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Another nature shot from the archives.
We didn't seem to get out for walks this summer(wonder why)!
I didn't know what a Burnet moth looked before capturing this one,
so photography has been very educational for me in many ways.
Thank you for votes for Common Blue yesterday.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:28 Jun 2010 - 3:37 PM
Focal Length:80mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Burnet Moth
Username:Irishkate Irishkate
Uploaded:20 Nov 2012 - 12:05 AM
Tags:Burnet moth, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 12:13 AM

One of the few moths I do know Kate for these distinctive markings !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 12:24 AM

Good use of wide aperture, Kate, the moth and it's curving perch nicely separated from the b/g, concentrating attention on the subject.
Ronnie.

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6520 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 1:03 AM

What Ronnie said plus very true to life colouring, a great shot Kate, - gary

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
20 Nov 2012 - 1:22 AM

The composition gives good impact on subject.
Well done. WesternRed.

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 2:41 AM

Great colours, red and black of this little winged creature.
I have never seen one before so this is educational for me too.
Quite lovely……

Jocelia……...Wink

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
20 Nov 2012 - 4:41 AM

Great photo of this really beautifully marked moth ! photographed in a perfect setting ! Great stuff Smile

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 5:54 AM

A great image a tighter crop would be ok...
Great colours very nice detail well done...

Dave

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 6:27 AM

Another beauty Kate

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2170 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 6:57 AM

I agree with you Kate that photographing is educational and it makes you look around more and appreciate what we have and see.
This is a lovely image again today Kate that I like verry much.Smile
NettaSmile

Last Modified By netta1234 at 20 Nov 2012 - 6:58 AM

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digital_boi
20 Nov 2012 - 7:10 AM

great clarity on the moth Kate the colours contrasting so well together love the diagonal of the branch fine background seperation

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33074 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 7:19 AM

A great image Kate, and one which allows me to see more of the environment in which this gorgeous creature roams.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 7:47 AM

A very dainty capture Kate - lovely strong colours and a good dof.
Carole

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achieverswales
20 Nov 2012 - 12:19 PM

Composition and DOF are excellent Kate, I do agree with your comment about learning about Nature from this site, I have now a little knowledge about Birds and Flowers from EPZ.

Regards

Trev.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 1:05 PM

We have these little fellows over here, too. Very colorful indeed.

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 1:58 PM

Lovely shot, Kate and you are educating us as well with your informative uploads. Grin

Ray

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2012 - 3:07 PM

Very well captured Kate and excellent dof with this one. Moths and butterflies I know nothing about
Jim

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 4:42 PM

I've never seen one but viewing this makes me want to. Lovely capture Kate.
Joan.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 4:45 PM

Lovely shot! He has fluffy shouldersGrinGrin
Diane

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4551 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 5:46 PM

Cracking shot !!!....lovely clarity & colour in the moth !!!!

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114493 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 6:02 PM

Think you should show us some more from your archives Kate......Good capture, but you know a moth will always get a vote from me Wink

Ade

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johnjones
johnjones  4 England
20 Nov 2012 - 8:30 PM

Excellent shot.
jj

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 9:35 PM

Lovely detailed capture SmileSmile
Helen

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 10:32 PM

a fine composition here with that pleasing arch, good contrast and colour!
btw I have added a remark about the life cycle of peacocks!

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
20 Nov 2012 - 10:33 PM

Well captured Kate, these are beautiful little moths ... Carol

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2012 - 7:48 PM


Quote: Think you should show us some more from your archives Kate......Good capture, but you know a moth will always get a vote from me Wink

Ade

You know it makes sense Kate!Wink This is a fine shot of this six spot burnet moth, well spotted and taken

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 432 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2012 - 9:24 AM

Nice capture of a beautiful moth Kate
Jason
PS I managed a "3rd" with "Dusk on the Tyne" and a Highly Commended with "Herd Groyne Lightouse II" at last weeks comp - that 1st is still very illusive! Wink

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