Small Tortoiseshell.

By Badgerfred
1.Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly - Aglais urticae.

Tags: Butterfly natural history Wildlife and nature

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Comments


imander 9 388 7 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 9:26AM
very nice capture, excellent colour, details and composition , i tried to get a cabbage white yesterday and the sod just kept on flying.....lol
ian

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Paul_cats 10 61 22 Scotland
21 May 2008 9:28AM
Super capture Fred. Good detail and colour.
Paul
21 May 2008 9:31AM
I was hoping there would be more!
Thank you Fred.
Smile Lucy
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
21 May 2008 9:33AM
excellent in all aspect.....
Herge88 9 40 4 England
21 May 2008 9:39AM
I think the slightly darker version one works better for me.

Best Matt
ringyneck 9 314 18 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 9:46AM
Spot on.


Keith
Kool_Kat 10 166 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 9:55AM
Lucky you not seen one this year
Kath
SandraKay Plus
9 233 4 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 10:01AM
Sharp, good detail and DOF. I love the strong colours too.
Sandra
mrswoolybill Plus
9 902 1449 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 10:06AM
V1 for me, the darker version gives more depth, a 3-D sense. Plus the frame in V2 is a little bit distracting.
Moira
ChristineL 11 39 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 10:07AM
great detail in this Fred, personally I prefer V1, not because of the border, but because V2 appears lighter and loses some detail.
A lovely shot,
Chris.
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
21 May 2008 10:21AM
Exquisite capture Fred.
Rende
BarbaraR 10 16 1 England
21 May 2008 11:06AM
Really lovely detail and v. pretty.

B.
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
21 May 2008 11:08AM
A cracking image, Fred, very well presented. Carol
User_Removed 8 78 1 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 11:09AM
Lovely image Fred v1 works well

Dave
21 May 2008 11:14AM
Wonderful shot Fred V1 for me, well done.

Dougier.
MickyMc 8 8 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 11:16AM
Superb, what a lovely furry body
Mavis
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 11:44AM
running out of words now but hows tremendously good suit ya Fred!
21 May 2008 11:50AM
This is wonderful, great colours on the flowers and the butterfly
21 May 2008 11:52AM
great shotnice detail not seen mny yet Dawn
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
21 May 2008 12:01PM
"Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly" posing nicely, well seen by the apt photographer, sharp, highly detailed and colorful!

Jennnn
Joline Plus
9 27 53 United States
21 May 2008 12:17PM
Beautiful!
GalleryGirl 8 4 2 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 12:27PM
Excellent capture of both flower and flutterby!
Marilyn x
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
21 May 2008 12:51PM
Like the details and colours in this - well captured.
Regards Richard.
graceland 11 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 2:42PM
Super well caught
Bob_V 8 1 2 United States
21 May 2008 3:02PM
Just beautiful Fred, super work.
Bob
21 May 2008 3:26PM
Nice simple image Fred, No 1 for me.
Chris
Cormy 8 3 England
21 May 2008 3:50PM
Lovely shot Fred.No.2 for me.
Cheers
Alan
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
21 May 2008 3:56PM
Super colours and detail again Fred.Good capture of its texture too.
Mick.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
21 May 2008 4:50PM
Perfectly presented Fred. A really lovely shot.
Ron
Buffalo_Tom Plus
9 2.3k 9 Wales
21 May 2008 5:21PM
Excellent detail Fred,well taken.
Tom.
21 May 2008 5:39PM
let's hope we'll see more butterflies Smile
21 May 2008 5:45PM
Truly beautiful work Fred

Dave
21 May 2008 5:55PM
Nice one. Sylvia
churchill123 12 233 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 6:14PM
Really good excellent detail
Linda
SKavanagh 8 312 5 England
21 May 2008 6:15PM
Superb capture Fred No 2 for me
Steve
janty66 8 3 England
21 May 2008 6:20PM
fantastic colours and detail, super shot..
Rylands 8 1 2 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 6:48PM
Absolutely superb Fred - colur and detail are incredible V1 takes the prize
Ray
piccy 10 8 Wales
21 May 2008 6:50PM
Nice focus all through.
Freda
pamelajean Plus
10 951 1808 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 7:05PM
This is a beauty, Fred. I'm going for V2 but would have been perfectly happy with V1 if there were no option.
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
21 May 2008 7:11PM
Superb !

Rock
Gezina 9 3 6 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 8:33PM
Lovely shot Fred just love the colours in these butterflies. Ina
bayleaf 8 8 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 9:02PM
Wow. Great capture.

John.
Marian 10 62 England
21 May 2008 9:04PM
I like the darker version better, but both are good.
Marian
derekv 8 3 England
21 May 2008 11:01PM
Cracking shot, Fred.
Derek
phil_j Plus
10 134 4 England
21 May 2008 11:20PM
Both super images Fred.

Phil
MandsH 9 England
21 May 2008 11:50PM
Superb shots
Mandy
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
22 May 2008 11:32AM
#1 for me, lovely color.
Geoff.
22 May 2008 1:37PM
Very good work Fred,
Johanna
nickyv32 8 135 England
22 May 2008 4:05PM
Super detailed shot.

Nicky
Portknockie 11 48 Scotland
22 May 2008 8:09PM
Beautiful shot Fred the colours and tones are superb..

Don
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
22 May 2008 8:18PM
A real beauty Fred, version 1 for me
tigertimb 8 40 66 United Kingdom
27 May 2008 8:51AM
Great closeup with excellent detail and colours - #1 for me
Tim
28 May 2008 9:06AM
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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