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... was this brown argus using public transport!

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thought you got a bit sick of my visit to Bordeaux and since it has been throwing it down all day there is nothing new I'm afraid. So here is a summer memory.

For all our American friends : please be assured that we are lost for words about the latest school shooting. My deepest sympathy for a nation shocked by senseless violence.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4 D (IF) Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Jul 2012 - 6:39 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.9
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Fooled by the go faster stripes ...
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:15 Dec 2012 - 8:26 PM
Tags:(Aricia agestis), Brown argus, Butterfly, Insect, Wildlife / nature
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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 8:33 PM

Magnifique!! Smile

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 8:38 PM

I like your title..............remindjavascript:;s me when go faster stripes were an essential part of a car..........Ha Ha Ha............nice image also......well captured...........GrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 8:39 PM

What an excellent find and capture, Annette: wonderful detail in both butterfly and it's mode of transport.
Ronnie.

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gajewski
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15 Dec 2012 - 8:40 PM

Maybe the argus thought it was sitting on an s-car and wondering "why doesn't this s-car go?"
-=\Walter
Annette -- thank you for the kind words regarding the school shooting. The whole country (and beyond) is in shock.

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hasslebladuk
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15 Dec 2012 - 9:02 PM

What an excellent shot lovely detail
mike

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 9:04 PM

We all share your sentiment Annette such a sad loss of such precious tiny lives.

A great capture and wonderful sentiment.

Walter how amusing you bought a smile to this sad face!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 9:32 PM

Just going for a spin..Grin

Dave

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 - 9:38 PM

Super capture, Annette.

P.

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 9:43 PM

What a beauty, love it!!

Ann

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Norfolkboy
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15 Dec 2012 - 9:52 PM

A real beauty, Annette. Great composition.
Colin

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 - 9:59 PM

Love the composition and colours Annette,well portray.
Elena

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 10:30 PM

A stunning image Annette,well done..Lin

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rontear
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15 Dec 2012 - 10:55 PM

Wonderful nature Annette, excellent moment and image !!
Ron.

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 11:56 PM

Cracking shot Annette pin sharp.Bit like our public transport ,going nowhere fast.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 1:01 AM

Unique and VERY SPECIAL!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 6:25 AM

A wonderful capture, Annette. Carol

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
16 Dec 2012 - 7:08 AM

Wow Annette !! This is simply brilliant photography !! Very well captured !

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 7:24 AM

WOW what a unique and beautiful photograph It has just got to receive my UA.

Albert

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mikeoregon
16 Dec 2012 - 8:01 AM

Thanks for your thoughts, Annette, very kind of you. I hope we are on the verge of change now.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85853 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 8:05 AM

Love the title Annette

One butterfly that I never saw, this last season - in very short supply in my neck of the woods


Adrian

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LynneJoyce
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16 Dec 2012 - 8:06 AM

Stunning!

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senn
senn e2 Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 8:09 AM

exquisite coincidence ! .. effectively captured

I'd rotate it 90 left

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Maiwand
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16 Dec 2012 - 8:15 AM

Super capture Annette.
Ron

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ChiliMan
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16 Dec 2012 - 8:42 AM

He caught the wrong taxi Grin

Utterly beautiful shot, Annette, and well presented too with that delicate border.

Andrew

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
16 Dec 2012 - 8:54 AM

Great find. super shot. I suspect a lot of us have fallen into that trap.

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lifesnapper
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16 Dec 2012 - 9:16 AM

Brilliant double act.

John Smile

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NDODS
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16 Dec 2012 - 9:26 AM

An outrageously stunning image Annette GrinGrinGrin

Regards Nathan

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SlowSong
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16 Dec 2012 - 10:37 AM

So cute. Smile

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 10:51 AM

Excellent dof and sharp throughout with a great bg Annette. My ownly concern here is the border. Have you tried the simple sect all then stroke a 1px white and a black bg. Pops them out then
Richard

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Joline
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16 Dec 2012 - 11:36 AM

What a great find.....gorgeous!

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digital_boi
16 Dec 2012 - 11:37 AM

superb just excellent a pleasure to view


GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
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16 Dec 2012 - 12:03 PM

One of your best Annette.
I love this image.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Niknut
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16 Dec 2012 - 3:55 PM

Superb shot !!!.....absolutely faultless !!!

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debu
debu  4 India
16 Dec 2012 - 4:08 PM

Superbly captured.
debu

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pamelajean
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16 Dec 2012 - 4:34 PM

Refreshingly different, Annette, beautiful image.

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WindowonWildlife
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16 Dec 2012 - 4:51 PM

Absolutely Superb Annette, wonderful detail, great BG Smile 1st Class Wink

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thedon1941
16 Dec 2012 - 5:20 PM

Brilliant macro Annette. Superb. Don

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 - 5:43 PM

A very fine photo
Steve

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
17 Dec 2012 - 7:57 AM

Excellent photo Annette, well composed and presented, love it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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bricurtis
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17 Dec 2012 - 10:56 AM

Cracking image - wish it were mine.Smile

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Ayoob
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17 Dec 2012 - 11:31 AM

Great detailed image ,Annette......GrinGrinGrin

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Glostopcat
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25 Dec 2012 - 1:50 PM

You've seized this opprtunity brilliantly, a very humorous nature shot indeed

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