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By NDODS    
This is photograph of a rather beautiful Red Admiral Butterfly was captured whilst out and about during the Summer, "Which if my memory serves me right was on a Tuesday this year?"

Thank you for all your wonderful 'V' and 'C's' following yesterdays upload 'Sodden Journey', and a big thank you goes out to Lillian for her most welcomed UA, for which I really appreciate.

I hope that you all have a great day ahead, me on the other hand is quite happy staying in the warm.

Regards Nathan

Tags: Summer Flowers Sunshine Red admiral Flowers and plants

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morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 7:35AM
Good morning Nathan, what a fabulous shot, superb detail and colours, excellent dof. Staying inside certainly sounds like a good idea, dull over cast and threatening rain here :-(


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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
16 Oct 2012 7:38AM
I do envy you this one, Nathan, I am still trying to capture the elusive admiral, with no luck whatsoeverSad. A super pov, very well captured. Carol
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 7:48AM
brilliant detail wonderful comp and tones nathan love the colours a cracker nice one Wink
16 Oct 2012 7:49AM
This is really nice Smile You were so lucky to get one - I can count on one hand the number of butterflies I've seen on my flowers this year. Sad

cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
16 Oct 2012 7:57AM
summer?...was that 2010 or 1976? WinkGrin
jdinne 15 16 England
16 Oct 2012 8:02AM
Wonderful Nathan, colour, detail and great dof. Superbly presented.

wnbeat 12 56 Scotland
16 Oct 2012 8:03AM
Must have taken a lot of patience super clear imageSmile
Tibetan 6 3 England
16 Oct 2012 8:04AM
Good detail and colours Nathan, nice eye detail also, good presentation, that will upset Ade. lol. nice one like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
16 Oct 2012 8:14AM
Lots of detail and colour in this one Nathan. Well captured
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 8:18AM
Excellent details and colour Nathan.
nsutcliffe 12 90 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 8:25AM
Lovely shot Nathan.
16 Oct 2012 8:33AM
Like the head on approach Nathan,
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
16 Oct 2012 8:33AM
Beautiful colours supporting a special image makes for a great photo ! Unusual to see a butterfly photographed from the front vs from above and it proves to be a winner Smile
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 8:34AM
Always envious of people able to get such good macro shots of butterflies
and your's is another of those
a lovely detailed image Nathan
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
16 Oct 2012 8:43AM
A very admirable admiral Nathan, I like the colours and angle you've taken this shot from
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
16 Oct 2012 8:45AM
Full frontal shot, if I may put it that way, Nathan: interesting viewpoint, but subject and it's pretty perch make for a colourful image, and with focus perfect exactly where it should be.
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 8:54AM
Great pov Nathan with excellent dof ,well taken mate .Smile
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
16 Oct 2012 9:02AM
'In yer face' capture, nicely done, Nathan.

barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 9:04AM
A wonfderful capture ..
flutterbyes and me dont fit too well
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 9:04AM
Lovely macro Nathan.

NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
16 Oct 2012 9:10AM
When I saw your title I had to shut my eyes.............WinkWinkWinkWink Then when I opened them I breathed a sigh of relief.............GrinGrinGrin Nicely captured image............GrinGrinGrin
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 9:22AM
Excellent focus here Nathan, a beautiful capture.

PS: I know what you mean about Penshaw Monument - once you see it, you know you are "home"!
Super detail Nathan
Glad to make it 30
16 Oct 2012 9:38AM
Lovely image. I like the colours too of the flower.
Herge88 11 40 4 England
16 Oct 2012 10:05AM
The colour and detail in this are fantastic.

Best Matt
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 10:48AM
Your Red admiral is zooming in like your aeroplane on earlier upload!
At least you'll not not land on you bahookie with this lovely fellow!
basith 5 7 Sri Lanka
16 Oct 2012 10:55AM
A beautiful capture.
Looked differently.....
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
16 Oct 2012 11:31AM
Is it nakedWink Nathan. A reminder that it was a tough year for butterflies !!
16 Oct 2012 11:32AM
spot on Nathan a wee winner for sure excellent work

AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 11:52AM
Fine detail with his proboscis probing the flower. I like his diagonal pose Nathan! Smile
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
16 Oct 2012 12:05PM
Wonderful summer time colour combination. Just as well you captured it while you could given how short a season it proved to be! Great macro work.

a great shot well captured

mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
16 Oct 2012 1:33PM
These front wing edges are as straight
as an old Vulcan bomber Nathan !!
Great colours.
Super shot.
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
16 Oct 2012 2:01PM
Beautiful colours. Great close up.

"Which if my memory serves me right was on a Tuesday this year?"

Now that made me laugh out loud, wonderful sense of humour Nathan and you may be just right. I think it was a Tuesday but only in the afternoon.

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
16 Oct 2012 2:45PM
You do right staying in, Nathan, I got rained on going to the doctors this morning! Blooming cold and windy too, even when the sun came out! Sad
A very beautiful and colourful close-up here, excellent quality work Smile
Trev Smile
16 Oct 2012 2:48PM
a stunner for sure
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 3:01PM
Wonderful close up and dof, Nathan.

ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 3:12PM
A beautiful picture of this Butterfly,
have a good day,
16 Oct 2012 3:56PM
Great to find u active & running after butterflies.
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
16 Oct 2012 4:08PM
Well detailed and so very colourful Nathan........... A bit like yourself really.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
16 Oct 2012 4:15PM
sipping! Thats a great close up!
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
16 Oct 2012 4:33PM
I remember that day well, it was a Wednesday!

Good stuff Nathan......

Humblebee 6 1 England
16 Oct 2012 4:39PM
Nice one Nathan lots of lovely colour ... Carol Grin
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 5:02PM
Wonderful shot Nathan, whatch out Ade youve got some competition.
footloose 7 1 England
16 Oct 2012 5:26PM
Macro work is extremely hard to master,a fine piece of work.
HELANA 8 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 5:32PM
A very nice image Nathan,good dof.lovely colours.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 5:38PM
Lovely day here and quite mild!

Superbly captured butterfly shot
StrayCat 14 19.1k 3 Canada
16 Oct 2012 6:15PM
Sharp image Nathan. I like the detail of the head, sometimes difficult to get.Grin

16 Oct 2012 6:29PM
Gorgeous colour's here Nathan, smashing !

John Smile
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
16 Oct 2012 7:44PM
Great detailed MacroSmile
1881 6 India
16 Oct 2012 7:52PM
EXCELLENT , fabulous shot.

Regards - SANJEEV -
16 Oct 2012 9:04PM
Fabulous image details and colour
16 Oct 2012 9:11PM
Happy landing there, NathanSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile!!!!!!! Super macro!!!!!! AniaWink
16 Oct 2012 9:49PM
Great image Nathan, brilliant. Don
pdcche 7 4 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 10:31PM
Lovely colours and detailed shot Nathan, Peter..
PaulLiley 9 2 13 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 10:44PM
Love the angle excellent POV and detail. paul
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
17 Oct 2012 8:00AM
I like your u usual POV, and we really had a ver very dry summer, hardly any crop in the garden. Now our landscape is only suitable for frogs and newts.
Just to make you jealous.. No there is no point, it is very frustrating to miss the summer.
17 Oct 2012 8:45PM
Impeccable macro! I really like this bright and nice shotSmile
Regards Valery
Ayoob 7 Australia
18 Oct 2012 6:59AM
An excellent macro shot and wondeful detailing........Grin
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
18 Oct 2012 7:39AM
Nice macro and GREAT title.
Mike_S 7 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 7:50PM
Great macro of this beautiful butterfly Natahan.

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