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A more elegant pose...
from a Queen of Spain Fritillary (Issoria lathonia)...
on a Field scabious (Knautia arvensis)

Why not take the BUTTERFLY TOUR...!!!

Just click NEXT

Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Lens:Sigma 180mm Macro
Title:Her Majesty
Username:celestun celestun
Uploaded:31 Jul 2004 - 10:13 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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keithh
keithh e2 Member 1123423 forum postskeithh vcard Wallis and Futuna33 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2004 - 10:22 AM

Simple, uncluttered magic.
click

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answersonapostcard Site Moderator 1012713 forum postsanswersonapostcard vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2004 - 10:24 AM

Congratulations on the EC, superb image, well presented. Klicked. K.

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sybilla
sybilla  10258 forum posts
31 Jul 2004 - 10:25 AM

Fantastically clear shot. Great. Clare

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Miles Herbert
31 Jul 2004 - 10:25 AM

Congratulations on the much deserved EC, brilliant photo.

click

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saveme
saveme  11115 forum posts
31 Jul 2004 - 10:26 AM

Fantastic shot.

Phil

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Pete
Pete Site Moderator 1318739 forum postsPete vcard ePz Advertiser England96 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2004 - 10:26 AM

Very well balanced framing and good positioning/depth of field for clean background.

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seven21
seven21  11196 forum posts
31 Jul 2004 - 10:29 AM

First class image - well deserved EC - steve

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mattw
mattw  115189 forum posts United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2004 - 10:31 AM

Beautiful photo - superb.

Mattw

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adamm
adamm  10 Australia
31 Jul 2004 - 10:31 AM

stunning....... congratulations on the EC.. *click*

adam

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Phil-LS
Phil-LS  11632 forum posts United Kingdom
31 Jul 2004 - 10:32 AM

This is Great everything is just right. Congrats on the EC

Tick

Phil

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gapet
gapet  10
31 Jul 2004 - 10:38 AM

Beautiful photo - superb.

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gemm
gemm  10800 forum posts United Kingdom
31 Jul 2004 - 10:45 AM

Perfect composition! Excellent colours!

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lovelylindax
31 Jul 2004 - 10:54 AM

Sooooo perfect!
Linda x

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Terry L
Terry L e2 Member 11580 forum postsTerry L vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2004 - 11:15 AM

Excellent photo Tim. Well done.

Regards
Terry.

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IanA
IanA  113048 forum posts England12 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2004 - 11:33 AM

Nice one.
Congrats,

Ian (clicked)

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ashley
ashley  10167 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2004 - 12:32 PM

great photot, well done

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cameraman
cameraman  11227 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2004 - 1:22 PM

Excellent picture, well done.

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deltafour
deltafour  10
31 Jul 2004 - 2:40 PM

just fabulous, "click"
Stewart

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clarkycat
clarkycat  1189 forum posts
31 Jul 2004 - 3:10 PM

Beautiful!

Aidan

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User_Removed
31 Jul 2004 - 3:14 PM

Stunning.

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devongirl
devongirl  10
31 Jul 2004 - 4:08 PM

Fabulous detail. I love the way the blurred background colour reflects the colour of the wings. Congrats on the EC.
Jo

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jalfoto
jalfoto  10
31 Jul 2004 - 4:19 PM

Fantastic image! Congratulations!
Jal

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John_Duckett
31 Jul 2004 - 4:30 PM

Brilliant shot. This is superbly lit. For me the shade on the flower under the butterfly really brings the whole thing to life. Congrats on the EC.

John

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celestun
celestun  1129 forum posts United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2004 - 4:37 PM

Thank you all for so many kind comments. There are many who deserve more on this site!

Much appreciated!

Regards,

Tim

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StevenHanna
31 Jul 2004 - 5:33 PM

Wonderful shot Tim. This is pin sharp. Well deserved EC Award.
Steven
-click-

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vivo
vivo  10 Australia
31 Jul 2004 - 5:37 PM

3 EC's in one month!!! well deserved, hands down!!! You're really great man, CONGRATULATIONS!!! Beautiful pics!!! =)

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sugarbird
sugarbird  10223 forum posts South Africa
31 Jul 2004 - 6:41 PM

Many congrats, a wonderful picture!
regards
Jill

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fizz
fizz  10
31 Jul 2004 - 7:27 PM

Super shot !!!

Siobhan

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Denise
Denise  13279 forum posts
31 Jul 2004 - 7:59 PM

Fantastic capture. Your EC is so well deserved.

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Tonyd3
Tonyd3  101010 forum posts United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2004 - 8:34 PM

Very well done on youre EC well deserved

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trusth
trusth  10
31 Jul 2004 - 9:25 PM

Wow great colour and detail. Congrats on the EC

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naturenut
naturenut  111801 forum posts England
31 Jul 2004 - 10:03 PM

Superb shot, well done and congratulations.
Margaret.

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KathyW
KathyW  111793 forum posts Norfolk Island12 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2004 - 10:42 PM

Excellent image , very well done.

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eafy
eafy  10 Australia
1 Aug 2004 - 12:32 AM

Great shot with incredible detail and clarity
Click

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leead
leead  1271 forum posts
1 Aug 2004 - 3:23 AM

Not big on butterfly shots (because I can't shoot em) but this is magniciant!

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paul_indigo
1 Aug 2004 - 10:37 AM

Stunning image.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  11121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2004 - 10:45 AM

Excellent macro shot, well done Tim.

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geegee
geegee  1029 forum posts England
1 Aug 2004 - 11:54 AM

Another stunning capture Tim, well deserved EC, my congrats.
Click.

George.

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ruzzi
ruzzi  10
1 Aug 2004 - 12:37 PM

Congratulation,it's another beauty!!Click.
Stef

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pierre
pierre  1162 forum posts United Kingdom
1 Aug 2004 - 6:06 PM

Fantastic

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ccmole
ccmole  11
2 Aug 2004 - 7:24 AM

excellent

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johnjohn01
johnjohn01  1358 forum posts England
2 Aug 2004 - 7:57 AM

Beautiful work Tim. All the superlatives have been said above so I'll just click.

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grahammul
grahammul  11120 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Aug 2004 - 9:23 AM

Wonderful shot Tim with a perfect macro. One of the best butterfly shots I've seen. A very well deserved EC.
Regards,
Graham.

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flossie
flossie  111557 forum posts
2 Aug 2004 - 8:55 PM

You're on a roll Tim! Another stunning shot, well done :o)

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celestun
celestun  1129 forum posts United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2004 - 12:44 AM

Thank you all again for your kindly comments!

Regards,

Tim

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kit-monster
kit-monster e2 Member 113685 forum postskit-monster vcard Singapore2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2004 - 9:07 PM

Superb work Tim! Just gorgeous.

Edward

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zippie
zippie  111329 forum posts England
4 Aug 2004 - 9:29 AM

Simply outstanding....!

Any chance of some exif info on the shot ?

Shutter speed, aperture, handheld or tripod ...? etc

Cheers,

Andy

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celestun
celestun  1129 forum posts United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2004 - 10:01 AM

Thank you again for all the kind comments!

Andy, I finally found the original!
ISO 100
1/500s
F6.3
Focal Length 180mm
Handheld
No Flash

Hope that is of some interest!

Regards,

Tim

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zippie
zippie  111329 forum posts England
4 Aug 2004 - 10:03 AM

Even more impressed now !!!

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messhai
messhai  10 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2004 - 11:18 AM

Wow! Beautiful colours and clarity! Smile Love the composition too!! Get's my click! Weeeeeeeeeeee!
Smile Ade

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2004 - 11:54 AM

Hope you are selling these Tim. A stupendous shot. Great composition , so sharp and colourful, lovely background .
Congratulations on your EC Award . Well deserved .

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celestun
celestun  1129 forum posts United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2004 - 12:10 PM

Mavis, you are far too kind, but your generous words are taken to heart! Thank you so much to Ade and Andy also.

Regards,

Tim

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suleesia
suleesia  10176 forum posts Malaysia
6 Jan 2005 - 8:04 AM

Fantastic portfolio of yours, am honoured for your comments on mine, thank you.
Rgds
Su

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celestun
celestun  1129 forum posts United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2005 - 2:39 PM

Thanks Su!

You are very kind as always!

TIm

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IMAGESTAR
IMAGESTAR e2 Member 8IMAGESTAR vcard United Kingdom
23 Mar 2006 - 11:18 AM

Well composed shot,
brian

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m3lem
m3lem  8 England
4 Mar 2008 - 8:42 PM

fantastic
Andrea

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Somenath
Somenath  6 India
5 May 2009 - 3:42 PM

superb !

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