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A couple more images of the eastern festoon I found last week.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:eastern festoon
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:23 Apr 2014 - 5:51 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Eastern festoon, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:65
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84308 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2014 - 6:11 AM

The poor thing looks a little worse for wear! A brilliant capture though - I prefer version 1, where the pale butterfly is against a dark background.

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prabhusinha
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23 Apr 2014 - 6:54 AM

Incredible shots

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2014 - 7:06 AM

Amazing detail in these 2 fine images Carol SmileSmile

Ali

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LynneJoyce
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23 Apr 2014 - 7:17 AM

Two lovely portraits.

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2014 - 7:18 AM

What a beauty, Butterflies are just starting to make themselves known here in Southampton, I just wish they would stay still long enough for a photograph. SmileSmile

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EMJAYCEE
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23 Apr 2014 - 7:32 AM

Both are excellent Carol.
Joan.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41066 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2014 - 7:36 AM

Lovely clarity, Carol. Another new one for me (missed your first ones, sorry Sad)

Dave

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barbarahirst
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23 Apr 2014 - 7:39 AM

Lovely colours all round

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2014 - 7:40 AM

2 great captures CarolSmile

Cliff

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2014 - 7:45 AM

belting detail carol wonderful colour and light v1 for me today love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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janlea
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23 Apr 2014 - 7:50 AM

Two fantastic images Carol, I love both Smile
Wonderful colours and superb detail Smile
Jan

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viscostatic
23 Apr 2014 - 8:25 AM

Beautiful images Carol, especially the light and colour in V1.

Phil.

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Danny1970
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23 Apr 2014 - 9:10 AM

Incredible detail and colours in these two lovely images Carol, I like the water droplets on the flower stem in V2Smile

Danny

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AlexAppleby
23 Apr 2014 - 9:12 AM

What an absolute beauty, wonderfully captured by you (as always). Not easy getting these little guys in their natural surroundings - I found a Scarce Swallowtail in Bulgaria but it was high up in a tree and I just wasn't able to get a decent shot.

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Mollycat
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23 Apr 2014 - 10:08 AM

Once again quality pictures Carol. Lovely depth of colour in V1 which would be my favourite of the two.
Peter.

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sparrowhawk
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23 Apr 2014 - 10:15 AM

2 beauties as usual !!stunning

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digital_boi
23 Apr 2014 - 10:42 AM

V1 for me today

Graham

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TrevBatWCC
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23 Apr 2014 - 11:01 AM

Two beauties here Carol, but go for V1 as my fave, for the colours and the butterfly stands out better from it's background Smile
Trev Smile

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ddolfelin
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23 Apr 2014 - 11:59 AM

Lovely shots, Carol!

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ColleenA
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23 Apr 2014 - 12:16 PM

Beautiful butterfly images Carol...amazing detail...great captures

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Joline
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23 Apr 2014 - 12:27 PM

It is well named.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2014 - 12:28 PM

you are featured e2 piccy at this moment...
GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
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23 Apr 2014 - 12:50 PM

So beautiful Carol - we never get over the patterns of butterflies.
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Daisymaye
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23 Apr 2014 - 1:23 PM

Two lovely captures. Such pretty patterns and colours on the many, many butterflies.

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mikbee
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23 Apr 2014 - 2:02 PM

Two splendid close ups Carol.
Good shots.
Mick.

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CaroleS
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23 Apr 2014 - 2:36 PM

I am jealousTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueGrin
Carole

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Fred263
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23 Apr 2014 - 3:43 PM

Superb macro image, Carol.

Fred

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Niknut
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23 Apr 2014 - 4:53 PM

Cracking shot !!.....impressive detail in this furry beauty !!.Smile

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myrab
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23 Apr 2014 - 5:00 PM

Great images Carol,

Myra

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danbrann
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23 Apr 2014 - 5:27 PM

What a beautifully marked butterfly.

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Mike_Smith
23 Apr 2014 - 5:59 PM

Two beautiful macro shots Carol, a beautiful Butterfly too

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 - 6:36 PM

V1 stands out for me, Carol.

P.

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tomcat
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23 Apr 2014 - 6:40 PM

Evenin' Carol,
Excellent butterfly togging
You must be well chuffed

A fair day today, but the odd shower expected
A day forecast without breeze tomorrow and up to around +17C
Butterfly togging here we go

Adrian

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
23 Apr 2014 - 7:22 PM

A beauty!
JNC

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gajewski
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23 Apr 2014 - 7:35 PM

Great detail, Carol -- in both the festoon and the droplets on the plant.
-=\Walter

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BIGRY1
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23 Apr 2014 - 7:55 PM

A pair of beautiesWinkGrin
Ryan

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LexEquine
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23 Apr 2014 - 8:18 PM

Such Lovely macro Butterfly Images!! ~

Regards ~ Peter Smile

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Brian65
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23 Apr 2014 - 8:23 PM

Wonderful shots again Carol, love V1 with the dark BG.
Brian

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BarbaraR
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23 Apr 2014 - 9:13 PM

Two super captures Carol.

B.

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CarolAnnLauderdale
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23 Apr 2014 - 11:30 PM

So beautiful, lovely detail. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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SimonFletch
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24 Apr 2014 - 4:15 AM

Incredible detail in both images and I too like the dew droplets on the budding flower.
Are they two different butterfles? The colours of the wings are slightly different, male & female, perhaps?
Wonderous work as always, Carol Smile

Simon

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jaktis
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24 Apr 2014 - 4:58 AM

Great shots

Peter

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5 May 2014 - 8:53 PM

Two fantastic shots of this beautiful and exotic butterfly Carol, a species that i've never seen before apart from in Nigel Kiteley's portfolio

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