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A male Chalkhill Blue Lysandra coridon, taking in the early morning sun.

I waited patiently for this beauty to open his wings and he duly obliged, before fluttering off over the grasses

Many thanks to Brian (Brian65), for his award given to yesterday's MW

Thanks mateTongue


Adrian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:12 Aug 2012 - 7:31 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Barnack No 12
Username:tomcat tomcat
Uploaded:16 Aug 2012 - 6:16 PM
Tags:Barnack, Butterflies, Chalkhill blue, Insects, Lincolnshire, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:65
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Views:175
Unique Views:82

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paskinmj
paskinmj  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 6:17 PM

Amazing clarity and detail.
Matt

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8164 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 6:33 PM

Can't fault it, Adrian, he and the image are just perfect in every respect. Carol

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Glostopcat
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16 Aug 2012 - 7:06 PM

A stunning close up of this beautiful blue butterfly, you've caught him in some wonderful warm light

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:15 PM

lovely capture, beautiful colour and detail as always, i do like the central comp here.
ant.

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Badgerfred
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16 Aug 2012 - 7:17 PM

Superb, love the colour and detail,
Fred.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5144 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:17 PM

The Chalkhill Blue must be one of the prettiest butterflies, this specimen so well captured in this shot, Adrian.
Ronnie.

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:19 PM

Splendid shot and love the details captured in the light Adrian
Lillian

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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England242 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:22 PM

Well captured Adrian,your patience paid off !!!

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8323 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:24 PM

No complaints from me this is superb work Adrian

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TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:35 PM

Superb shot, Adrian.
Tony

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Snapitt
Snapitt Plus Member 5Snapitt vcard
16 Aug 2012 - 7:39 PM

Another 1st class shot Adrian.

Jane

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY Plus Member 8967 forum postsJN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:44 PM

Superb!!!!!!!!!
I wish it was one of mine.
JNC

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tomcat Plus Member 96222 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 8:00 PM

Many thanks J-NWink


Adrian

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pamelajean Critique Team 9865 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1665 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 8:29 PM

Open-winged and upside-down, just wonderful Adrian.

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oldgreyheron Plus Member 8124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 8:54 PM

I can only add to the plaudits Adrian.

Mike

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NigelKiteley
16 Aug 2012 - 8:59 PM

Now that's a bit special!!

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tomcat
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16 Aug 2012 - 9:04 PM

Thanks mateTongue

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Brian65
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16 Aug 2012 - 9:18 PM

Fantastic shot Adrian, your the pro at these mate. Thanks for your kind comment today.
Brian

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Chinga
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16 Aug 2012 - 9:21 PM

Excellent! IB

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 9:28 PM

an unusual pose and perfect blue detail!

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 10:10 PM

Excellent image of such a beautiful butterfly.

Ann

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16 Aug 2012 - 10:51 PM

Another beauty Adrian,
Geoff.

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Steve_S
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16 Aug 2012 - 11:28 PM

Very nice Adrian Smile
Steve

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CaroleS
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17 Aug 2012 - 8:36 AM

Love the way it appears to be suspended in mid air with those beautiful wings open.
Carole

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Maiwand
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17 Aug 2012 - 9:38 AM

Nice change of the usual POV Adrian and fine timing to wait for the wings to open. Superb shot.
Ron

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 1:28 PM

He's a beauty.
Very well captured.

B.

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