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Thank you as always for all the votes and comments on yesterday's Silver Studded Blues, much appreciated.

A Scarce Swallowtail for today, photographed in my favourite meadow in Spain back in July.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Canon 100mm f2.8 L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:13 Jul 2012 - 3:31 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Scarce Swallowtail
Username:NigelKiteley NigelKiteley
Uploaded:21 Sep 2012 - 10:53 AM
Tags:Butterflies, Close-up / macro, Scarce swallowtail, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:33
Voters:TonyDy · Pete · NDODS · Joline · gazlowe · Fefe · DannoM · Arty · DaveBartlett · Chinga · Ray_Seagrove · SUE118 · Ade_Osman · Metro6R4 · Greyheron · bricurtis · Margaret101 · KarenFB · franken · Niknut · jennialexander · WindowonWildlife · cameraman · Irishkate · bagman · Neil-Ludford · EMJAYCEE · Glostopcat · Philip_H · Snapitt · soulofharmony · LeeFisher · annettep38 ·
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TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2012 - 11:05 AM

Stunning image, Nigel.
Tony

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43828 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2012 - 11:07 AM

A macro photograph of the highest quality Nigel. The pin sharp focusing allows me to explore every minute detail of this gorgeous specimen without obstruction.

Regards Nathan

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Fefe
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21 Sep 2012 - 12:20 PM

terrific detailGrin
Diane

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Chinga
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21 Sep 2012 - 12:34 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrin WONDERFUL..... IB

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SUE118
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21 Sep 2012 - 12:47 PM

Beautifully captured.

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91940 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2012 - 3:28 PM

Superb Nigel - fabulous detail and great pose showing off this beautiful specimen.
Brian.

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Margaret101
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21 Sep 2012 - 3:37 PM

beautiful. Such a wonderful clear colourful shot!

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franken
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21 Sep 2012 - 5:04 PM

Superb macro.

Ken

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WindowonWildlife
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21 Sep 2012 - 7:47 PM

Quality Nigel Wink Top Notch mate

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2012 - 12:24 AM

Magnificent butterfly beautifully photographed.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2012 - 9:04 AM

Magnificient image.
Joan.

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22 Sep 2012 - 1:07 PM

A stunning close up of this magnificent and exotic looking butterfly, such wonderful detail, colours and clarity

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Snapitt
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22 Sep 2012 - 9:29 PM

Excellent macro Nigel. Superb detail and great b/g

Jane

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 12:28 PM

lovely capture
fully intact, no wear and tear!! Here they like the brambles, unfortunately.
Actually it is the common one which is scarce for us Smile

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