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A male adonis blue butterfly on some eyebright in the masts field at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:70.0 - 300.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 109.4 - 468.7 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:7 Sep 2012 - 1:23 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Prestbury Hill Adonis Blue
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:11 Nov 2012 - 10:56 AM
Tags:Adonis blue butterfly, Butterfly conservation, Close-up / macro, Eyebright, Glos, Prestbury hill nature reserve, Wildlife / nature
Votes:62

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
11 Nov 2012 - 11:19 AM

Pristine macro with a lovely light... IB

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TonyDy
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11 Nov 2012 - 11:31 AM

Very good shot, Ed.
Tony

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fificat100
11 Nov 2012 - 11:54 AM

Beautiful shot.

Lavina

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graceland
graceland  102478 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 12:00 PM

well done

thats a great picture
Grin

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pascalg
pascalg Plus Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
11 Nov 2012 - 12:13 PM

impressive close up!

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 12:57 PM

Such good detail Ed - feel you could reach out and touch him.
Joan.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8168 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 1:36 PM

A cracker, Ed. Went to the meadow this afternoon, saw one painted lady, one small copper, one large white and two long tailed blues. Carol

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 1:41 PM

A beauty Ed with lovely markings.
Very sharp and good b/g.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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taggart
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11 Nov 2012 - 1:50 PM

Excellent! nice to see these again!

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
11 Nov 2012 - 1:54 PM

Beautiful Ed. sorry to bombard you but have been busy, now trying to catch up lol. well done regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 2:02 PM

Now this IS a lovely image Ed' well done.

John Smile

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Ade_Osman
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11 Nov 2012 - 2:54 PM

Another gud un Ed, I see I'm gonna have to slap you around a bit next time I see thee, don't want you encouraging Bun too much.....

Ade Tongue

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gingerdelight
11 Nov 2012 - 3:10 PM

A beautiful capture Ed!
Carol

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8621 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1148 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 4:10 PM

Really excellent, light and fragility perfectly captured.
Moira

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WindowonWildlife
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11 Nov 2012 - 4:46 PM

A fine specimen ED Smile

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Andree_Borrel
11 Nov 2012 - 6:01 PM

Still going great guns Ed, good work

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 7:07 PM

Super shot Ed. Ticks all the right boxes for me.
Ron

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8248 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 7:27 PM

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

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 7:33 PM

Very lovely, well done.

B.

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11 Nov 2012 - 8:01 PM

Wonderful Lad.

Rock

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8325 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 8:34 PM

seems you may go on for ever Ed not that I am complaining anything but! another superb shot

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bricurtis
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11 Nov 2012 - 9:11 PM

A super capture on that flower Ed - lovely detail.
Brian.

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Glostopcat
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11 Nov 2012 - 9:18 PM

Many thanks for all your c&c's folks they are much appreciated, Ed

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dmhuynh72
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11 Nov 2012 - 9:23 PM

The light and detail are excellent Ed. You're really good at these.
regards
Yung

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 10:17 PM

A Superb capture,ED,like the colour,light and detail here,very well done,
saeid

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2012 - 10:57 PM

bluetiful
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