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I went out late on evening to see if I could find any roosting butterflies, and spotted these little beauties.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:late evening blues
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:27 Aug 2013 - 5:21 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
27 Aug 2013 - 5:49 AM

Three superb images Carol !! I find v2 so appealing with the symmetry of design Smile

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6101 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
27 Aug 2013 - 6:27 AM

They are beautiful Carol, the light is so soft. Very nice indeed.

Andy

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ddolfelin
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27 Aug 2013 - 6:29 AM

V1 for me.
The fringe on the wings is remarkable - and captured beautifully every time, Carol.

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fificat100
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27 Aug 2013 - 7:00 AM

Three superb captures of equal merit, Carol.

Lavina

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Aug 2013 - 7:20 AM

belting detail carol wonderful tones and textures v1 for me today a beauty nice one Wink
andy

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ali63
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27 Aug 2013 - 7:22 AM

They are gorgeous V2 is fab,

Ali

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Caziwinkles
27 Aug 2013 - 7:28 AM

Lovely detail on these images - esp V1. All three are fab! Smile

Carol

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Aug 2013 - 7:32 AM

Such a pretty trio. The details and colours in V1 win for me.

Ann

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SUE118
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27 Aug 2013 - 7:36 AM

Beautifully captured.

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NDODS
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27 Aug 2013 - 7:46 AM

Beautiful times three please Carol. Three gorgeous captures of this incredibly beautiful butterfly. Image number one being the stronger, however one has to admire your photographic skills in capturing them all.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Badgerfred
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27 Aug 2013 - 8:01 AM

Excellent detail in these 3 super images Carol,
Fred.

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dven
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27 Aug 2013 - 8:08 AM

3 Lovely images

dven

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2013 - 8:20 AM

V1 is just beautiful, Carol and I like the angles on V2 & V3.

P.

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achieverswales
27 Aug 2013 - 8:23 AM

Wonderful detailed captures Carol, V1 my choice.

Regards

Trev.

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GeorgePlatis
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27 Aug 2013 - 8:44 AM

Wonderful images of a beautiful butterfly! V1 is superb, Carol!
George

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
27 Aug 2013 - 9:01 AM

V1 is excellent.
JNC

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WhiteRose1
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27 Aug 2013 - 9:08 AM

Impressive head on but the detail and texture of v1 wins it, Carol.

DAve

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RonnieAG
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27 Aug 2013 - 9:24 AM

It's V 1 that really speaks to me today b/o the lighting which seems to be from beneath: wonderful detail in all.
Ronnie.

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mex
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27 Aug 2013 - 9:32 AM

Top detail V1 all the way carol.
cheers phil.

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DicksPics
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27 Aug 2013 - 9:38 AM

Three superb macros, Carol!
I love them all but the full on V2 gets the top tick today!

Richard

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rontear
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27 Aug 2013 - 9:45 AM

Beautifully balanced Carol.
Ron

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2013 - 10:49 AM

Three lovely captures Smile

Eileen

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EMJAYCEE
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27 Aug 2013 - 10:53 AM

A lovely trio Carol - I like V3.
Joan.

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lonely_oryx
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27 Aug 2013 - 11:26 AM

V1 is stunning

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Irishkate
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27 Aug 2013 - 11:39 AM

Perfect title and extra special with the blue light.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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27 Aug 2013 - 11:51 AM

Superb close-ups, Carol, particularly V1.
Tony

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leontari
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27 Aug 2013 - 12:21 PM

Three fascinating close ups CarolSmileSmile
Effrossini

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samarmishra
27 Aug 2013 - 12:57 PM

Hi Carol, this is really fantastic, these are from the Zezenia family.. These are tiny but its beauty is well captured through the lenses.. Excellent set of images..

Samar..

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27 Aug 2013 - 3:30 PM

beautifully captured trio of shots

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digital_boi
27 Aug 2013 - 3:48 PM

great fine even better capture fine work Carol

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NigelKiteley
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27 Aug 2013 - 4:16 PM

V1's a belter Carol, superbly detailed!!

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27 Aug 2013 - 5:24 PM


Quote: Beautiful times three please Carol. Three gorgeous captures of this incredibly beautiful butterfly. Image number one being the stronger, however one has to admire your photographic skills in capturing them all.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin


Quote: Three superb captures of equal merit, Carol.

Lavina


Quote: V1 for me.
The fringe on the wings is remarkable - and captured beautifully every time, Carol.

Your photography always amazes me...

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Brian65
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27 Aug 2013 - 5:39 PM

3 wonderful shots Carol.
Brian

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TrevBatWCC
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27 Aug 2013 - 5:48 PM

And yet again, brilliant work from you, Carol Wink Three beauties here, but think V1 just edges it to first place for me Smile
Trev Smile

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evelen
evelen  9 England
27 Aug 2013 - 6:27 PM

wonderful set of shots Carol.
eve.Smile

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myrab
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27 Aug 2013 - 6:28 PM

What a great trio Carol.

Myra

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Aug 2013 - 6:59 PM

Gorgeous they are too. Great find Carol. paul

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danbrann
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27 Aug 2013 - 7:05 PM

That is a little beauty Carol. You really do have such an array of butterflies and bugs.

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tomcat
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27 Aug 2013 - 7:49 PM

Immaculate detail Carol

One to be proud of

Another Indian Summer day today

Adrian

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Lillian
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27 Aug 2013 - 7:55 PM

A great set and so detailed Carol
Lillian

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27 Aug 2013 - 8:32 PM

What a wonderful set of close ups of this tiny beauty with v1 taking pride of place. That shot is one of your very best

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pamelajean
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27 Aug 2013 - 9:10 PM

It's V2 for me, I love it when you take butterflies from this angle.

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AlexAppleby
27 Aug 2013 - 9:11 PM

Just beautiful.

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marktc
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27 Aug 2013 - 9:29 PM

v1 is just astounding

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LynneJoyce
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27 Aug 2013 - 9:32 PM

Wow, V1 is one of your best ever, and the other two are good too.

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Potra
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27 Aug 2013 - 11:42 PM

These are spectacular shots Carol!!!!!!!!!! V1 is magnificent while V2 and V3 are so original, they made me come back several times.
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28 Aug 2013 - 2:58 AM

So pretty! V2 is most amazing the frontal!
But all strunning images in their own right Carol...
IB

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28 Aug 2013 - 8:21 PM

V1 - is tops here Carol- super image.
Brian.

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28 Aug 2013 - 8:58 PM

Beautiful shots
Ju

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29 Aug 2013 - 12:24 PM


Quote: Beautiful times three please Carol. Three gorgeous captures of this incredibly beautiful butterfly. Image number one being the stronger, however one has to admire your photographic skills in capturing them all.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

My thoughts too Carol . Wonderful photography xx

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29 Aug 2013 - 10:29 PM

Great macro, Carol and I love the bg bokeh.
-=\Walter

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5 Sep 2013 - 12:46 PM

I love that head on shot, great!

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