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I do miss seeing these cheerful little fellas flitting around the meadow, here are a trio from last year.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:skipper memories
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:17 Jan 2013 - 5:38 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Skipper, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:92
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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 5:47 AM

Absolutely fantastic shot.

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84312 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:22 AM

Aw! Who says bugs don't have expressions!! Smile Beautifully caught!

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gajewski
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17 Jan 2013 - 6:34 AM

It's nice to see more of the flowers in this series, Carole.
-=\Walter

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
17 Jan 2013 - 6:40 AM

Stunning images Carol - and I just love the fella in V3 Smile

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England19 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:41 AM

Mmm, looks lovely and warm, not like here.Sad

Lovely shots Carol and as Walter rightly says, lovely to see the flowers as well.

Andy

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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:50 AM

Great mix of flowers and butterflys Carol excellent shots.
Rob

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leontari
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17 Jan 2013 - 7:02 AM

Lovely set of butterflies and flowers Carol. V1 is my favorite
Effrossini

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SUE118
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17 Jan 2013 - 7:18 AM

3 excellent images, snow on the way for tomorrow.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:23 AM

three wonderful memories carol brilliant detail and colours the sunny v3 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:37 AM

Three superb images

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barbarahirst
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17 Jan 2013 - 7:51 AM

yes!!
another 3 beauties
I especially love V1

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Lillian
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17 Jan 2013 - 7:51 AM

They will be back Carol
summer is on the wayWink
really like them all but V3 just edged in
Lillian

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rontear
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17 Jan 2013 - 8:35 AM

V1 Carol, POV superb !!
Ron.

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annettep38
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17 Jan 2013 - 8:39 AM

I love the grad on shot of your little grizzly!

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LynneJoyce
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17 Jan 2013 - 8:47 AM

It's a close call between 1 & 3 for me.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:49 AM

Another fantastic and great macro shots,Carol,very well done,
saeid

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pluckyfilly
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17 Jan 2013 - 8:53 AM

Absolutely beautiful

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Badgerfred
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17 Jan 2013 - 8:57 AM

Super set Carol, V1 favoured today,
Fred.

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mrswoolybill
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17 Jan 2013 - 8:58 AM

V1 - Cracking composition!
Moira

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Richsr
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17 Jan 2013 - 9:03 AM

Good details in all these Carol, well captured
Regards Richard

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 9:54 AM

Three fine skipper shots, each well captured and in fine detail, Carol.
Ronnie.

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lonely_oryx
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17 Jan 2013 - 10:01 AM

I thought v1 was superb then I saw v2 and I thought it was even more superb then I saw v3 and thought wow 'that's superb'.

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Stace
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17 Jan 2013 - 10:12 AM

super pov in v1 Carol

Stace

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Fefe
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17 Jan 2013 - 10:27 AM

Stunning Gems CarolGrinGrinGrin
Diane

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madbob
madbob  8 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 10:41 AM

another ace photo

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mex
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17 Jan 2013 - 10:50 AM

Like all 3 carol.
cheers phil.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
17 Jan 2013 - 11:28 AM

Splendid set! Carol, strikes again lol. very well captured and presented, scrapping the barrel at this end, -7c. over night not very warm at all, have a good day! regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinWink

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TonyDy
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17 Jan 2013 - 11:35 AM

Great set, Carol.
Tony

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Irishkate
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17 Jan 2013 - 11:43 AM

Lovely to see the skippers and the flowers.
Excellent macros and spring isn't far off.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Chinga
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17 Jan 2013 - 11:55 AM

Love them all! Specially the eye details and pose in V3! Grin
IB

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EAS
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17 Jan 2013 - 12:46 PM

V1 made me smile. What a cute look!

Ann

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17 Jan 2013 - 1:38 PM

Amazing macro captures of this Skipper and beautiful flowers Carol with superb detail, and that V3 of yours is a real stunner on the yellow flower.

Gary

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17 Jan 2013 - 1:38 PM

Excellent images fab detail
mike

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achieverswales
17 Jan 2013 - 2:03 PM

Three awesome captures Carol but V3 my choice excellent macro work.


Regards

Trev.

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17 Jan 2013 - 2:49 PM

v1 looks very regal in a gown, Carol. Close thing between that and v3.

Dave

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raygregson
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17 Jan 2013 - 2:58 PM

hi carol,fantastic trio,love v3.regards.ray

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TrevBatWCC
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17 Jan 2013 - 3:56 PM

Wonderful, Carol, not seen many butterflies this year - not even in the Tropical World in Leeds! So it's nice to see yours on here Smile
Trev Smile

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NigelKiteley
17 Jan 2013 - 4:09 PM

A wonderful set Carol. These guys have the most amazing faces with those big eyes and you've captured them superbly.

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Sylviwhalley
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17 Jan 2013 - 4:50 PM

Gorgeous set Love v1 and 3.
Sylvia

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NDODS
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17 Jan 2013 - 6:43 PM

A stunning trio of high quality images Carol. Image number 1 being the pick of the crop.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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tomcat
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17 Jan 2013 - 8:46 PM

Evenin Carol
Can't seperate this fine trio at allSmile

Been damn cold again

Adrian

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marktc
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17 Jan 2013 - 8:51 PM

Three terrific images again Carol, Im not sure how you do it! marvellous.

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bricurtis
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17 Jan 2013 - 9:10 PM

V1 Carol - super pov - I like the hooked antenna.
Brian.

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17 Jan 2013 - 10:25 PM

I hope everyone appreciates how little these guys are, and how fast! Especially like the direct gaze of v1.

Anne

(I didn't believe it when I went to change the water in the cat's bowl out in the garage yesterday - a queen chrysallis was attached to the outside of it. I sincerely hope it does overwinter!)

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17 Jan 2013 - 10:44 PM

Like all of them Carol. Top clarity.

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17 Jan 2013 - 11:22 PM

Vs 1 and 3 are my favourites, Carol, but all are excellent, love those deep dark eyes, and the way the antennae follow the contours of the wings in V3.

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17 Jan 2013 - 11:25 PM

They are such excellent shots. Excellent macro photography. Ann.

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18 Jan 2013 - 2:33 PM

I like skippers Smile Three super shots of them, Carol.

I haven't seen any in the garden for a while Sad

Andrew

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samarmishra
18 Jan 2013 - 5:44 PM

Hi Carol, three great shots but the V3 is the best among them all..

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18 Jan 2013 - 6:13 PM

so asorry i never saw this yesterday but as you know i am really quite ill ! superb shots

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19 Jan 2013 - 3:40 AM

Three superb (as always) shots to add to your gallery Carol, unilke others I really cannot pick any one as favourite, so a 1/3 vote for each!
Rgds., Jim

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19 Jan 2013 - 10:45 AM

I nearly forgot what I was going to say by the time I'd scrolled down all the C&cs Smile Three really perfect shots Carol . You never cease to amaze me xx

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digital_boi
19 Jan 2013 - 1:18 PM

excellent Carol

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Glostopcat
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19 Jan 2013 - 4:49 PM

Aye aye skipper these three are brilliant, Mr Osmant would be hard pressed to better these!

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