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Butterflies 2015 No 32

By tomcat    
A female Marbled White Melanargia galathea taken this morning at my local patch
I spent a very pleasant three hours with these and also Large Skippers & Meadow Browns

Many thanks to Carol (CarolG), Ade (ade123), David (craggwildlifephotography), Cathy (Holmewood) & John (kingfisherblue), for their awards given to the Holly Blue
Also belated thanks to Kate (Irishkate) for her award given to the male MW
Even more belated thanks to Julia (NaturesHaven), Sylvia (teocali), Brian (bricurtis), Steve (SWMahy), David (chalkhillblue),
Mandy (MandyD) & Tom (Buffalo_Tom) for their awards given to the open wing HF and special thanks to the folks at EPZ towers who awarded the image a HC -
Chuffed to bits over it all

Apologies if I have not PM'd everyone with personal thanks, but what with being away etc; I may have missed someone (definitely unintentional)


Tags: Butterflies Insects Wildlife Twywell Female Marbled white Wildlife and nature Northants

Voters: KBan, KarenFB, Danny1970 and 54 more



KarenFB Plus
16 5.9k 184 England
21 Jun 2015 10:41AM
The details are wonderful - I really like the background colours too.
Irishkate 12 45 121 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2015 11:05AM
Very beautiful - do you butterfly photographers never try to produce a book with your images?
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Glostopcat 17 255 2 England
21 Jun 2015 11:06AM
An exceedingly fine close up of the female of the species, I agree with Karen the background complements the butterfly perfectly.
johnke 10 232 17 England
21 Jun 2015 11:07AM
Magnificent Adrian...John
liarsdance 8 633 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2015 11:22AM
Superb shot.
TonyDy Plus
14 55 3 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2015 11:33AM
Beautiful shot, Adrian.
Mendipman 11 3 England
21 Jun 2015 11:37AM
Stunning capture Adrian, excellent detail and composition.
21 Jun 2015 11:42AM
An superb macro shot in an image that gels perfectly, Adrian.

mallal 10 Israel
21 Jun 2015 11:46AM
excellent macro
RonnieAG Plus
13 154 119 Scotland
21 Jun 2015 11:56AM
Quite superb as ever, Adrian, and I dole the colour coordination across the frame: detail immaculate and again no b/g distractions for the eye.
CaroleS Plus
12 442 3 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2015 2:10PM
Splendid - I think I shall have to redesign my UA and make it especially for you! Colour, detail, comp - ticks all my boxes.
tomcat 17 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2015 2:23PM

Quote:Splendid - I think I shall have to redesign my UA and make it especially for you! Colour, detail, comp - ticks all my boxes.

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What a beautiful butterfly, great detail and such wonderful colours, great macro capture, beautiful photography, SmileSmileSmileSmile
21 Jun 2015 3:45PM
Stunning shot.
DonMc 14 4 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2015 3:55PM
You make life so difficult Adrian, how can I not this an Award!Smile
Regards, Don
21 Jun 2015 4:26PM
Another great image.
CarolG 16 199 20 Greece
21 Jun 2015 4:28PM
Another top class image, Adrian. Late 20's C today, and wonderful swimming in a lukewarm bath all day Wink
Tynnwrlluniau Plus
13 112 40 Wales
21 Jun 2015 4:38PM
That's a show-stopper. Wonderful photography.
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
21 Jun 2015 6:28PM
YUP! a show stopper!

bricurtis Plus
17 2.8k 53 England
21 Jun 2015 6:31PM
Beautiful image Adrian - gorgeous butterfly on a superb bg.
Jenny-D 13 1 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2015 7:18PM
Just gorgeous!

Badgerfred 15 39 Wales
21 Jun 2015 7:57PM
Excellent Adrian,
pentaxpatty 10 30 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2015 8:09PM
Stunning again Adrian, thank you too for your kind comment.

Patty x
21 Jun 2015 9:23PM
Superb shot Adrian. Cathy
hasslebladuk 13 1 6 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2015 9:48PM
Your close up work is outstanding
Top class photography as always Adrian

DerekL 18 228 24 England
22 Jun 2015 10:26AM
Cracking image Adrian.
Love the complimentary background that Twywell gives.

24 Jun 2015 2:56PM
Beautifully done Ade, a quality image mate!

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