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I spotted this male brown argus perched on the dried seed-head of a wild cistus hiding from the heat of the sun. I captured V.4 when he appeared briefly in the sun.
Have a sunny weekend, everyone Smile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:male brown argus
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:28 Jul 2012 - 6:07 AM
Tags:Brown argus, Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:66
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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SmartAS
SmartAS  4 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 - 6:22 AM

A beautiful well executed Macro, great depth of field. Good work.
TerryGrin

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84255 forum postsKarenFB vcard England162 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 6:45 AM

Beautiful captures, version 1 is my favourite! Smile

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 6:53 AM

Very fine macro work as ever.

Albert

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 7:08 AM


Quote: Very fine macro work as ever.

Albert

| quite agree

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 7:20 AM

Excellent and fantastic captures,Carol ,very well done,
Saeid

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 7:59 AM

Lovely detail again Carole, such a pretty butterfly posing so well for youSmile
Carole

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
28 Jul 2012 - 8:00 AM

V1 for me Carol, excellent set,
Fred.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 8:07 AM

Very nicely blending in in this beautiful series.
I wonde whether yours are a bit browner than ours
Very pretty they are!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32917 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 8:09 AM

An excellent set of beautifully captured images, each one crammed to the rafters with great colour and glorious detail. Version Number 1 steals the show today.

Regards Nathan

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AnnChown
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28 Jul 2012 - 8:29 AM

Love v1 Carol.
Ann

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7395 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom971 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 9:27 AM

V1 is superb, so subtle and delicate. The beauty of camouflage.
Moira

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LynneJoyce
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28 Jul 2012 - 9:36 AM

V1 for me, what a very smart butterfly.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 9:59 AM

v1 for me Carol - a lovely capture SmileSmile
Helen

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 10:18 AM

Just wonderful close-ups, Carol, and they look especially impressive on my new iPad that I'm using right now! Wink
Trev Smile

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 10:22 AM

Lovely brown argos.
I've got one of those in my folder - not very common in Scotland.
I'm going for V3 today because there is less competition from the foliage.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
28 Jul 2012 - 11:17 AM

4 cracking good captures Carol very fine work indeed a pleasure to view

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 11:26 AM

Nicely captured, Carol, and for me it's V 1 today......so crisp and sharp.
Ronnie.

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 12:08 PM

V4, totally wonderful.
jon

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 12:11 PM

Such a pretty thing Smile Handsome shot in V1, Carol!

Andrew

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prabhusinha
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28 Jul 2012 - 1:13 PM

A beautiful set esp V1.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41029 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 1:20 PM

Four beauties, and in that order. Very good captures, Carol.

Dave

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achieverswales
28 Jul 2012 - 2:14 PM

V1 for me Carol another excellent macro capture!

Regards

Trev.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
28 Jul 2012 - 2:30 PM

A beauty so well captured

Peter

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TonyDy
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28 Jul 2012 - 2:35 PM

Another beautiful set, Carol.
Tony

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Lillian
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28 Jul 2012 - 2:38 PM

Really amazing set!
Lillian

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ChristineD
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28 Jul 2012 - 3:52 PM

Beautiful captures, v1 for me

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barbarahirst
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28 Jul 2012 - 4:05 PM

torn between V1 & V4

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Glostopcat
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28 Jul 2012 - 6:20 PM

Four mighty fine close up captures Carol, v1 was the perfect choice as the lead and v2 follows closely behind.

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tomcat
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28 Jul 2012 - 6:55 PM

Good to see Carol

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Brian65
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28 Jul 2012 - 8:34 PM

Wonderful again Carol, love V1.
Brian

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pluckyfilly
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28 Jul 2012 - 8:52 PM

pin sharp an excellent shot

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gajewski
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28 Jul 2012 - 10:38 PM

Carole, in addition to wonderful lighting and details, I really like that both insect and plant share the same color palette.
Very nice bg bokeh as well.
-=\Walter

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 - 12:07 AM

Another classic from you! Lovely butterfly in such good poses.... IB

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accipiter
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29 Jul 2012 - 9:43 AM

Superb Carol. Your expertise never fails to amaze me. A

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Jat_Riski
Jat_Riski e2 Member 664 forum postsJat_Riski vcard United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 - 11:02 AM

Excellent capture, Carol. V1 is my fav.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
29 Jul 2012 - 3:22 PM

Like them all would just liked to have taken one of them anyone! regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Mavis
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30 Jul 2012 - 8:41 PM

Exquisite . Can't give you another award . All three are so perfect. night night xxx

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Ayoob
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31 Jul 2012 - 12:18 AM

WONDERFUL SHOTS ,carol.......Grin

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