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Another one from the archives, I'm lucky if I can spot a fly here at present Sad

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:speckled wood
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:30 Dec 2013 - 6:14 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Speckled wood, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:73
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
30 Dec 2013 - 6:33 AM

Become a swallow and migrate south Carol - we have an abundance here Smile Lovely images !!!!

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livinglevels
livinglevels e2 Member 2livinglevels vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 6:42 AM

Great image with beautiful sharpness. I like version 3 best.
PAul

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bobsblues
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30 Dec 2013 - 7:01 AM

Lovely shots carol wonderful detail
Rob

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 7:10 AM

Managed to get a shot of one of these in the Summer.
Quite elusive when they are actually in the woods.
Nice pictures, Carol.

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 7:23 AM

One of my favourite Butterflies and so pretty. It's gale force winds here in Southampton.

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84284 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 7:23 AM

Three gorgeous captures, full of wonderful details. But I think this may be a Wall Brown. Smile

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Badgerfred
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30 Dec 2013 - 7:46 AM

3 super images Carol, excellent colour and detail in all,
Fred.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 8:02 AM

A bit more orange in your Speckled Woods than over here. Beautiful images.

Albert

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viscostatic
30 Dec 2013 - 8:05 AM

Wonderful colours and textures Carol.

Phil.

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barbarahirst
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30 Dec 2013 - 8:11 AM

V2 is my favourite today

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janlea
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30 Dec 2013 - 8:35 AM

Beautiful set Carol, wonderful colours and detail Smile
Jan

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
30 Dec 2013 - 8:41 AM

What a beauty

Peter

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ColleenA
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30 Dec 2013 - 8:48 AM

Amazing images Carol. Love the detail...

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AlexAppleby
30 Dec 2013 - 8:53 AM

Stunning detail, absolutely amazing!

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Caziwinkles
30 Dec 2013 - 8:54 AM

Beauties Carol - love the square crop in V1. Smile

Carol

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84284 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 8:59 AM

Thanks for your e-mail - Yes, now I compare this with your images of Wall Browns I can see there is a big difference. As Albert has pointed out, there is a lot more orange in your Speckled Wood! (sorry) Smile

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 - 9:01 AM

A fine specimen well captured, Carol.

P.

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Mike_Young
30 Dec 2013 - 9:01 AM

Great to see these three images of a Southern form Speckled wood female, Carol, lovely shots

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 9:03 AM

Mornin' Carol,
Hopefully back to normal at this end, now my GE stint is over
A pleasant reminder of what is in store, once the better weather resumesWink

Wet and windy hereSadSad

Adrian

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 9:16 AM

Great detail and beautiful colours in these fine images Carol!! V2 for me today!!

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DicksPics
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30 Dec 2013 - 9:17 AM

An absolute treat for us today, Carol!
Three beauties.

Richard

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NigelKiteley
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30 Dec 2013 - 9:52 AM

Stunning detail in all three images Carol!

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kuvailija
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30 Dec 2013 - 9:58 AM

Three Super Images once again Carol! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin -Those details. ------ Jukka.Smile

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ali63
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30 Dec 2013 - 10:20 AM

3 super sharp images Carol, roll on the summer it's awful here today strong winds & rain again SadSadSadSad

Ali GrinGrin

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SimonFletch
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30 Dec 2013 - 10:49 AM

I am completely bemused as to how you get this level of detail with a compact camera, Carol (no, I am not being snobbish!).
I look at images of butterflies, taken with high-end cameras and macro lenses, which cannot hold a torch to the detail shown here.
Must have very steady hands!

Simon

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Irishkate
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30 Dec 2013 - 10:53 AM

Stunning macros of this Speckled Wood Carol. It's wearing my colours and what a gorgeous specimen this is.
Perfectly presented as always.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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prabhusinha
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30 Dec 2013 - 11:17 AM

3 stunning images.

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dark_lord
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30 Dec 2013 - 11:34 AM

Super captures, makes us wonder what else is in your archives waiting to be put up here Smile

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TonyDy
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30 Dec 2013 - 11:50 AM

Great set, Carol - they are certainly more vivid than the British ones!
Tony

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Lillian
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30 Dec 2013 - 12:17 PM

Brilliant day here Carol!! if you like wet and strong windsWinkWink
a great detailed set
Lillian

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mikbee
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30 Dec 2013 - 12:18 PM

Another fine set Carol.
Good ones.
Mick.

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GeorgePlatis
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30 Dec 2013 - 12:25 PM

Beautiful colours and patterns on these fabulous butterflies, Carol! All of them are great captures as always!
Regards,
George

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Nikonuser1
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30 Dec 2013 - 12:30 PM

A great set of images Carol, V3 for meSmile


Cliff

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TrevBatWCC
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30 Dec 2013 - 1:29 PM

A lovely set as always, Carol Smile I actually spotted a couple of flies whilst on holiday in Great Yarmouth this last week! Wink
Trev Smile

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danbrann
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30 Dec 2013 - 1:43 PM

All the spots in the right places Carol...Spot on.

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senn
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30 Dec 2013 - 2:17 PM

fantastic detail ..

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EMJAYCEE
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30 Dec 2013 - 3:06 PM

All top class Carol.
Joan.

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30 Dec 2013 - 4:06 PM

Frame filling and fabulous Carol. A real pleasure to be reminded of the Summer past...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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ChristineD
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30 Dec 2013 - 4:51 PM

Lovely shots

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Niknut
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30 Dec 2013 - 5:19 PM

Great shots !!!

I've never tried painting spots on flies !!.....they're too quick for me !Grin

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30 Dec 2013 - 5:34 PM

Three superb images Carol all showing tremendous detail.
Brian.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 - 6:35 PM

Beautiful setSmile

Eileen

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 7:11 PM

Wonderful captures.
Happy New year to you Carol.

B. Smile

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30 Dec 2013 - 11:09 PM

Fantastic pin sharp details and glorious colours in these outstanding close ups Carol, I can't believe you've kept these hidden away on your hard drive for so long, these are undoubtedly amongst your very best butterfly images. The European speckled wood is a much brighter and more colourful butterfly than the UK version which appears quite drab in comparision. It's colour is more like that of a wall brown but its markings can not be mistaken for anything other than a speckled wood

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31 Dec 2013 - 12:03 AM

Stunning!

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Chinga
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31 Dec 2013 - 2:19 AM

First class shots. The sharpness and quality of each image is outstanding Carol!
I look forward to your bumper set at the last day of the month!
Wishing you the very best for 2014! I hope I get to see you again next year, in London or in Crete! Grin
Isabel

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31 Dec 2013 - 11:31 AM

Very sharp and eye-catching.
Sandra

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akhtarkhan
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1 Jan 2014 - 11:37 AM

Incredible macro detail, fantastic colours and pattern, awesome beauty.......brilliant capture.

Akhtar

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