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Taken on Sunday evening, whilst taking the cats for a walk. I know it is the most common blue ( although it is brown) but I was very pleased to see it, at last.

Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4 D (IF) Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:the first argus
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:7 May 2013 - 5:35 PM
Tags:Aricia agestis, Brown argus, Butterfly, Insect, Wildlife / nature
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2013 - 5:37 PM

fantastic detail annette the colours are beautiful a real belter nice one Wink
andy

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cabbie
cabbie Plus Member 825 forum postscabbie vcard United Kingdom
7 May 2013 - 5:40 PM

Lovely capture

Bob

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom83 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2013 - 5:47 PM

Any butterfly is a welcome sight.
Lovely image with good view of the plant also.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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prabhusinha
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7 May 2013 - 5:51 PM

Not only the BF even the weed is colorful.

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lonely_oryx
7 May 2013 - 5:58 PM

Great detail

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WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51380 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2013 - 6:00 PM

A detailed capture, Annette, and the perch complements the insect well.

Dave

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
7 May 2013 - 6:13 PM

Superb..........

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achieverswales

Wonderful capture Annette that 200 macro lens is awesome.

Regards

Trev.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
7 May 2013 - 6:26 PM

I have never heard of taking cats for a walk Annette SmileGrinGrinGrin On a leash ? Really a stunning image of this non blue blue Smile Excellent !!!

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johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa15 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2013 - 6:28 PM

Beautiful Annette, lovely BG and great detail..John

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7 May 2013 - 6:30 PM

nice capture and well presented

David

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evelen  10 England
7 May 2013 - 6:45 PM

beautiful capture colour and detail.
eve.Smile

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7 May 2013 - 6:45 PM

The background really sets this beauty off Annette. Super detail and colours.
Ann

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saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2013 - 6:52 PM

Very beautiful and lovely image,
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digital_boi
7 May 2013 - 7:19 PM


Quote: Wonderful capture Annette that 200 macro lens is awesome.

Regards

Trev.

Trev has said it Annette excellent work

Graham

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taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2013 - 7:21 PM

Exquisite!
What an eye you have!

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 - 7:24 PM

Delightful capture.

Pleased to make it 30 Grin

P.

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7 May 2013 - 7:44 PM

Class Image - well presented!!

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NDODS Plus Member 44230 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom115 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2013 - 8:02 PM

A beautifully crisp and clean composition Annette

Regards Nathan Grin

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7 May 2013 - 9:09 PM

What a welcome sight this, and beautifully taken.Smile

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bricurtis
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7 May 2013 - 9:13 PM

Beautiful BF - an attractive perch too.

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2013 - 10:50 PM

Altogether beautiful. The local butterflies came out in today's sunshine but none quite as pretty as yours!

Ann

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7 May 2013 - 10:58 PM

I have only 3 words for this one -- "perfect, perfect, perfect!"
-=\Walter

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7 May 2013 - 11:08 PM

Stunning capture AnnetteGrin

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8 May 2013 - 7:42 AM

A first class capture AnnetteSmile
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8 May 2013 - 8:36 AM

Well captured Annette SmileSmile
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8 May 2013 - 11:50 AM

Excellent shot Annette.
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ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 7:59 PM

Wonderful capture, Annette, and I love the colours on the plant too!

Andrew Smile

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bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 7:27 PM

First class shot Annette beautiful colours.Smile
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13 May 2013 - 10:42 PM

A first class butterfly image Annette, one of your very best I feel. I fear it will be some time before we see them on the wing over here given the ridiculously cold temperatures at presentSad

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20 May 2013 - 5:12 PM

Beautifully framed. Gr8 bg too Annette.

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