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Mynett Plus
9 142 6 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2010 12:40PM
brilliant great detail in this one


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bfgstew Plus
11 668 105 England
8 Feb 2010 12:40PM
Nice detail, well captured Carol.
8 Feb 2010 12:41PM
wow, this is a beauty, i prefer v1...
8 Feb 2010 12:44PM
I prefer V1
8 Feb 2010 12:44PM
Great to see your piccies
V1 gets the vote today tho' they both are really superb ....
..... as always !!!
davidbailie Plus
14 457 7 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2010 12:45PM
The one where you've darkened the bg is slightly softer - the other is beautifully sharp!

TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2010 1:16PM
Another two brilliant shots, Carol.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1858 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2010 1:28PM
Amazing camouflage, they're like leaves and twigs. Beautifully caught.
8 Feb 2010 1:34PM
Fantastic macro's Carol. Absolutly outstanding......
8 Feb 2010 1:41PM
Super capture Carol,brimstones do not stand around for long they are always flying off,i have followed them about for 30 minutes or more,well done.Alec.
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
8 Feb 2010 1:49PM
These are lovely. V1 today for me. Nice seeing you back again!

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
8 Feb 2010 1:52PM
Superb detail-- I would love to capture this butterfly!
Cormy Plus
10 3 England
8 Feb 2010 2:00PM
Overslept again,hey ???
But great work nevertheless.
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
8 Feb 2010 2:03PM
Magnificent Carol - this is a real beauty. My favourite butterfly and you have captured it to perfection, with pin-sharp detail and wonderful textures and tones. Love both versions.
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
8 Feb 2010 2:07PM
Truly beautiful ~ exquisite detail.

jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
8 Feb 2010 2:09PM
Cracking details

8 Feb 2010 2:19PM
Two great shots with very good detail.
colmar Plus
10 42 35 Scotland
8 Feb 2010 2:21PM
A cracking image wonderfully detailed Colin
We can not ask for better clarity.V2 is the best - Raja.
8 Feb 2010 2:41PM
A superb image.
Wonderful details and lovely pale colours.
Regards. Geoff.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
8 Feb 2010 2:43PM
Beautiful capture. It must be hard to see when it's still. .........Sandy
User_Removed Junior Member 11 16 England
8 Feb 2010 3:09PM
wonderfully detailed close-ups Carol
gingerdelight Plus
11 298 11 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2010 3:15PM
Superbly detailed Carol, very well captured.
8 10 10 England
8 Feb 2010 3:17PM
Two wonderful images - think V2 is lovely, it's so natural.
ringyneck Plus
11 315 18 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2010 3:26PM

pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2010 3:31PM
splendid shot - I went to Wisley again today the butterflies not so good this year but I got a few shots
great detail spot on
8 Feb 2010 4:17PM
Two superb images with wonderful detail and colours
8 Feb 2010 4:19PM
It looks like a Brimstone? great detail, V1 for me Carol.
8 Feb 2010 4:22PM
Fine close ups.
Bob_V Plus
10 1 2 United States
8 Feb 2010 4:22PM
Two excellent close-up captures of this beautiful butterfly Carol, thanks for the user award on my flower image.
PattiW Plus
12 24 2 United States
8 Feb 2010 4:23PM
Superbly detailed set of this fine creature. Obviously it is not near as cold there as it is here! Hope your connection lasts! Patti
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
8 Feb 2010 5:12PM
Excellent capture as always, Carol, can't decide whether I prefer the black background or the more natural background in V2! So, it's half a vote for each!
Hope you soon get your connection sorted.
TrevB Smile
glyndwr Plus
10 66 10 Wales
8 Feb 2010 5:20PM
V1 for me Carol, hope the connection is still working.

8 Feb 2010 5:36PM
Beautiful Photos Carol! How did you get so close to them! These are normally pretty fast off the mark!


P.S. Glad you're back!
8 Feb 2010 5:37PM
A butterfly with camouflage? Wonderful.
goso Plus
11 2 1 Australia
8 Feb 2010 5:38PM
Both are stunners Carol...Bill
Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
8 Feb 2010 5:45PM
Fantastic images Carol...catching up this evening.
Amazing as always . great to see. Gill
cassiecat Plus
9 39 46 England
8 Feb 2010 6:19PM
v1 for me with the dark bg.lesley
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2010 6:51PM
Aren't they beautiful? Nature speaks in miracles...
Stace Plus
9 2 2 England
8 Feb 2010 7:03PM
V1 is excellent Carol

8 Feb 2010 7:09PM
awesome Male Brimstone
8 Feb 2010 7:23PM
Another two superbly detailed images, Carol, V2 for me.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
8 Feb 2010 8:23PM
Two excellent shots Carol - we will see them soon they appear quite early in the spring over here.
Very well done Carol, superbly caught.

gerrymac Plus
10 10 1 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2010 8:32PM
A real beauty...super detail again Carol......Sooooo frustrating when computer goes down....hope it gets well soon
8 Feb 2010 9:39PM
Beautiful close-up's, lovely detailed images
8 Feb 2010 9:41PM

Quote:Magnificent Carol - this is a real beauty. My favourite butterfly and you have captured it to perfection, with pin-sharp detail and wonderful textures and tones. Love both versions.

Me too - nice couple of shots Carol
MandyD Plus
9 16,777.2k 1 England
8 Feb 2010 9:50PM
Two super captures, wonderful detail !
8 Feb 2010 11:19PM
wow, stunning, love the curled up tongue
9 Feb 2010 2:57AM
Two great captures Carol,
Love V1, nice details and color.
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
9 Feb 2010 9:33AM
Love them both Carol . Haven't seen a Brimstone for years . xx

Your Internet connection sounds like my chairlift that leaves me perched halfway upstairs LOL . It is fixed yet again , now I'm off to the day Centre . Might play Scrabble today Smile
9 Feb 2010 3:20PM
Whoa! These are awesome, Carol. Two superb shots. It's a butterfly I've never got close enough to get a decent shot of. These are top shots.
9 Feb 2010 4:16PM
Very great shots. BRAVO
9 Feb 2010 5:36PM
Excellent these Carol.
Stunning details.
V1 is my fav.
9 Feb 2010 5:53PM
Very, very well captured Carol. super detail and colour, brimstones have been reported out in S.England and on the IOW, given a nice sunny day they will fly late Jan onwards.
9 Feb 2010 7:19PM
Both excellent Carol but V1 just gets my vote because it shows the tongue so well.

Gezina Plus
11 3 6 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2010 9:30PM
Two beautiful shots - can't wait to do some butterfly shots again - Ina
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
11 Feb 2010 8:35PM
Pure perfection Carol, these are outstanding images of this beautiful butterfly. I agree with Ina I'm looking forward to going out snapping the flutterbys again
fishiee Plus
13 478 3 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2010 6:39PM
Grr... very tricky but still I think Cleopatra. I think females don't have the orange checking the web so just going on wing shape.

Great shots though. I prefer the dark background as the other background is a bit distracting... but prefer the angle you have on the butterfly in that green backgrounded shot.

I don't think backgrounded is a real word however! Smile

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