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Timecatcher 17 120 Canada
27 Feb 2004 9:34PM
JUST perfect shapness and colors is excellent. Congradulation about the well deserve EC
jan 1 17 12 Netherlands
27 Feb 2004 9:38PM
I've never seen such a sharp close up.
davidbailie 17 457 7 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2004 9:38PM
What an exquisite shot on all levels - no wonder you got an EC before anyone else had seen it
brian1208 17 11.8k 12 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2004 9:49PM
well done on the EC. You may be incompetent with a flash, but you are pretty darned good without! :0)

A fantastic result

santrix 17 55
27 Feb 2004 9:51PM
Jedi! Seeing this opportunity, and then setting your camera up to perfection before taking the shot... bold!
ericfaragh Plus
17 149 5 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2004 10:01PM
Wow, that's razor sharp. Lovely image. Great background colour and marvellous dof. Close up perfection. Well done.
Terry L 17 609 5 England
27 Feb 2004 10:12PM
Beautifully sharp image, great DOF a first class close up shot.

27 Feb 2004 10:30PM
Absolutely beautiful, congratulations on your EC award.

IanA 17 3.0k 12 England
27 Feb 2004 10:37PM
Very sharp and perfect dof.
Nice one.
lovelylindax 17 16
27 Feb 2004 10:58PM
This is brilliant
Linda x
27 Feb 2004 11:04PM
Fantastic, Clickety Click click
Tony_M 17 342 England
27 Feb 2004 11:05PM
A beautiful, well-composed image. Even the leaf detail looks great.
onewildworld 18 696 4 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2004 11:08PM
How many times can I click "i like it" Great shot - sharp, lovely comp. great colours, perfect depth of field, lovely lighting. Great capture!
bill j 17 47
27 Feb 2004 11:14PM
You are certainly not incompetent with a camera,what a beauty.
stevenr 17 9
27 Feb 2004 11:29PM
Stunning shot Ian. Pin-sharp wings and a nice smooth bokeh background; the strong colours compliment wonderfully too.
wing 17 456 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2004 11:31PM

Who needs flash with results like that.

vfr400 19 886
27 Feb 2004 11:47PM
Stunning, butterfly pics don't come any better than this.
dtomo68 17 9 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2004 11:52PM
great shot click
billma 17 119 United States
28 Feb 2004 12:14AM
Have not seen a better photograph of a butterfly anywhere. This is so good.
28 Feb 2004 12:24AM
WOW !!!! What a nice macro.


*click click click*

Lesley Jane 18 305
28 Feb 2004 12:24AM
This is a superb photo - the sharpness of the subject and the colour is stunning.
28 Feb 2004 1:20AM
National Geographic Quality (only better)!!
noseprints 17 576
28 Feb 2004 1:26AM
all your pictures are so full of clean, luscious colour. well done.
magda_indigo 17 418 England
28 Feb 2004 1:57AM
great portfolio overall. Congrats.(*:*)
starman1 17 61 United States
28 Feb 2004 6:43AM
I can only add another click, I haven't any words to add that have not already been used. I do have a question; what happened to the butterfly park for you to call it extinct?
David 19 32 Scotland
28 Feb 2004 7:25AM
Sharp and great colours. Click!


mule 17 68
28 Feb 2004 9:01AM
Fantastic shot Ian. *click*
Gary_Williams 17 38 3 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2004 9:06AM
Stunning image, so much detail. Fantastic.
hwatt 17 22 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2004 11:03AM
Rouken Glen Butterfly park, Renfrewshire Glasgow was absorbed by the attached garden centre. The last time I looked this area was selling assorted plastic flower pots. Aagh progress!!
belerophon 18 156
28 Feb 2004 12:20PM
superb detail
ruzzi 17
28 Feb 2004 2:55PM
Greyheron 19 282 7 England
28 Feb 2004 4:59PM
Nature photography at its best!
Many congratulations on the EC.

28 Feb 2004 5:16PM
never seen such a sharp macro Smile love it! the colours are rich and profound...what a beautiful creature this is! Deserved award, congratulations Smile
park my ferret 17 1.0k United Kingdom
28 Feb 2004 9:48PM
naturenut 18 1.8k England
28 Feb 2004 11:40PM
Congratulations on a stunning shot.
Carabosse 17 41.5k 270 England
29 Feb 2004 12:09AM
Terrific pic - well deserved EC. Smile
cal9 17 99
29 Feb 2004 12:06PM
perfect shot, well deserved EC....nuff said
29 Feb 2004 9:09PM
Very good, great sharpness and colors!
johnjohn01 19 58 England
1 Mar 2004 7:15AM
Beautifully composed with stunning sharpness. Congratulations.
1 Mar 2004 7:40PM
when I've taken a photogrpah like that then I can call myself a photogrpaher. Excellent, its flawless
davefolky 17 5 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2004 9:23PM
Outstanding: Congratulations.

4 Mar 2004 7:13PM
macroman 17 15.3k England
9 Mar 2004 3:28PM
mattw 17 5.2k 10 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2004 6:58AM
Wow - the only thing wrong with this shot is that I didn't take it!


hwatt 17 22 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2004 12:41AM
Thankyo all for your comments. I might post some slighly more unusual shots of the same butterfly.
scragend 16 3 Scotland
13 Jun 2004 9:27PM
Just had to comment on this one! Superb lighting, focus, colour, pose & background. A belated click!

PS I never realised that there was a butterfly park nearby - and now there isn't! Rats!
Nadia 18
18 Jun 2004 3:00PM
Perfect close-up with amazing sharpness and delicate colours
bfot01 17 4
29 Jun 2004 8:36PM
Excellent photo. Very detailed butterfly. Well done again on EC.


mattberry 16 259 14 Greece
28 Sep 2004 10:41PM
Only just seen this in your portfolio. Wow is my reaction! Its superb! A pleasure to see it, Click!

edrhodes 16 548 13 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2005 8:55AM
Stunning detail.

ThomasGorman 16 87 Scotland
19 Nov 2005 7:31AM
A much admired shot Ian that I have never got round to clicking on...until today. Take care.
SandyMiller 14 932 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2006 3:29PM
Exquisitely done

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