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A small tortoiseshell butterfly resting in some long grass at Crickley Hill Country Park near Gloucester, this one was taken a few yards away from where the peacock which was uploaded yesterday was resting.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 109.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:14 Sep 2012 - 1:08 PM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Small Tortoiseshell
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:11 Oct 2012 - 6:35 AM
Tags:Birdlip, Close-up / macro, Crickley hill country park, Glos, Small tortoiseshell butterfly, Wildlife / nature
Votes:66

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 6:50 AM

Superb. Stunning detail.

Lavina

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 6:58 AM

Perfectly marked, Ed, a lovely spot and capture. Carol

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CaroleS
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11 Oct 2012 - 7:26 AM

Lovely detailed captureTongue
Carole

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EAS
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11 Oct 2012 - 7:37 AM

In such good condition and unnibbled as far as I can see! Lovely colours and details.

Ann

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41029 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 7:39 AM

A fine specimen, Ed, detailed and lovely colour.

Dave

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Badgerfred
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11 Oct 2012 - 8:19 AM

Beautiful capture Ed, love the colours and detail,
Fred.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 8:33 AM

A cracking good capture

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Maiwand
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11 Oct 2012 - 8:42 AM

One of your very best Ed. Superb shot.
Ron

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 8:45 AM

A fine specimen, captured in such excellent detail, Ed: lovely work as ever from you.
Ronnie.

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rayme330
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11 Oct 2012 - 9:05 AM

Sparkling colours and detail, Ed.

Ray

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achieverswales
11 Oct 2012 - 10:02 AM

Nice one Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 10:09 AM

Lovely image indeed,well done,
saeid

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gingerdelight
11 Oct 2012 - 10:38 AM

Another excellent capture Ed!
Carol

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32925 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 10:44 AM

A stunner Ed, one of your most impressive, sublime detail, pin sharp through out. The colours being the icing on the cake. GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Regards Nathan

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 11:00 AM

Once again the detail is first class Ed.
Joan.

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Irishkate
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11 Oct 2012 - 11:39 AM

A beauty sharp an detailed.
Seeing all your butterflies extends the illusion of summer.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
11 Oct 2012 - 2:56 PM

Cracking detail Ed. like it lots, nice condition too, regards leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
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11 Oct 2012 - 2:57 PM

Another fine detailed shot Ed.
Good one.
Mick.

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taggart
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11 Oct 2012 - 3:21 PM

Stunning/excellent detail in this capture!

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carper123
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11 Oct 2012 - 5:10 PM

Better than yesterdays image if that is possible, really like the infocus background showing the butterfly in its natural surroundings, works well, nice one,Ed.
well done.
Darryl. SmileSmile

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 5:35 PM

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

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 5:41 PM

I'm glad you are all enjoying the butterflies there will not be any new material for a while i'm afraid. I've been too busy with work recently and other things to get out and about with the camera, Ed

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Louise_Morris
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11 Oct 2012 - 7:06 PM

A fine shot Ed - hope you are OK - other than being busy!! Lou

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oldgreyheron
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11 Oct 2012 - 7:07 PM

Perfect Ed!

Mike

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Glostopcat
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11 Oct 2012 - 9:57 PM

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

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annettep38
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11 Oct 2012 - 10:19 PM

excellent detail in this impeccable beauty

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pluckyfilly
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11 Oct 2012 - 10:26 PM

I didnt have time to comment earlier Ed as I was off out to photo club tonight and had to go out earlier visiting a friend, so - my apologies, great shot lovely detail and well sharp picture, thanks for pmWink

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ValSaxby
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11 Oct 2012 - 10:29 PM

A fine capture Ed.

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FeatherFriend
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12 Oct 2012 - 1:00 PM

Lovely detail Ed, looks good in the natural habitat,
Geoff.

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bricurtis
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12 Oct 2012 - 2:48 PM

Lovely image Ed - caught all the fine detail in this.
Brian.

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