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A small blue, Britain's tiniest butterfly seen at the bottom of the masts field at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham. This delightful little butterfly can be seen in good numbers there throughout the months of May and June. Many thanks to Malcolm "MSquared" for the user award on yesterdays Adonis Blue Butterfly it is greatly appreciated, Ed

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 157.3 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 May 2014 - 11:06 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual Temperature (Kelvin)
Title:Small Blue resting
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:14 Jun 2014 - 11:16 AM
Tags:Butterfly conservation, Close-up / macro, Glos, Little blue, Prestbury hill nature reserve, Shadow Saturday, Small blue butterfly, Wildlife / nature
Votes:49

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44245 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom116 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 11:27 AM

A beautiful specimen so very well captured with gorgeous shimmering colour and pin sharp detail throughout Ed.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
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14 Jun 2014 - 11:29 AM

Excellent capture EdSmile

Cliff

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LynneJoyce
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14 Jun 2014 - 11:32 AM

A fantastic Lepidoptera portrait, I love the inclusion of the spider silk.

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livinglevels
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14 Jun 2014 - 12:47 PM

Beautiful shot. Luck escape from the web

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 12:52 PM


Quote: Beautiful shot. Luck escape from the web

It didn't it's on epz and flickr today!WinkGrin

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taggart
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14 Jun 2014 - 2:01 PM

They don't rest for very long do they--- nice shot!

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 2:05 PM

Not with their wings closed like this they don't, getting them with wings open basking seems to be a lot easier

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TonyDy
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14 Jun 2014 - 2:41 PM

Lovely shot, Ed.
Tony

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CarolG
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14 Jun 2014 - 3:07 PM

A wonderful spot and capture, Ed, such a gorgeous powder blue. Carol

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Mollycat
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14 Jun 2014 - 3:19 PM

Superb shot Ed, and a Saurday shadow to.
Peter.

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Sylviwhalley
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14 Jun 2014 - 4:44 PM

Beautiful shot, lovely light, detail and colours.
Sylvia

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kathrynlouise
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14 Jun 2014 - 5:07 PM

A beautiful, detailed shot Ed GrinGrin

Kathryn

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DerekL
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14 Jun 2014 - 5:51 PM

Cracking image of this tiny Butterfly Ed.

Derek

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Maiwand
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14 Jun 2014 - 6:47 PM

Beautiful capture Ed.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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pluckyfilly
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14 Jun 2014 - 8:14 PM

Superb capture Ed

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ali63
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14 Jun 2014 - 9:10 PM

Superb Ed,

Ali GrinGrin

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 9:57 PM

Many thanks for the user award Ali, it is much appreciated, Ed

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ColleenA
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15 Jun 2014 - 1:00 AM

My favourite butterflies...love the soft blue colours ....great photography Ed

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cheesey
cheesey  9 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 - 1:43 AM

Wonderful light and detail. Very nicely captured.
Cheesey.

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ChiliMan
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15 Jun 2014 - 1:51 AM

Wow...the light and focus are absolutely crystal in this, Ed!

Andrew

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Irishkate
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15 Jun 2014 - 1:59 AM

Beautiful light on this one Ed. I like your frame also.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Glostopcat
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15 Jun 2014 - 9:58 AM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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15 Jun 2014 - 1:02 PM

Good detail here Ed' nice one.

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