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A male dark green fritillary feeding on some knapweed at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham.

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:21 Jul 2012 - 4:25 PM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
Title:Feeding Fritillary
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:1 Aug 2012 - 7:17 AM
Tags:Butterfly conservation, Close-up / macro, Dark green fritillary butterfly, Glos, Knapweed, Prestbury hill nature reserve, Wildlife / nature
Votes:63
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 7:25 AM

You're next to the big 'O', Ed, and certainly giving him some competition with this fine image Smile Carol

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 7:27 AM

Excellent capture.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43230 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 7:41 AM

A really beautiful photograph depicting this gorgeous Fritillary, so wonderfully filled with natural colours and great detail.

Regards Nathan

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 Aug 2012 - 8:03 AM

Excellent Ed, a beautiful image,
Fred.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 8:28 AM

what a perfect specimen this is

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 8:42 AM

Cracking details you have captured.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 9:15 AM

Beautifully captured, Ed, the detail and colours so well recorded in that summer sun.
Ronnie.

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6533 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 9:49 AM

You are lucky to have this great place on your door step Ed and another great image. - gary

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 10:25 AM

Superb detail and colour Ed.
Joan.

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lostnspace2011
1 Aug 2012 - 11:00 AM

Another lovely shot Ed. A perfect location it seems Prestbury Hill for Butterflies.

Mark

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
1 Aug 2012 - 11:03 AM

Excellent!
JNC

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achieverswales
1 Aug 2012 - 11:18 AM

One of your best Ed, excellent capture!

Regards

Trev.

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
1 Aug 2012 - 11:28 AM

Great shot, Ed.
Tony

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 1:58 PM

I like this pov-- a well tuned image!

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
1 Aug 2012 - 3:03 PM

Great! good quality shot love the 3D effect created, and the Colours and presentation, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 3:14 PM

Excellent shot Ed.
One even Ade would be proud off.
(Although he will probably take the credit for teaching you well !!)
Mick.

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 3:54 PM

Lovely image, I find it so hard to get butterflies to stay still!!
Sylvia

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 282 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 5:22 PM

Another superb image Ed, love the detail and wonderful colours the 3 main colours sit so well together.
well done. ps; looks good in portrait as well. Wink
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 6:38 PM

Lovely addition to your Butterfly series Ed'.

John Smile

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 6:40 PM

Lovely sharp detail Ed. Very nice.

Gerry

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A Booth
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1 Aug 2012 - 6:42 PM

stunning detail and superb colours in a well composed image. excellent work.

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 7:01 PM

Another beauty Ed. Your portfolio is so full of cracking colour.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 7:21 PM

Superb shot Ed. Excellent focus and as sharp as a new pin with the glorious wing markings.
Ron

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 8:13 PM

so beautiful Ed

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 8:20 PM

Superb specimen Ed beautifully photographed. Lovely markings and a good pov.
Brian.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8769 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1596 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 9:37 PM

Definitely one of your best, beautiful detail on this pretty butterfly, love the angle too.

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43913 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway25 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 9:38 PM

An excellent pov Ed, shot from above...something different. Good un.

Malc

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2012 - 9:48 PM

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

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 6:01 AM

Many thanks for the User Award Bill, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 8:38 AM

Great shot. Glad to see there are some about. Paul

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norton
norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 9:06 AM

Another fine capture Ed,great colour and detail..................

Tony.

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 7:31 PM

One of your best Ed ,a beauty.

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