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Marbled White II

By Louise_Morris    
Tonight a Marbled White taken a couple of weeks ago in Gloucestershire. Hoping for a MasterClass in these beauties at the weekend!! Wink

Many thanks indeed for the C&C's afforded to my last upload - I really am very appreciative of them all.

Take care,


Tags: General Close-up and macro Marbled white Wildlife and nature July 2013

Voters: lawbert, CarolG, boov and 30 more

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lawbert 11 1.8k 15 England
17 Jul 2013 5:47PM
A Master Class???
Theres not to much wrong with this beauty!!Wink

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
17 Jul 2013 5:50PM
Another beauty, Lou. One slight niggle, I would like to see the butterfly and scabious moved over to the left hand side, to give the butterfly room to look into. Carol
boov 5 2 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 5:51PM
Super image
User_Removed 5 920 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 5:52PM
Beautiful image
17 Jul 2013 5:55PM
Can see where you are coming from Carol but I didn't crop this one at all so I didn't have any room to play with - and I didn't want to manipulate it as I'm not an expert at it!! GrinGrin Thanks! Lou
17 Jul 2013 6:07PM
The detail is stunning, Lou!Smile

daftdave 4 1
17 Jul 2013 6:10PM
Really like this, great colour combo with background nicely dealt with.

ringyneck 11 315 18 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 6:17PM
More ambitious with this one than the Marbled was on the move..a very hard one to capture as they rarely land (for me anyway).

How are you having a master-class Louise and can we join

A simple job to re-position the Butterfly and give it more room on this as you have the perfect b/g to use....

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 6:26PM
belting comp lou wonderful detail and colour a cracker nice one Wink
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
17 Jul 2013 6:27PM
A fine shot of this male marbled white perched on a field scabious, lovely colours, comp and pin sharp details.
17 Jul 2013 6:29PM
I know its a simple job Keith but this is as I took it - I'm afraid I'm one of those that shows it as it is - unless I decide otherwise (womans prerogative!!) I just don't like to photoshop or edit any more than strictly necessary! If people like it as it is fine - if not thats fine too - each to their own!!

MasterClass is a Private Lesson I am led to believe!! Closed Invites!! lol

DerekL 13 191 24 England
17 Jul 2013 6:35PM
Nice sharp image with good colour and well exposed for the light toners on the wings retaining detail.
Like how it shows both sides of the wing.
Maybe the composition is too much to the right, but that's a minor nitpick of a fine image.

Nice bacon butty's up Trywell.

Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
17 Jul 2013 6:43PM

Quote: Hoping for a MasterClass in these beauties at the weekend!!

Well don't look at me, I'm busy chasing dragonflies and moths TongueTongueTongueTongue

Maiwand 11 3 73 England
17 Jul 2013 6:58PM
Cracking good image Louise. A beautiful cxapture.GrinGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
17 Jul 2013 7:10PM
Interesting to read others' comments and your own reply: it's a fine shot, the detail crisp but I do have to agree with Carol's comment re. the positioning of the subject within the frame, Lou. But as you say, it's your shot and if you don't like tinkering with it that's your prerogative.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 8:44PM
Love the comments above Lou, but you have a most impressive image here
Well captured
TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 8:51PM
Lovely shot, Lou.
richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
17 Jul 2013 9:32PM
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 10:57PM
Excellent shot Lou, I would just love to see one, let alone get a stunning shot , well done,

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
18 Jul 2013 8:58PM
"Hoping for a MasterClass in these beauties at the weekend!!" I'm sorry i'm not available either Lou, there is the test match, the conclusion of the tour de france and the Golf open championship on, not to mention all that watering that needs doing at my allotment and in the garden, so I doubt I'll have time to make it to Prestbury Hill!Wink I assume that it is a private photography lesson from the erudite Mr Kiteley then, it can't be the Tomcat as the only masterclass he'd be able to teach you would be in the art of moaning and acting like a big wuss!WinkGrinTongue

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