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I believe this is a White Peacock butterfly but please, if I am wrong, can you experts out there let me know my mistake.
My second attempt at macro/close-up shots. I hope you like them.
Thanks again for all your comments they are very much appreciated. Enjoy the sunshine while it lasts.
Steve.

Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Lens:sigma 105mm macro.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Flutterby
Username:SteveMoulding SteveMoulding
Uploaded:16 Jun 2009 - 11:41 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Pets / captive animals, Wildlife / nature
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luap
luap  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 11:43 AM

great shot

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wideangler
16 Jun 2009 - 11:58 AM

Mmmmm! Beautiful capture!

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Kevhan
Kevhan  6 England
16 Jun 2009 - 12:02 PM

Two nice close detailed shots, well captured.
Kev

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 12:12 PM

Like the details and tones in these - good work.
Regards Richard.

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Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 637 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 12:54 PM

Incredible details and colours on V1.

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photophantom
16 Jun 2009 - 1:16 PM

terrific macros Steve
Dennis

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martinjp
martinjp  5 Wales3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 1:22 PM

Lovely Steve but I think he needs toilet training, lol...


Great shot, well composed.

Martin.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 1:23 PM

2 great macros Steve. Great detail....Sandy

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Rachel99
Rachel99  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 1:34 PM

Two superb close-ups

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mikaela4
mikaela4  5 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2009 - 2:31 PM

2 cracking shots but V1 for me superb detail and colours
Mikaela

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motorsportpictures

WOW.
Scott

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PeterLaw
PeterLaw  6 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2009 - 2:56 PM

Two really super shots,
Peter

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janty66
janty66  7 England
16 Jun 2009 - 3:52 PM

excellent macro shots, super detail...

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 4:56 PM

Two superb macros excellent detail. Gary

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VidB
VidB  5 United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 6:27 PM

Two great images with good detail, well captured
Dave

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Stace
Stace e2 Member 6Stace vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 6:30 PM

Great close ups, never seen one of these before

Stace

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franken
franken e2 Member 113108 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 7:12 PM

A lovely close-up.

Ken

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 7:17 PM

awesome shots

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 8:29 PM

Absolutely superb. Just love those tones and the images, especially V1, are pin-sharp and full of detail.

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blacky
blacky  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 8:31 PM

two great shots steve ,dave

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fatmod  8 England
16 Jun 2009 - 8:53 PM

superb images

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redshank  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 9:04 PM

Super image, butterfly and leaf are so pin sharp.
Martin

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16 Jun 2009 - 9:17 PM

Top pics with top detail Steve......Bill

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Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 9:27 PM

Well done, no idea what they are but they look really good.
Jann
xxx

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Julian  976 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 9:34 PM

Great shot. Where did you take the photo?
Julian

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dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 9:48 PM

Fine capture steve, i especially like v2.
regards
Yung

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andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 9:50 PM

two wonderful captures steve like em both
andy

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Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2009 - 10:49 PM

2 great macro images Steve
Steve

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hary60  5 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2009 - 11:34 PM

TWo superb close ups Steve
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bpearson3  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2009 - 12:35 AM

Stunning close ups Steve.
Pin sharp detail.

Bev

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whiteswan01
17 Jun 2009 - 12:56 AM

beautiful nice detail
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ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2009 - 6:16 AM

V1 is simply stunning especially with that drop!

Andrew

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Roly
Roly  7 Wales
17 Jun 2009 - 6:46 AM

These are both lovely.

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vickib
vickib  5 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2009 - 7:31 AM

I think they are great steve but like v1 best, macro works very well for you, great work.
vicki

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JdeNLucas  53 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2009 - 9:17 AM

Very good shot and looks like macro is for you Steve, John

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Admiral_Frost
17 Jun 2009 - 10:54 AM

Great shot just got the sigma 105 myself and lovin it.
Dave

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17 Jun 2009 - 12:25 PM

Two fabulous shots
V1 for my vote though

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PeelNStick  10 United States4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2009 - 4:14 PM

Good macro shots. I need a good macro lens. I am just not ready for the expense yet.

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HobbitDave
17 Jun 2009 - 6:55 PM

Stunning sharp shots! Love the eyes in v.2.
Dave

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17 Jun 2009 - 7:27 PM

Top class shots Steve.
Ron

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Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2009 - 7:55 PM

Firstly did you get this in the wild - if so wonderful - never seen one before - two very good shots but you need a f11 in shots like V2 to get all of it sharp - Ina

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Clayey  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2009 - 9:30 PM

Fantastic shot & well presented, lovely colours & well done for managing to get so close. Regards Peter.

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gillykins  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2009 - 10:54 PM

V1 for me Steve.
Gill

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Campbell  5 Scotland
17 Jun 2009 - 11:32 PM

Two great images, like them both.
Peter

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Craig99999 e2 Member 5Craig99999 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2009 - 1:54 AM

Version 2 for me on this one. Good shots.

Craig.

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nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
18 Jun 2009 - 7:50 AM

Two great shots, lovely detail

Nicky

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BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2009 - 9:03 AM

Two beautiful shots.
Dave

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cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2009 - 9:05 AM

v1 for me, love it.lesley

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maratsuikka
19 Jun 2009 - 7:12 AM

V1 is FANTASTIC

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TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2009 - 9:22 AM

Not a UK species but well taken, Steve.
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