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Returning to the butterflies again, as there isn't much else around at present. This large white was relaxing in the sunshine on the oleander outside my front porch.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:back to the butterflies!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:23 Aug 2013 - 5:10 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:74
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 5:15 AM

Good morning, Carol: I am still up but heading of to bed now, but so nice to see these 3 fine detailed shots before so doing.
Ronnie.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
23 Aug 2013 - 5:25 AM

Lovely images Carol. I like the framing here as well Smile

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 233 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 6:24 AM

More shots to add to your ever growing lexicon of all things creeping, crawling and flying, Carol.
It's a huge body of high quality work.

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fificat100
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23 Aug 2013 - 6:26 AM

VERY nice capture. Superb detail.

Lavina

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Danny1970
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23 Aug 2013 - 6:37 AM

superb capture!

Danny

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84255 forum postsKarenFB vcard England162 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 7:08 AM

I quite like version 2, but I think version 3 is my favourite today - you've managed to isolate the butterfly brilliantly!

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 7:18 AM

Three beauties Carol.

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 7:20 AM

Lovely. Set V3 is fab,

Ali

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 7:29 AM

Three excellent macros I think No. 3 shades the vote because there are no background distractions.

Albert

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 7:29 AM

3 excellent shot's.

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basith
basith  1 Sri Lanka
23 Aug 2013 - 7:41 AM

Excellent detail on its eyes and antenna.

Basith

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sparrowhawk
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23 Aug 2013 - 7:57 AM

3 beauties

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
23 Aug 2013 - 8:12 AM

lovely Carol! wish I was relaxing! Day off Monday . Going to see Nadine in Dance Derby Monday evening.She is the singer and she has been singing in COVENT GARDEN this year ! The atmosphere in Edinburgh is great during festival time. hope to get some pics there too! gx

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 8:14 AM

such a delicate critter!
Beautiful images as always

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DicksPics
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23 Aug 2013 - 8:15 AM


Quote: More shots to add to your ever growing lexicon of all things creeping, crawling and flying, Carol.
It's a huge body of high quality work.

So wonderfully put - I am in total agreement, Carol!

Richard

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Badgerfred
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23 Aug 2013 - 8:26 AM

Excellent detail in these 3 beautiful images Carol,
Fred.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 432 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 8:30 AM

Excellent detail in this set CarolSmile

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 8:32 AM

A trio of lovely and detailed butterfly images.

Ann

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NaturesHaven
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23 Aug 2013 - 8:49 AM

Great trio........V3 is my personal favourite, just maybe I would of cloned out part of the leaf at the bottom and right hand side.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 8:55 AM

I am in awe of your photograpic skills Carol these are wonderfulSmileSmile

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 8:57 AM

Once again three beautiful macro images - well composed and captured and as always beautifully presented xx

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2013 - 9:18 AM

Three great captures V3 Smile

Eileen

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richmowil
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23 Aug 2013 - 9:40 AM

3 Stunners Carol!!

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Irishkate
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23 Aug 2013 - 10:31 AM

A beautiful pristine butterfly(is that a brimstone?) and lovely though they are in
natural surroundings we're all loving the perfection of V3.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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LynneJoyce
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23 Aug 2013 - 10:33 AM

Three wonderful portraits.

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GeorgePlatis
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23 Aug 2013 - 11:04 AM

Beautiful set of excellent shots, Carol !
George

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danbrann
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23 Aug 2013 - 11:23 AM

A trio of excellence Carol.

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PattiW
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23 Aug 2013 - 11:33 AM

Carol, 3 lovely images, excellent detail! Beautiful! Patti

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prabhusinha
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23 Aug 2013 - 11:34 AM

Awesome V3 in this lovely set

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TonyDy
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23 Aug 2013 - 11:44 AM

Three superb close-ups, Carol, well captured.
Tony

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AnnChown
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23 Aug 2013 - 12:00 PM

The detail is extraordinary Carol - love them all, but ever so slightly prefer v3! Smile

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 1:59 PM

One day you will find me just writing "Ditto" Carol because every day your beautiful and detailed images just ooze quality. Smile
Joan.

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Joline
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23 Aug 2013 - 2:43 PM

Stunning....especially v2.

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TrevBatWCC
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23 Aug 2013 - 5:03 PM

Actually saw some cabbage whites on my way up town today! Smile Knew these had to be yours when I saw the thumbnail, Carol - you're the Queen of Close-up on here Smile
Trev Smile

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WhiteRose1
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23 Aug 2013 - 5:44 PM

V2 looks the sharpest, Carol, another fine set.

Dave

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janlea
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23 Aug 2013 - 7:20 PM

Superb set Carol, the detail is wonderful Smile
Jan

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ColleenA
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23 Aug 2013 - 8:05 PM

Wow...wow...wow...magnificent photography Carol

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bricurtis
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23 Aug 2013 - 8:17 PM

V2 for me Carol - just has that extra definition on the wings.
Brian.

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elainebaker
23 Aug 2013 - 8:44 PM

Beautiful images Smile

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AlexAppleby
23 Aug 2013 - 10:46 PM

Great shots, I particularly like what you've done with V3.

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23 Aug 2013 - 11:24 PM

A most impressive set Carol, such wonderful clarity and details. What did you use for the black background in v3, a bin bag? Whatever you used it beats a groundsheet from Next or bedsheet from Debenhams!WinkGrinTongue

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24 Aug 2013 - 9:06 AM

Better late than neverWink

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evelen
evelen  9 England
24 Aug 2013 - 6:11 PM

beautiful set of shots Carol.
eve.Smile

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annettep38
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27 Aug 2013 - 9:46 AM

I like no 3 best, it really stands out!

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28 Aug 2013 - 2:05 AM

Stunning shots of this little beauty Carol! Amazing details and poses. Grin
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