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Inspired by Nathan who uploaded ' Brown and Battered ' .
I suspect all butterflies waste away like this when they fail to get eaten by birds. Never noticed this before. So much to learn.

Brand:EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY
Camera:Canon EOS 550D
Lens:Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:2 Jul 2013 - 1:52 PM
Focal Length:420mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Orange and Battered
Username:tonyguitar tonyguitar
Uploaded:2 Aug 2013 - 3:20 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Butterfly damage, Wildlife / nature
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
2 Aug 2013 - 4:03 AM

But still lovely !! Great capture Tony !

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 4:51 AM

He's slowly falling apart. But still a good shot.......Sandy

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33074 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 11:03 AM

Thanks for the mention Tony. This once beautiful Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly has certainly been in the wars, however there is still something very endearing about this little chap.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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tonyguitar
2 Aug 2013 - 2:15 PM

Your support makes sharing these odd things so much fun. Thank you. TG

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 7:20 PM

This happens-- a good image of.....

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2013 - 7:37 PM

Poor thing - bruised and battered but providing you with a good photo opportunity,
Joan.

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Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
3 Aug 2013 - 12:48 AM

A survivor deserves a picture!
M

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