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A few blues were flittering around the meadow as the sun was close to setting.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:evening blues
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:19 Jul 2013 - 5:25 AM
Tags:Blue, Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:83
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman  114484 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2013 - 5:27 AM

Outstanding Carol, especially Versions 1 & 2, well done to you girl...

Ade

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  1 India1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2013 - 5:52 AM

Exta ordinary beautiful images all are equally fine.

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2013 - 5:53 AM

Totally outstanding Carol - Stunning.

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2013 - 6:21 AM

stunning set carol v1 for me today love the comp nice one Wink
andy

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
19 Jul 2013 - 6:26 AM

Excellent set Carol !! perfect colour !

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ugly
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19 Jul 2013 - 6:27 AM

V1 for me today..
Very nice set..

Dave

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Caziwinkles
19 Jul 2013 - 6:57 AM

Super trio yet again Carol - such amazing detail. Smile

Carol

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Badgerfred
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19 Jul 2013 - 7:15 AM

V2 my favourite in this excellent set Carol,
Fred.

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NDODS
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19 Jul 2013 - 7:17 AM

Three incredibly good photographs Carol, each one worthy of many an accolade.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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LuDa
LuDa  1 United States
19 Jul 2013 - 7:23 AM

Hi Carol, great set of this beautiful butterfly. I was absent for few days, but I see that you keep the good workTongueTongueSmileSmile
Regards,
LuDa

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DicksPics
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19 Jul 2013 - 7:24 AM

I totally agree with Nathan, Carol!
You've even managed to make sure the background matches the subject!!
Excellent.

Richard

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LynneJoyce
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19 Jul 2013 - 7:35 AM

Wonderful set, I particularly like the head on images.

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SUE118
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19 Jul 2013 - 7:37 AM

Perfectly captured Carol.Smile

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barbarahirst
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19 Jul 2013 - 7:49 AM

V 1 rings all the bells for me

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RonnieAG
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19 Jul 2013 - 7:49 AM

Excellent shots, the side view showing so much detail and the range of colours in the wings, whilst the head on view shows how narrow and streamlined they are with the wings folded together.
Top notch insect photography as always from you, Carol.
Ronnie.

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ColleenA
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19 Jul 2013 - 8:03 AM


Quote: I totally agree with Nathan, Carol!
You've even managed to make sure the background matches the subject!!
Excellent.

Richard


Quote: Three incredibly good photographs Carol, each one worthy of many an accolade.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Well done Carol, they are stunning...great photography

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AnnChown
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19 Jul 2013 - 8:05 AM

The colour of the background complements this little fella so well Carol. I can't decide between v1 and v2. The detail is spot on. Smile
Ann

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2013 - 8:22 AM

stunning trio and I especially like v1.
regards
Yung

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom951 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2013 - 8:23 AM

All beautiful. The face-on views are impressive but as a composition V1 stands out. Gazing out over its own small universe.
Moira

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danbrann
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19 Jul 2013 - 8:32 AM

Yes V1 Carol .A little beauty.

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Chinga
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19 Jul 2013 - 8:33 AM

Beautiful Carol!
Love the full view in V1 and the "on your face shot" in V2! Grin
IB

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CaroleS
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19 Jul 2013 - 9:05 AM

What a little beauty - love them all!

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2013 - 9:40 AM

Nice images.
Matt

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Stace
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19 Jul 2013 - 9:40 AM

well captured Carol

Stace

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leontari
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19 Jul 2013 - 9:44 AM

An excellent set Carol.
Effrossini

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WhiteRose1
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19 Jul 2013 - 10:23 AM

Can't beat a full frontal for imapact, but v1 is beautifully composed.

Dave

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SlowSong
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19 Jul 2013 - 10:45 AM

I love the cool colours.
x

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TonyDy
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19 Jul 2013 - 10:54 AM

Excellent set, Carol.
Tony

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FeatherFriend
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19 Jul 2013 - 11:07 AM

Like them all but V1 is a belter Carol,
Geoff

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richmowil
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19 Jul 2013 - 11:08 AM

Excellent Images Carol!! Your usual standard continues!! Great work!!

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lonely_oryx
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19 Jul 2013 - 11:19 AM

3 crackers. V1 is especially beautiful

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Irishkate
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19 Jul 2013 - 11:26 AM

Beautifully taken Carol.
Thank you for ID for my Stitchwort - I must look up these plants and learn to distinguish
one from the other.
We're not seein gany butterflies so it's great to see yours.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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georgiepoolie
19 Jul 2013 - 11:29 AM

Beautiful images.

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Daisymaye
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19 Jul 2013 - 12:47 PM

Three superb views of this lovely butterfly. All excellent Carol......Sandy

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Fefe
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19 Jul 2013 - 1:21 PM


Quote: Beautiful Carol!
Love the full view in V1 and the "on your face shot" in V2! Grin
IB

Me tooGrin
Daine

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jaktis
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19 Jul 2013 - 2:56 PM

Lovely matching colours and the POV in V2 is a cracker

Peter

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prabhusinha
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19 Jul 2013 - 4:15 PM

AWESOME 3

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19 Jul 2013 - 4:17 PM

Superb Carol beautiful captures

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2013 - 4:21 PM

Love all three Smile

Eileen

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Niknut
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19 Jul 2013 - 5:39 PM

Superb !!.....love that head-on shot in V2 !!, impressive !!

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Quoise
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19 Jul 2013 - 6:24 PM

Exceptional set!

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myrab
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19 Jul 2013 - 6:38 PM

Carol, these are just fantastic shots.

Myra

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pollisher
pollisher  1 Scotland
19 Jul 2013 - 7:01 PM

An amazing set. Smile

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2013 - 7:05 PM

Lovely blues and beiges.

P.

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Louise_Morris
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19 Jul 2013 - 8:06 PM

Super set as per usual Carol - all exceptional in their own right.

Lou

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19 Jul 2013 - 8:16 PM

V1 is a real beauty Carol - super image.
Brian.

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pamelajean
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19 Jul 2013 - 8:20 PM

All so good, Carol, but V2 is the one that held my attention, love it.

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19 Jul 2013 - 8:53 PM

I have the lumix TZ7 had it for ages good little camera, thought you had upgraded Carol!

Great butterfly image superb detail in all 3

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ChrisWallace
19 Jul 2013 - 9:19 PM

lovely detailed images with nice POV
Carol
Chris

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maratsuikka
20 Jul 2013 - 7:43 AM

One of our favourites

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20 Jul 2013 - 2:49 PM

What a fabulous trio!!

LOVE the two head-ons, Carol GrinGrin

But V1 is sooo the winner here and your composition of the shot is wonderful Smile

Andrew

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20 Jul 2013 - 11:07 PM

A beautiful detailed set Carol..Lin

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john_starkey
22 Jul 2013 - 5:36 PM

A superb set of macro images,nice work carol,

John.

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25 Jul 2013 - 9:52 PM

Fantastic clarity and details in these macros Carol and some lovely diffused backgrounds

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