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The second set of blues, taken late in the evening in my newly found 'blue patch'. It is an area where cistus grow, along with a lot of grass, hence the very distracting background in V.1, but I thought it worthy of an upload.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:selection of blues
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:27 Sep 2013 - 6:02 AM
Tags:Blue, Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:73
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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2013 - 6:07 AM

They are superb Carol and amazing to hear you have discovered their favourite area.

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Mollycat
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27 Sep 2013 - 6:08 AM

Beautiful balanced composition.

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Benlib
Benlib  33 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2013 - 6:17 AM

All very good. Like #1 best. You can even rotate it by 180 degree, giving another perspective.

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LynneJoyce
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27 Sep 2013 - 6:36 AM

A delightful set. V4 is my personal favourite.

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Ray12
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27 Sep 2013 - 6:55 AM

A brilliant set of images love V1 & V4.
Ray

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Caziwinkles
27 Sep 2013 - 7:03 AM

Four great photos here Carol - V4 for me. Smile

Carol

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
27 Sep 2013 - 7:13 AM

Excellent !!

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Nikonuser1
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27 Sep 2013 - 7:14 AM

A great set Carol, V4 for meSmile

Cliff

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fentiger
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27 Sep 2013 - 7:24 AM

Top class as usual Carol.

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SUE118
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27 Sep 2013 - 7:25 AM

All of these are worthy of an upload they are beautiful.

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ddolfelin
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27 Sep 2013 - 7:49 AM

Better late than never - got held up sourcing new lamp oil for my Broadband.
Usual fine standard, Carol, don't know how you keep finding them.
I suspect you're imagining them.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2013 - 8:21 AM

Outstanding set of 'blues'. Never managed to snap one of these yet. great work Carol. paul

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AnneB50
AnneB50  2117 forum posts Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2013 - 8:27 AM

V1and3 for me Carol, they are all beautifully captured though, so much detail and exposure just right. What is it that they are feeding on?

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viscostatic
27 Sep 2013 - 8:33 AM

An excellent series Carol. V1 is a good composition as well as being a great macro image.

Phil.

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HuddersfieldHil

Superb set Carol v3 is my favourite but they are all wonderfulSmileSmile

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marktc
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27 Sep 2013 - 8:50 AM

4 Beautiful images Carol and you saved the best until last superb.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2013 - 8:58 AM

Beautiful set Smile

Eileen

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bricurtis
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27 Sep 2013 - 9:19 AM

Super set Carol - my choice is V2 - super shot.
Brian.

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HarrietH
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27 Sep 2013 - 9:53 AM

All so beautiful I couldn't pick, but V1 is so unusual. Two for the price of one. Grin

Harriet

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digital_boi
27 Sep 2013 - 10:02 AM

V1 for me Carol good find and capture

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rontear
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27 Sep 2013 - 10:12 AM

Super set of Blues Carol. Your technique compliments themSmile
Ron

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achieverswales
27 Sep 2013 - 10:35 AM

Every one's a winner baby! That's no lie.

Regards

Trev.

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NDODS
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27 Sep 2013 - 10:53 AM

Four incredibly beautiful and so very well photographed and presented images Carol. I particularly like image number four, the blue hues are spectacular...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
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27 Sep 2013 - 11:49 AM

In V1 the plant seems to be saying come from any angle and drink the nectar!
All lovely images but V3 is just gorgeous - the plant is more the focus but the harmony
of color is wonderful. Absolutely love that.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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lonely_oryx
27 Sep 2013 - 11:52 AM

V2 for me today. In v1 they look like ears on that plant. Grin

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FeatherFriend
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27 Sep 2013 - 12:08 PM

Great set Carol, lovely detail in all but I go for V2,
Geoff.

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RajaSidambaram
27 Sep 2013 - 12:33 PM

Different POV: nice captures, Carol. - Raja.

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DanielD
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27 Sep 2013 - 1:10 PM

Interesting symmetry in the 1st version -but my favourite is V4 - excellent details Carol Smile

Dan

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sparrowhawk
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27 Sep 2013 - 1:38 PM

gorgeous set of shots Carol! i'm so sorry i have already used my UA for today otherwise you'd of got it for sure ! wonderful work

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Daisymaye
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27 Sep 2013 - 1:44 PM

All so beautiful Carol.

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TrevBatWCC
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27 Sep 2013 - 2:34 PM

Looks like they're doing acrobatics for you, Carol! Grin Wonderful set, and there's nowt at all wrong with the backgrounds - it shows their natural environment Wink
Trev Smile

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CaroleS
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27 Sep 2013 - 2:56 PM

What a find! V1 for me very closely followed by all the restGrin

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GeorgePlatis
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27 Sep 2013 - 4:53 PM

Wonderful captures, Carol !
George

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sweetpea62
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27 Sep 2013 - 4:54 PM

Excellent Carol superb details, like them all..Lin

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Niknut
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27 Sep 2013 - 5:20 PM

Superb !!!

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ChiliMan
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27 Sep 2013 - 5:22 PM

Oh my...V4 is STUN-NING, Carol!!

Andrew

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27 Sep 2013 - 6:24 PM

Stunning captures Carol, SmileSmileSmileSmile

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nickyv32
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27 Sep 2013 - 6:51 PM

Stunning set Carol, love the mirror image in version 1 Wink

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annettep38
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27 Sep 2013 - 6:56 PM

Perfect balance in v1 and a great set altogether ...
Annette who found a very cute skipper today!

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EMJAYCEE
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27 Sep 2013 - 7:50 PM

Wonderful set Crol.
Joan.

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franken
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27 Sep 2013 - 9:15 PM

A wonderful set here.

Ken

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fificat100
27 Sep 2013 - 9:34 PM

Excellent set. VI is the tops

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Chinga
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27 Sep 2013 - 11:30 PM

Outstanding shots each image so worthy of a single show...
Stunning takes. Well done Carol, as usual you have done nature justice! Grin
IB

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Buddhadev
Buddhadev  3 India
28 Sep 2013 - 3:57 PM

Nice.... Couple.. (perhaps ) Smile

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29 Sep 2013 - 7:11 PM

These are absolutely top drawer Carol, any of these could have been uploaded in its own right

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