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11 Feb 2014 8:27PM
Beautiful image!SmileSmileWink

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thats a lovely image but i think the lens flare is a bit of a distraction. Try cropping or cloning the flare out the stem is a lovely shape but nice pic
its just a suggestion on my part, not a judgment...ron
ali63 Plus
5 775 1 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2014 9:03PM
Lovely image,

IanFlindt Plus
13 740 21 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2014 9:14PM
Top quality as expected, Tim. The detail not just in the butterfly but also in the flower head is a joy.
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
11 Feb 2014 11:22PM
Another beauty Tim.
11 Feb 2014 11:45PM
Awesome shot love it !!
12 Feb 2014 12:01AM
Superb shot...

12 Feb 2014 12:59AM
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
12 Feb 2014 6:17AM
A sublime image. Carol
Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2014 5:12PM
Cracking shot !!....lovely light & colours !!
celestun Plus
14 29 14 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2014 11:45PM
Thank you all for the great encouragement on this one!

Gaucho Plus
16 2.8k 2 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2014 10:39AM
Hi Tim! I hadn't noticed you were back Smile Lovely work as per usual.
celestun Plus
14 29 14 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2014 1:33PM
Wow! Thanks Pete!

Thanks Gaucho!
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
16 Feb 2014 2:27PM
A stunning image Tim, you've caught some wonderful light through this beautiful butterflys wings. It's good to see you uploading again, Ed
cuffit Plus
11 310 5 England
16 Feb 2014 2:40PM
Great to see you back with your marvellous photos of butterflies. Disappointing for me though, as having the same combination of kit that you took this shot with now means there is no excuse for me not to achieve similar excellence; however, my 100mm lens doesn't have USM so that could be the reason for my failuresWink. Look forward to seeing more. Chris
tonyng Plus
7 10 2 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2014 7:12PM
Fabulous image.
celestun Plus
14 29 14 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2014 11:34PM
Thanks Ed, Chris and Tony... glad you liked this one and good to be back!

Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
17 Feb 2014 12:09PM
Well done Tim mate, nice to see an EC winning butterfly image at this time of year.......We've just move house so give me a few weeks to get sorted and I'm sure I'll be back giving you some stiff competition Tongue
AnnJ Plus
6 5 Scotland
17 Feb 2014 12:21PM
Simply stunning. Fabulous background for this beautiful butterfly. The detail is superb. Ann.
IanFlindt Plus
13 740 21 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2014 1:39PM
Many congratulations, Tim - awards richly deserved!
SWMahy Plus
9 21 2 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2014 2:53PM
Absolutely gorgeous. Just what's needed on a grey and windy day.
celestun Plus
14 29 14 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2014 7:26PM
Wow I certainly never expected POTW!!! but always very welcome...

Thanks Ade, happy house moving and looking forward to the competition! Tongue

Thanks Ian you always seem to spot the better ones... Wink

and Steve... cheers!

fishiee Plus
13 478 3 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2014 10:24PM
Super shot Tim and well deserved potw! Superb composition and lighting.

Good to see you posting again and I see the meet up in spring encouraged you to point the camera at the butterflies some more Smile

Things are starting to start in the UK now. Saw my first two brimstones of the year on Sunday. Won't be long now before the orange tips are about hopefully!!!
celestun Plus
14 29 14 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2014 2:16AM
Thanks John,

Yes I didn't take many last year but this was one of the better ones.

Looking forward to Spring, we've all had enough of the rain, even down here.

19 Feb 2014 11:15PM
Impressive DOF, gorgeous detail, and color...A stunning image!
An amazing pic, fantastic colour and detail is so sharp !! Well Done, look forward to seeing more of your talent !!
vickyf Plus
12 8 8 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2014 4:05PM
Have missed out on epz for a while but glad I logged in today and caught this superb shot. Stunning colours and light.
michaelo Plus
11 11 1 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2014 9:14PM
stunning,simply stunning!!!!
2 Mar 2014 6:41PM
absolutely fabulous !!
6 Mar 2014 9:29PM
Beautiful image so colourfull
29 Apr 2014 7:21PM
Stunning colours
absolutely crisp

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