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I went out late one evening, and into a dappled woody area, where I spotted this beautiful lady settling down for the night. V.3 is rather silly, taken at the same time as the blues, but something about it appealed to me, so I thought I would share it with you.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:late evening blues
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:9 Sep 2013 - 5:42 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:78
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
9 Sep 2013 - 5:49 AM

Superb images Carol !! I also like the silhouette in V3 Smile

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ddolfelin
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9 Sep 2013 - 5:52 AM

Beautiful again, Carol.
That V3 shot is fabulous.
The stems are in the shape of a sitting butterfly and the fly looks very predatory.

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bobsblues
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9 Sep 2013 - 5:54 AM

Wonderful captures Carol and V3 is a cracker.Smile
Rob

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Mollycat
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9 Sep 2013 - 6:09 AM

You take consistant high quality images. Beautiful.GrinGrinGrin

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Sep 2013 - 6:37 AM

Not silly, beautiful. It definitely has something about it. The butterfly shots are lovely as well, the light is perfect.

Andy

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LynneJoyce
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9 Sep 2013 - 6:53 AM

1 & 2 are superb but the real winner here is V3.

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KarenFB
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9 Sep 2013 - 6:53 AM

Gorgeous images - I love the silhouette in version 3! Smile

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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
9 Sep 2013 - 7:02 AM

Great captures as always Carol.
Lovely detail too.

Basith

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Caziwinkles
9 Sep 2013 - 7:14 AM

V3 the winner for me Carol - an amazing silhouette. Smile

Carol

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Mavis
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9 Sep 2013 - 7:15 AM

Three great shots Carol, the butterflies are perfect & the silhouette makes a good abstract .

Think we might have a lovely day but have to keep my fingers crossed . I was given 6lb of plums yesterday !!! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile xxx

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NDODS
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9 Sep 2013 - 7:26 AM

Whilst images one and three are perfect, I rather like image number three, the silhouetted Bee makes for a very charming and so very appealing composition Carol.

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Last Modified By NDODS at 9 Sep 2013 - 7:27 AM

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digital_boi
9 Sep 2013 - 7:40 AM

V1 carol great light detail and perfect position in frame

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2013 - 8:31 AM

Three great captures, love V3Smile

Eileen

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moiral
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9 Sep 2013 - 8:55 AM

Very well captured shots Carol. Moira

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
9 Sep 2013 - 9:20 AM

A trio of excellent images and I have to agree with you there is something about V3 that draws me to it too V2 is my all out favourite I love the warm evening glow you have captured - Elizabeth xx

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WhiteRose1
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9 Sep 2013 - 10:16 AM

Still singing the blues, but v3 is an excellent and arty deviation, Carol.

Dave

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achieverswales
9 Sep 2013 - 10:33 AM

Three wonderful captures again Carol and V3 does stand out, very different.

Regards

Trev.

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rontear
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9 Sep 2013 - 10:39 AM

Again hitting the nail on the head Carol !!!!
Ron.

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TonyDy
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9 Sep 2013 - 11:06 AM

Beautiful shots with great light, Carol, well captured.
Tony

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Fefe
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9 Sep 2013 - 11:55 AM

All lovely Carol!
Diane

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lonely_oryx
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9 Sep 2013 - 11:57 AM

Lovely lighting in v2

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Irishkate
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9 Sep 2013 - 12:02 PM

These are lovely in the low light - well captured with the dark b/g.
V3 is amazing - kind of reminds me of ET!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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barbarahirst
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9 Sep 2013 - 1:08 PM

V3 rings all my bells ... thats for sure

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NigelKiteley
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9 Sep 2013 - 1:18 PM

V1 for me Carol, amazing detail!

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EAS
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9 Sep 2013 - 1:21 PM

A great trio.

Ann

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Daisymaye
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9 Sep 2013 - 1:55 PM

A lovely set Carol. And V3 is quite unusual, and that makes it interesting and beautiful to see..........Sandy

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9 Sep 2013 - 2:47 PM

3 superb images Carol.

Myra

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prabhusinha
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9 Sep 2013 - 3:02 PM

V3 is sad,yet it's solace to look at bright V1 & 2.

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sparrowhawk
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9 Sep 2013 - 3:27 PM

astonishing set of shots especially v3

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danbrann
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9 Sep 2013 - 4:06 PM

Version 2 looks like a Ballet Dancer. Marvelous.

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nickyv32
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9 Sep 2013 - 4:25 PM

Great set Carol....x

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AlexAppleby
9 Sep 2013 - 4:58 PM

I love V3 - it's so different and so wonderful.

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Norfolkboy
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9 Sep 2013 - 5:24 PM

Superb captures, Carol.
Colin

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9 Sep 2013 - 6:27 PM

What a stunning set I particularly like v3 it is fabulousSmile

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9 Sep 2013 - 6:42 PM

What we see as photographers Carol often gets a different rapport as this set and comments prove, most are going for V3 you may or not be surprised but I think while its different and not unattractive I will be a bore and stick with V1/2 Wink

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9 Sep 2013 - 7:36 PM

3 super images.

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ali63
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9 Sep 2013 - 8:49 PM

Super images Carol,

Ali SmileSmile

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sweetpea62
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9 Sep 2013 - 9:21 PM

Beautiful Carol..Lin

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9 Sep 2013 - 11:56 PM

Very Beautiful! Stunning detail.

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Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
10 Sep 2013 - 1:17 AM

Carol, IMHO I believe you need to take V3 on its own out so everyone in the Gallery can have a chance to see it. It is spectacular.
M

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evelen
evelen  9 England
10 Sep 2013 - 6:25 PM

a stunning set of images love them all .
eve.Smile

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10 Sep 2013 - 10:28 PM

You've caught this little beauty in some wonderful warm light Carol and v3 the silhouette is fantastic

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annettep38
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13 Sep 2013 - 10:56 PM

love the blues but the backlit bee is just a strike of genius Smile

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MAdelinaVizoso
23 Sep 2013 - 7:36 PM

Gorgeous!

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