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A pair of Common Blues doing what comes naturally. 3 versions in all.
I prefer 2 for the detail, but I realise that the background's not for everyone.

Hand-held again.

Lighting info:
Manual, centre-weighted metering, +1EV
1/250s as a base.
Master SB-900 set to -3EV, 2x SB-R200's set to -1.7EV

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikkor 105mm Micro 2.8 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Common Blue Loveheart
Username:discreetphoton discreetphoton
Uploaded:15 Jun 2009 - 11:10 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Wildlife / nature
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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
15 Jun 2009 - 11:13 AM

Superb capture, V2 for me also.
Roy

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Nicolashturner
15 Jun 2009 - 11:25 AM

perfect heart shape .. stunning quality .. superb

Nicola !

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maryg
maryg e2 Member 566 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2009 - 11:27 AM

I agree the detail in V2 is so intricate , you have captured these beautifully. Also like the other versions, all so well composed
Mary

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Rachel99
Rachel99  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2009 - 11:30 AM

Three stunning shots

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
15 Jun 2009 - 11:46 AM

Three beauties.
Freda

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2009 - 11:49 AM

absolutely wonderful set of shots especially v2 and v3

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
15 Jun 2009 - 12:04 PM

3 Stunners.
Cheers
Alan

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114484 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2009 - 12:26 PM

I prefer V1 simply because of the clean background, but all 3 images are very good.

Ade

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Sampics
Sampics  5 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2009 - 12:47 PM

Wow! Excellent captures!
sam.

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JLWebster
JLWebster  5 England
15 Jun 2009 - 1:33 PM

Fantastic images.
Well done. Jeanette

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Yorkrose
Yorkrose  5
15 Jun 2009 - 2:12 PM

cant choose between them all great

donna

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motorsportpictures

3 Great shots, great lighting and dof.
Scott

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User_Removed
15 Jun 2009 - 8:29 PM

Excellent work

Dave

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discreetphoton
discreetphoton Site Moderator 93443 forum postsdiscreetphoton vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2009 - 8:37 PM

Thanks very much folks Smile

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2009 - 9:24 PM

v2 for me, a cracking mating pose, just love it. one for my shortlist.lesley

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discreetphoton
discreetphoton Site Moderator 93443 forum postsdiscreetphoton vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 6:09 PM

Thanks Lesley. Smile

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justin c
justin c  104512 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2009 - 9:12 AM

A very fine damselfly image.

Justin

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