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Electric Blue

By Glostopcat  
A male adonis blue butterfly perched on top of a carline thistle showing his brilliant electric blue colour, unfortunately I couldn't get his antenna and eyes in the shot.

Tags: Close-up and macro Stroud Glos Wildlife and nature Adonis blue butterfly Swelshill Bank


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Comments


basith 4 7 Sri Lanka
13 Sep 2012 6:40AM
nice macro,well caught..

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Glyn1 7 4 1 England
13 Sep 2012 6:51AM
Beautiful detail, a lovely shot.

Glyn
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
13 Sep 2012 6:54AM
A wonderful colour, Ed, with his white fringing, well captured. Can't vote, though? Carol
Ray42 8 3 England
13 Sep 2012 7:11AM
A cracking shot Ed - an apt title for this beauty
13 Sep 2012 7:29AM
A beauty Ed, great detail,
Fred.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
13 Sep 2012 7:30AM
A most enjoyable image.

Albert
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 7:38AM
I never get bored with seeing these butterflies I think they are so pretty and it opened it's wings for you.
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 8:04AM
Beautiful, so very beautiful and so very aptly named the 'Adonis'

Regards Nathan
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 8:13AM
"Electric" indeed! A super capture Ed!
Carol
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
13 Sep 2012 8:21AM
Lovely blue detail, Ed.

Dave
saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
13 Sep 2012 8:25AM
Stunning image, great colours ,nice light and lovely detail..
saeid
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
13 Sep 2012 8:34AM
He's such a glorious colour. The details and textures are excellent.

Ann
CaroleS Plus
6 424 3 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 8:46AM
These are such a beautiful blue.
Carole
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
13 Sep 2012 8:48AM
A beauty Ed. Wonderful colour.
Ron
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
13 Sep 2012 8:50AM
Marvellous detail and colour, Ed.
Ronnie.
Ayoob 5 Australia
13 Sep 2012 8:52AM
A charming image.....GrinGrinGrin
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
13 Sep 2012 9:36AM
Electric says it!!! excellent shot love it. did you notice how nicely the rays in the rim correspond to the thistle?
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 9:50AM
Such a small butterfly with a huge appeal, very pretty image Ed
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 10:02AM
Beautiful butterfy with the Carline thistle fringing.
Have I been paying attention?
KateGrinGrinGrin
TonyDy Plus
8 5 2 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 10:41AM
Cracking shot, Ed.
Tony
PattiW 11 24 2 United States
13 Sep 2012 12:46PM
Beautiful! I am sooooooooo jealous! Patti SmileSmileSmile
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 1:04PM
Beautiful even without antenna and eyes.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
13 Sep 2012 1:20PM
an incredible blue color here!
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
13 Sep 2012 1:40PM
I have always liked the chalky blue colour from these ones Ed !!
Good shot.
Mick.
Tibetan 4 3 England
13 Sep 2012 5:11PM
A very nice shot good colour and splendid presentation wings open, fine detail, they seldom stop well done, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
13 Sep 2012 5:57PM
Beautiful Electric Blue looking like it's on a Gas Burner Ed' Smile Great stuff mate.

John Smile
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
13 Sep 2012 6:47PM
Bang on Ed, well done mate.....

Ade
13 Sep 2012 7:45PM
An absolute Cracker Ed, job extremely well done mate.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
13 Sep 2012 8:17PM
Many thanks for all your comments folks, they are much appreciated, Ed
1881 4 India
13 Sep 2012 8:20PM
Vary Good detail.


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paskinmj 7 11 1 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 8:21PM
Superb clarity.
Matt
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
13 Sep 2012 8:50PM
Such a gorgeous Blue - lovely to see Ed.
Brian.
13 Sep 2012 9:14PM
Beautiful shot Ed.
Tony
Dave87 9 42 5 England
13 Sep 2012 9:15PM
Iím loving the lighting and fine detail captured in this wildlife shot.

Dave.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
13 Sep 2012 10:23PM
Many thanks for all the additional comments folks, they are greatly appreciated, Ed
Ridgeway 10 222 2 Ireland
14 Sep 2012 7:35AM
Beautiful shot,there's some fine detail here,very nice.

Aidan,,
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
15 Sep 2012 11:32PM
Thats nature for you Ed ,never do what they are told.
16 Sep 2012 3:47PM
divine colour!

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