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davidbailie 12 457 7 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2004 8:16PM
Beautiful beautiful colour/tones - great shot

Dave

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ronr 12 3 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2004 8:17PM
Superb image, love it.
Ron.
sze4j 11 56 Singapore
1 Jul 2004 8:20PM
such a beauty! Superb. click!
Terry L Plus
12 586 5 England
1 Jul 2004 8:20PM
Lovely capture Tim, the background tones compliment nicely.

Regards
Terry.
ericfaragh 12 123 1 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2004 8:25PM
Lovely macro, good detail. Well done.
old timer 11 55 1 Scotland
1 Jul 2004 8:27PM
Love it!
Jim
janieb 11 166 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2004 8:28PM
excellent pic

janieB
john short 12 25 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2004 8:31PM
Simply beautiful, The subtly of the colours is outstanding
Tony_M 12 342 England
1 Jul 2004 8:33PM
Very sharp and detailed close-up, and as Terry said, the background compliments the subject well. Perhaps a touch more DOF would have its front leg and tips of the antennae in focus.
Tony
spacey 11 376
1 Jul 2004 8:35PM
just bloody damn good
well done
geegee 12 29 England
1 Jul 2004 8:47PM
Really beautiful, superb detail and colours, I'm envious! . . . . . . . lol
Click.

George.
kit-monster 12 3.7k 2 Singapore
1 Jul 2004 8:50PM
Superb butterfly shot - jumps out of the page.

Well done,

Edward
ruzzi 12
1 Jul 2004 8:50PM
LOVE IT,BEAUTIFUL!!!Click!
Stef
keithh Plus
12 24.8k 33 Wallis And Futuna
1 Jul 2004 8:51PM
S'a beauty. click
If Kit-M says it is - then it is.
1 Jul 2004 8:55PM
just lovely ..cant say any more ..click

stuart
normanw 12 66
1 Jul 2004 8:55PM
Very Beautiful. Great complementary colour of the background and a well detail subject.

Yes!
Origami_Owl 12 786
1 Jul 2004 8:58PM
Excellent colours & texture.
Paul
1 Jul 2004 8:58PM
Fantastic shot, bravo !!
1 Jul 2004 9:14PM
good shot
kit-monster 12 3.7k 2 Singapore
1 Jul 2004 9:22PM
And a superb portfolio.
1 Jul 2004 9:55PM
knew it would well done on the ec ..stuart
KathyW 12 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
1 Jul 2004 10:09PM
Very well deserved EC.
1 Jul 2004 10:36PM
Nice shot, great colours. Congrats on the EC. Seems as though a lot of the 'macro' people on here have got the 300D, including me :0)

Click,
Gav
ruzzi 12
1 Jul 2004 10:37PM
OH YES,WELL DONE,CONGRATULATION REALLY DESERVED!!!
scragend 11 3 Scotland
1 Jul 2004 10:45PM
I would pick today to put an insect in! This wins on many fronts - colour, focus isolation of subject etc. A well deserved EC and a click from me!
celestun 12 29 14 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2004 11:09PM
Oh...my...G..! I am lost for words... can't believe what I am seeing...so I will just keep reading for a while...

Thank you all immensely! Deeply!

Tim
noseprints 12 576
2 Jul 2004 1:33AM
ok enough ec's for a while!! congratulations. nice work. i love the colours in this. gorgeous.
billma 12 119 United States
2 Jul 2004 2:38AM
Maybe just a bit more depth of field for perfection. Certainly a beautiful photograph.

Bill
mattmatic 12 598
2 Jul 2004 2:40AM
Wonderful detail and sublime colours.
Matt :click:
sugarbird 11 223 South Africa
2 Jul 2004 3:21AM
Beautiful, well done on EC
regards Jill
2 Jul 2004 4:40AM
Very beautiful
click
johnjrp 12 432 5 Australia
2 Jul 2004 5:09AM
Very nice shot. click
User_Removed 13 7.3k 6 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2004 6:38AM
This is indeed a great photograph and you should be very proud of it.

A little more DoF would be nice but it really doesn't matter too much as the salient parts are in clear and sharp focus and in any event, more DoF might have started to bring som eof the background elements into view which would have been a pity.

Might I suggest you clone or replace the slightly lighter diagonal area to the top right so that it blends in with the rest of the background (can you see where I mean?).

Barrie Smile
celestun 12 29 14 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2004 6:48AM
Barrie, normally I would have cloned out that top corner in a flash, but on this occasion I liked the mood that it added, giving the the natural setting of being among the wheat. If I went ahead with the clone it might look a little flat. But your suggestion is certainly an option and well spotted!

I agree with you about the DoF, I like the softer edges obtained using this close up lens combination. While the 100 and 180mm Macros are far superior lenses for edge to edge sharpness, it can be fun playing with the effect of imperfect DoF in a picture.

Cheers,

Tim
tiptoe 11 267
2 Jul 2004 6:52AM
WOW
Terryd1 11 1 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2004 7:06AM
Love it Tim, just perfect!
Greyheron Plus
14 280 7 England
2 Jul 2004 7:49AM
A beautifully warm image Tim :o)

Mike
isol8ed 11 2
2 Jul 2004 7:59AM
Great detail and color theme. Great Click.
brian1208 Plus
12 11.0k 12 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2004 9:44AM
A well deserved EC. A lovely, light and airy feel to this. It matches the subject very well.

Brian
johnjohn01 14 58 England
2 Jul 2004 11:53AM
Superb! It's been said above.
naturenut 13 1.8k England
2 Jul 2004 12:44PM
Superb, congratulations.
Margaret.
pmalcolm 12 47 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2004 12:51PM
Fantastic photo. Very Well done
corin45 12
2 Jul 2004 1:29PM
Superb shot! Steve.
adonoghue 12 519 England
2 Jul 2004 1:52PM
Trust me to put a butterfly in today Wink

Ah well....there's always tomorrows Smile
baker58 12 101 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2004 3:31PM
This is a stunner. 100% Perfect

Paul
UserHasLeft 12 654
2 Jul 2004 3:46PM
A breathtaking image, Tim. Very well done Smile
Denise 14 279
2 Jul 2004 6:55PM
Absolutely gorgeous.
flossie 12 1.6k
6 Jul 2004 9:27AM
This is fantastic Tim, I'm pleased to see you work getting some recognition.
8 Jul 2004 10:14AM
Picture Perfect>>>>>
8 Jul 2004 4:39PM
One of the most wonderful picture I've ever seen. Wonder how long it took to get it right. Great work.
tce5 Plus
11 61 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2004 11:06AM
Absolutely Fantastic
Mavis Plus
13 143 2 England
11 Jul 2004 6:43PM
Congratulations on your well deserved EC. Fantastic colours and a beautiful background to this exquisite close up of this Small Copper on corn . I love it . A great favourite .Ha !! I was the 60th Smile)
mattw 12 5.2k 10 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2004 10:30AM
Superb - after 60 clicks I'm not sure there are any more words left in the book to say how great this is- so I'll just say I agree with everything above.

Butterfly pictures just don't get any better!

Mattw
teepee 13 1.0k England
15 Jul 2004 6:26PM
terrrrrific...tony
21 Jul 2004 1:12PM
wonderfule closeup, click, very lovely

Yasir
celestun 12 29 14 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2004 1:24PM
To all those kind people,

Many thanks again for all your overwhelming comments!

Regards,

Tim
phill 11 1 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2004 9:57PM
Fantastic job!
Click.
Phill
starstriders 11 1.6k United Kingdom
27 Sep 2004 10:41PM
Great soft, subtle colours. Click*
celestun 12 29 14 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2005 7:45AM
Phil & Lauren,

Thank you for your generous comments!

Regards,

Tim
Hawkgenes 11 10 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2005 2:29PM
Out of this world, what more is there to say

Hawk
celestun 12 29 14 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2005 5:02AM
Hawk, I have seen better now! But appreciate your comment!

Cheers!

Tim
MarkT 11 119 2 England
17 Mar 2006 3:14AM
Great shot.

Mark.
Paddy 13 254 8 England
22 Jun 2008 6:52AM
this is more than beautiful, the light is wonderful on the wings SmileP

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