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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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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 6:17 PM

Amazing clarity and detail.
Matt

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 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
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
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 e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 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 e2 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 e2 Member 8317 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
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16 Aug 2012 - 7:35 PM

Superb shot, Adrian.
Tony

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Snapitt
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16 Aug 2012 - 7:39 PM

Another 1st class shot Adrian.

Jane

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
16 Aug 2012 - 7:44 PM

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

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96180 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 8:00 PM

Many thanks J-NWink


Adrian

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8829 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 8:29 PM

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

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oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 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
tomcat e2 Member 96180 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
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
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
16 Aug 2012 - 9:21 PM

Excellent! IB

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 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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FeatherFriend
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16 Aug 2012 - 10:51 PM

Another beauty Adrian,
Geoff.

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 9176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
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
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
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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