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Marbled White on Knapweed II

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A male marbled white on some knapweed at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham. This one was taken on Saturday afternoon when I met up with Lou, epzer "Looloobey" and her husband Paul.

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 Jul 2012 - 3:22 PM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
Title:Marbled White on Knapweed II
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:16 Jul 2012 - 8:56 AM
Tags:Butterfly conservation, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants. Knapweed, Glos, Marbled white butterfly, Prestbury hill nature reserve, Wildlife / nature
Votes:48
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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 9:14 AM

A beautifully composed capture.

Albert

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 9:21 AM

Such an attractive combination between flowerhead and butterfly.

Ann

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Norfolkboy
16 Jul 2012 - 9:34 AM

Super image.
Colin

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Kingfisher8
16 Jul 2012 - 9:38 AM

Beautiful capture and lovely detail.

Keith.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
16 Jul 2012 - 10:29 AM

A beauty Ed, excellent detail captured,
Fred.

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 10:39 AM

Gorgeous Butterfly Ed', wonderful markings, even with it's Wings closed Smile

John Smile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 11:43 AM

Fine detail, colours and presentation, Ed: yet to see a single butterfly up my way.
Ronnie.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 12:19 PM

What can we say? Yet another lovely butterfly
and they always look good on knapweed.
KateGrin

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achieverswales
16 Jul 2012 - 12:38 PM

Beautiful capture Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 12:58 PM

Agree with Kate Ed,
they always look good on knapweed.
Super shot.
Mick.

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graceland
graceland  102516 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 2:20 PM

nice one

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lostnspace2011
16 Jul 2012 - 3:22 PM

Another lovely shot Edmund. This is as good as yesterdays Smile

Mark

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 3:43 PM

A susper capture, Ed. Carol

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nicedayout
16 Jul 2012 - 4:46 PM

A fine capture the butterfly looks fab on the flower. Jamie

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9892 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1703 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 6:10 PM

I like this more than yesterday's, Ed, but still so nice to see a butterfly of any kind, not many where I live.

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oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron Plus Member 8124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 7:21 PM

Beautiful image Ed.

Mike

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Snapitt
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16 Jul 2012 - 8:03 PM

Lovely shot Ed. Still haven't managed to see one of these.

Jane

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:44 PM

Poor Jane, I have never seen as many as this year, hard to see any others

But Ed, this is a very nive pose for your lil' beautie!

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 8:59 PM

In the South this species is very common on the limestone grasslands, the further North you go the more difficult they are to see

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pluckyfilly
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16 Jul 2012 - 9:44 PM

beautiful

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Julian
Julian  1076 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2012 - 10:17 PM

You're good at playing marbles Ed. Cracking shot!

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Glostopcat
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16 Jul 2012 - 10:20 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, and to Albert for the mod, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 1:58 AM

Good stuff Ed......Apologies for the late comment, my hand's still giving me Holy hell!....

Ade

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2012 - 9:22 PM

beauty
bun Smile

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zapar40
zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 6:00 PM

a beauty, love the detail.
ant.

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