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Hi all, the weather has been awful here for days, lots of rain, heavy mist and lack of good light so I've had a go at re processing this one.
Many thanks to those of you that took time out to view and vote on my previous upload and a special thank you to Colin (colin beely) for the UA and Alan (Alan_Baseley) for the GEA, really appreciated,
Regards,
Geoff.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Banded Orange Heliconian 2
Username:FeatherFriend FeatherFriend
Uploaded:9 Nov 2011 - 11:33 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Devon, Farm, Wildlife
Votes:75

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Joline
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 11:38 AM

Fantastic!!!!!

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8168 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 11:44 AM

A sublime image, Geoff, a beautiful butterfly on an equeally beautiful wild flower, superb. Carol

samarmishra
9 Nov 2011 - 11:45 AM

Hi Geoff, this is a great image, excellent capture, fantastically composed and presented too..

Samar..

mondmagu
mondmagu  574 forum posts Ireland
9 Nov 2011 - 12:04 PM

Beautiful image.

Des

Umberto_Vanni
Umberto_Vanni Plus Member 10422 forum postsUmberto_Vanni vcard Scotland
9 Nov 2011 - 12:06 PM

Lovely shot. Well done.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 12:07 PM

Stunning detail

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 12:16 PM

So sharp and crisp Geoff.The detail and colour on this delicate creature is quite amazing.Grin
Ron

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 12:18 PM

They don't get much better than this.

PattiW
PattiW Plus Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 12:38 PM

Beautifully captured and presented, Patti Smile

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 12:45 PM

Splendid work, Geoff!

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 12:55 PM

Thanks for popping in everyone,
Geoff.

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 1:11 PM

Stunning shot with fab details geoff top draw
mike

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 1:17 PM

a wonderful capture, what a beautiful flutterby

saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 1:21 PM

This is stunning pin sharp detail and wonderful colour,
saeid

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 1:24 PM

An excellent capture, great detail and colour.............Sandy

Mynett
Mynett Plus Member 6142 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 1:25 PM

wow thats brilliant.......Smile

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5146 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 2:08 PM

Well, they don't come much better than this, Geoff: the colours and detail are quite superb.
Ronnie.

Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 2:12 PM

Thats a real beauty Geoff, pin sharp. Lovely detail and superb colour.

Glyn

gingerdelight

Excellent! Superb detail and colour!
Carol

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 3:05 PM

Simply stunning. Carole

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 3:31 PM

Beautiful Geoff,so pleased to be your 30th..Lin

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 3:40 PM

Thanks everyone,
Geoff.

tezquirk
tezquirk  327 forum posts United Kingdom
9 Nov 2011 - 3:47 PM

Great shot .. Well captured .

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 3:49 PM

Excellent details and colours too Geoff, good work
Regards Richard

Sezz
Sezz Plus Member 10617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 3:57 PM

That really is excellent macro work Geoff, very impressive!
Such a beautiful butterfly too!

Sarah *

TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 4:41 PM

Superb shot, Geoff.
Tony

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 4:43 PM

Superb detail and colour - very lovely image.
Joan.

SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding Plus Member 6SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 4:48 PM

Absolutely stunning.
Steve.

TerryMcK
TerryMcK  671 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 5:39 PM

Exceptional photography with this pleasing, well-produced image, Geoff.
Terry

Last Modified By TerryMcK at 9 Nov 2011 - 5:39 PM
tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96226 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 7:05 PM

Superb mate


Adrian

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 7:27 PM

Many thanks again,
Geoff.

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 7:34 PM

Outstanding shot Geoff
Helen

KBan
KBan  10469 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 7:51 PM

Superb Geoff

keith

WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife Plus Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 7:57 PM

Here's a nice round 50 Geoff Wink Superb detail mate.

Samuel_Aron
9 Nov 2011 - 8:07 PM

Awesome macro!
Sam.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8248 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 8:20 PM

A fabulous close up of this exotic beauty, such beautiful bright colours and splendid detail. When I saw it on a scabious flower I thought one had turned up in sunny Devon!Wink

Stace
Stace Plus Member 6Stace vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 8:50 PM

A beauty Geoff.......to good in fact Tongue.....quick Geoff the birds are calling !!

Stace

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8325 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 10:31 PM

so beautiful

JustDucky
JustDucky  4 Canada
10 Nov 2011 - 12:31 AM

stunning detail and colour Geoff
Tammy

Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2011 - 8:00 AM

An excellent shot - beautiful, good comp and excellent detail

Gezina
Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2011 - 10:04 AM

Cracking shot certainly tick all the macro boxes for me - Ina

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
10 Nov 2011 - 2:02 PM

Spot on Geoff, wish it was mine.
Brian

achieverswales
10 Nov 2011 - 3:14 PM

Excellent clarity and composition Geoff.

Regards

Trev.

evelen
evelen  10 England
10 Nov 2011 - 6:38 PM

wonderful capture great butterfly.
eve.

Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris Plus Member 42427 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
10 Nov 2011 - 7:59 PM

Stunning Geoff. Excellent detail & clarity. Lou

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91942 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2011 - 9:34 PM

Great shot Geoff - I like the body shape to this.
Brian.

KBan
KBan  10469 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2011 - 5:32 PM

Good shot Geoff, gets my gong for great photography, like the angle

Keith Smile

illiboy
illiboy  6
13 Nov 2011 - 11:55 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Shellio
Shellio  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2011 - 12:27 PM

Superb detail again of a professional level, great pf.
Shell

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 2:35 PM

superb Shot Geoff

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