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PattiW 12 24 2 United States
11 May 2011 10:38PM
Utter perfection on every level! I love the light coming through the outspread wings. I beauty of an image! Patti

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AlleyCatz 12 274 6 England
11 May 2011 10:39PM
So beautifully captured per.

Hope all is good with you Smile

chase 12 1.1k 246 England
11 May 2011 10:46PM
Staggeringly beautiful light Tim.
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
11 May 2011 10:50PM
This is stunning pin sharp detail and wonderful colour,
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
11 May 2011 11:01PM
Simply sensational Tim, you've caught this beautiful butterfly in such wonderful light and the point of view is excellent
BeiK 12 7 Scotland
11 May 2011 11:21PM
Sooo beautifully captured....but still free...
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
11 May 2011 11:23PM
Once again the back lighting is showing off the rich colours and detailed patterns in the wings so well.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
11 May 2011 11:39PM
Such wonderful light, as always your butterflies are superb..............Sandy
JustDucky 7 8 Canada
11 May 2011 11:52PM
absolutely wonderful colour and detail, the lighting is great
JPatrickM 11 2 United Kingdom
12 May 2011 12:12AM
Marvellous back-lit shot. Colour, detail, and background all great.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
12 May 2011 12:32AM
Great back lighting!
Gemma9 9 United Kingdom
12 May 2011 1:49AM
This is superb, love the point of view
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
12 May 2011 7:16AM
Superb Tim, lit to perfection. Ron.
fraser 14 631 14 Scotland
12 May 2011 8:56AM
Really very good and well worth the awards.

Awesome work Tim!
rogerfry 12 543 United Kingdom
15 May 2011 4:28PM
Beautiful !


Do you use any support for these shots, or are they hand held?
celestun 14 29 14 United Kingdom
15 May 2011 9:18PM
Thank you all for your extremely kind comments! and especially Ed and Gemma for the UAs!

Roger thanks, I like the freedom of no support, just elbows and the ground. I tend to be crawling around in awkward positions to get these shots! Smile but there is the trade off with sharpness, my shots are more about light and certainly far from pin sharp.

If I didn't have the stabilised lens things would be much worse!


Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
21 May 2011 12:28PM
Awesome as always Tim......I'm just getting back into the swing of things now after being ill once again, nice to see all the usual butterfly suspects including your good self still posting....

Julian 13 76 3 United Kingdom
31 May 2011 7:45AM
Fifty up. Well, you know I like this kind of backlit shot so well done Tim ! As you say, it's all about light.

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