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You are great!!! 101 votes in a day. Yipee!!! like the great tit I feel like jumping in the air Smile Glad you liked it. More birds tomorrow, promise.
Special thanks to Deep, Carol, Brian and Joline for the UAs

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A butterfly for a change. A common blue in The Meadow... resting on a prickly seed head.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4 D (IF) Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 Sep 2012 - 2:34 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.8
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-1/2
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:As Shot
Title:a late summer blues
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:18 Jan 2013 - 8:34 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Butterfly, Common blue, Insect, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:97

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
18 Jan 2013 - 8:39 PM

Very good shot, Annette.
Tony

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 8:40 PM

brilliant detail annette super colours and tones belting comp too a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 8:44 PM

Well captured, very nice detail and colour.
David

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 8:47 PM

It's a great feeling when an image hits the ton...................well done....................GrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41034 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 8:48 PM

Excellent detail, lovely perch and background. Fine work, Annette.

Dave

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Jellyfire
Jellyfire  241 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 8:49 PM

Beautiful. Such subtle colours in the picture

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 572 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 8:49 PM

congratulations on your 'ton' yesterday well deserved
lovely close up capture today
David

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 8:59 PM

A lovely reminder of warmer, brighter days Annette
Helen

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 9:09 PM

A beautiful capture!
So colourful.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
18 Jan 2013 - 9:11 PM

Sorry Annette I from the thumbnail thought this was Adrian, kick my Bum if you like Lol. sorry, Nice one like it! ha ha ha ever been caught out! regards Leon.TongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueWink

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85908 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 9:17 PM

Someone sounds happyWink

A fine CB tooSmile

Adrian

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 9:59 PM

Excellent capture Annette. Roll on warmer climes.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 10:07 PM

Very fine detail throughout even down to the strands of silk: fine work and not surprising Leon thought it might be one of Adrian's.
Ronnie.

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 10:23 PM

Fantastic detail, Annette -- and I like these color combinations.
-=\Walter

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 10:26 PM

Well isolated subject - super image

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
18 Jan 2013 - 10:28 PM

Grate capture Annette, congratulation on yesterday's votos. It was a super shot, and so todays one.
Elen

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 10:28 PM

Top class image love the sharpness
mike

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 10:39 PM

Congratulations on your votes for that great bird image.
This one should be equally popular. Lovely neutral b/g and a
colourful perch for your butterfly.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
18 Jan 2013 - 11:07 PM

Brilliant! Ann.

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cheesey
cheesey e2 Member 8cheesey vcard United Kingdom
18 Jan 2013 - 11:24 PM

wonderful comp and detail.
Great shot.
Cheesey.

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 11:44 PM

delightful image of an attractive butterfly.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 12:30 AM

Worth the 101 votes-- well done!

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 2:17 AM

Excellent - no need to say more!SmileSmileSmile
Lavina

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Deep_Bhatia
19 Jan 2013 - 2:21 AM

Thats the marvelous capture. Love it.

Deep

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
19 Jan 2013 - 6:17 AM

This is excellent Annette !! They don't come better than this !! A very pleasing image SmileGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 6:30 AM

Sheer beauty, Annette SmileSmileSmileSmile Carol

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 7:27 AM


Quote: Very fine detail throughout even down to the strands of silk: fine work and not surprising Leon thought it might be one of Adrian's.
Ronnie.

Yup! Can't argue with that comment of Ronnie's. Grin

Ann

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 7:54 AM

This photogenic butterfly has been beautifully captured.

Albert

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 8:53 AM

A lovely delicate image and I do like your presentation.
Carole

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LynneJoyce
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19 Jan 2013 - 9:10 AM

You are getting a lot of votes, all well deserved.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33074 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 9:36 AM

A wonderfully observed macro photograph of this most beautiful butterfly Annette

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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JohnChambersPhotography

Amazing capture and so well deserved on the votes, good work gets noticed by many , well done Annette.

John

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Jefflor
Jefflor  1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 - 11:09 AM

That's a beauty Annette, lovely composition.....One of my favorite butterflies.

Thanks for the award on my last photo! I'm still finding my way found the site. Smile

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 - 1:08 PM

Lovely pastel image.

P.

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digital_boi
19 Jan 2013 - 1:14 PM

love it fine work here Annette

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
19 Jan 2013 - 2:04 PM

Lets hope you can jump again today Annette, regards Leon. you get my award alsoGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 2:29 PM

Excellent shot Annette. Congrats on your awards.
Ron

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 4:21 PM

Beautiful capture Annette,
so sharp
Lillian

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maggietear
19 Jan 2013 - 5:20 PM

So delicate in both colour and detail Annette, an excellent image!
Maggie

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 7:17 PM

Absoluely beautiful.
Joan.

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debu
debu  4 India
19 Jan 2013 - 11:40 PM

Lovely detailed image.
debu

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 12:58 PM

Stunning capture, Annette!

Andrew

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UrbaneMagick
20 Jan 2013 - 2:08 PM

missed this little stunner Annette..beautiful.

GarethSmile

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
20 Jan 2013 - 6:11 PM

I love your macro-shots, Annette!Smile
Regards Valery

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Ayoob
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21 Jan 2013 - 3:25 AM

An amazing macro shot snd lovely detailed image ,Annette.........GrinGrinWink

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