Red Admiral

By CaroleS
We are gradually introducing more insect and butterfly friendly flowers into our garden and this Red Admiral decided to pay us a visit. Well I do need the practice, but every shot I learn more.

Thank you for all your comments and votes on my Mock Orange yesterday.

Best wishes

Tags: General Red admiral Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2012 7:32AM
love the colour and detail carole brilliant comp too a cracker nice one Wink

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KarenFB Plus
11 4.8k 171 England
12 Oct 2012 7:33AM
Beautifully caught (that sedum is certainly magical stuff for enticing bugs into the garden - I must get some more!). Smile
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2012 7:33AM
Super macro.
saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
12 Oct 2012 7:35AM
This is a fantastic shot, beautifully composed.
jdinne 14 16 England
12 Oct 2012 7:38AM
Superb colour and detail Carole, excellent dof. First class.

6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2012 8:18AM
A most beautiful macro photograph of this somewhat elusive Red Admiral. "All throughout the Summer I managed to captured only one...." GrinGrinGrin

Regards Nathan
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2012 8:21AM
Lovely macro portrait.
Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2012 8:28AM
Great shot!
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 117 Scotland
12 Oct 2012 8:39AM
Fine image, Carole.
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.8k 149 England
12 Oct 2012 9:08AM
We're doing the same but not much success at the moment. Nicely captured and a lovely colour to the flower, Carole,

12 Oct 2012 9:54AM
Very fine image, Carole.

gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2012 11:13AM
A beauty here Carole!
AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2012 12:59PM
Fine detail and composition Carole. Your butterfly images are excellent.
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
12 Oct 2012 1:04PM
He's a beauty, Carole. Despite spotting 9 different species yesterday, I still didn't see an admiral. Carol
franken Plus
14 4.2k 4 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2012 1:29PM
Very nice Carole.

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 10 England
12 Oct 2012 3:02PM
Well, I have disagree with you, Carole, you don't need the practice! This is a super shot, and I'd be dead chuffed if this were mine Wink
Trev Smile
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2012 4:43PM
Superb macro, excellent detail and wonderful colours

12 Oct 2012 5:19PM
A real beauty, great colour and superbly captured.

12 Oct 2012 5:41PM
Gorgeous image Carole, I like this VERY much.

John Smile
Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
12 Oct 2012 6:09PM
Lovely capture Carole, well done....

Maiwand 10 3 72 England
12 Oct 2012 7:18PM
Superb shot Carole.
12 Oct 2012 8:07PM
Really lovely image. Don
moiral 7 12 Scotland
12 Oct 2012 9:34PM
Beautifully captured Carole. I love butterflie's eyes - they are so weird looking. Moira
netta1234 5 382 2 Wales
12 Oct 2012 9:47PM
Irishkate Plus
6 41 110 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2012 10:03PM
Not easy to capture as they move so fast!
That is if you see one at all!
Great capture here - hope you'll succeed in enticing plenty more.
Tibetan 5 3 England
16 Oct 2012 5:06PM
Nice macro detail like it! nice light well presented good shot, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
4 Nov 2012 5:49PM
A fabulous close up of this beautiful butterfly, the details and colours are simply glorious

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