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A set of images of some of the blue butterflies i've seen on the limestone grasslands of the Cotswolds this summer:
V1-2 - Chalkhill blue male at Prestbury Hill
V3 - Male Adonis blue at Swelshill Bank in Stroud
V4-5 - Female Adonis blue at Swelshill Bank in Stroud
V6-7 - Male common blue on devils bit scabious at Prestbury Hill
V8 - Brown argus at Prestbury Hill
V9 - Male Chalkhill blue at Prestbury Hill
V10 - Male Adonis blue on carline thistles at Swelshill Bank
V11- Brown argus on dandelion at Swelshill Bank
V12 - Brown argus on Rodborough Common in Stroud

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 161.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:26 Jul 2013 - 1:07 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Summertime Blues IV
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:27 Oct 2013 - 12:12 AM
Tags:Adonis blue, Brown argus, Butterflies, Chalkhill blue, Close-up / macro, Common blue, Glos, Wildlife / nature
Votes:66
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rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 12:17 AM

A beautiful collection Ed.
Ron

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Nikonuser1
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27 Oct 2013 - 12:36 AM

A super collection of butterfly imagesSmile

Cliff

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Daisymaye
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27 Oct 2013 - 1:11 AM

A superb set of images Ed.

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achieverswales
27 Oct 2013 - 1:22 AM

Superb set Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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akhtarkhan
akhtarkhan  12 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 1:37 AM

Its so very pretty lady, incredible detail and fabulous wingspread. Superb colours and very natural surrounding. Fantastic capture.Smile

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Cookie_Monster
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27 Oct 2013 - 2:46 AM

Beautiful collection IMHO v6, 8 and 11 would deserve a separate, stand alone upload/showing - especially 6!

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
27 Oct 2013 - 3:34 AM

Super images Ed !! V6 is tops Smile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 4:14 AM

Another fine set, Ed, each one a shot I'd have been so pleased with were it mine, but your V 1 takes a lot of beating, the detail there quite exquisite.
R.

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LynneJoyce
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27 Oct 2013 - 4:40 AM

Splendid series again.

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ColleenA
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27 Oct 2013 - 5:17 AM

12 beauties Ed....as usual top class

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 6:17 AM

V's 2 & 10 are my pick of a wonderful selection of blues, Ed, all superb captures. Carol

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Nigeve1
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27 Oct 2013 - 7:11 AM

Great set. V1 best followed by 3 and 12.
Nigel

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Maiwand
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27 Oct 2013 - 7:26 AM

Fabulous series Ed. Enough here to make a book on its own!!GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Badgerfred
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27 Oct 2013 - 8:00 AM

Super set of images Ed,
Fred.

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lifesnapper
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27 Oct 2013 - 8:18 AM

Nice variation of shades of Blue here Ed'. Great Hairy detail in V1

John Smile

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EMJAYCEE
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27 Oct 2013 - 8:49 AM

A well assembled set of summer memories.
Joan.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 8:55 AM

What wonderful and excellent set of images,ED,All very beautiful indeed,
saeid

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27 Oct 2013 - 8:56 AM

Nice work Ed,
Paul

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GeorgePlatis
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27 Oct 2013 - 10:11 AM

Great set of brilliant captures!
George

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 - 10:35 AM

Impressive set... Hard to choose a favorite as they are all of such good quality and beauty! GrinGrin
IB

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PattiW
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27 Oct 2013 - 11:08 AM

A wonderfully awesome and beautiful set of images! PattiSmileSmileSmile

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DerekL
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27 Oct 2013 - 12:04 PM

A set to be proud of Ed.

Derek

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 - 12:16 PM

Great captureSmile

Eileen

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Glostopcat
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27 Oct 2013 - 3:08 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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pamelajean
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27 Oct 2013 - 3:57 PM

"Sometimes I wonder what I'm a gonna do
But there ain't no cure for the summertime blues"
for Eddie Cochran and you, too, Ed.

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27 Oct 2013 - 5:47 PM

Many thanks for the user award Christine, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

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Trev_B
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27 Oct 2013 - 5:51 PM

A collection to be proud of EdÖ the blue in v3 is particularly striking.

Trev

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tonyng
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27 Oct 2013 - 6:00 PM

Lovely set Ed. V3 & V4 for me.

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Mike_Smith
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27 Oct 2013 - 6:08 PM

Outstanding set of Butterflys Ed, my favorite is the Adonis Blue

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pluckyfilly
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27 Oct 2013 - 8:08 PM

Great set, you certainly took a lot of butterflies in the summer months, I didn't see many this way

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28 Oct 2013 - 5:38 PM

Your just showing off now Smile

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Ridgeway
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31 Oct 2013 - 2:38 PM

10,12 and the other one,,number one,,great set.

Aidan,,

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