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Three shots of a marbled white butterfly taken on Leckhampton Hill near Cheltenham a few days ago

Camera:Canon PowerShot A400
Lens:5.9-13.2mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Marbled White
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:3 Aug 2008 - 12:52 PM
Tags:Cheltenham, Close-up / macro, Glos, Leckhampton hill, Marbled white butterfly, Summer, Thistle, Wildlife / nature
Votes:94
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Lexical
Lexical  7 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2008 - 1:00 PM

Great Shot
Phil.

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jdenman
jdenman  6 Spain5 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 1:04 PM

Great detail in this beauty.
John

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bombebit
bombebit  6 Denmark
3 Aug 2008 - 1:10 PM

oh damn... that is sharp... well done..

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thephototherapist

wow, so sharp! great advertisement for the anti-big-camera brigade!
Liz Smile

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User_Removed
3 Aug 2008 - 1:19 PM

Lovely shot - I think the first is the best (and sharpest).

Brett

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gillykins
gillykins  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 1:29 PM

V2 for me...beautiful capture!
Gill

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8831 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 1:32 PM

Your choice for V1 is my favourite, such lovely detail on this beautifully-marked butterfly. They elude me.

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romansnumber7

Well captured series, version 1 stands out for me.

Paul

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 1:50 PM

Great images, well captured. Carol

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mrsvee
mrsvee  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 1:53 PM

Super image, great close-up & detail.
V1 for me.
Vee.

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Arty
Arty  11 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2008 - 1:54 PM

Wonderful set of shots!
Arty.

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 2:13 PM

Three excellent images; #1 is a masterpiece.
Bill

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m3lem
m3lem  8 England
3 Aug 2008 - 2:25 PM

All stunning images, excellent, think no 2 is brilliant.
Andrea

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84357 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 2:27 PM

Beautifully caught! Poor little thing's got mites!!

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
3 Aug 2008 - 2:42 PM

V1 the favourite here Ed, great detail,
Fred.

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Brilane
Brilane  8 Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 3:05 PM

Beautiful close-ups, all nicely exposed.
Brian

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8529 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 3:21 PM

You're doing these very well. The detail is extraordinary, I assume those red dots are parasites. Up North we've scarcely seen a butterfly so far this year!
Moira

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 3:32 PM

All three of these are fantastic, such wonderful color and great detail Ed.
Bob

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imander
imander  7388 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 3:37 PM

lovely selection, love the red, it contrasts well with the white
ian

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ringyneck
ringyneck  8308 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 3:55 PM

Why did I get my E510 when this is all I needed.
You get some truely amazing results.
No 1 is astounding.
2 ticks to him and 5 stars to you.

Keith

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Three graet images

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Dee73
Dee73  6 England
3 Aug 2008 - 4:48 PM

fantastic shots, superb detail.

Damon

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 4:51 PM

Another beautiful series Ed,number 1 is superb.
Tom.

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
3 Aug 2008 - 4:57 PM

fantastic captures for sure

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 5:02 PM

Superb clarity and detail, three top shots. - gary

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2008 - 5:37 PM

superb detailed close up capture, love em all
bunSmile

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oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 Member 8124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 6:15 PM

Amazingly detailed and beautiful Ed!

Mike

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GalleryGirl
3 Aug 2008 - 6:32 PM

Fabulous capture Ed. Superb work.
Marilyn x

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
3 Aug 2008 - 6:43 PM

3 Super shots, lovely detailed photos.

Nicky

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MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 91107 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 7:10 PM

Like the texture of the wings Ed great close up details

Malcolm

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Cormy
Cormy  7 England
3 Aug 2008 - 7:11 PM

Superb trio.
Cheers
Alan

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GrahamBaines
3 Aug 2008 - 7:46 PM

Excellent series Keith, No 1 for me definately.

Gaham

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RoddBC
RoddBC  840 forum posts United States
3 Aug 2008 - 7:55 PM

Butterflies and thistles... love them both! Nice work Ed.



Rodd

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microchip
microchip  7 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2008 - 7:58 PM

These are excellent in large, you have captured the detail and textures superbly in each, Great shots Ed,
Alan

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foggytwo
foggytwo  1136 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 8:27 PM

Three great images Ed with number two being my favourite. Super detail.
Pete.

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dwoody
dwoody  6 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2008 - 8:31 PM

Stunning details
Woody

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NickBrandon
3 Aug 2008 - 8:32 PM

Number 1 is an excellent shot Ed, well done,

Nick

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FoxChick
FoxChick  6 United States
3 Aug 2008 - 9:29 PM

Excellent macro

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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 9:33 PM

Three gooduns Ed, but vers.1 has that little extra imo.....Bill

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phototime  8 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2008 - 9:33 PM

All excellent images Ed,very well taken and superb detail.

Mo

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celestun
celestun  1129 forum posts United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 9:41 PM

Your doing remarkable things with that camera! Clarity and detail is very impressive!

Well done!

Tim

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Hop-A-Long
3 Aug 2008 - 9:44 PM

Superb images. #1 has it for me.
Andy

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 9:46 PM

very pretty shots I have a slight preference for v1

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mikewarnes
3 Aug 2008 - 10:17 PM

Lovely detail and nice composition.

Mike

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exposure e2 Member 101763 forum postsexposure vcard England
3 Aug 2008 - 10:36 PM

Lovely light and butterfly detail Ed lovely tones and a lovely set odf detailed images.
Pauline.

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whiteswan01
3 Aug 2008 - 10:51 PM

stunning shots spot on with colours
Dawn

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 733 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 10:56 PM

All of them so perfect, stunning work.
Geoff.

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brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 10:59 PM

three amazing images,
Johanna

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ChazB e2 Member 964 forum postsChazB vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 11:20 PM

V1 has superb detail, very well captured.
Charlotte

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Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2008 - 11:41 PM

More superb detail especially versions one and two.

Best Matt

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MandsH  7 England
4 Aug 2008 - 8:32 AM

Three great shots
Mandy

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pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
4 Aug 2008 - 9:26 AM

such beautiful details...

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2008 - 12:21 PM

Beautiful. You have a lot of different butterflies in your area, how lucky. I agree that the sharpness and clarity of this is amazing.

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2008 - 4:48 PM

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

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ChristineL
4 Aug 2008 - 6:51 PM

Really lovely Ed, pin sharp detail,
Chris.

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Gezina
Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2008 - 10:18 PM

Man I'm sooooo jealous about these - I've really struggled to get shots of the Whites this year and V1 & 2 is just stunning - the detail is sharp and the composition great. Ina

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5 Aug 2008 - 8:55 AM

Superb detailed shot Ed, a real winner.
Richard

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Andree_Borrel
5 Aug 2008 - 10:26 AM

You obviously have the butterfly schedules lol

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rmr  7 Wales
6 Aug 2008 - 8:43 PM

superb detail love v1 and 2
well done ed
mark

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SoulOfNature
3 Sep 2008 - 8:09 PM

Absolutely brilliant !!!

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