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from the glasshouse in Wisley Monday one of the best, thanks for all c/c's on yesterdays upload, have a great day - I tried both the 90mm macro lens and the 18-70mm I didnt use a tripod as setting it up the butterfly flew orft great to visit and see them all but rubbish pics mostly I was with a friend ARPS he was concentrating but at the same time as helpful as he could be and I am rubbish at PS when doing butterflies

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:tropical butterfly
Username:pluckyfilly pluckyfilly
Uploaded:29 Jan 2009 - 8:30 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 8:32 AM

Lovely macro Ann - well done.......Bill

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photophantom
photophantom e2 Member 6108 forum postsphotophantom vcard Philippines3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 8:37 AM

doin great Ann

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 8:45 AM

A super macro, Ann, and making me jealous again, going to Wisley! Carol

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motorsportpictures
motorsportpictures e2 Member 6289 forum postsmotorsportpictures vcard United Kingdom23 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 9:03 AM

Great macro and detail.
Scott

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andy210966
andy210966 e2 Member 7andy210966 vcard Wales119 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 9:10 AM

This a lovely shot Ann - never the easiest of subjects to photograph and it has taken patience and skill to achieve what you have produced here!

Andy

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GT_Steel
GT_Steel e2 Member 9GT_Steel vcard United Kingdom
29 Jan 2009 - 9:13 AM

Really nice butterfly and great colour and detail.

Gavin

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 9:17 AM

Good macro shot Ann, nice textures in the wings.
Love its pose - because I too am just hanging around - meets my mood!
Johanna

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PeterLaw
PeterLaw e2 Member 6PeterLaw vcard United Kingdom
29 Jan 2009 - 9:57 AM

This really a great close up Ann Very well taken.#I wish I could get them as good as this.
Peter

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM e2 Member 6BERTRAM vcard United Kingdom
29 Jan 2009 - 10:17 AM

A fantastic shot,brilliantly taken.
Dave

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 10:20 AM

Well captured, Ann. They can be a bit tricky to photograph...they tend to keep flying off by the time I've focused!
TrevB Smile

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 11:38 AM

Nothing wrong with this Ann-- in fact as a handheld shot it is spot on. Hope you have lots more like this.
Ron

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DolphinLady
DolphinLady e2 Member 854 forum postsDolphinLady vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 12:11 PM

This is really beautiful Ann, it looks like porcelain.
Hilary

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 12:52 PM

Excellent details and DOF. I would suggest cloning out the small bud, bottom right corner.

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challicew
challicew e2 Member 6challicew vcard South Africa1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 1:31 PM

Lovely capture!!!

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Stace
Stace e2 Member 6Stace vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 2:43 PM

Fantastic capture Ann, of this tree nymth, done a mod but I dont think its any better

Stace

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norton
norton e2 Member 11norton vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 3:29 PM

Lovely colour and detail Ann,superb capture....................

Tony.

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SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 727 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 3:40 PM

Lovely colour and comp Ann

Jon

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Bob_V
Bob_V e2 Member 7Bob_V vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 4:01 PM

What fantastic macro work Ann, so well done.
Bob

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vandalp
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29 Jan 2009 - 7:00 PM

Lovely Butterfly Ann, look forward to seeing some more.
Vanda

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Gezina
Gezina e2 Member 8Gezina vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 9:49 PM

Thisis a great capture Ann - these butterflies are surprisingly big and you've captured it well Ina

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whiteswan01
whiteswan01 e2 Member 6whiteswan01 vcard England
29 Jan 2009 - 11:00 PM

wow excellent is it open now
Dawn

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 9176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2009 - 11:15 PM

Excellent handheld shot
Steve

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2009 - 12:39 AM

Exquisite capture!

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Ray42
Ray42 e2 Member 6Ray42 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2009 - 8:01 AM

Nice shot Ann - good detail and colour

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2009 - 8:39 AM

What a great shot..
I am glad you got a little award for this...
Great work....

Dave

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janty66
janty66  7 England
30 Jan 2009 - 3:51 PM

cracking shot, super detail...

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franfoto
franfoto e2 Member 7franfoto vcard England32 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2009 - 1:09 PM

I really like this Ann, nice detail and light...my kinda shot.

Sorry have left clicks on a lot of your shots, trying to catch up after being away for a while.
Fran

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brianhaslam
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31 Jan 2009 - 4:51 PM

Looks exotic, didn't know they kept butterflies.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6261 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2009 - 11:38 PM

Super detailed butterfly macro and I love the background with the bright pink flowers too. I didn't know they had butterflies at wisley either - must go and take a look Smile
Sylvia

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FeatherFriend
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1 Feb 2009 - 5:42 PM

Lovely detail on the wings Ann,
Geoff.

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Glostopcat
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1 Feb 2009 - 8:44 PM

A beautiful butterfly you've captured here, happy to bring up the half century for this one

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Dotrob
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2 Feb 2009 - 11:08 PM

Beautiful, lovely detail and lighting.
Dot

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gillykins
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8 Feb 2009 - 9:41 AM

Cracking detail Ann
Gill

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maryg
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10 Feb 2009 - 9:17 AM

Had to look after seeing david's comments, yes this is a great portffolio. brillaint butterfly such detail!
mary

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