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I can't ever remember seeing as many Butterflies as I saw yesterday afternoon. Not many of them were still long enough to photograph but I managed to get one or two.
This is one of the countless Skippers, a Small Skipper, I think.

Many thanks to Paul (Skeet1Away) for his Award, yesterday

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-30 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:TAMRON SP AF 90mm F2.8 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:20 Jul 2013 - 2:51 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Small Skipper
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:21 Jul 2013 - 8:41 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Insect, Small skipper, Thymelicus sylvestris, Wildlife / nature
Votes:65

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johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 8:48 AM

Another supper capture.
Regards John.

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 8:50 AM

An excellent image, Alan!

Richard

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 8:57 AM

An excellent shot capturing immaculate detail.
Ronnie.

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rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 9:06 AM

Very sharp Alan, perfect Skipper.
Ron.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 9:08 AM

excellent capture here Alan...

Ade

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bumbleb3
bumbleb3  9358 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 - 9:19 AM

what a beauty
sandy

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 9:33 AM

Superb Alan.

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3250 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 9:41 AM

A Brilliant image with some lovely detailSmile
NettaSmile

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 9:43 AM

A super capture, Alan. Carol

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TonyDy
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21 Jul 2013 - 11:18 AM

Excellent shot, Alan.
Tony

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
21 Jul 2013 - 12:01 PM

So great great capture of the snout

Peter

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PattiW
PattiW  9 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 12:49 PM

Amazing detail, a real winner! PattiSmile

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Daisymaye
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21 Jul 2013 - 12:58 PM

An excellent image, such good detail.......Sandy

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44244 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom115 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 3:55 PM

A superb image as sharp as a tack and just as beautiful

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 4:03 PM

Cracking good capture Alan.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 4:06 PM

Stunning capture!
George

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 5:43 PM

A fine example of a nectaring Small Skipper Alan

Adrian

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 7:28 PM

Cracking detail Alan excellent work
mike

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tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 5tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 7:33 PM

Quality details Alan.

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 7:38 PM

A perfect skipper image!

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris Plus Member 52434 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
21 Jul 2013 - 8:43 PM

Super capture Alan, Lou

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dave1967
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21 Jul 2013 - 9:10 PM

Great shot
Dave

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Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 - 9:30 PM

Great shot. Cathy

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 10:30 PM

Great detail and dof, nice oneWinkGrin
Ryan

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boov
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22 Jul 2013 - 10:22 AM

Cracker....

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senn
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22 Jul 2013 - 4:35 PM

one of your best CU, Alan .. a classic one

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
23 Jul 2013 - 4:42 AM

She is a little beauty! Went to Regent's Park on Friday and there were lots about! Ah but to get them to land... Grin
Love your shot, IB

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