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A Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus malvae, taken about 90 minutes ago at Twywell.

Popped over to see how things had faired since the heavy rain the other day.
Only saw four Common Blues, three Small Heaths, a few Dingy Skippers and this fella.

Big thanks to Ron (Maiwand) for his U.A given to my GoldfinchTongue


Adrian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:9 Jun 2012 - 5:56 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
Title:Twywell 2012 No 12
Username:tomcat tomcat
Uploaded:9 Jun 2012 - 7:35 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Grizzled skipper, Insects, Northants, Twywell, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:52

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skewey
skewey  731 forum posts England
9 Jun 2012 - 7:40 PM

A piece of macro brilliance Adrian.

Paul

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 7:41 PM

Excellent capture Adrian and really like that perch and neutral bg setting up the subject so well
Richard

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gilbertmjake
gilbertmjake e2 Member 3gilbertmjake vcard England
9 Jun 2012 - 7:43 PM

Great macro, great detail, nice one !

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 7:50 PM

You certainly have your eye in for this one Adrian. Sharp as a new tack and terrific detail.
Ron

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ElmsArt
ElmsArt  782 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 8:47 PM

Beautifully clear and detailed macro. Excellent capture.

Jackie

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 8:55 PM

The detail is quite immaculate, could not be better: how well the subject is set apart from the b/g.
Ronnie.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:04 PM

fabulous, what more can I say that hasnt already been saidSmile

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:05 PM

Superb detail.
Love the name, Grizzled Skipper !
Very well done Adrian.

B.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:42 PM

Brilliant detail in this marvellous macro Adie, one of your best I feel

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:55 PM

Outstanding image Adrian.
Colin

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ianrobinson
ianrobinson e2 Member 41106 forum postsianrobinson vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:57 PM

A real beauty i must say and very well captured on your behalf..

Ian

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RickFreid
RickFreid  3 United States
9 Jun 2012 - 10:19 PM

Great macro!

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Lillian
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9 Jun 2012 - 10:29 PM

Great close up Adrian
Lillian

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 6:14 AM

Perfect, as always, Adrian. Temperatures rising here, forecasting mid to late 30's by Wednesday, big cracks appearing in the ground now. Carol

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vickyf
vickyf e2 Member 8vickyf vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 8:59 AM

Glorious detail. Easy to see why butterflies can be hard to spot! Vicky

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 9:30 AM

Another super macro Adrian.

Carole

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hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 10:45 AM

The detail and sharpness is amazing Adrian
mike

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 4Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
10 Jun 2012 - 10:50 AM

Top notch image Adrian, wow that detail.
Brian

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pamelajean Critique Team 8687 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1531 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 5:48 PM

Well deserved awards, Adrian, and quite a few sightings.

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