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When i visited Prees heath a couple of week's ago with Nigel,Adrian,and Lou this was a shot i had in mind,But i didn't think i would get it but between us and my mate Stuart we found this fresh male SSB emerging with the ant's still cleaning the sticky substance off,Amazing to see,

John.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:6 Jul 2013 - 10:26 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Silver-studded blue with attending ant's
Username:john_starkey john_starkey
Uploaded:30 Jul 2013 - 5:22 PM
Tags:Ant's., Butterflies, Close up, Close-up / macro, Macro, Nature, Wildlife
Votes:41

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jul 2013 - 5:26 PM

Top drawer stuff

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jul 2013 - 5:30 PM

Excellent image!!

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bumbleb3
bumbleb3  8356 forum posts United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 - 5:31 PM

superb close up photography
sandy

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7304 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jul 2013 - 5:39 PM

Brilliant John.....I had to leave very early on my only visit and got just the boring images.

Keith

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4516 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jul 2013 - 5:51 PM

Amazing shot !!!.....faultless quality !!!

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jul 2013 - 6:01 PM

Fantastic image,

Ali Smile

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
30 Jul 2013 - 6:31 PM

fantastic shot well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 - 7:22 PM

Now tha'ts how to take a butterfly image. Superb - top shot.

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dave1967
dave1967 e2 Member 2dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 - 7:42 PM

Cracking shot
Dave

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 - 7:54 PM

Superb shot, John.
Tony

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jul 2013 - 8:54 PM

Top class image John
Lillian

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42289 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
30 Jul 2013 - 9:06 PM

This really is a cracker JS. Lou

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DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 9100 forum postsDerekL vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jul 2013 - 11:15 PM

Got the "icing on the cake" there John.
Great shot.

Derek

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NigelKiteley
NigelKiteley e2 Member 5NigelKiteley vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 5:12 PM

Absolute stunner John, superbly detailed right down to the floppy wings.

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 430 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 8:51 PM

Stunning capture and stunning detail
Jason

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 9:24 PM

What a fantastic image John, what a privelege it must have been not only to see but also to record this actually happening

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 2:46 PM

Congrats on all your well deserved awards for this cracking good shot John.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 5DonMc vcard United Kingdom
3 Aug 2013 - 8:32 PM

Absolute class JohnSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileWink
Don

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