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A male adonis blue butterfly basking in the late summer sunshine and showing us his beautiful electric blue colour on the steep slopes of Swelshill Bank near Stroud.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 600D
Lens:70.0 - 300.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 577.8 - 2476.5 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Aug 2012 - 11:46 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Swelshill Adonis Blue
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:14 Sep 2012 - 8:43 AM
Tags:Adonis blue butterfly, Close-up / macro, Glos, Stroud, Swelshill Bank, Wildlife / nature
Votes:55
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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 9:21 AM

He's gorgeous; what a colour!

Ann

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RonnieAG
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14 Sep 2012 - 9:37 AM

Another beauty, Ed.
Ronnie.

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TonyDy
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14 Sep 2012 - 9:55 AM

Great shot, Ed.
Tony

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CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 10:03 AM

Lovely colour and such good detail tooSmile
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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom87 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 10:20 AM

There's something about the blues which I love.
Another beauty Ed.
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Briwooly
Briwooly  9452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 10:38 AM

Excellent Ed very nice colour

Brian............................................

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barbarahirst
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14 Sep 2012 - 11:13 AM

What a gorgeous colour

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paskinmj
paskinmj  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 11:15 AM

Nice clarity and detail.
Matt

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gingerdelight
14 Sep 2012 - 11:23 AM

What an amazing colour these butterflies are! Another lovely capture Ed.
Carol

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 11:32 AM

Another beautiful and lovely image,ED,well done,
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PattiW
PattiW  10 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 12:59 PM

A real stunner! Patti SmileSmileSmile

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ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 1:06 PM

Very very nice sharp imge...
Well taken..

Dave

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Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
14 Sep 2012 - 2:40 PM

Spot on good detail like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 2:56 PM

Aren't the blues just gorgeous, Ed, a lovely capture. Carol

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Maiwand
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14 Sep 2012 - 3:41 PM

Fine shot Ed.
Ron

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2012 - 4:23 PM

Superb shot of that lovely blue! Well done... IB

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1146 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 5:54 PM

had to bo yours-- another beautiful blue!

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14 Sep 2012 - 6:35 PM

Beautiful light &lovely Blue Ed..
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Ade_Osman
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14 Sep 2012 - 6:51 PM

Another good un Ed....

AdeSmile

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twelvemegs
14 Sep 2012 - 9:33 PM

What a beauty Ed.

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pluckyfilly
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14 Sep 2012 - 10:12 PM

So small a species and so nifty beautifully captured

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Glostopcat
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14 Sep 2012 - 11:01 PM

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

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NeilWigan
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15 Sep 2012 - 11:33 PM

Great colour on him .

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4209 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica35 Constructive Critique Points
16 Sep 2012 - 10:36 PM

gorgeous blue - the most stunning of the blues well captures here

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bricurtis
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17 Sep 2012 - 10:24 PM

Gorgeous colour Ed - super detail.
Brian,

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