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Staying with butterflies with what I believe to be a Common Blue.

Thanks for looking.

Regards. - gary

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Common blue (I think)
Username:gary_d gary_d
Uploaded:24 May 2012 - 11:15 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Wildlife / nature
Votes:64

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2012 - 11:18 PM

Fine detailed shot, Gary, and the colours well recorded.
Ronnie.

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2012 - 11:19 PM

superb Gary, lovely detail and colour.
ant.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2012 - 11:29 PM

you think right and good job you took your macro this time SmileSmileSmile

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2012 - 11:34 PM

According to my butterfly cards - this is a female Common Blue
The male is much more attractive I think being Blue all over (or mostly).
However well done for capturing one at all.
Kate

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phil1963
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24 May 2012 - 11:36 PM

Beautiful detail, fantastic captureGrin

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 12:13 AM

Stunning Gary,brilliant shot..Lin

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claremaher19
25 May 2012 - 12:19 AM

Stunning shot, I really love it

Clare Smile

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mikbee
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25 May 2012 - 12:25 AM

Super colour and furry detail Gary.
Excellent shot.
Mick.

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lostnspace2011
25 May 2012 - 12:34 AM

This is a lovely shot Gary, yes a female Common blue as Kate mentioned, there should be less blue on the top side of her wings than in the Males.

Mark

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 1:26 AM

It wonders me how you get such detail, A beauty!

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tonyguitar
25 May 2012 - 5:16 AM

For a common anything, its just beautiful and your quality control is top notch. TG

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cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
25 May 2012 - 6:21 AM

Cracking macro well done

Bob

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 7:16 AM

fantastic detail gary brilliant colours and textures a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 7:25 AM

Fantastic , lovely and beautiful capture,Gary ,very well done,
Saeid

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GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 7:26 AM

Excellent detail and sharp where it counts Gary ... Love the oof flowers.

gill

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 7:42 AM

A brilliant close up Gary, the detail and colours are immaculate. Is this a newly hatched individual taken recently or have you been saving this one up since last year?

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 8:55 AM

Another cracking capture, Gary.
I wonder if those antennae will pick up digital tv?
Wink
Regards
Bill

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Jat_Riski
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25 May 2012 - 9:41 AM

Beautifully captured, Gary.

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senn
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25 May 2012 - 9:45 AM

top level close up ..

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WhiteRose1
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25 May 2012 - 9:53 AM

A real beauty, Gary. Handheld?

Dave

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luckybry
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25 May 2012 - 9:56 AM

brilliant again

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114509 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 10:11 AM

Top notch Gary......ID looks correct to me, but I've been known to be wrong before now Sad That's why I stick with my moths Wink

Ade

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 1:28 PM

Fantastic image Gary, superb detail and colours perfect IMHO Smile

Hugh

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25 May 2012 - 1:33 PM

Brilliant detail and colour, a top shot Gary.

Len

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 5:38 PM

A very fine capture of this pretty
butterfly.
Well done Gary.

B.

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25 May 2012 - 7:01 PM

What a cracking good image Gary, congrats on your awards.
Brian

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 7:07 PM

'TOP {5 STARs * * * * *} & very Lovely macro Butterfly Shot,...'very Worthy of the Quartet of UA's,' Gary~

Have a great Weekend, 'o'er the Pond,'...Mate~~ Smile

Ciao~ Pietro

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25 May 2012 - 7:54 PM

Lovely close up capture
Ju

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26 May 2012 - 10:45 AM

Brilliant shot Gary
very worthy of it's awards
Lillian

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AnnChown
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26 May 2012 - 12:03 PM

A stunner Gary - great dof and wonderful detail! As Lillian says, very worthy of all your awards! Smile
Ann

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TerryMcK
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26 May 2012 - 8:43 PM

Indeed a multi-award winner, Gary. Very well photographed.
Terry

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1881
1881  2 India
27 May 2012 - 7:58 PM

BRILLIANT work.
Regards - SANJEEV

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
31 May 2012 - 2:41 AM

wow Gary A1 image, everythings perfect - congrats on all the awards, well deserved
Tammy

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31 May 2012 - 9:35 PM

Superb close up here Gary. A

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evelen
evelen  9 England
2 Jun 2012 - 6:11 PM

beautiful capture colour and detail.
eve.

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