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A Grizzled Skipper on Forget-Me-Nots.

Thank you to everyone who voted and commented on the Heath Fritillaries and especially to Bzox and pudd64 for their valued UA's, all are greatly appreciated.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon100mm F2.8 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:24 May 2012 - 6:22 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/14.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:-0.375
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Grizzled Skipper
Username:NigelKiteley NigelKiteley
Uploaded:17 Jan 2013 - 3:20 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Close-up / macro, Grizzled skipper, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:49

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guybinn
guybinn  3 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 3:26 PM

Very nice Smile

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 3christinecilia vcard England
17 Jan 2013 - 3:27 PM

beautiful. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 3:34 PM

Percection, Nigel, both the butterfly and the forget-me-not. Carol

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DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 3:39 PM

Super macro image Nigel
DonMc

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91925 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 3:40 PM

Immaculate Nigel - Lovely colour contrast with the skipper and the flower.
Brian.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43672 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 3:49 PM

In image of the highest order Nigel.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
17 Jan 2013 - 3:50 PM

Exquisite detail and beautifully composed. Ann.

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Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 3:59 PM

A beautifully detailed shot
Steve

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 4:25 PM

Brilliant shot, Nigel.
Tony

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 798 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 4:27 PM

Beautiful shot.
Sylvia

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 690 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 5:36 PM

lovely crisp clean capture
david

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pollisher
pollisher  2 Scotland
17 Jan 2013 - 6:00 PM

Beautiful Smile

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 9176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:19 PM

Excellent Nigel, great BG too mate
Steve

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 9:33 PM

How beautiful is this with the butterfly so well positioned on the flower?
KateGrinGrinGrin

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 10:23 PM

So sharp and beautiful - great image

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 11:21 PM

When you think how small the flower and subject are one can appreciate the excellent result.
Joan.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6261 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 12:15 AM

Simply exquisite.
Sylvia

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kazza12
kazza12  2 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2013 - 1:26 PM

lovely image great detail SmileSmile karen

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 6:25 PM

excellent capture. Now I wonder which one of the many different grizzled skippers it is? Andromeda?

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Glostopcat
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20 Jan 2013 - 8:29 PM

A fantastic close up of a species i've not seen for a good few years. Hopefully I'll get the chance to see some of these in the Forest of Dean next spring

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