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5 Jun 2009 6:44AM
Superb detail and colours, V2 for me.

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helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 6:51AM
v1 for me Carol as it is such an unusual angle.
cjl47 10 4 3 England
5 Jun 2009 6:58AM
Lovely Carol, i'm going to try putting some fruit out, covered in super glue, then i can get them. LOL.
madbilly 9 1 4 England
5 Jun 2009 7:08AM
Nice pics, yup we get a few of these over here Carol.
cassiecat 9 39 46 England
5 Jun 2009 7:09AM
v2 is my fv.lesley
viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 7:24AM
Excellent Carol. As well as being great close-ups of the butterfly these images show how well the camouflage works against a background of flowers and dappled light, especially V2.

goso 11 2 1 Australia
5 Jun 2009 7:34AM
Well caught - lovely butterfly on a great BG..........Bill
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
5 Jun 2009 7:34AM
Delightful captures with superb pin-sharp detail.

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 7:48AM
beautiful as always Carol

MRSbiscuit60 10 224 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 7:52AM
Stunning Carol, and thanks for the correction on yesterdays flower. Trish
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 7:54AM
Bot of these have a sort of formality, they could make beautiful textile or wallpaper designs. Very effective.
5 Jun 2009 8:01AM
I love it and i hope you dont mind me using it as my start up page on my computer. kaz
5 Jun 2009 8:02AM
Very well detailed shots.
BERTRAM 10 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 8:09AM
Two superb images.
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
5 Jun 2009 8:19AM
Like the head on shot, thanks for the message will catch you later, great colours and such a lovely Butterfly....

Nicky x
Silverzone 10 2 England
5 Jun 2009 8:20AM
Nice capture. Sylvia
Ray42 10 3 England
5 Jun 2009 8:23AM
Two superb shots
Techno Plus
9 2.7k 8 England
5 Jun 2009 8:28AM
Superb captures of this very common butterfly, at least that is what Springwatch uk said last night, well done..

brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 8:32AM
Two wonderful shots Carol - like the angle in V1, excellent image,
5 Jun 2009 8:33AM
Stunning shots V1 my fav
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
5 Jun 2009 8:37AM
Both shots work beuatifully but I especailly like V1 with its less usual angle.
MickyMc 10 8 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 8:48AM
Your presentation of this beautiful butterfly is fantastic
Steve_S Plus
12 181 3 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 8:53AM
2 great captures Carol, glad they've turned up for you!
Rock Plus
16 10 2 England
5 Jun 2009 9:06AM
Two fine versions !

Artois 12 405 1 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 9:09AM
I prefer v2, I like the diagonal composition.
Beanie76 9 16 2
5 Jun 2009 9:27AM
really great photo. similar to the one i took a little while back (but better lol) Well done.

Stunning pair of shots beautifully captured. Excellent sharp detail and lovely colours. Superb macros.
hary60 9 2 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 10:11AM
Super capture stunning detail
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 10:32AM
You got one
I am impressed
The best I have seen here are white Tho' still on the lookout
Love both pictures
5 Jun 2009 10:34AM
Superb and very very sharp detailed images with wonderful colours. Gary
Rachel99 9 1 2 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 11:10AM
Yes, apparently we have thousands of them at the moment. I caught some last weekend, but not as good as yours.
5 Jun 2009 11:12AM
Just beautiful. Sue118/hawthorn
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
5 Jun 2009 11:15AM
A very different, and very pleasing composition for this. I love the field of flowers it is on, and your perspective.
GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 11:32AM
Sensational captures Carol. Fabulous!
Have a great weekend.
Marilyn x
bayleaf 10 8 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 11:33AM
Nice set of shots Carol,
Nettles 11 England
5 Jun 2009 12:03PM
Superb detail on this beautiful butterfly, two lovely shots Carol.
nigele1 14 1
5 Jun 2009 12:24PM
You are at the Eastern edge of their range, but their numbers are huge this year so I guess this one was exploring. Aother wonderful picture with the perfect setting for this beauty.

Stace Plus
10 2 2 England
5 Jun 2009 12:51PM
Cracking detail Carol

gregl 13 19 1 England
5 Jun 2009 12:57PM
A real beauty Carol!
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
5 Jun 2009 1:16PM
Awesome butterfly capture Carol. Wonderful detail and so nicely composed...Sandy
gerrymac 10 10 1 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 1:57PM
WOW beautuful presentations......why should I sound surprised...1st class as usual
Portknockie 13 48 Scotland
5 Jun 2009 2:22PM
Saw your spider on Spring watch last night and it had a bee as better not get this Butterfly as well...Lol

Both great shot v2 is just get my vote..

Cormy 10 3 England
5 Jun 2009 2:28PM
Stunning colours and awesome detail Carol.Have an Assos on me !!!!
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 2:39PM
Really like the composition of V1 really unusual.
lyntonB 11 2 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 2:43PM
Superb set Carol!! Excellent detail and composition. We had a mass of over 400 painted ladies flying around here at Slimbridge WWT. BTW V1 for me!!

TerryMcK 9 72 2 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 3:10PM
Good work with these close-ups, Carol.
glyndwr 11 66 10 Wales
5 Jun 2009 3:12PM
Brilliant detail and well presented too Carol.

5 Jun 2009 3:13PM
Love the colours Carol

Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
5 Jun 2009 3:39PM
Fabulous clarity and color in these images Carolm, such great work.
' Bob
sable 10 9 7 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 3:52PM
To brilliant shots - Crisp and clear - good colour - well presented - Elizabeth
CherryMartin 10 10 United States
5 Jun 2009 3:53PM
pin sharp, lovely shot.
GrahamNobles 10 9 4 England
5 Jun 2009 5:00PM
They must have come over for the exchange rate!

Brilliant this Carol.
ChristineL 13 39 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 5:04PM
two lovely shots Carol, I've only seen one in my garden so far,
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
5 Jun 2009 6:27PM
Very well composed and presented
SPARROWHALL 10 26 England
5 Jun 2009 6:34PM
Brilliant work. I really like v1

5 Jun 2009 6:44PM
Well caught, and sharp.
teocali Plus
10 441 18 England
5 Jun 2009 7:21PM
Superb capture and comp Carol - wonderful detail, light and colours.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
5 Jun 2009 8:22PM
Two fabulous images Carol - cracking detail. We have one popping in and out of our garden - would love to capture it.
5 Jun 2009 8:38PM
Lovely detail, well presented.
maryg 9 66 18 Scotland
5 Jun 2009 8:45PM
Love the letterbox presentation inside the black frame of V1 and love the diagonal image in V1 which is my favourite
Regards Mary
cameragirl 13 43 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 9:40PM
Great colours and compositions!
Anjantoo 10 7 1 England
5 Jun 2009 9:41PM
Really beautiful. Thank you for the cooment on my bumble bee today, nowhere up to your standards but I'm trying!
Gezina 11 3 6 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 9:49PM
Unusual angle in V1 that works very well and shows the front & top of the butterfly beautifully - Ina
5 Jun 2009 10:01PM
Great shots Carol.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 10:14PM
I dont know if you are able to watch a programme we get in the UK Carol called Spring Watch but they were talking about the painted lady last night and said they go to Europe first and then they come here to UK so you could be correct in saying they may have left you for us but a good shot you show today, glad you got him/her before they ALL left
dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
5 Jun 2009 10:56PM
congrats on your luck..paid off for excellent captures
bunbeam 12 2 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 11:20PM
superb captures, love the angles
5 Jun 2009 11:56PM
Truly beautiful images.

6 Jun 2009 6:45AM
congtats on award Carol
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
6 Jun 2009 8:07AM
Said on the News there was a deluge of them had hit Britain but I've only seen 2 of them and they were too high and flittery for me Sad .

Love these 2 but prefer version 2 in it's open magnificence xxx
m3lem 12 England
6 Jun 2009 11:12AM
Beautiful images Carol, lovely detail captured
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
6 Jun 2009 1:16PM
Two terrific shots of this beautiful painted lady butterfly, the colours and detail are simply sensational
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
6 Jun 2009 3:01PM
superb images carol.ray
Dinney 10 2 England
6 Jun 2009 7:34PM
Superb shots Carol, V2 is excellent well captured,
jgmford 11 England
6 Jun 2009 10:23PM
Stunning close up capture, love the detail and the colours.
franfoto 10 2 32 England
7 Jun 2009 12:41AM
Hard to choose between these two Carol, both are really good shots. Been told there are plenty of these around this year but I couldn't find a single one on the nature reserve I went to last week.
Think #2 just has the edge for me.
greatdog 10 21 England
7 Jun 2009 6:25PM
Great shot,lovely colour,Dane.
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
9 Jun 2009 2:05PM
Not just a superb shot but very cool framing, Carol. I'm with Fran...really hard to choose. For a big print on the wall, it'd be V2, I think.

evelen 13 5 England
10 Jun 2009 8:23PM
beautiful capture.

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