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Scraping the barrel, the bugs and beasties are all in hiding from the torrential rain, so it's back to the 'blue' archive from summer again.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:back to the blues
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:18 Dec 2013 - 6:27 AM
Tags:Blue, Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:76
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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 6:30 AM

two beauty's carol brilliant detail and light v2 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 6:33 AM

And what archive images they are....two beauties and amazing bokeh, wonderful as usual Carol

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 6:45 AM

You can't go wrong with the archives when they are this good Carol, lovely work.

Andy

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 6:50 AM

Two more for the book, Carol.
Hope your weather is better than ours.
More doom and gloom forecast for the UK.

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Caziwinkles
18 Dec 2013 - 7:07 AM

Can't believe these have been hiding away in your archives - two great images Carol. Smile

Carol

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SUE118
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18 Dec 2013 - 7:20 AM

Superb captures I'm also looking back on previous images.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 7:45 AM

Great macro images enhanced by the back lighting.

Albert

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barbarahirst
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18 Dec 2013 - 7:51 AM

Very pretty.....

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janlea
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18 Dec 2013 - 7:53 AM

Wonderful images Carol, fantastic detail Smile
Jan

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Mike_Young
18 Dec 2013 - 8:13 AM

A couple of lovely blues

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
18 Dec 2013 - 8:18 AM

Fine captures Carol, like both,
Fred.

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viscostatic
18 Dec 2013 - 8:22 AM

Brilliant lighting Carol and you have controlled the exposure and contrast so well. Great photography.

Phil.

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Nikonuser1
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18 Dec 2013 - 9:22 AM

2 super captures CarolSmile


Cliff

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digital_boi
18 Dec 2013 - 9:57 AM

up to your normal high standards Carol

graham

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 10:08 AM

Glorious images Carol they are superb well done,

AliSmileSmile

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danbrann
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18 Dec 2013 - 10:09 AM

Difficult to choose Carol but I will go with V1

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Lillian
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18 Dec 2013 - 10:52 AM

both beautiful
lillian

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mex
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18 Dec 2013 - 11:34 AM

V2 super detail carol.
cheers phil.

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 11:55 AM

Two lovely shots, great detail, light and colours, Hope it stops raining soon, it has just started here, we have had some good weather so far this December.
Sylvia

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Daisymaye
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18 Dec 2013 - 12:02 PM

Lovely light in these beautiful shots.

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maratsuikka
18 Dec 2013 - 12:22 PM

BEAUTIFUL CAROL

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 12:53 PM

We never tire of the butterfly images - two lovely images Carol.
Your suggestion of Mimosa for yesterday's tree is closest to what I could find on Google.
Even my daughter doesn't know what it is as it was already planted there when thety moved in.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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CaroleS
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18 Dec 2013 - 1:14 PM

Well captured Carol - V1 for me!

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Joline
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18 Dec 2013 - 1:30 PM

You have an enviable archive, Carol. Certainly no self respecting insects are about here!

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sweetpea62
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18 Dec 2013 - 2:31 PM

Both beautiful Carol..Lin

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SimonFletch
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18 Dec 2013 - 2:32 PM

Wonderful images, Carol, both of them.
Spot-on focusing & superb bokeh.

Simon

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 3:07 PM

Well, Carol, your barrel scrape's better than mine! Wink Two beautifully detailed shot here Smile
Trev Smile

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mikbee
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18 Dec 2013 - 3:17 PM

Fine scrapings from your barrel Carol !!
Good shots.
Mick.

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TonyDy
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18 Dec 2013 - 3:22 PM

Great shots, Carol - thanks for reminding us of Summer!
Tony

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DicksPics
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18 Dec 2013 - 3:57 PM

Two stunning images!
We never get anything less from you, Carol!SmileSmileSmile

Richard

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GeorgePlatis
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18 Dec 2013 - 4:24 PM

Beautiful captures Carol!
It is raining also here!Sad
Regards,
George

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sparrowhawk
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18 Dec 2013 - 4:28 PM

superb shots !!

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jackyp
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18 Dec 2013 - 4:29 PM

Absolutely beautiful Carol, just love these little Blues Grin

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achieverswales
18 Dec 2013 - 4:56 PM

Wonderful and equal votes Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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AnnChown
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18 Dec 2013 - 5:01 PM

I love the detail and the colour Carol - what a gorgeous butterfly. Smile

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rontear
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18 Dec 2013 - 5:02 PM

Butterfly beauty Carol ( still large in the frame ) detailed indeed. Have a great Christmas/New Year and the very best for 2014 !!!
Ron

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myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
18 Dec 2013 - 6:03 PM

Beautiful images Carol.

Myra

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
18 Dec 2013 - 6:09 PM

Two stunning close ups of this little beauty, Carol. Nature the best designerSmileSmileSmile
Effrossini

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evelen
evelen  9 England
18 Dec 2013 - 6:21 PM

hi Carol great capture .

wishing you a happy Christmas and all the best for the new year . wont be on line for a while .
eve.SmileSmile

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33098 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 6:38 PM

Two very well observed, composed, exposed and captured entomological images with incredible colour and detail Carol…

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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AnneWorner
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18 Dec 2013 - 7:21 PM

Don't have the blues before Christmas Tongue

V1 is my favorite here, just simply because the light illuminating the wings is so beautiful.

Anne

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 7:27 PM

Simply stunning Carole

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2013 - 7:46 PM

Two beautiful images Smile

Eileen

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jaktis
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18 Dec 2013 - 7:51 PM

Beautiful

Peter

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dark_lord
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18 Dec 2013 - 8:05 PM

Lovely captures, Carol.

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richmowil
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18 Dec 2013 - 8:38 PM

Beautiful Images Carol!!

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19 Dec 2013 - 3:42 AM

Lovely set as expected from Carol.

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Silverzone
19 Dec 2013 - 6:38 PM

Stunning clarity. Beautiful subject. Sylvia

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Glostopcat
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24 Dec 2013 - 11:53 AM

Oh Carol you got me singing the blues
V1 or v2 I don't know which one to choose!
Both are perfectly sharp and clear
And images that you obviously hold dear
No more shall we see until next spring
Unless on epz more images of them you will bring!Grin

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