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Thankyou for your interest in the Spanish modernist museum, but I thought I'd have a break from it and upload something completely different. This was taken at the St. Albans Butterfly World in Hertfordshire. I have changed the background.
Pamela.

I would like to say a big BIG thankyou to Jules for the Guest Editor Award, the first I have ever received, and I am thrilled to bits.
Also, thankyou to Helen for favouring me with her User Award, such a lovely surprise.

Camera:Canon Powershot SX30 IS
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Swallowtail Butterfly
Username:pamelajean pamelajean
Uploaded:22 Jan 2012 - 5:26 PM
Tags:Arthropoda, Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Insecta, Lepidoptera
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Voters:Umberto_Vanni · SlowSong · Chinga · JohnChambersPhotography · marktc · teocali · franken · tomcat · Daisymaye · dmhuynh72 · gary_d · evelen · buxton · Len1950 · Ade_Osman · norton · helenlinda · CarolG · bagman · mattberry · cabbie · strokebloke · Samuel_Aron · KarenFB · Niknut · Steve_S · EAS · taggart · AlanPerkins · MalcolmM · mrswoolybill · jaktis · ChazB · Briwooly · bricurtis · julesm · Suehh · tezquirk · brownsilent · Alan_Baseley · Arty · phototwink · xwang · stevenb · TrevBatWCC · mex · Cormy · nikshot · mikesmith · HeathMcDonald · Brilane · saltireblue · dilvanga · sarniebill2 · lifesnapper · sueriley · FeatherFriend · imagio · delz · Maiwand · pronabk · Ridgeway · Glostopcat · beckybookins · CaroleS · Mike_Young · PaulLiley · phil99 · GillyB · sparrowhawk · Lillian · Jat_Riski · NeilWigan · AnnChown · cheesey · Big_Beavis · DonMc · gazlowe · Tibetan · cocobean ·
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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65011 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 5:27 PM

Beautifully sharp and vibrant.
Chris

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Chinga
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22 Jan 2012 - 5:27 PM

This si bit of a winner! Wonderful image! IB

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marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 5:30 PM

Very nice Pamela

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franken
franken Plus Member 123447 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 5:33 PM

The new background works well Pamela - excellent macro.

Ken

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 5:42 PM

Great image, well done with the b/g.........Sandy

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  735 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 5:45 PM

beautifully captured Pam, great bg, colours and detail.
regards
Yung

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 5:47 PM

Super sharp and well detailed. - gary

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evelen
evelen  10 England
22 Jan 2012 - 5:49 PM

beautiful capture colours and detail.
eve.Grin

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Len1950
Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
22 Jan 2012 - 6:01 PM

Lovely sharp capture.

Len

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norton
norton  11 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 6:13 PM

Crisp and colourful, lovely image Pam well captured.................

Tony.

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 6:20 PM

Lovely clear crisp colours and detail
A beauty PamelaSmileSmile
Delighted to give it my award
Helen

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 6:28 PM

A lovely capture, Pamela, and a great presentation, well deserving of the award. Carol

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strokebloke
strokebloke Plus Member 6481 forum postsstrokebloke vcard England17 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 7:03 PM

Excellent Pamela. And true to the standard we've come to expect from you WinkSmile

Jack

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Samuel_Aron
22 Jan 2012 - 7:21 PM

Stunningly detailed macro!
Sam.

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 7:43 PM

Wonderful image of this so pretty butterfly. The bg works so well.

Ann

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 7:49 PM

Stunning--- a beautiful butterfly!

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8669 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1187 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 8:14 PM

Clean, bold, almost abstract. Perfectly placed in a formal square.
Moira

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jaktis
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22 Jan 2012 - 8:31 PM

A real beauty

Peter

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 8:58 PM

Beautiful butterfly Pamela - probably could have softened the dark outline around the edges on the leaves. I like it though.Smile
Brian.

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Suehh
Suehh  839 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 9:37 PM

Such a beautiful image Pamela - love the light on these greens.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9892 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1703 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 10:28 PM

They only seem to have appeared on the EPZ resized image, Brian. They're not on the original.

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tezquirk
tezquirk  327 forum posts United Kingdom
22 Jan 2012 - 11:55 PM

Perfect macro .. Great capture .

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brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2012 - 8:48 AM

Wow - perfect.
Johanna

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bricurtis Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2012 - 9:16 AM


Quote: They only seem to have appeared on the EPZ resized image, Brian. They're not on the original.

It was only a minor point Pamela - congratulations on your GEA.
Brian.

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xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2012 - 11:06 AM

Beautilufl clear image.. wonderful light.

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TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2012 - 2:28 PM

A stunning close-up, Pamela, excellent detail throughout Wink
Trev Smile

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24 Jan 2012 - 7:40 PM

A striking image Pam, lovely.

John Smile

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25 Jan 2012 - 4:35 PM

Congrats on your GEA Pamela,
Geoff.

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imagio
imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 11:32 PM

Great capture Pamela, well done on the award..

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delz
delz  10 New Zealand
27 Jan 2012 - 12:23 AM

So sharp and detailed, I love it!

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Maiwand
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27 Jan 2012 - 7:46 PM

A stunner Pamela. Terrific shot and congrats on your award.
Ron

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morpheus1955
27 Jan 2012 - 10:26 PM

Fantastic shot, superb detail and colours, pin sharp too.

Hugh

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2012 - 2:57 PM

Inspiration indeed,,I must try harder,,brilliant shot,,

Aidan,,


Glad you liked Spirit of Dog,Wink

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2012 - 8:07 PM

A stunning close up of this beautiful and exotic looking butterfly, the clarity, detail and colours are just wonderful

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 468 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 8:06 AM

I am doing catchup - What a fine shot, absolutely superb - Carole

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 10:43 PM

Striking. The contrast of colours makes it. Love this one. paul

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phil99
phil99 Plus Member 845 forum postsphil99 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2012 - 9:19 PM

Superb .Wonderful colour and brilliantly sharp....Phil

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6 Feb 2012 - 11:06 AM

wow i love it

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2012 - 10:04 PM

SO deserving of all the praise and awards Pamela
congratulations
Lillian

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9892 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1703 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2012 - 5:23 PM

Thankyou everyone, I am really pleased with the way this one has been received.

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8 Apr 2012 - 10:28 PM

Beautiful image, super capture and change of background well excecuted
DonMc

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
9 Jul 2012 - 10:49 AM

A real beauty good detail and I like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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