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A big thank you to Mike_Young and KarenFB for their UA's and to everyone else for the votes and comments on yesterday's Niobe Fritillary, all are greatly appreciated.

Here's a female Marsh Fritillary from the same trip. She was perched right on top of a flower and was concealing the stem directly beneath her, creating the illusion that she is "floating".

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Canon 100mm f2.8 L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:23 Jun 2013 - 8:07 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-0.375
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Marsh Fritillary
Username:NigelKiteley NigelKiteley
Uploaded:23 Jan 2014 - 3:31 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Close-up / macro, Marsh fritillary, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:38
Voters:Mike_Young · ali63 · PhilT2 · CarolG · ColleenA · Niknut · EMJAYCEE · rsjkinson · Caziwinkles · alligatorpants · cabbie · chriswood · KarenFB · Lainey32 · DerekL · Paintman · Cookie_Monster · TonyDy · AnnJ · KBan · Philip_H · craggwildlifephotography · Glostopcat · tomcat · Ted447 · richmowil · gwynn56 · dark_lord · Jenny-D · ade123 · Eastlands · GeorgePlatis · Irishkate · LeeFisher · annettep38 · phillG · teocali · celestun ·
Views:111
Unique Views:58

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3662 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2014 - 3:33 PM

Excellent image,

Ali

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2014 - 3:49 PM

A beautiful butterfly, Nigel. Carol

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2295 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2014 - 3:56 PM

Wow wow wow...spectacular Nigel, one of the prettiest butterfly images on epz

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EMJAYCEE
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23 Jan 2014 - 4:42 PM

Brilliant colour - jewel like quality.
Joan.

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23 Jan 2014 - 5:07 PM

A beautiful macro photo.

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DerekL
DerekL Plus Member 10151 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2014 - 5:37 PM

Super colours and patterns Nigel

Derek

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TonyDy
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23 Jan 2014 - 6:15 PM

A floating beauty, Nigel.
Tony

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2014 - 7:27 PM

A cracking close up of this marsh fritillary Nigel, this one looks to be in mint condition. You've captured her colours and wing patterns in such intricate detail.

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23 Jan 2014 - 7:33 PM

Another fine specimen from your HD

Adrian

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richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2014 - 7:42 PM

Excellent

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dark_lord Critique Team 111602 forum postsdark_lord vcard England194 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2014 - 7:51 PM

Excellent.
You could have said it was an in-flight shot Wink but we wouldn't let you get away with that Grin

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23 Jan 2014 - 8:41 PM

Terrific image
Ade

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2014 - 10:45 PM

Totally without distraction - stunning detail.
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annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 12:38 AM

perfect specimen well captured and so nicley set off against the background

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