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A female Chalkhill blue Lysandra coridon. is this evening's upload

Such a small butterfly, on such a large seed headWink

Thanks for the response to yesterday's Blue tit - really appreciatedTongue


Adrian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:11 Aug 2012 - 7:27 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Barnack No 21
Username:tomcat tomcat
Uploaded:7 Jan 2013 - 6:07 PM
Tags:Barnack, Butterflies, Chalkhill blue, Insects, Lincolnshire, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:87
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Unique Views:168

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 6:12 PM

A delightful image, Adrian, shows just how featherlight these little butterflies are. A glorious day here, wall to wall sunshine, 14C, but tomorrow is forecasting a drop in temperature to just 6C, with the possibility of snow showers Sad Carol

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craggwildlifephotography
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7 Jan 2013 - 6:14 PM

lovely capture and an excellent perch for a beautifull Chalkhill blue

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zapar40
zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 6:20 PM

beautiful capture.
ant.

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Misty56
Misty56  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 6:21 PM

These are amazing shots, you are so lucky to be able to such shots

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Norfolkboy
7 Jan 2013 - 6:33 PM

Another beauty, Adrian.
Colin

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 6:44 PM

a wonderful capture of a prickly situation Smile
(all gone in two feeders of striped ones tonight, took them all of 12 hours!! greedy sods Smile

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Glostopcat
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7 Jan 2013 - 6:45 PM

The composition is excellent Adie and the butterfly has found the perfect perch to be photographed on.

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Badgerfred
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7 Jan 2013 - 6:50 PM

Super image Adrian, great detail,
Fred.

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 7:10 PM

A delight to the eye!

Ann

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GlynnisFrith
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7 Jan 2013 - 7:16 PM

Super detail

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tonyng
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7 Jan 2013 - 7:34 PM

Hats off to you Adrian. Super duper stuff.

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Maiwand
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7 Jan 2013 - 7:45 PM

Stunning capture once again Adrian. Wonderful detail and colour.
Ron

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leontari
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7 Jan 2013 - 7:50 PM

A delightful picture , very well taken

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MrsS
MrsS  84527 forum posts England18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 7:55 PM

Super stuff, Adrian - -well deserving of the award Smile

Fran x

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7 Jan 2013 - 8:01 PM

Just superb not seen any better than this Ade. Sorry i cant give UA, put it on tomorrowSmileSmile WinkWink
Brian

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JuBarney
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7 Jan 2013 - 8:41 PM

A lovely detailed capture on the fine seed head.
Ju

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Mrsbass
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7 Jan 2013 - 8:53 PM

Simply stunning

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teocali
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7 Jan 2013 - 9:14 PM

Superb detail, textures and tones, Adrian - composed to perfection. Top shot!
Sylvia

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GillyB
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7 Jan 2013 - 10:22 PM

Superb detail and DoF Adrian .... love the precarious perch Smile

gill

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7 Jan 2013 - 10:47 PM

Excellent shot, Adrian.
Tony

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ali63
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8 Jan 2013 - 5:36 AM

Stunning shot,
Ali

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CaroleS
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8 Jan 2013 - 7:57 AM

Every little detail pin sharp, an amazing shot.
Carole

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8 Jan 2013 - 8:35 AM

Beautiful!

Ken

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8 Jan 2013 - 11:57 AM

Great stuff here Adrian.......

Ade

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Paul_cats
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8 Jan 2013 - 12:53 PM

Well deserved awards for a stunning shot. Up to your usual high standard.
Paul

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8 Jan 2013 - 2:05 PM

Top shot lovely detail and sharpness
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8 Jan 2013 - 2:06 PM

Your GEA is well deserved, excellent work Adrian!

Sarah *

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NigelKiteley
8 Jan 2013 - 10:17 PM

Absolutely superb Adrian!!!!!! Congrats on a thoroughly deserved GEA too.

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Tibetan
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9 Jan 2013 - 9:25 AM

Well done Adrian, very nice indeed you deserve the awards regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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9 Jan 2013 - 12:25 PM

Superb Adrian,
Geoff.

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9 Jan 2013 - 5:03 PM

Beautiful image

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12 Jan 2013 - 6:58 PM

Excellent work.

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