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Not a lot of bugs and beasties around at present, they seem to be trying to hide in the cooler shady areas, but still plenty of butterflies.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:an open and shut case
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:8 Aug 2013 - 5:55 AM
Tags:Blue, Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:79
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
8 Aug 2013 - 6:05 AM

Three excellent beauties Carol !! You chose a lovely flower for the butterfly to pose on Smile

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marktc
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8 Aug 2013 - 6:14 AM

Three fantastic studies Carol, gorgeous colours.

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ugly
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8 Aug 2013 - 6:21 AM

Another great set of images..
Top marks..

Dave

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bobsblues
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8 Aug 2013 - 6:33 AM

Three cracking shots Carol so much detail .SmileSmileSmileSmile
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Andysnapper
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8 Aug 2013 - 6:40 AM

As Rob says, the detail is superb and the colours are gorgeous.

Andy

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ColleenA
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8 Aug 2013 - 7:04 AM

Beautifully captured images as usual Carol...also love V3...a nice pov showing the pretty blue of its wings

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User_Removed
8 Aug 2013 - 7:10 AM

🐛👍😃

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LynneJoyce
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8 Aug 2013 - 7:16 AM

Three stunners.

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SUE118
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8 Aug 2013 - 7:28 AM

I love the way butterflies tease as they open their wings just to give one a taster arghhhhhhhhhh. Super captures.

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capto
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8 Aug 2013 - 7:32 AM

Beautiful creatures beautifully captured.Smile

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8 Aug 2013 - 7:50 AM

Magical images Carol
really stunning
Lillian

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barbarahirst
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8 Aug 2013 - 7:51 AM

An excellent set.....

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ddolfelin
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8 Aug 2013 - 8:08 AM

You've done it again, Carol.
Fabulous detail and colours.

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fentiger
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8 Aug 2013 - 8:12 AM

Three beautiful close-up and pin sharp captures.

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Badgerfred
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8 Aug 2013 - 8:13 AM

Super images Carol, great detail captured,
Fred.

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ali63
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8 Aug 2013 - 8:45 AM

Excellent images Carol,

Ali

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2013 - 9:01 AM

Three beautiful captures .🐛😊

Eileen

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
8 Aug 2013 - 9:04 AM

Excellent set!
JNC

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EMJAYCEE
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8 Aug 2013 - 9:13 AM

Superb images Carol. Smile
Joan.

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NDODS
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8 Aug 2013 - 9:18 AM

Three gorgeous captures Carol, each one stuffed with wonderful detail and an abundance of beautiful natural colour

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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DicksPics
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8 Aug 2013 - 9:19 AM

Absolutely beautiful and a real pleasure to see, Carol!
The detail is simply stunning.SmileSmile

Richard

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WhiteRose1
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8 Aug 2013 - 9:39 AM

Beautiful detail, Carol.

Dave

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DolphinLady
8 Aug 2013 - 9:53 AM

Three stunning captures with wonderful colour & detail....Love them.
Hilary (*_*)

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8 Aug 2013 - 10:20 AM

Excellent captures Carole,
Alan

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AlexAppleby
8 Aug 2013 - 10:58 AM

All 3 are great, but that flash of blue in v3 is really stunning.

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PattiW
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8 Aug 2013 - 11:07 AM

Carol this is beautiful! I adore the lighting and the pretty flower looks so fragile ! PattiSmileSmileSmile

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ABPhotosUK
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8 Aug 2013 - 11:18 AM

Stunning set Carol, I particularly like V3 really shows off the colour nicely. Andy

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debu
debu  4 India
8 Aug 2013 - 11:21 AM

Superb shots! Detail and colour are beautiful.
debu

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TonyDy
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8 Aug 2013 - 11:25 AM

Lovely, sharp set, Carol, well captured.
Tony

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8 Aug 2013 - 11:27 AM

Wonderful photos.

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8 Aug 2013 - 11:41 AM

Cracking detail

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mex
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8 Aug 2013 - 12:56 PM

super carol.
cheers phil.

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8 Aug 2013 - 1:07 PM

All three have the wow factor Carol

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CaroleS
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8 Aug 2013 - 1:18 PM

Three splendid shots especially that wonderful flash of blue in V3Smile

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digital_boi
8 Aug 2013 - 1:43 PM

3 crackers again today Carol fine work

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8 Aug 2013 - 2:10 PM

These beautiful images are almost touching the perfection ! Well done, Carol !
George

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georgiepoolie

Beautiful butterfly, beautifully photographed.

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8 Aug 2013 - 4:50 PM

And yet again, you've presented us with some delightful captures, Carol Wink Very lovely, and think if I'd to choose, V1 would be my fave Smile
Trev Smile

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8 Aug 2013 - 5:19 PM

Three amazing captures Carol-three beauties.
Effrossini

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8 Aug 2013 - 5:29 PM

That is a cracking sharp shot

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8 Aug 2013 - 6:10 PM

well captured set Carol

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8 Aug 2013 - 6:38 PM

Your images are always super Carol,
A great set as ever.

Myra

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8 Aug 2013 - 6:51 PM

Stunning set of images Carol
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8 Aug 2013 - 8:02 PM

Beautiful set Carol.
Brian

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8 Aug 2013 - 10:08 PM

Three brilliant images, beautifully sharp and well presented.
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8 Aug 2013 - 10:38 PM

Again a lovely set of images Carol,
hope all is well,
Johanna

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9 Aug 2013 - 4:18 AM

3 wining pics. Love them all

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12 Aug 2013 - 12:35 AM

Brilliant set of images ,Carol - like them all ..........Wink

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12 Aug 2013 - 4:41 AM

Charming! Love the details of the beauty in V1 & V2
Love the luminous blue of the lady in V3! Wow... Grin
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12 Aug 2013 - 12:54 PM

Beautiful collection Carol....x

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12 Aug 2013 - 8:16 PM

What perfect images of both the flower & the Butterfly Carol . I'm perfectly envious of such detailed beauty. A dainty landing on the top flower and I just love the heavenly blue wings opening. Absolutely superb xx

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13 Aug 2013 - 7:29 PM

What a gorgeous little butterfly Carol, v1 takes some beating

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14 Aug 2013 - 1:44 AM

Tenia muchos dias si ver su trabjo pero lo estoy difrutando al maximo.

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MAdelinaVizoso
19 Aug 2013 - 5:27 PM

Gorgeous!

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sathyababu
20 Aug 2013 - 6:40 AM

natures art.............Grin

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