM

Lovely shot Fred.No.2 for me.
Cheers
Alan

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 3:56 PM

Super colours and detail again Fred.Good capture of its texture too.
Mick.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 4:50 PM

Perfectly presented Fred. A really lovely shot.
Ron

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 5:21 PM

Excellent detail Fred,well taken.
Tom.

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pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
21 May 2008 - 5:39 PM

let's hope we'll see more butterflies Smile

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Bodiewil
Bodiewil e2 Member 746 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
21 May 2008 - 5:45 PM

Truly beautiful work Fred

Dave

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Silverzone
21 May 2008 - 5:55 PM

Nice one. Sylvia

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churchill123
21 May 2008 - 6:14 PM

Really good excellent detail
Linda

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SKavanagh
SKavanagh  7312 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 6:15 PM

Superb capture Fred No 2 for me
Steve

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janty66
janty66  7 England
21 May 2008 - 6:20 PM

fantastic colours and detail, super shot..

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Rylands
Rylands  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 6:48 PM

Absolutely superb Fred - colur and detail are incredible V1 takes the prize
Ray

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
21 May 2008 - 6:50 PM

Nice focus all through.
Freda

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8806 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1636 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 7:05 PM

This is a beauty, Fred. I'm going for V2 but would have been perfectly happy with V1 if there were no option.

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 7:11 PM

Superb !

Rock

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Gezina
Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 8:33 PM

Lovely shot Fred just love the colours in these butterflies. Ina

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bayleaf
bayleaf  7 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 - 9:02 PM

Wow. Great capture.

John.

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
21 May 2008 - 9:04 PM

I like the darker version better, but both are good.
Marian

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derekv
derekv  7 England
21 May 2008 - 11:01 PM

Cracking shot, Fred.
Derek

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phil_j
phil_j  8133 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 11:20 PM

Both super images Fred.

Phil

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MandsH
MandsH  7 England
21 May 2008 - 11:50 PM

Superb shots
Mandy

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FeatherFriend
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22 May 2008 - 11:32 AM

#1 for me, lovely color.
Geoff.

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brownsilent
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22 May 2008 - 1:37 PM

Very good work Fred,
Johanna

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nickyv32
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22 May 2008 - 4:05 PM

Super detailed shot.

Nicky

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Portknockie
22 May 2008 - 8:09 PM

Beautiful shot Fred the colours and tones are superb..

Don

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22 May 2008 - 8:18 PM

A real beauty Fred, version 1 for me

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tigertimb
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27 May 2008 - 8:51 AM

Great closeup with excellent detail and colours - #1 for me
Tim

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28 May 2008 - 9:06 AM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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