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Double sided argus?

By annettep38  
Many thanks for your kind comments regarding the kestrel. If you feel like it, I would greatly appreciate hints regarding better approaches to kestrels. Some of you seem to have worked out where the land, I have seen a few close to the ground here and I am still completely puzzled as to the right tactic. Mind you, it took me a year to get a decent shot of a tit Smile
The sun was behind this brown argus last Friday, it seemed to be spotted inside out. I had delayed my break till the sun came out, probably the last butterfly this year! Apart from a cabbage white I saw today from far.

Tags: Butterfly Insect Brown argus Aricia agestis Wildlife and nature

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taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
13 Oct 2012 12:03AM
Good photography again! An interesting butterfly-- it being two sided'''

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debu 8 India
13 Oct 2012 12:06AM
Lovely detailed image.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
13 Oct 2012 12:11AM
Beautifully lit, Annette, and captured in fine detail and natural colours.
Humblebee 5 1 England
13 Oct 2012 12:17AM
Another stunner Annette ... Carol Grin
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
13 Oct 2012 12:19AM
This back lighting is superb -- it raises this well above the typical critter shot.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 113 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 12:37AM
It looks like two butterflies to me?
Lovely markings.
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 6:06AM
Love the backlighting in this wonderful shot.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
13 Oct 2012 6:13AM
How interesting, Annette, great spot and capture. Carol
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 7:52AM
The backlighting brings its wings to life. Great markings and background.
saltireblue Plus
7 7.7k 33 Norway
13 Oct 2012 7:55AM
Now that is very well illuminated, Annette. Beautiful.

fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
13 Oct 2012 7:58AM
A pleasing capture helped by the back lighting.

netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
13 Oct 2012 8:06AM
Beautiful Anette,with lovely lightSmile
Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
13 Oct 2012 8:27AM
Lovely light and great metering mode GrinGrin

jdinne 14 16 England
13 Oct 2012 8:31AM
Superb light Annette, great detail and dof.

CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 9:48AM
That is really lovely light Annette.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 10:03AM
A wonderfully illuminated photography Annette, on which fills my eyes with joy, and my heart with a wonderfully gooey feeling. "All creatures great and small...."

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
13 Oct 2012 10:36AM
Another wee winner here Annette a pleasure to view

EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
13 Oct 2012 11:49AM
The light and colours are just wonderful!

Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
13 Oct 2012 12:48PM
Such a beautiful and unusual pose of this a flower himself.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
13 Oct 2012 6:15PM
Beautiful capture Annette.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 9:04PM
Beautiful Annette...simply beautiful
13 Oct 2012 11:33PM
Stunning shot...........another fine capture.

14 Oct 2012 12:07AM
Beautiful capture. Don
14 Oct 2012 9:34AM
An unusual viewpoint, and what a stunning image it makes. Well done.

John Smile
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
14 Oct 2012 5:56PM
You've caught this tiny beauty in some wonderful light Annette, hardly any bees and butterflies around here either now that the temperatures have dropped
Tibetan 5 3 England
15 Oct 2012 11:39AM
Lovely well done like the back lighting, spot on nice one Anette, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
basith 5 7 Sri Lanka
16 Oct 2012 11:09AM
An impressive shot,
Nice wings & light....
evelen 13 5 England
16 Oct 2012 6:19PM
beautiful capture colours and detail.
Ayoob 6 Australia
19 Oct 2012 3:53AM
A really terrific capture...........GrinGrinGrin

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