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My first holly blue of the season, and a very flighty one, too Smile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:holly blue
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:16 Apr 2012 - 5:35 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Holly blue, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:80
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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 5:37 AM

Love the composition in V1 - very special.

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prabhusinha
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16 Apr 2012 - 5:58 AM

Holy Blue on natural green background, soothing pictures.

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GarrathE
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16 Apr 2012 - 6:06 AM

V1 in portrait is perfect!

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bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 6:07 AM

A very delicate butterfly perfectly presented Excellent work Carol .
Rob

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ugly
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16 Apr 2012 - 6:17 AM

V1 for me today...
Great DOF...
Very sharp and clear..
Excellent set of images...

Dave

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 7:11 AM

Fantastic and beautiful works,Carol,well done,
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 7:15 AM

two wonderful captures carol cracking detail brilliant colour and tones v1 for me today love the presentation a belter nice one Wink
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Glostopcat
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16 Apr 2012 - 7:20 AM

Two splendid close ups of the tiny beauty, i've yet to see one this year.

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Len1950
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16 Apr 2012 - 7:23 AM

A couple of crackers Carol.

Len

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 7:24 AM

I've seen 2 blues already this year but they didn't stop still for meSad These are lovely captures.

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barbarahirst
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16 Apr 2012 - 7:28 AM

Such a delicate flutterby...
2 beautiful images

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hasslebladuk
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16 Apr 2012 - 7:28 AM

Excellent shots carol with lovely detail
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flowerted
flowerted  11105 forum posts United Kingdom
16 Apr 2012 - 7:35 AM

hi carol had a few vists of some kind of blue butterflies last week on my holly, but not long enough to get one on camera.nice work as usual
ted

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User_Removed
16 Apr 2012 - 7:38 AM

Wonderful detail in them both.

Lucien.

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AnnChown
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16 Apr 2012 - 7:40 AM

These are stunningly taken and composed Carol with v1 my favourite!
Ann

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mickyr
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16 Apr 2012 - 7:41 AM

Beautiful, great colour and composition

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CaroleS
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16 Apr 2012 - 7:51 AM

Two excellent captures Carol - you are luck to have seen them - Carole

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
16 Apr 2012 - 7:51 AM

V2 my fave today carol .Both great captures fabulous to see. Gill

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Cor
Cor  6 Belgium
16 Apr 2012 - 7:56 AM

Love all 2, so well taken +++++
Cor.

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WhiteRose1
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16 Apr 2012 - 8:14 AM

Lovely capture Carol, but such an excellent presentation in v1.

Dave

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16 Apr 2012 - 8:51 AM

2 beauties Carol

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NDODS
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16 Apr 2012 - 8:53 AM

A stunning image of the highest quality, another one for 'National Geographic'. Version 1 get my vote simply because you can see more in the image.

Regards Nathan

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16 Apr 2012 - 9:05 AM

excellent shots, I love the soft light

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tezquirk
tezquirk  327 forum posts United Kingdom
16 Apr 2012 - 9:59 AM

Great capture .. Beautiful colour .. Smile


Regard's .. Tez.

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FeatherFriend
16 Apr 2012 - 10:08 AM

I think you have excelled yourself here Carol, 2 fab shots, lovely detail/comp and superb clean BG's,
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16 Apr 2012 - 10:12 AM

Two fine shots capturing good detail in each, Carol.
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TonyDy
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16 Apr 2012 - 10:19 AM

Lovely shots, Carol - I have these each year in my garden but it is too early at present for them to appear!
Tony

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digital_boi
16 Apr 2012 - 10:47 AM

excellent Carol fine detail in both captures

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16 Apr 2012 - 11:07 AM

Great close-ups Carol, excellent detail. Smile

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
16 Apr 2012 - 11:24 AM

2 lovely captures Carol. I do love butterflie's eyes. Moira

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16 Apr 2012 - 11:25 AM

Two beautiful images Carol
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ChiliMan
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16 Apr 2012 - 11:38 AM

What a beaut! I think we have something similar here, Carol. This is small, yes?

A.
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16 Apr 2012 - 12:35 PM

Haven't seen any here as yet, but I will and when I do you can more or less guarantee I'll be chasing the beggar down trying to get an image, dunno if it will be as good as this though......Well done again Carol....

Ade

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achieverswales
16 Apr 2012 - 12:50 PM

Two crackers Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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twelvemegs
16 Apr 2012 - 2:37 PM

Excellent Carol.

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16 Apr 2012 - 3:21 PM

Wow, two crackers here, Carol, stunning work as always Wink
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16 Apr 2012 - 4:12 PM

Lovely images Carol. Too cold for butterflies here at the moment.Sad
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16 Apr 2012 - 4:34 PM

good one Carol

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evelen
evelen  10 England
16 Apr 2012 - 6:27 PM

two beautiful images carol.
eve.

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2012 - 6:45 PM

Beautiful light on both these lovely captures.

P.

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16 Apr 2012 - 7:23 PM

as good as it gets Carol.

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16 Apr 2012 - 7:37 PM

So natural and so beautifully captured Carol.
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16 Apr 2012 - 10:31 PM

Two lovely detailed images Carol...
I havn't found one butterfly in the garden at the moment...
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17 Apr 2012 - 12:11 AM

Two beautiful close ups Carol. Gary

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17 Apr 2012 - 12:31 AM

Excellent captured - 2 superb images, Carol

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goso  8 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2012 - 12:34 AM

A couple of bottlers Carol ...Bill

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LexEquine  9 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2012 - 4:24 PM

'Two Superlative & Lovely Butterfly captures,' Carol~

Ciao~ Peter

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