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Sorry for uploading yet another set of swallowtails, but I can't resist taking images of these stunning butterflies.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:more swallowtails
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:26 Apr 2013 - 5:21 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Swallowtail, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:92
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 5:42 AM

Carol, I will never get bored with your images...another stunning capture, they are beautiful butterflies I can see your attraction to them.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
26 Apr 2013 - 5:59 AM

Beauty is never boring Carol !! Stunning images of this beauty !! I like the mirror border - it does add to the whole Smile

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RajaSidambaram
26 Apr 2013 - 6:13 AM

All three versions are equally good, Carol, in exposing the details of the Swallowtail. - Raja.

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macromal
macromal  2
26 Apr 2013 - 6:22 AM

Carol...the force is with you on these excellent captures and yesterday`s bee`s, i am with hermanus Stunning, thank you for your comments on my meagre attempts....Mal.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 6:34 AM

They are indeed stunning Carol, and you have done them justice again with these shots. Superb.

Andy

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 6:58 AM

They are beautiful Carol and you should upload beauty when you feel its special, I love this Butterfly...John All Three

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Caziwinkles
26 Apr 2013 - 7:09 AM

All three images - FABULOUS Carol! Such beauty! Smile

Carol

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 7:15 AM

fantastic set carol pin sharp detail in all three belting colours and tones all three stunners top top shots Wink
andy

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84254 forum postsKarenFB vcard England162 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 7:19 AM

What a stunning butterfly, brilliantly caught.

This is one butterfly we don't get our way!

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 7:20 AM

Wonderful shot's send some over to me.

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LynneJoyce
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26 Apr 2013 - 7:22 AM

Three of your best.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 7:23 AM

I agree with you.....such beautiful flutterby...
Nothing like these in south leeds.....

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Badgerfred
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26 Apr 2013 - 7:46 AM

A slight preference for V2 in this super set Carol,
Fred.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 7:51 AM

First class shots Carol.

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sparrowhawk
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26 Apr 2013 - 8:15 AM

gorgeous

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Silverzone
26 Apr 2013 - 8:38 AM

Beautiful set of my favourite subject, I like the angle of the butterfly in view 2 best today. Sylvia

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 8:42 AM

A beautifully narked and coloured butterfly, Carol, so well captured in this set.
Ronnie.

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WhiteRose1
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26 Apr 2013 - 9:14 AM

A beautiful specimen and so well captured, Carol.

Dave

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mex
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26 Apr 2013 - 9:36 AM

3 stunners carol.Smile
cheers phil.

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achieverswales
26 Apr 2013 - 10:25 AM

In pristine condition and so detailed Carol, top marks for each one.

Regards

Trev.

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2013 - 10:43 AM

Superb set

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32893 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 10:51 AM

Stunning as always Carol, each image as good as the next - quality in numbers...

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
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26 Apr 2013 - 10:54 AM

The swallowtail is a most delightful butterfly - beautifully captured and presented Carol.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 10:55 AM

A one ive tried and failed to see.

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rontear
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26 Apr 2013 - 11:10 AM

Beautiful Carol, lucky to see these ( rare in the UK.)
Ron.

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digital_boi
26 Apr 2013 - 11:20 AM

3 perfect captures Carol awards well deserved

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Fefe
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26 Apr 2013 - 11:21 AM

Three stunning shots Carol, I think V2 is my fave!
Diane

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TonyDy
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26 Apr 2013 - 11:37 AM

Three great shots, Carol - still very few butterflies around here - forecast is for it to get colder in the next few days!Sad
Tony

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lonely_oryx
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26 Apr 2013 - 11:48 AM

Beautifully captured with great detail. I like the diagonal compositions

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danbrann
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26 Apr 2013 - 12:04 PM

I haven't really been looking but I haven't seen a butterfly this year.we are now having one almighty hail storm.
A fantastic image Carol.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 12:18 PM

WOWWW...these are stunning captures, Carol!!! I don't even need to shortlist this. Here's another one to add to the 4 you already have...lol...

A Smile

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gallero
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26 Apr 2013 - 12:35 PM

Difruto mucho ver sus fotografías ..Esta es un poema..

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Joline
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26 Apr 2013 - 12:48 PM

Never apologize for sharing such beauty!

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debu
debu  4 India
26 Apr 2013 - 1:05 PM

Excellent images.
debu

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
26 Apr 2013 - 1:48 PM

Beautiful contrast and tones in all images... Congratulations on the bucket of awards received so very well deserved!
I can't wait for you to publish a book with all this lovely images Carol! Come on girl! I'll even fly over for a signed copy! Grin
IB

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26 Apr 2013 - 2:14 PM

Long list of appraisal speaks .A Great set

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Daisymaye
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26 Apr 2013 - 2:22 PM

A beautiful set Carol. The detail is superb in all of these.......Sandy

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Quoise
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26 Apr 2013 - 2:27 PM

Beautiful set Carol Grin

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
26 Apr 2013 - 2:43 PM

Simply stunning Carol.
Brian

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Stace
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26 Apr 2013 - 4:02 PM

Super image Carol

Stace

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Sylviwhalley
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26 Apr 2013 - 6:13 PM

Three gorgeous images of this beautiful butterfly.
Sylvia

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evelen
evelen  9 England
26 Apr 2013 - 6:18 PM

beautiful set of shots Carol.
eve.Smile

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2013 - 6:19 PM

Magnificent!

P.

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GeorgePlatis
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26 Apr 2013 - 6:21 PM

Excellent captures Carol !
George

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26 Apr 2013 - 6:28 PM

Superb Carol,
Alan

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gingerdelight
26 Apr 2013 - 6:46 PM

Stunningly beautiful, both butterfly and your captures!
Carol

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 7:11 PM

Marvellous... Look at all those votes and awards... scintillating..

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 7:29 PM

a trio of absolutely stunning images I find it impossible to choose a favourite - Elizabeth xx

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26 Apr 2013 - 8:15 PM

Sharp, beautiful colour Carol , Absolutely stunning , So envious we don't have swuch butterflies xxx

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26 Apr 2013 - 8:28 PM

Excellent images, what a beauty.
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26 Apr 2013 - 9:20 PM

Beautiful shots of this lovely butterfly
Ju

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saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2013 - 7:52 AM

Three another fantastic and lovely images,Carol,very well done,
Saeid

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leontari
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27 Apr 2013 - 8:52 AM

Three excellent images Carol. I like the diagonal capture of V2.
Effrossini

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2013 - 11:01 AM

How very beautiful.
I envy you the sightings.

B.

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27 Apr 2013 - 9:35 PM

Three magnificent images of this stunning butterfly, what a pity I can only upload one user award each daySad You are really rubbing it in uploading these, I have to travel over to hillbilly country, Norfolk if I want to see these in the wild

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maratsuikka
27 May 2013 - 10:44 PM


Quote: Difruto mucho ver sus fotografías ..Esta es un poema..

just the same Carol,hope u ok up there in the sun

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jgmford
jgmford  7 England
5 Jun 2013 - 1:45 PM

Another great series of captures carol, super detail great colours. Jeff

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