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Spotted this pair of Small Skippers Thymelicus sylvestris, yesterday evening at Twywell.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:15 Jul 2011 - 6:22 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Standoff at sundown
Username:tomcat tomcat
Uploaded:15 Jul 2011 - 5:29 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Insects, Northants, Small skippers, Twywell, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 5:30 PM

Superb in every way Adrian.....

Ade

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Shellio
Shellio  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 5:31 PM

Superb image, great detail and a stunning background too.
Shell

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 5:35 PM

What a beautiful image, Adrian, I'm sure they were just about to kiss each other goodnight Wink Carol

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Len1950
Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
15 Jul 2011 - 5:35 PM

Brilliant capture Adrian with great detail.

Len

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Melanie_M
Melanie_M  10168 forum posts United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 6:01 PM

A real beauty, DOF spot on.

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teocali
teocali Plus Member 7391 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 6:05 PM

You must be very proud of this one, Adrian. IMHO amongst your best ever. Love the light and rich golden tones and, of course, the stunning detail.
Sylvia

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lobski
lobski  4 Philippines1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 6:18 PM

Excellent and stunning capture. Two thumbs up!

Fred Grin

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 6:27 PM

Superb shot Adrian. Excellent focus and exposure with good lighting.
Ron

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Glostopcat
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15 Jul 2011 - 6:40 PM

A fabulous double capture Adie, one of your very best you've uploaded, you've caught this pair in such wonderful warm light

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pamelajean Critique Team 9924 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1738 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 6:48 PM

I love the interaction between the two, more than just a skipper picture, far more. Great title, too. I'd prefer to think that they were communicating about the weather or something.

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Samuel_Aron
15 Jul 2011 - 7:18 PM

Brilliant macro!
Sam.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 9343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 7:45 PM

you clever chap, two for the price of one eh! brilliant

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15 Jul 2011 - 7:46 PM

Just noticed that my camera's date setting, is a day outGrin

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 8:02 PM

A real gem Adrian - wonderfully detailed pair against a perfect bg. Top shot.
Brian.

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janty66
janty66  8 England
15 Jul 2011 - 8:16 PM

Quite a stunning capture... Smile

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Stace
Stace  7 England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 8:33 PM

Great work Adrian.....bet this works vertical as well Wink


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15 Jul 2011 - 8:37 PM

What a delightful image! Lovely colours! John

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15 Jul 2011 - 9:14 PM

A really superb image. Love the detail, exposure and lighting. Beautiful capture!

Jane

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Steve_S
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15 Jul 2011 - 9:19 PM

2 is being greedy mate Wink great capture
Steve

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john_starkey
15 Jul 2011 - 9:36 PM

You can't get a more natural composition than that,well seen and nicely done,

John.

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Goodley
Goodley  5 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2011 - 9:44 PM

very good detailed capture,
kev.

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Adrian_Reynolds
15 Jul 2011 - 9:58 PM

Another superb image Adrian, looks like a fight over the flower brewing.
Adrian

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2011 - 10:03 PM

brilliant, the title made me laugh
bunSmile

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chase
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15 Jul 2011 - 10:17 PM

Ace bg Adrian,the colours compliment the subject very well.
Nice capture.

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15 Jul 2011 - 10:33 PM

Superb shot, Adrian.
Tony

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GillyB Plus Member 10317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2011 - 8:19 AM

Stunning Adrian! Love the contrasts in colour and textures but the pose and detail are outstanding!

gill

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aftertherain
16 Jul 2011 - 8:40 AM

Stunning shot - I love it.

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User_Removed
16 Jul 2011 - 9:25 AM

You every reason to be pleased with this one Adrian. It is superb.

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Alan_Coles
16 Jul 2011 - 10:04 AM

Fantastic image...colours, detail composition- yep ticks so many boxes !!

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lambtonwyrm
16 Jul 2011 - 10:24 AM

Briliant picture

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Julian
Julian  1076 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2011 - 10:58 AM

Adrian. This is gwonderful, two for one. Nice one!

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Joeblowfromoz
16 Jul 2011 - 11:29 AM

Awesome macro shot - just superb - Jo

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Sezz
Sezz Plus Member 10617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2011 - 11:39 AM

I don't think I've ever seen one quite like that before! Superb work Adrian Smile

Sarah *

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  671 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2011 - 12:47 PM

Exceptional photograph, Adrian.
Terry

ps: hope to get to see you at Deeping in the week.

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msa01uk
msa01uk  13 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2011 - 7:32 PM

Beautiful image
Malcolm

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4209 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica35 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2011 - 8:31 PM

I'm sure they are just exchanging some important pollen gossip Smile
simply stunning, I've got a lot to learn from you!

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cassiecat
cassiecat  739 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2011 - 9:06 PM

thats a cracker, congrats on all the well deserved awards.lesley

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