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Glad you liked the rose detail...
Andy was so kind to give it a User Award.. was really chuffed about it Smile

Here is a swallowtail that came to visit our garden today, very windy so that was it in the way of insects.
Specially for Carol, she knows why Smile

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron 180.0 mm f/3.5 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:13 May 2012 - 1:04 PM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.9
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
Title:at least 50 nectar points! ( for Carol)
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:13 May 2012 - 10:09 PM
Tags:Butterfly, Insect., Swallowtail, Wildlife / nature
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Paul_cats
Paul_cats  861 forum posts Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
13 May 2012 - 10:13 PM

Top quality macro work especuially in such windy conditions. Great detail and a super comp.
Paul

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8687 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1531 Constructive Critique Points
13 May 2012 - 10:22 PM

Great title, and I'm sure Carol will be delighted.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom72 Constructive Critique Points
13 May 2012 - 10:38 PM

Fantastic image of both the butterfly and the flower.
Nice contrasts of colour and lovely defocussed b/g.
Good one.
KateGrin

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
13 May 2012 - 10:38 PM

Beautiful image Annette, such great detail and colour.

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lostnspace2011
13 May 2012 - 10:50 PM

A lovely image Annette, great considering the conditions Smile

Mark

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
13 May 2012 - 10:50 PM

Superb detail, Annette, the whole enhanced by the back lighting.
Ronnie.

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
13 May 2012 - 11:03 PM

Excellent macro with beaut detail. Got to be a fave! SmileSmile

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
13 May 2012 - 11:29 PM

Exquisite shot Annette. Fantastic detail and exposure.
Ron

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
13 May 2012 - 11:57 PM

Fantastically sharp and well composed! Very special! I like the clover as well!
J

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 12:11 AM

A well detailed close up annette.
An excellent coloured frame filler.
Mick.

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
14 May 2012 - 12:27 AM

excellent detail!!!
Tammy

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 12:45 AM

Stunning macro work.

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 4:34 AM

What a fantastically detailed and perfectly composed macro -- very nice bokeh as well.
-=\Walter

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
14 May 2012 - 5:32 AM

BEAUTIFUL MACRO!
Stunning shot, well done. IB

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 6:24 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile Carol x

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 7:00 AM

A magical image...
I do like the detail great comp...
Very nice DOF...
Very well done to you...


Dave

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 7:09 AM

Great macro and in the wind too
lovely details and great crop Annette
Lillian

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 7:24 AM

what a beauty..
RC from me.... click

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JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 8JohnoP vcard
14 May 2012 - 7:38 AM

Lovely macro work Carol of this beautiful butterfly - how lucky are you to have this visitor! John

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 6dmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 7:49 AM

Carol will like this one, beautifully captured
regards
Yung

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53997 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 9:26 AM

What a gorgeous picture. Beautifully sharp head and exquisitely artistic wings.
Chris

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 9:36 AM

Lovely close crop, Annette, fine detail and the butterfly and flower both look so good against that bg.

Dave

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 12314 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 10:00 AM

Superb capture,
Alan

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 11:08 AM

So close and so sharp! And I love how the background looks in this, Annette.

Andrew

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 7Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 11:47 AM

Wow....this is amazing...

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User_Removed
14 May 2012 - 12:55 PM

WOW WOW WOW, this image is outstanding, if there was a claping smily, i would put a doz' on.
Alf.

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 2:08 PM

Excellent shot stunning detail
mike

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reflectionsinlight

JUST wow

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
14 May 2012 - 3:43 PM

Stuning capture.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 4Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
14 May 2012 - 5:39 PM

You win the Necter points with thie one Annette.
Brian

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jonwebber
jonwebber  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 5:45 PM

Wonderful.
jon

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 6:32 PM

Superb image Annette.

Gerry

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pdcche
pdcche  3 United Kingdom
14 May 2012 - 8:48 PM

Great close up, splendid detail and great colours.. Peter

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UrbaneMagick
14 May 2012 - 9:22 PM

NOT seen one of these before...another fantastic macro from you!!

Gareth.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  7 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 10:35 PM

'Superlative {A++++} & lovely Butterfly and Floral Image rendering,' Annette~~ Smile

~ Peter

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1881
1881  2 India
15 May 2012 - 5:15 AM

SUPERB shot.
SANJEEV

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom25 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2012 - 5:19 PM

GORGEOUS!!!!!
Diane

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2012 - 6:05 AM

Superb shot, and with wonderful cream bokeh.

Anne

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howdog
howdog e2 Member 525 forum postshowdog vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2012 - 9:40 AM

Wow What a fantastic macro shot,Love it.
Iain

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nasbonnie
nasbonnie  2
16 May 2012 - 11:33 AM

Wonderful shot, Such an elegant pose, detail is great!

Last Modified By nasbonnie at 16 May 2012 - 11:34 AM

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2012 - 9:01 PM

What a beautiful and exotic butterfly, the detail, colours and composition are first class.

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4395 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2012 - 4:42 PM

Ooer ?..missed this beauty ?

Superb shot !!.....gorgeous quality !!!

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