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A very obliging little skipper wanting a couple of face-on photos takenSmile

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:ready, steady, click!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:8 Feb 2012 - 6:18 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Macro, Nature, Skipper, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:88
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 6:29 AM

Love the head-on view point here.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 6:36 AM

Definitely a different view and it works well. You've managed to again really define the area of interest and throw the bg out of focus, excellent.

Andy

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 6:50 AM

V1 for me today...
A top image here...
Very very sharp..
Nice DOF....
A good macro image...
Well done...

Dave

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 6:51 AM

I never thought of a butterfly looking cute until now Grin. Lovely capture Carol.

Dave

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enricopardo
8 Feb 2012 - 7:11 AM

Bothe versions for me, although I lean toward V1. Grin

Enrique

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 7:13 AM

Stunning detail Carol, its a beauty.

Glyn

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 7:18 AM

2 lovely shots Carol.

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HeathMcDonald

Very nicely captured Carol, just out of interest, do you know which species this is? Smile

Heath

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 7:38 AM

Lovely captures - v2 is my favourite
Helen

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 7:42 AM

Absolutely stunning

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 8:00 AM

The detail is awesome

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 8:03 AM

An inspiration for designing a fighter plane.

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User_Removed
8 Feb 2012 - 8:11 AM

Both are excellent but I like V1 best.

Lucien.

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Mike_Young
8 Feb 2012 - 8:28 AM

Another couple of crackers Carol

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 8:56 AM

Two Beautiful and great capture,V1 is my favorite,very well done,
saeid

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85853 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 8:57 AM

Mornin' Carol

Head on indeedSmile

A mixture of white cloud and a tad of blue sky here - not expected to go above 0CSad

Adrian

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 9:05 AM

Looking you straight in the eye - two very good captures Carol.
Joan.

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sparrowhawk
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8 Feb 2012 - 9:23 AM

great work

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Lillian
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8 Feb 2012 - 9:57 AM

Looks a bit like Concorde coming for you Carol
great details captured
Lillian

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 10:08 AM

A fine head on approach with such good detail, Carol: very well captured as ever.
Ronnie.

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digital_boi
8 Feb 2012 - 10:21 AM

V1 for me also Carol the head on capture if full of detail the wing positions remind me of a Harrier Jump jet coming in to land

Graham

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 10:22 AM

very good, no2 is my favourite with the flower that reflects the pose Smile

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SlowSong
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8 Feb 2012 - 10:23 AM

I swear he's smiling at you. SmileSmileSmile

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Fefe
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8 Feb 2012 - 11:10 AM

Absolutley SUPERBGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Diane

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8 Feb 2012 - 11:13 AM

2 fine shots again Carol, V1 just has the edge for me,
Geoff.

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EAS
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8 Feb 2012 - 11:18 AM

This really is eye contact! Love both, so they'll have to share my vote today.

Ann

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 12:46 PM

Little poser .. two super captures.
Nicely presented too Carol, very well done.

B.

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moiral
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8 Feb 2012 - 1:12 PM

He looks like a wee old beardy man in V2. Great detail in the head. Lovely shots. Moira

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TonyDy
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8 Feb 2012 - 1:16 PM

Another two super shots, Carol.
Tony

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 1:31 PM

Amazing, yet again. V1 looks a bit like 'Shawn the sheep' from Wallace and Grommit, especially in the thumbnail Wink. Amazing images Carol.

Barry

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 1:52 PM

You've managed to charm it very well here, Carol! Wink Two excellent close-ups Smile
Trev Smile

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Daisymaye
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8 Feb 2012 - 2:23 PM

Excellent head on images Carol.........Sandy

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Brian65
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8 Feb 2012 - 2:32 PM

WOW! what a fantastic image Carol.
Brian

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AnnChown
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8 Feb 2012 - 2:38 PM

They're both amazing Carol - what detail! Both excellent, but I slightly prefer v1.
Ann

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Growmore
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8 Feb 2012 - 2:54 PM

Such wonderful detail in the shots Carol they are superb close up work. Gary

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Hop-A-Long
8 Feb 2012 - 3:08 PM

Excellent detail. Both shots are great.

Andy

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Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers e2 Member 5Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 3:17 PM

Quite cute looking nice detail on the head

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 3:40 PM

Carol that is extreme eye contact - a brilliant macro - Carole

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susanbarton
8 Feb 2012 - 3:56 PM

Great shot and POV Carol Love it

Susan

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
8 Feb 2012 - 4:21 PM

Brilliant work Carol.

Len

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 4:54 PM

Super shots; V1 for me!
Ju

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jonwebber
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8 Feb 2012 - 5:34 PM

Obliging indeed. Nicely done.
jon

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jaktis
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8 Feb 2012 - 5:55 PM

A great POV in V1

Peter

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achieverswales

Awesome capture Carol V1 for me.

Regards

Trev.

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2012 - 6:14 PM

Wonderful capture. Love the detail, colours, comp and 'face to face' pov in V1

Philip

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8 Feb 2012 - 6:46 PM

Well, hello to you too Mr. Skipper. Don't they just have the cutest big button eyes. Lucky you s/he sat still long enough for you to get this - they always flit away from me. I think you have a connection with bugs since they pose so nicely for you Wink
Anne

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Gerryrys
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8 Feb 2012 - 6:52 PM

Hope it's not actual size! Smile Great capture

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8 Feb 2012 - 7:12 PM

Splendid work Carol ...Bill

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8 Feb 2012 - 10:57 PM

Brilliant detail Carol...
Hope your weather has cleared up a bit for you
Pauline.

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evelen  9 England
9 Feb 2012 - 6:25 PM

two wonderful captures carol.
eve.Grin

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LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2012 - 8:18 PM

'The wonderful v1 Macro view is my choice, today' ~ LEx

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10 Feb 2012 - 1:20 PM

I love the composition of this. The little creature is looking right at the camera.
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10 Feb 2012 - 11:37 PM

Two terrific head on shots Carol, I like the angles you've taken these from.

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Dilys  3 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2012 - 5:11 PM

Fantastic shot
Kathy

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HobbitDave
13 Feb 2012 - 11:13 PM

Superb macro, Carol, especially v.1. !!
Have a UC on me,
Dave.

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15 Feb 2012 - 5:32 AM


Quote: Definitely a different view and it works well. You've managed to again really define the area of interest and throw the bg out of focus, excellent.

Andy

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