Common Blue-Polyommatus icarus 13.

By Badgerfred
Captured on a walk near the River Rhymney yesterday.

Same butterfly, same location, different pose.

Tags: Butterfly Wildlife and nature FJE1285 IMGP5719 IMGP5729

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22 Aug 2014 12:47AM
Late posting eh! As a fellow Welsh nightowl I can be the first to comment Grin
I thought v1 was great with the focus spot on and the exposure expertly handled and then I sae v2 which complements v1 so well. Beautiful images and worthy of framing side by side.

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22 Aug 2014 12:50AM
V2 takes it for me Fred.V1 a most unusual angle,both beautifully sharp.
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2014 1:31AM
V1 for me Fred, nice to see a different pov.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
22 Aug 2014 3:05AM
V 1 is very original with the wings so closely approximated, but my preference is with V 2 for the full display, detail and colour, Fred.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
22 Aug 2014 4:42AM
Both are super images - but V1 is special Smile
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
22 Aug 2014 5:25AM
V.1 is very special, Fred, showing how fluffy he is. Two excellent captures. Carol
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2014 6:04AM

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
2 super images Fred,V2 for me.

Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2014 7:12AM
V1 an interesting angle but V2 my personal favourite.
22 Aug 2014 7:48AM
Both beauties V2 for me, stunning blue .

Patty GrinGrinGrin
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2014 8:20AM
Excellent macro work Fred.

JohnoP 11 2
22 Aug 2014 8:23AM
Fabulous work again Fred! Smile John
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2014 8:53AM
Three beautiful images.......absolutely love the angle you've taken it from in V1!!!!!
netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
22 Aug 2014 9:16AM
Fred these three are brilliant,with some lovely details,
we are going to miss your butterflies when they've gone
22 Aug 2014 9:22AM
Don't fret Netta, plenty of images left,SmileSmileSmile,
22 Aug 2014 9:39AM
Superb set. Fine clarity.
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2014 11:08AM
Very good set, Fred.
jadus 5 1.2k 3 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2014 11:36AM
I love the pov on v1, Fred. excellent.

danbrann Plus
12 624 17
22 Aug 2014 1:24PM
I'll go with V2 today Fred. Superb.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
22 Aug 2014 2:23PM
Not seen one this tightly shaped before Fred !!
Good set.
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2014 5:15PM
Beautiful shots
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
22 Aug 2014 6:06PM
v3 is especially interesting-- amazing captures!
Mike_Smith Plus
9 323 1 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2014 6:33PM
Stunning shots Fred, what a beautiful Butterfly these are
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
22 Aug 2014 7:40PM
Superb trio of shots Fred. Well spotted.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
myrab 10 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2014 9:02PM
3 great images Fred.

ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2014 10:08PM
Great images,

Ali Grin
22 Aug 2014 10:15PM
Great shots Fred. Really like V1. So different. Cathy
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
22 Aug 2014 10:34PM
Got to go for V2 Fred - gorgeous blue.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
23 Aug 2014 12:42AM
An excellent set Fred, I'll go against the grain or flow on here and opt for v3, I like the presentation and the two different shots presented together
24 Aug 2014 7:40PM
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks and a special thank you to Myra (myrab) for her user award, all really appreciated,

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