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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
3 May 2012 6:43AM
A belter, Ed, one of your best, love the muted colours. Carol

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Glyn1 8 4 1 England
3 May 2012 6:49AM
A lovely shot Ed, the markings & colour are so delicate.

SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 7:27AM
Super image.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 7:33AM
A fantastic photograph which screams out quality from every angle.

Regards and very envious Nathan
3 May 2012 7:46AM
Fantastic photo,, really like this
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
3 May 2012 8:38AM
Seems to merge effortlessly with the b/g and perch colours,'s a wonder you saw it.
Great shot, beautifully detailed.
Alvar 11 23 2 France
3 May 2012 9:54AM
A beauty Ed
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
3 May 2012 10:42AM
Well camouflaged, well spotted, and well taken.

puertouk 6 1.1k 17 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 11:22AM
Hi Ed, you must have eyes like an hawk to spot this. Your knowledge of butterflies is obviously good, but I'm afraid your knowledge of plants may be a little off. Or I might be wrong here, but I'm sure that the butterfly is sat on a goosebury bush? The giveaway is the goosebury's below. Anyway, does it matter I ask myself, NO! Your image does and it's well taken. I've made some adjustments in Photoshop CS6, by using the new iris blur tool around the butterfly, which I think makes it stand out a little more. I also made adjustments to highlights, shadows, cropping and clarity. I hope you like what I've done, but next time, pick the goosebury's!
mhfore 11 6 176 England
3 May 2012 11:23AM
What a good capture, well done.

susanbarton 10 11 1 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 11:49AM
A wonderful shot he is so well camoflarged great depth of field and super detail

Can't see the mod but I think you are right it is a nettle a bit to early for goosgogs Tongue Tongue

3 May 2012 12:05PM
A lovely shot. Superbly camouflaged is this little lady!

mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
3 May 2012 12:49PM
Blends in well with the surroundings Ed.
Good shot.
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
3 May 2012 12:52PM
Wonderful and lovely capture ,ED,very well done,
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
3 May 2012 1:49PM
Lovely capture Ed.
Briwooly 12 452 5 England
3 May 2012 3:17PM
Some lovely detail Ed and I'm with you on nettle they look like nettle flower buds to me gooseberry fruit is ready late summer to early autumn Wink. Grin

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
3 May 2012 6:37PM
My goodness...SUPERB detail, Ed!!

Knew it was the Ixus Smile

3 May 2012 6:51PM
Very well taken shot Ed', hard to find them on that sort of foliage I bet.

John Smile
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 7:08PM
looks like gooseberries to me but no matter its a great shot of the butterflySmile
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
3 May 2012 7:17PM
Gooseberries, what are you lot on about, methinks some of you need a trip to Specsavers in the morning to get your mince pies tested! lol Wink
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
3 May 2012 7:32PM
Oh what a lovely shot of the butterfly and the nettles.......... I am no David Bellamy but sure look like nettle leavesWink I may be wrongTongue, Great image whatever they areGrin
Thanks so much for your nice comments on my images, much appreciatedGrin
3 May 2012 8:22PM
A corking shot Ed. Lovely detailed capture.

annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
3 May 2012 10:33PM
excellent shot I love the fine texture and the tone in tone background
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
3 May 2012 10:49PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
goso 11 2 1 Australia
3 May 2012 11:16PM
Lovely little fella and well taken Ed ...Bill
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
4 May 2012 8:07AM
A top shot!

Rock Plus
16 10 2 England
4 May 2012 8:15AM
The Headgardener leave clumps of Nettle in the garden so as to encourage Butterflies.

Grand shot.

Shellio 7 2 United Kingdom
5 May 2012 7:07PM
Lovely image with great detail looks very dainty there, nice one!
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
5 May 2012 10:52PM
Fantastic detail,
6 May 2012 8:09AM
Superb tones and detail, a lovely image Ed.


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