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Exposure Time 1/800
F-Stop f/4.0
ISO Speed Ratings 100
Focal Length 90/1 mm
Metering Mode Pattern

Camera:Nikon D200 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Swallowtail
Username:Ceciliat Ceciliat
Uploaded:30 Sep 2007 - 3:10 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Wildlife / nature
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proz
proz  9205 forum posts United States
30 Sep 2007 - 3:40 AM

glorious image such good detail

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LisaRose
LisaRose  7172 forum posts United States4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2007 - 3:43 AM

Beautiful!

Lisa

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Shelley
Shelley  9 Canada
30 Sep 2007 - 4:30 AM

This is just gorgeous. The detail is perfect !! Even after not visiting the site for so long, I thought this had to be yours Celia Smile

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Ceciliat
Ceciliat  9 Philippines
30 Sep 2007 - 4:36 AM

Thank you, very much appreciated...
Cecilia

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billma
billma  10119 forum posts United States
30 Sep 2007 - 5:42 AM

Absolute perfection. The depth of field, lighting and exposure and right on the money. Well done.

bill

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chrissd
chrissd  8304 forum posts United Kingdom
30 Sep 2007 - 5:54 AM

what a wonderful image Cessie, bet you are proud of this
chris

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2007 - 6:36 AM

Fantastic. Carol

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daffydill56
30 Sep 2007 - 6:50 AM

Even though I spent ages photographing these Cesie, I didn't have anywhere near the success you had!! A gorgeous image with good detail, colour and dof. Well done!

Fran x

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Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2007 - 7:05 AM

superb capture, great colours.
Bob

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John Giddings
30 Sep 2007 - 7:23 AM

Stunning !!!

John

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bayleaf
bayleaf  6 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2007 - 7:26 AM

Superb photograph. Quite beautiful. John.

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BEVZED
BEVZED e2 Member 71139 forum postsBEVZED vcard United Kingdom
30 Sep 2007 - 7:39 AM

Smile a beautiful capture. Stunning detail and and a wonderful background to show this in all it's glory

Beverley

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ChristineL
30 Sep 2007 - 7:49 AM

fantastic Cesie,
Chris.

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AngelaR
AngelaR  9155 forum posts United Kingdom
30 Sep 2007 - 8:04 AM

Superb capture here Cesie.

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Arty
Arty  11 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2007 - 8:12 AM

Just brilliant!! Well taken.
Arty.

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trissie
trissie  7 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2007 - 8:19 AM

Amazing capture Cesie, superb detail and colours, just perfect.

Trish x

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Possum
Possum  7148 forum posts England
30 Sep 2007 - 8:31 AM

What a beautiful combination, with such good detail and light. A stunning image.
Allie

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
30 Sep 2007 - 9:00 AM

Stunning !!

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Crazee1ady
30 Sep 2007 - 9:23 AM

the detail is so crisp and clear, excellent DOF, great shot :o)

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markharrop
markharrop  10191 forum posts England
30 Sep 2007 - 9:34 AM

What a beautiful shot, simply stunning detail.
Mark

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chase
chase Critique Team 81116 forum postschase vcard England235 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2007 - 10:14 AM

Lovely detail & dof Cesie.
Janet

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janty66
janty66  7 England
30 Sep 2007 - 10:58 AM

simply stunning!!

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AlanBW
AlanBW  8 England
30 Sep 2007 - 11:09 AM

Love the clarity and detail here

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  10121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2007 - 11:11 AM

Lovely detail and colour, good context.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
30 Sep 2007 - 12:03 PM

Beautiful image, nice detail,
Fred.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2007 - 12:15 PM

Oh boy...astounding detail and light, Cecilia.

A Smile

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User_Removed Junior Member 851 forum posts
30 Sep 2007 - 1:41 PM

Wonderful shot.

Derek

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2007 - 1:47 PM

Crystal clear, perfectly finished!

Jennnn

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Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2007 - 1:53 PM

lovely shot

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Jou©o
Jou©o  1056 forum posts Finland
30 Sep 2007 - 3:32 PM

wow! Brilliant shot, Cesie!!!

Amazing details!

Jouko

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Melanie_M
Melanie_M e2 Member 9168 forum postsMelanie_M vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2007 - 4:35 PM

Excellent.
Fantastic detail, love the light on the wings.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
30 Sep 2007 - 5:15 PM

Wow, superb capture in every detail

Peter

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tomcat
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30 Sep 2007 - 5:27 PM

Simply gorgeous Cesie

Adrian

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scouseterrier
30 Sep 2007 - 5:46 PM

this is beautiful. Great detail and lovely colours

Dee Smile

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Nettles
Nettles  7 England
30 Sep 2007 - 5:56 PM

Stunning image, absolutely super detail and colours.
Brilliant. Annette

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dianah
dianah  724471 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2007 - 6:23 PM

This has to be one of the best butterrfly shots I have seen..awesome.
Di

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nolongeramember

Absolutely beautiful... this is so perfect .

Nikki !!!

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mikesmith e2 Member 945 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2007 - 10:30 PM

Absolutely stunning Cesie
Mike

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newy17  8273 forum posts United Kingdom
1 Oct 2007 - 3:36 AM

wow simply stunning.
ian

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GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Oct 2007 - 8:06 AM

Wonderful capture Cesie!

gill

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Maddie
Maddie  92714 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Oct 2007 - 9:02 AM

beautiful Cesie

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angelamary
1 Oct 2007 - 10:09 AM

What a fantastic shot! Very well caught! I love the light through the butterflies wings, the colours and the pose, with such a good angle. Brilliant!

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TripleDshake34
1 Oct 2007 - 12:53 PM

Real amazing shot. Well done

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PatrickSmith
1 Oct 2007 - 4:20 PM

Somehow the long legs of the butterfly make this even more dramatic.

Patrick

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anthhope
anthhope  8 England
1 Oct 2007 - 7:51 PM

Superb dof, detail and colours. Excellent!!

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imagio
imagio  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2007 - 7:43 AM

Superb Image.

Bernie

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bobalot
bobalot  7 England
2 Oct 2007 - 6:51 PM

just stunning.

Rgds Bob

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2007 - 5:49 AM

Another beautiful composition Cesie . Lovely to see such a beauterfly . xx

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13 Oct 2007 - 12:43 AM

An outstanding image, pin sharp and beautiful colours and clarity

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riprap007
riprap007  91568 forum posts England37 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2007 - 1:29 AM

so much to admire in your PF but this is a great example, the balance and the crisp capture of line, but for me its the cuse of colour, very like Ingres or Delacroix that adds an extra appeal.

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gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2007 - 4:22 PM

This is my fav.b/fly in your p/f
Gerry

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22 Oct 2007 - 5:34 AM

lovely stuff Ces`!

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TanyaBright
31 Oct 2007 - 3:38 AM

Absolutely beautiful.
Tanya

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Skye24Blue
2 Nov 2007 - 4:23 AM

Perfect in every respect. Could you add the settings details for us wannabes?
Mac

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gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 6:16 AM

This is my favorite from a large gallery of fantastic shots. I love the composition in this one. -=\Walter

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Assyrian
Assyrian  7132 forum posts Scotland
2 Dec 2007 - 11:02 AM

Great angle, great colours, geat pic.

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raadalshawi
19 Jun 2008 - 4:57 AM

Super..

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Big_Beavis e2 Member 9Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2008 - 10:36 AM

What a fantastic capture. Well done Cesie.

David

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brianhaslam
26 Jul 2009 - 4:13 PM

So clean.

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