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A large skipper butterfly basking on the clifftops at Sand Point near Weston-Super-Mare, this was my first sighting of this species this year.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 161.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:19 Jun 2013 - 11:11 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Sand Point Skipper II
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:11 Jul 2013 - 8:38 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Large skipper butterfly, Sand bay, Sand Point, Somerset, Weston-super-mare, Wildlife / nature
Votes:65

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY Plus Member 7967 forum postsJN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 8:42 AM

Excellent!!!
JNC

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NDODS
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11 Jul 2013 - 8:48 AM

A stunning image of this delightful and aptly named 'Skipper' Ed, the colour and details are quite superb, but then again mate, what else do I expect?...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
11 Jul 2013 - 8:50 AM

A very good capture Ed !! A real beauty you have here Smile

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RonnieAG
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11 Jul 2013 - 8:53 AM

This is excellent, Ed, the detail captured quite immaculate.
Ronnie.

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DicksPics
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11 Jul 2013 - 8:53 AM

The detail in this image is incredible, Ed!

Richard

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 9:02 AM

Impressive macro photography Ed.

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Badgerfred
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11 Jul 2013 - 9:03 AM

Excellent Ed, one of your best,
Fred.

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rayme330
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11 Jul 2013 - 9:16 AM

Another excellent, well detailed shot, Ed.

Ray

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MD2009
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11 Jul 2013 - 9:21 AM

Well shot cracking detail ...

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91937 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 9:26 AM

A beautifully detailed Skipper Ed - caught the colour on those hooked antenna very well.
Brian.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 9:29 AM

Pinsharp detailed image.ED,well done,
saeid

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richmowil
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11 Jul 2013 - 10:18 AM

First class image Ed!! Tremendous detail!!

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 11:26 AM

A perfect capture Ed with beautifully defocussed b/g.
Then finished off a little frame. Good work.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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11 Jul 2013 - 11:39 AM

Excellent close-up, Ed.
Tony

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PattiW
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11 Jul 2013 - 12:05 PM

Fantastic capture with stunning detail of this handsome skipper! PattiSmile

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LynneJoyce
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11 Jul 2013 - 12:13 PM

WOW!

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DerekL
DerekL Plus Member 9118 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 12:53 PM

Great capture of a fine specimen Ed.
Got some myself yesterday, don't now if small or large though -lol

Derek

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WhiteRose1
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11 Jul 2013 - 12:54 PM

Quite a beauty for a first one, Ed.

Dave

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ValSaxby
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11 Jul 2013 - 1:29 PM

Super capture.

Val

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kathrynlouise
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11 Jul 2013 - 2:26 PM

Thats a stunner Ed. Wonderful colour and detail GrinGrin

Kathryn

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Holmewood
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11 Jul 2013 - 2:47 PM

Great shot

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11 Jul 2013 - 3:13 PM

Everything about this says QUALITY.
Joan.

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CarolG
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11 Jul 2013 - 3:24 PM

One of my faves, Ed, and what a top class capture. Carol

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11 Jul 2013 - 4:16 PM

Excellent detailed capture with good background.
Nigel

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Maiwand
Maiwand  8 England69 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2013 - 4:33 PM

Top class capture with this one Ed. A real cracker.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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ChiliMan
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11 Jul 2013 - 6:07 PM

Holey moley...this is one helluva capture, Edmund!!

Bravo, my man GrinGrin

Andrew

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11 Jul 2013 - 6:50 PM

I like the Golden Brown against the Green BG Ed'.

John Smile

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Briwooly
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11 Jul 2013 - 8:02 PM

Excellent close up Ed


Brian..............

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11 Jul 2013 - 9:03 PM

Certainly one of your best Ed, such lovely colour and detail and such a super, feisty little butterfly.
David

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ali63
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11 Jul 2013 - 10:13 PM

Superb image, well captured,

Ali

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11 Jul 2013 - 10:16 PM

Outstanding!!!

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11 Jul 2013 - 10:47 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks and to Carol G for the user award, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

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ChristineD
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13 Jul 2013 - 5:12 PM

A very good capture

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annettep38
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13 Jul 2013 - 11:48 PM

Lovely furry detail on this little one, great macro work... Got lots of skippers at last here,too.

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