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This cute little blue was giving me a wonderful pose, resting his arm on the edge of the cistus seedhead, as if to say 'well get on with it, I want some sleep' Smile

At the risk of boring you all, I am going to upload a number of sets of ‘blue’ images periodically over the next few weeks. The reason being that I have discovered a spot where there are tens of blues around at present, and a number of them willing to do some posing for me! I go in the early evening when they are starting to roost, and they are at their quietest, the downside of going in the evening is that they are in the shade, and my little Panasonic doesn’t take too kindly to taking photographs in shady spots! I hope that you will enjoy the first set as much as I did taking the images.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:will this pose do?
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:24 Sep 2013 - 6:00 AM
Tags:Blue, Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:84
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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 233 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2013 - 6:08 AM

Looks up to your standard, Carol.
Look forward to the series.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
24 Sep 2013 - 6:27 AM

Good morning Carol!
This is gorgeous! A beautiful result and very nicely composed! Each image excellent!
IB

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2013 - 6:41 AM

What a wonderful pose indeed Carol....magnificent photography

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
24 Sep 2013 - 6:59 AM

Three beauties Carol !! I love the Blueys - will never tire of them Smile

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Nikonuser1
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24 Sep 2013 - 7:01 AM

A great set Carol, V3 for meSmile


Cliff

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prabhusinha
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24 Sep 2013 - 7:13 AM

Absolutely stunning set.

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Caziwinkles
24 Sep 2013 - 7:13 AM

Three crackers Carol. Looking forward to some more. Smile

Carol

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digital_boi
24 Sep 2013 - 7:16 AM

V3 is a fine capture V1 & 2 looks like he is leaning on a bar waiting for his beer

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2013 - 7:18 AM

3 great shots Carol,

Ali Smile

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LynneJoyce
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24 Sep 2013 - 7:23 AM

Three lovely shots.

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KarenFB
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24 Sep 2013 - 7:24 AM

If it's too shady you could take a reflector with you - mine is a postcard covered in tin foil. Smile Admitedly that means taking shots one handed unless you take a tripod, but worth a try. Smile

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ChrisWallace
24 Sep 2013 - 7:45 AM

Nice set Carol, like the POV on #1
Chris

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2013 - 7:57 AM

Awww...I love the leg resting up there GrinGrinGrin

Exquisite shot in V3, but the 'casual pose' ones win the show for sure Grin

Andrew

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viscostatic
24 Sep 2013 - 8:07 AM

Well spotted Carol. Three beauties.

Phil.

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EAS
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24 Sep 2013 - 8:24 AM

Lovely!

Ann

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CaroleS
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24 Sep 2013 - 8:30 AM

A very casual butterflyWink Love V3Smile

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HarrietH
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24 Sep 2013 - 8:35 AM

I love V1 looking straight at the camera but V3 is my favourite.

Harriet

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leontari
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24 Sep 2013 - 8:37 AM

Three beauties Carol. I love V3,is stunning.
Effrossini

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom952 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2013 - 8:55 AM

It's between V1 & V2, and I think I want the more comprehensive, commanding precision of V1.
That little leg stuck out horizontally on the left is wonderful...
Moira

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sparrowhawk
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24 Sep 2013 - 8:59 AM

magic shots love em ! thank you for reminding me that buddy wasn't asleep but just pretending

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mex
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24 Sep 2013 - 9:06 AM

V3 for me carol.
cheers phil.

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myrab
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24 Sep 2013 - 9:06 AM

A lovely set carol, but V3 ticks all the boxes for me.

Myra

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2013 - 9:07 AM

Beautiful set Smile

Eileen

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NDODS
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24 Sep 2013 - 9:32 AM

Top notch photography Carol, image three for me please...

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achieverswales
24 Sep 2013 - 9:35 AM

Wonderful quality captures of this delightful butterfly Carol, V3 for me.

Regards

Trev.

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rontear
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24 Sep 2013 - 9:44 AM

V1 beauty Carol.
Ron

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danbrann
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24 Sep 2013 - 10:12 AM

I certainly did enjoy the first set Carol.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2013 - 10:54 AM

V2 is a real cracker

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EMJAYCEE
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24 Sep 2013 - 11:09 AM

We're in for some treats CarolSmileSmile and today my favourite is V3.
Joan.

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SlowSong
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24 Sep 2013 - 11:17 AM

A lovely head-on shot. Very aerodynamic. Smile

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TonyDy
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24 Sep 2013 - 11:32 AM

Great trio, Carol.
Tony

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Irishkate
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24 Sep 2013 - 11:51 AM

Loving V3 Carol - as good as any butterfly could ask for!
Lovely bokeh and a great perch.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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FeatherFriend
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24 Sep 2013 - 12:15 PM

Great set again Carol, V3 for me Wink
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richmowil
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24 Sep 2013 - 12:22 PM

Stunning images Carol, yet again!! Great set!!

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DicksPics
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24 Sep 2013 - 12:38 PM

Another stunning set, Carol!

Richard

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ann_g
ann_g  10 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2013 - 1:00 PM

V3 for me, a beauty

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2013 - 2:03 PM

No fall off in quality Carol.
Very nice.
Hpope things are ticking along nicely for you,

Aidan,,

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ChristineD
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24 Sep 2013 - 2:23 PM

Three beauties

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Daisymaye
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24 Sep 2013 - 2:37 PM

A beautiful set.......Sandy

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Brian65
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24 Sep 2013 - 2:56 PM

3 cracking good shots Carol, hope it didn't jump at you.WinkWinkTongueSmile
Brian

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GeorgePlatis
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24 Sep 2013 - 3:04 PM

Wonderful poses and so are all of your captures today, as always, Carol !
George

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
24 Sep 2013 - 3:21 PM

Lovely fun images ! Looking forward to the blues . Just loved seeing them in the hedgerow by the little beach ! gill

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24 Sep 2013 - 3:52 PM

Yet again, amazing work and an amazing set, Carol Smile I'm looking forward to being 'bored' by your blue images! WinkWink

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24 Sep 2013 - 7:08 PM

A splendid set and love the perch too.
Ju

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AlexAppleby
24 Sep 2013 - 8:09 PM

Excellent shots. Go early in the morning then you will catch them when the sun rises.

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Niknut
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24 Sep 2013 - 8:41 PM

Cracking shots !!......V1's a stunner !!

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LuDa
LuDa  1 United States
24 Sep 2013 - 8:50 PM

I love butterflies, and this little one is hard to capture, so I won't get tire of images of this beauty. I love your set, but V3 is my favorite!!!
Warmest regards,
LuDa

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24 Sep 2013 - 8:55 PM

Head on is good Carol but it has to be V3 for me - a beauty.
Brian.

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24 Sep 2013 - 9:23 PM

Three crackers Carol!

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24 Sep 2013 - 10:24 PM

Brilliant shots Carol..Lin

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24 Sep 2013 - 10:37 PM

Three absolutely stunning shots, Carol. Need three votes for this posting!!!SmileSmileSmile

Lavina

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25 Sep 2013 - 2:44 PM

Fantastic set of images , Carol - like them all.....GrinGrinGrin

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29 Sep 2013 - 7:08 PM

The classic side on shot v3 wins hands down, although all are top quality

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BydoR9
BydoR9  3 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2013 - 9:20 AM

Great shot! Smile

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